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Championship: Brambani signs contract extension at Sheffield

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Sheffield Eagles have announced that half-back Dominic Brambani has signed a one-year extension to his contract with the club. The 29-year-old is currently in his second stint with the club having first joined back in 2007. After two seasons with the Eagles he left to pursue his career in Australia before returning to England, this time joining the Dewsbury Rams. ... Read More »

Championship: Briggs and Payne named players of the week

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Sheffield Eagles’ Kyle Briggs and Gateshead Thunder’s Jason Payne have been named Championship Players of the Week. Briggs scored three tries against his former club in Sheffield’s 40-28 win at Featherstone Rovers, while Payne produced a captain’s performance as Gateshead beat Oldham 40-10. Every week each coach in the Kingstone Press Championships is contacted to compile the awards. Kingstone Press ... Read More »

Broncos sign Matt Garside from Sheffield Eagles

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Relegated London Broncos have snapped up impressive centre Matt Garside from Sheffield Eagles for the start of next season. The 23-year-old played a pivotal role in winning last year’s Championship title and has scored 36 tries in 54 appearances for the South Yorkshire club. Eagles coach Mark Aston said: “We’re sorry to see him go because over the last two ... Read More »

Fax boss Harrison slams “amateurish” performance

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Halifax coach Karl Harrison described his side as “amateurish” after they went down 39-18 at Doncaster yesterday. That dropped the Shay side to fourth in the Championship – a real disappointment when Sheffield’s win against Featherstone gave them a chance to gain ground on second spot. Instead, they now find themselves relying on Batley winning at Doncaster next weekend to ... Read More »

Vote now: What should be done about Dual Registration?

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Last week, an RFL Operational Rules Appeals Tribunal granted the appeals by Batley Bulldogs and Doncaster against the points deductions imposed for breaches of the sport’s rules relating to dual registration. The clubs were each deducted three competition points at an independent tribunal held on Friday August 15 when they were both found guilty of fielding an ineligible player in ... Read More »

The Fab Five: Sunday August 31

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What another incredible weekend of Rugby League action! There have been movers and shakers all across Super League, Championship and Championship One – with plenty of brilliant performances. However, there can only be five teams who make our exclusive club this week – and we’ve been asking you for the “Fab Five” for this weekend. Which teams stood out above ... Read More »

Rugby League Tables: Sunday August 31

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First Utility Super League 1 St Helens 25 19 0 6 768 507 38 2 Castleford Tigers 25 16 2 7 782 533 34 3 Wigan Warriors 25 16 1 8 789 403 33 4 Warrington Wolves 25 16 1 8 734 479 33 5 Huddersfield Giants 25 15 3 7 730 582 33 6 Leeds Rhinos 25 15 2 ... Read More »

Rugby League Scorboard: Sunday August 31

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First Utility Super League FT – Wakefield 42-6 Salford Red Devils Castleford Tigers 30-18 Bradford Bulls Kingstone Press Championship FT – Barrow 36-16 Crusaders FT – Batley 42-0 Swinton FT – Dewsbury 24-12 Keighley FT – Doncaster 39-18 Halifax FT – Featherstone 28-40 Sheffield FT – Whitehaven 48-12 Rochdale Kingstone Press Championship One FT – Gateshead 40-14 Oldham FT – ... Read More »

Centurions celebrate Heritage Day win over Workington

Leigh Centurions enjoyed a Heritage Day celebration today at the Leigh Sports Village, when they defeated Workington Town 22-12 in front of 3,375 spectators, with the attendance giving support to those who would like to see regular Saturday afternoon football in the Championship. The Centurions launched their Players’ Heritage Numbers before the game, honouring the 1,392 players that have played ... Read More »

Batley Bulldogs and Doncaster get deducted points reinstated

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Batley Bulldogs and Doncaster have had their three points deducted for fielding an ineligible player – as they confirmed via their own Twitter account this afternoon (Thursday). Both clubs were initially found guilty of breaching Operational Rule B3.17 which states that dual registration players who have a salary cap value of £20,000 or more must have played in at least ... Read More »