New Whitehaven owners promise brighter future – and cheaper tickets – for club

The man leading the consortium taking control of cash-strapped League 1 side Whitehaven insists they can become a stable Championship side within three years under the new ownership – and says if there is a big turn-up for Sunday’s game with Bradford, they will introduce permanently-reduced ticket prices. Wigan-born businessman Stuart Harvey signed a letter of intent last week confirming…

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Forster happy for cup kings Whitehaven to slide under radar ahead of Keighley trip

They may be the last League 1 side left standing in this year’s Challenge Cup – but Whitehaven coach Carl Forster is happy for his slide to continue to go under the radar ahead of Sunday’s trip to Keighley. Haven return to league action with a visit to West Yorkshire to take on Craig Lingard’s Cougars, looking to make it…

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Forster pleased to see Whitehaven and League 1 showcase itself positively in cup

Whitehaven coach Carl Forster admits he was delighted to see both Haven and League 1 showcase themselves in a positive light in the Challenge Cup last weekend: but insists they are fully-focused on kickstarting their league campaign on Sunday. Haven head into this Sunday’s crucial clash with Hemel without a point to their name so far in 2018, having lost…

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Whitehaven youngster to create history on Sunday against Hemel

Whitehaven youngster Jake Bradley could become the youngest player in the club’s entire history on Sunday if he features against Hemel Stags. Haven coach Carl Forster told TotalRL that the 16-year-old, who has been playing with leading Cumbrian amateur side Hensingham, has signed trial forms with the League 1 side this week and is likely to play. He is in…

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Forster hoping for “nice distraction” again as Haven plot another Challenge Cup run

Whitehaven coach Carl Forster says he wants his players to give the club a welcome distraction in the Challenge Cup again this year – but says they face the strongest expansion side in League One as they begin their road to Wembley this weekend. Haven host London Skolars on Saturday night, where they will hope to kickstart another run in…

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Ukraine RL Announce New Franchises

Following meetings in England in the run up to Christmas, Ukraine Rugby League has announced a revamp of its top competition which will see five regional Super League franchises put in place, each allied to an English club.  Those five – participants in the 2018 Joma Super Rugby League – will be as follows:  Transcarpathia Trinity, linked to Wakefield; Lviv…

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