Friday, October 31, 2014
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Match Reports

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 »

Wakefield beat Leeds 16-14 in thrilling finish

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats scored a dramatic win over Leeds Rhino with a late try by loanee Richard Owen to continue their climb away from the foot of the table, with new coach James Webster now going four matches unbeaten since taking over from Richard Agar. On a generally wet evening, Wakefield took the lead in the 16th minute when Danny ... Read More »

Clark hat-trick seals Tigers’ victory at Widnes

Castleford Tigers hooker Daryl Clark scored three sparkling tries to help the Tigers to a 20-40 victory over Widnes Tigers at the Select Security Stadium. The Tigers got off to a blistering start, with three tries in the first ten minutes to Luke Dorn, Oliver Holmes and Clark, with Marc Sneyd converting all three. The Vikings got onto the scoreboard ... Read More »

Sunday’s Rugby League Results

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First Utility Super League Leeds Rhinos 32 Catalan Dragons 31 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 20 Hull FC 20 Warrington Wolves 50 Bradford Bulls 24   Kingstone Press Championship Batley Bulldogs 34 Barrow Raiders 4 Doncaster 22 Whitehaven 16 Featherstone Rovers 56 North Wales Crusaders 18 Keighley Cougars 48 Rochdale Hornets 6 Leigh Centurions 30 Dewsbury Rams 22 Sheffield Eagles 14 Halifax ... Read More »

Tigers gain dramatic win over Red Devils

Gen-22

Castleford Tigers centre Jake Webster scored a try with five seconds remaining to give a 14-10 victory to Castleford Tigers against the visiting Salford Red Devils at the Mend-a-Hose Jungle tonight. The Red Devils will be cursing themselves tonight that they were unable to hold on for what would have been a thrilling victory. The Tigers held a 6-0 lead ... Read More »

PNG win Commonwealth Championship

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Papua New Guinea has won the inaugural Commonwealth Rugby League Championship, defeating Australia 22-8 in the final of the Nines competition in Cumbernauld. The tournament is an exhibition sport for the Commonwealth Games, and is likely to have a similar status when the 2018 Commonwealth Games are held on the Gold Coast in Australia. Wales took the bronze medal, beating ... Read More »

Vikings back to winning ways against Broncos

Gen-12

Widnes Vikings got back to winning ways today at The Hive, with a 20-42 victory against bottom of the table London Broncos. The Broncos took an early lead when Josh Drinkwater landed a penalty almost from half way. But the Vikings replied when winger Patrick Ah Van touched down a kick over the defence, and Danny Tickle added the goal. ... Read More »

Australia to face PNG in Commonwealth Nines Championship Final

Gen-23

Australia will face Papua New Guinea later this afternoon in the final of the Commonwealth Championship being held in Cumbernauld this weekend. The Australians defeated Canada 20-0 in their semi-final, while Papua New Guinea won a very tight semi-final 12-6 against Wales. It means that Wales will take on Canada in a game to decide third place. Meanwhile England will ... Read More »

Wales to face PNG in Commonwealth Nines

Gen-21

Wales have qualified for the semi-finals of the Rugby League Commonwealth Nines Championship after wins over Scotland and Jamaica on Friday. In the first day of the tournament at Glasgow’s Broadwood Stadium, home of Clyde FC, Wales put on two excellent performances for their wins and a creditable performance in their defeat against favourites Australia. Finishing second in their group, Wales ... Read More »

Saints beat Wigan in thriller

GEN-16

St Helens held on for a thrilling 12-16 victory against Wigan at the DW Stadium tonight. Wigan took the lead after eight minutes when Sam Burgess scored in the left corner when he touched down a brilliantly judged kick from Sam Powell. Matty Smith couldn’t add the conversion. St Helens halfback Luke Walsh suffered what appeared to be a painful ... Read More »