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Summer Bash fixtures and tickets announced

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Tickets for the eagerly-anticipated Summer Bash at Blackpool, which will host a full round of Kingstone Press Championship fixtures over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend in May 2015, are now on sale. The world’s most famous seaside resort will host four matches on Saturday May 23, including the first ever final of the League 1 Cup, and three on Sunday ... Read More »

Bulls and Rhinos to battle in Peacock’s testimonial

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Bradford Bulls and Leeds Rhinos will lock horns in pre-season, as they do battle in a game specially arranged to mark Jamie Peacock’s testimonial. Peacock has played on both sides of the bitter West Yorkshire rivalry, and with no league fixture between the two sides this year, the curtain-raiser on January 25 will be certain to have a real edge ... Read More »

London Broncos sign Sean Morris from Oxford

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London Broncos have signed Sean Morris on a one-year full time deal from Oxford RL. The 25-year-old played two games for the Broncos at the start of 2014 while on trial. He has been with Oxford RL since its inception having switched codes from the 15-man game where he played for Oxford University. In his debut season in Kingstone Press ... Read More »

Bulls want to be a dominant force, says Mullaney

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Former Salford full-back Jake Mullaney insists that new club Bradford are targeting an immediate return to Super League and want to become a “dominant force”. The 24-year-old Australian, who agreed a one-year deal with the Odsal outfit earlier this year, said: “As a squad we have spoke about the need to secure an immediate return to Super League this time ... Read More »

No chance of me playing for Hunslet, says James Feather

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New Hunslet Hawks signing James Feather has sensationally admitted there is “no chance whatsoever” of him pulling a Hunslet shirt on next season, after admitting he has made a grave mistake in leaving Keighley Cougars. Feather has his heart set on a return to the Cougars, after initially opting to leave the club following their relegation from the Championship. However, ... Read More »

Cummins “raring to go” after Bradford departure

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Former Bradford Bulls head coach Francis Cummins has revealed he is ready to move back into coaching, admitting that as the new league restructure takes shape next year, there could be opportunities opening up for him to move back into a hotseat somewhere. Cummins left Bradford midway through the 2014 season – a campaign that ultimately saw the Bulls relegated ... Read More »

More League 1 clubs to host open trials this weekend

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On Wednesday, we revealed how League 1 side Gloucestershire All Golds were to host an open trial day at the end of this month to recruit new players ahead of the 2015 season. Well, they aren’t the only club to host such an event – with two more clubs in the third tier set to have open trials this weekend. ... Read More »

All Golds to host trial day for new players

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Plans are well underway for the University of Gloucestershire All Golds as they look to take their place in the Rugby League’s revamped structure.  The club will be competing in the sport’s third tier, in the newly renamed League One competition, and are busy putting in place the final pieces to their squad. It promises to be an exciting year ... Read More »

Keighley chairman wants rule changes at EGM

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Keighley chairman Gary Fawcett has said that it is vital the club’s dispute against the RFL leads to rule changes in the sport of Rugby League – so that the same situation does not happen again under a massive restructure of the leagues in 2015. The Cougars have enough support to go ahead with a request to call an emergency ... Read More »

James Donaldson out to achieve potential at Hull KR

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James Donaldson is relishing his “fresh start” at new club Hull Kingston Rovers and is determined to live up to the potential he showed as a youngster. The former England schoolboys forward, 23, joined the Robins at the end of the 2014 season following five tumultuous years at Bradford Bulls. With a two-year deal signed, he’s happy to be able ... Read More »