Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Gateshead Thunder taken over by Newcastle Falcons

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There has been a significant change on the Rugby League landscape in the North East today, as Kingstone Press Championship One outfit Gateshead Thunder have been taken over by Rugby Union outfit Newcastle Falcons. The move – which had been mooted for some time, and reported on by League Express in the past – sees the Falcons secure a controlling ... Read More »

Rugby League podcast: Grima, Mbu and McCormack

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In this week’s edition of ‘Rugby League Down South’, Ian Ramsdale interviews London Broncos coach Joe Grima, new All Golds boss Steve McCormack, and London Skolars coach Joe Mbu. What’s on the podcast this week 02.00: London Broncos head coach Joe Grima 09:30: New Gloucestershire All Golds coach Steve McCormack 20.00: London Skolars boss Joe Mbu 24.00: Skolars’ commercial manager ... Read More »

Thackeray and Canterbury players of the week

Anthony Thackeray

Dewsbury Rams scrum-half Anthony Thackeray and Gloucestershire All Golds hooker Casey Canterbury have been named as the Kingstone Press Players of the Week. Thackeray claimed the Championship award after scoring five tries in the Rams’ 42-30 win over Barrow Raiders, while Canterbury controlled play from two different positions to fend off fierce challenges for the Championship One award from Oxford’s ... Read More »

Scoreboard: This week’s Rugby League results

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Super League Magic Weekend 2014 (click for reports) London Broncos 22-24 Catalan Dragons Widnes Vikings 30-24 Salford Red Devils Hull Kingston Rovers 38-24 Hull FC Wigan Warriors 18-14 Leeds Rhinos Wakefield Wildcats 12-50 Castleford Tigers Huddersfield Giants 54-16 Bradford Bulls Warrington Wolves 41-24 St Helens Championship Barrow Raiders 30-42 Dewsbury Rams Batley Bulldogs 12-16 Sheffield Eagles Featherstone Rovers 32-20 Workington ... Read More »

Dawson and Beharrell are the weekly winners

Andy Dawson of Barrow Raiders. ©RLPhotos

Barrow Raiders prop Andrew Dawson and Gateshead Thunder half-back Matty Beharrell have been named as the Kingstone Press Championships Players of the Week. Dawson led his side from the front in their 18-14 win over Batley Bulldogs, the club’s first victory under new coach Bobbie Goulding, while Beharrell scored two tries and helped control the game in Thunders’ 24-16 victory ... Read More »

Scoreboard: All this week’s Rugby League results

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Super League (click for reports) Bradford Bulls 0-50 St Helens London Broncos 16-30 Huddersfield Giants Salford Red Devils 16-16 Hull Kingston Rovers Warrington Wolves 42-10 Catalan Dragons Hull FC 16-44 Wigan Warriors Widnes Vikings 18-24 Wakefield Wildcats Castleford Tigers 14-22 Leeds Rhinos Championship Barrow Raiders 18-14 Batley Bulldogs Dewsbury Rams 12-28 Leigh Centurions Halifax RLFC 6-12 North Wales Crusaders Keighley ... Read More »

Steve McCormack appointed Gloucestershire All Golds head coach

Steve McCormack. ©RLPhotos

The University of Gloucestershire All Golds are delighted to announce that Scotland International Head Coach, Steve McCormack, will join the club with immediate effect initially until the end of the season. McCormack brings a wealth of experience to the club. He is the longest reigning Scotland coach in the history of the nation and had a successful Rugby League World ... Read More »

Rugby League World Magazine – Online Now!

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British outside backs are back in fashion – and are Leeds Rhinos leading the way? Rugby League World gets Ryan Hall, Kallum Watkins, Ben Jones-Bishop, Tom Briscoe and Zak Hardaker together and compares them to other Brit packs in Super League at the moment. Staying on the theme of homegrown players, Jamie Jones-Buchanan sits down with St Helens chief executive ... Read More »

It’s great to see Jamie Rooney back in the game

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Gareth Walker, the Championship correspondent of Rugby League Express, writes about the return of Jamie Rooney to semi-professional Rugby League… It’s great to see Jamie Rooney back in the professional game after being coaxed out of retirement by Gateshead Thunder. Rooney has been a key figure at this level of the sport, either side of a richly deserved stint in ... Read More »

Haggerty and Palfrey are Kingstone Press players of the Week

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Leigh Centurions back-rower Kurt Haggerty and Oldham stand-off Lewis Palfrey are the Kingstone Press Players of the Week. Haggerty played a key role in his side’s 29-10 win at Featherstone Rovers. Centurions coach Paul Rowley said: “Kurt’s performance on Sunday came on the back of two outstanding displays in the previous two weeks. “He came to us a little undercooked ... Read More »