Roosters get Anzac golden point win, but Widdop suffers injury blow

Sydney Roosters gained a 13-12 victory over St George Illawarra Dragons in the 84th minute of the Anzac Day game at Allianz Stadium today. But the big news for English supporters was the medial ligament knee injury suffered by Dragons captain Gareth Widdop, which could keep him out of the Test match against Samoa on 6th May. For one of…

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Hull defeat Tigers as Gale suffers injury

Hull FC inflicted a third defeat of the season on Super League leaders Castleford Tigers today at the KCOM Stadium, winning 26-24, with the Tigers losing their halfback Luke Gale with concussion after 20 minutes after a tackle by Hull prop Liam Watts that saw Watts dismissed from the field. Until that point Hull had made a blistering start, scoring three…

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Wigan continue winning streak with defeat of Catalans

Wigan Warriors were too strong for the Catalans Dragons as they ran away with the game in the second half to register a comfortable 42-22 victory this afternoon in the Betfred Super League at the DW Stadium. The Warriors took an early 16-0 lead with two tries to Tom Davies and one to Joe Burgess, with Morgan Escarp adding two…

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Wolves get out of jail against Wakefield

Warrington Wolves gained a last-gasp 22-20 victory against Wakefield Trinity at the Halliwell Jones Stadium on Saturday afternoon, coming from behind virtually from the start of the game to snatch victory with 90 seconds remaining with a try from winger Tom Lineham. It completed an Easter period of six points from three games for the Wolves, while it was Trinity’s…

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Robins shock Centurions at Leigh Sports Village

Hull Kingston Rovers will progress to the sixth round of the Ladbroke’s Challenge Cup after defeating Super League club Leigh Centurions 10-23 at Leigh Sports Village on Saturday afternoon. The Robins took an early lead with two tries in the first ten minutes of the game from Ryan Shaw and George Lawler, with Jamie Ellis converting the first. The Centurions…

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Cowboys back in the top eight with victory over Knights

North Queensland Cowboys ended a two-game losing streak and got back into the top eight of the NRL ladder with a 24-12 victory over Newcastle Knights at 1300SMILES Stadium. Ben Hampton was missing for the Cowboys with Ray Thompson joining the bench. Newcastle coach Nathan Brown had dropped Trent Hodkinson. It meant that Sione Mata’utia moves to halfback for the…

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