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Rhinos and Bulldogs win Friday night pre-season clashes

Rhinos and Bulldogs win Friday night pre-season clashes

Leeds Rhinos and Batley Bulldogs emerged triumphant tonight in pre-season matches at the BigFellas Stadium and the Fox’s Biscuits Stadium in cold conditions at both grounds. A strong Rhinos side secured an impressive 0-24 victory over Featherstone Rovers, scoring four

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Oscar Thomas agrees to Bradford stay

Oscar Thomas agrees to Bradford stay

Bradford Bulls have confirmed the re-signing of utility back Oscar Thomas. The London-born star joined the Bulls at the beginning of the 2016 season from London Broncos and made 12 appearances for the Bulls before spending time at League 1

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Rochdale player handed six match ban for social media comments

Rochdale player handed six match ban for social media comments

Rochdale Hornets player Jono Smith has been suspended for six matches and fined £100 for comments made on social media. Smith made the comments after the Hornets defeated Toulouse to earn promotion to the Championship via the Kingstone Press League

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VIDEO: Oldham star facing lengthy ban for post-match fight

VIDEO: Oldham star facing lengthy ban for post-match fight

Oldham centre George Tyson is set to miss the start of the season after being charged for Grade D punching following a post-match brawl. Tyson is alleged to have launched a number of punches at a Rochdale player after the Hornets

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Sheffield’s PNG trio sign up

Sheffield’s PNG trio sign up

Sheffield Eagles have received a triple boost, with their Papua New Guinean contingent committing to the club. Long-serving centre Menzie Yere will be joined by Garry Lo and Mark Mexico in the Eagles squad this season after all signing one-year

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Manuokafoa charged following Smith injury

Manuokafoa charged following Smith injury

Manase Manuokafoa has been charged for the tackle that resulted in a serious leg injury to Matty Smith. During St Helens’ 16-0 pre-season victory over the Vikings, Manuokafoa was involved in a tackle that resulted in the Saints halfback being helped

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Castleford sign former Bradford youngster Jacob Trueman

Castleford sign former Bradford youngster Jacob Trueman

Castleford Tigers have confirmed the signing of half-back Jake Trueman, the highly-regarded 17-year-old who has joined from Championship side Bradford Bulls. The youngster has progressed through the Bulls academy and made his first team debut in May 2016. Trueman has

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RFL purchase assets of old Bradford company to sell to new owners

RFL purchase assets of old Bradford company to sell to new owners

The Rugby Football League have purchased a number of assets owned by the old holding company of Bradford Bulls before selling to the owners of a newly-reformed club ahead of the 2017 season, TotalRL can confirm. The company Bradford Bulls

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Sheffield confirm signing of Eze Harper on one-year deal

Sheffield confirm signing of Eze Harper on one-year deal

Sheffield Eagles have confirmed the signing of former Leigh Centurions fullback Eze Harper on a one-year deal. Harper was released from the Centurions following their promotion to Super League for the 2017 season, and was due to join League 1 side

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Matt Diskin looking to change perceptions at Batley during rookie year

Matt Diskin looking to change perceptions at Batley during rookie year

After a near miraculous era under the stewardship of John Kear, the responsibility of first-team matters at Batley Bulldogs goes to rookie coach Matt Diskin. The Bulldogs defied the odds to finish third in the Championship last year, but Diskin’s

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