Wolves too strong for Catalans

Warrington Wolves proved to be too strong for Catalans Dragons at the Halliwell Jones Stadium today, winning 34-4 with five tries and halfback Declan Patton adding five conversions and two penalties. But it was the Dragons, who were without their captain Rémi Casty, who opened the scoring in the 16th minute with the approval of the video referee, with the…

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Toulouse win at York

Toulouse Olympique won an entertaining encounter this afternoon against York City Knights at Bootham Crescent, emerging with amn 18-25 victory after the sides were level 12-12 at half-time. The two sides swapped early tries through Jack Teanby for York and Matthieu Jussaume for Toulouse with both tries converted. Brad Hey scored York’s second converted try on 25 minutes to give…

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Saints overwhelm Trinity to reach Challenge Cup semi-final

St Helens were far too strong for Wakefield Trinity today at the Totally Wicked Stadium, powering to a 48-10 victory to become the third club, after Hull FC and Warrington Wolves, to reach the Cup semi-finals. St Helens took the lead after two minutes when Jonny Lomax broke through and handed on to Lachlan Coote to touch down, with Coote…

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Toulouse hold off spirited York challenge

Toulouse Olympique won a thrilling Championship game 30-26 when they defeated York City Knights 30-26 today at the Stade Ernest Angéles. In a game that saw the lead changing hands constantly, Toulouse finally prevailed with a 72nd minute try to hooker Anthony Marion, which he converted himself, to take the lead for the last time and complete the scoring. The…

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Yaha scores four tries as Dragons edge out Rhinos

Leeds Rhinos gave a better performance than in some of their recent matches, but they went down a 26-22 defeat today against the Catalans Dragons in Perpignan, with winger Fouad Yaha, who returned to the club from rugby union earlier this season, scoring four tries. The Rhinos took an early 12-point lead with two tries from Ash Handley, the first…

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Toulouse go top with convincing victory at Batley

Toulouse Olympique scored 28 unanswered points in the second half after trailing 12-10 at half-time today at Batley Bulldogs, eventually winning 12-38 at Mount Pleasant to go top of the league, at least until Toront’s game against Halifax tomorrow. Toulouse took an early lead when former Wigan player Joe Bretherton touched down and Mark Kheirallah converted, but the Bulldogs equalised…

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