Friday, August 22, 2014
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Vikings get back on track with Wolves victory

Widnes Vikings came back to form with a bang, inflicting Warrington Wolves first defeat after ten successive victories with a 28-14 verdict. Prior to the game Widnes paid tribute to their recently deceased number one supporter Pat Price, and her memory was clearly an inspiration for the Widnes team. The Vikings took an early grip on the game with a ... Read More »

Sinfield dismissed as Rhinos and Tigers draw

Leeds captain Kevin Sinfield was sensationally dismissed for headbutting Castleford star Luke Dorn with eight minutes remaining as the Rhinos and Tigers finished level on 24 points each. The Tigers opened the scoring when Michael Shenton touched down in the first minute, with Marc Sneyd adding the conversion. The Rhinos levelled when Tom Briscoe jumped for a Danny McGuire kick ... Read More »

Wigan and Salford consolidate in Super League

Wigan moved into third place in the Super League table with a convincing 16-37 victory at the Stade Gilbert Brutus against Catalan Dragons tonight. And Salford Red Devils defeated Hull FC 35-2 at the AJ Bell Stadium to draw level with their opponents on points, while edging to within four points of the play-off places. Wigan scored six tries through ... Read More »

Saints retain top spot with comfortable Bulls win

St Helens remain in top spot in the Super League table with a comfortable 46-22 victory over Bradford Bulls at Langtree Park, although the Bulls fought back with four tries in the final 30 minutes after being 40-0 down at that point. But in the early part of the game it was all too easy for Saints as they overpowered ... Read More »

Rhinos score five tries in final quarter to beat the Robins

For almost 60 minutes Leeds Rhinos and Hull Kingston Rovers looked as though they could fight out a 0-0 draw, which would have been the first of its kind in Super League. It had been a tight first half, but with neither side looking like scoring, although the Robins probably came the closest when Liam Salter headed for the corner, ... Read More »

Tigers secure 44-30 victory over Giants

Castleford Tigers consolidated the top four with a convincing 44-30 victory over Huddersfield Giants at the Mend-a-Hose Jungle tonight. The Giants took an early lead when Chris Bailey burrowed over the line from dummy-half, with Leroy Cudjoe converting. But the Tigers replied quickly when Marc Sneyd caught on the full a long kick by Luke Robinson, and he broke through ... Read More »

Wildcats win opens up top-eight race

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats defeated Widnes Vikings 12-10 at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium tonight to move to within two points of the eighth-placed Vikings and opening up the race for eighth place with the prospect of a thrilling finish to the season. At half-time the Vikings led 0-4, having scored the only try of the game through Danny Tickle, who got ... Read More »

Wigan stroll past Broncos at The Hive

Wigan were far too strong for London Broncos this afternoon at The Hive, running out 6-58 winners in a game that was little more than a training run for them. Winger Josh Charnley scored a hat-trick, taking his tally for the season to four tries. Matty Bowen, John Bateman, Anthony Gelling, Scott Taylor, Gil Dudson and Joe Burgess (2) also ... Read More »

Red Devils too hot for Giants

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Two debutants with widely differing degrees of experience made a crucial contribution to Salford Red Devils’ emphatic 10-36 victory over Huddersfield Giants at the John Smith’s Stadium today. The Red Devils’ Kiwi Test fullback Kevin Locke settled in immediately to his new role, scoring a try and kicking six goals from as many attempts, while also shoring up the last ... Read More »

Warrington hold on to beat Hull 18-24

Warrington withstood a late rally and a hat-trick of tries from 17-year-old winger Callum Lancaster to edge to a thrilling 18-24 victory over Hull FC at the KC Stadium tonight. Hull took an early lead with a penalty from Jordan Abdul. And Abdul then combined with his fellow youngster Callum Lancaster, when he kicked over the Warrington defence for the ... Read More »