Monday, December 22, 2014
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Match report: Hull Kingston Rovers 38-24 Hull FC

For possibly the first ever time, Hull FC and Hull KR are never at home together on the same weekend.

In a nutshell Hull Kingston Rovers avenged last year’s controversial Magic Weekend defeat to Hull FC – but they did it the hard way, after Jason Crookes was sent off with over half an hour of the game left. How it unfolded First half: The Robins were by far the better side in the opening exchanges of the contest, and ... Read More »

Match report: Widnes Vikings 30-24 Salford Red Devils

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In a nutshell Salford’s slide down the table continued at Magic Weekend, as they lost out to a gallant Widnes outfit at the Etihad Stadium who won their first ever Magic game. How it unfolded First half: Widnes took the lead through Paddy Flynn, before a Junior Sa’u try coupled with a Jake Mullaney goal made it 6-4 to the ... Read More »

Match report: London Broncos 22-24 Catalan Dragons

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In a nutshell London are still looking for their first win of 2014, but they came mighty close against a resolute Catalan Dragons outfit. How it unfolded First half: The Broncos came out of the traps quite slowly, and they were prevented from falling behind by the video referee, who ruled that Ben Pomeroy was in touch before he grounded ... Read More »

Match report: Bradford Bulls 0-50 St Helens

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In a nutshell Bradford suffered a humiliating home defeat to St Helens, conceding nine tries and failing to register a point. The Bulls are now eight points adrift of safety following Wakefield’s two consecutive wins recently. It’s not looking good for the Odsal club. Story of the game 11’ – Jon Wilkin try; Luke Walsh goal (1/1): 0-6 27’ – ... Read More »

Rugby League round-up: Today in the NRL

Jamie Soward, a former London Broncos stand-off, scores for Penrith.

Who played today? Canterbury Bulldogs took on St George-Illawarra Dragons, while Newcastle Knights welcomed Penrith Panthers What were the scores? Canterbury thrashed Gareth Widdop’s Dragons 38-6 and the Panthers won in similar style, taking down the Knights 32-10 Who scored the points? Canterbury Bulldogs 38 Tries: Sam Perrett (5), Tony Williams (11), Tim Lafai (24, 33, 44), Greg Eastwood (62), ... Read More »

Match report: London Broncos 16-30 Huddersfield Giants

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In a nutshell London Broncos gave a much-improved performance in their first game under new coach Joe Grima and were leading 16-10 at half-time, but the Giants came back to gain their fourth successive win. How it unfolded The Giant scored an early try from Shaun Lunt, although Danny Brough couldn’t add the conversion. But the Broncos replied on 18 ... Read More »

Rugby League round-up: Saturday’s NRL action

9s RL is beginning to spread across the world!

New Zealand Warriors earned their first victory at Eden Park, with a convincing 54-12 victory over Canberra Raiders, who have conceded over 50 points in successive games. Warriors’ halfback Shaun Johnson scored 26 points, converting all nine Warriors’ tries and scoring two himself. After their victory in Melbourne in their last game, it was another good result for the Warriors, ... Read More »

Match report: Warrington Wolves 42-10 Catalan Dragons

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In a nutshell The Wolves were far too strong for the Catalan Dragons tonight at the Halliwell Jones Stadium tonight, leading 24-0 at half-time and pulling further away in the second half. How it unfolded Catalan winger Michael Oldfield almost scored in the 15th minute after great work by Leon Pryce, but he was just pushed into touch by Matty ... Read More »

Match report: Hull FC 16-44 Wigan Warriors

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In a nutshell Wigan inflicted yet another home defeat on Hull FC with a heavy win. How it unfolded First half: Wigan raced into a 20-6 lead at HT courtesy of scores from Dan Sarginson, Anthony Gelling and Jack Hughes, with Hull’s score coming from Gareth Ellis. Second half: Joe Burgess extended Wigan’s lead before Jamie Shaul pulled one back. ... Read More »