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Martyn Sadler: What next for Cumbria? Updated

For years, the state of Rugby League in Cumbria has been a topic that has generated plenty of interest from around the sport. However, the debate is currently gaining more interest than ever after Workington and Whitehaven suffered relegation to Kingstone

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Veivers wary of coach-less Whitehaven

Veivers wary of coach-less Whitehaven

Workington head coach Phil Veivers is taking a cautious approach in the build-up to Sunday’s all-or-nothing clash against Whitehaven. After leap-frogging their Cumbrian rivals, Whitehaven have sacked head coach James Coyle and put the quartet of Scott McAvoy, Carl Forster,

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Aston demands 80 minute performance from Sheffield

Aston demands 80 minute performance from Sheffield

Sheffield Eagles continued their winning run with a convincing 48-16 win over Whitehaven. Coach Mark Aston said: “It was a good win but you’re always looking for an 80-minute performance and we’re not doing that. For the first 40 minutes

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Four Whitehaven players take charge following Coyle departure

Four Whitehaven players take charge following Coyle departure

Whitehaven have put four of their senior players in charge of first-team matters following the departure of head coach James Coyle. Dave Allen, Scott McAvoy, Craig Calvert and Carl Foster will form a collective leadership role for the final five games

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Veivers hopes both Cumbria clubs survive

Veivers hopes both Cumbria clubs survive

Workington coach Phil Veivers believes both Town and Whitehaven need the other to survive relegation from the Championship. Veivers’ men picked up a dramatic 30-28 victory over their bitter rivals as Jarrod Sammut’s conversion following Jason Mossop’s try secured the

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Whitehaven recruit on and off the field

Whitehaven recruit on and off the field

Whitehaven have secured a coup by signing Salford forward Carl Forster on an 18-month deal. The 24-year-old was released from his contract with the Red Devils last month after finding game time under Ian Watson limited, making just a handful of

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One in, one out at Wakefield and Whitehaven

One in, one out at Wakefield and Whitehaven

Wakefield have recalled young forward Anthony Walker from Whitehaven, and sent Andy Yates the other way. Yates has joined the Cumbrian side on a 28-day loan deal, following in the footsteps of Wildcats teammate Walker after he spent time at

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Whitehaven chairman angry with RFL over handling of doping suspension

Whitehaven chairman angry with RFL over handling of doping suspension

Whitehaven chairman Tommy Todd has criticised the RFL and apologised to fans over the way that prop John Todd’s four-match suspension for breaching doping regulations was announced last week. The 23-year-old tested positive for Nandrolone, an anabolic steroid, following an

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Whitehaven sign Super League duo on loan

Whitehaven sign Super League duo on loan

Whitehaven have completed the signings of Ugo Perez and Anthony Walker on loan deals ahead of their Summer Bash date with rivals Workington. Perez and Walker have been drafted in from Catalans and Wakefield respectively in an attempt to stiffen

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Calvert becomes Whitehaven’s all-time top try scorer

Calvert becomes Whitehaven’s all-time top try scorer

Whitehaven winger Craig Calvert became the club’s all-time top try scorer in Saturday night’s match against Featherstone. Calvert’s opening try took him past the mark of 225 set by Haven legend David Seeds. There had been a number of differing

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