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Wigan too strong for Red Devils

Wigan Warriors proved to be far too strong for Salford Red Devils at the DW Stadium tonight, cruising to a 45-4 victory.   Wigan dominated both territory and possession from the start. But in the face of some determined early defence from Salford they had to wait 15 minutes to score their first try, when Matty Bowen was controversially awarded ... Read More »

RFL to launch dual-registration investigation

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The RFL have launched an investigation into claims that three Championship clubs fielded ineligible players regarding the dual-registration system last weekend. Under the current rules, Championship clubs cannot play any player on dual-registration from now until the end of the season, unless they have played in three or more Championship games before the registration deadline of July 25. The RFL ... Read More »

Leeds Rhinos captain joins forces with Prostate Cancer UK

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Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield admits the last couple of weeks have been full of mixed emotions, as he prepares to make his comeback from suspension in the Challenge Cup next weekend. Sinfield received a two-match ban for headbutting Castleford’s Luke Dorn in their 24-24 draw two weeks ago, but he admits he has used the time wisely, and is ... Read More »

Hull Kingston Rovers sign Ken Sio

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Hull Kingston Rovers have made their second new signing for the 2015 campaign with the capture of Ken Sio from the Parramatta Eels on a three-year contract from next season. Standing over 6ft tall and weighing in at 95kg, the 23-year-old winger will add both power and pace to the Rovers backline having racked up 35 tries in 55 appearances ... Read More »

Thursday XIII: Goal kicking Rugby League stars

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For this week’s look at a Rugby League 13 of a very different nature, we’ve decided to look at the men that are trustworthy and reliable with boot to ball. The art of goal kicking has changed dramatically over the years, but the importance of it to a Rugby League game is still as massive as it ever was. With ... Read More »

Millington ruled out for Castleford Tigers

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Castleford Tigers have been dealt a huge injury blow ahead of the business end of the season, after forward Grant Millington suffered a serious knee injury that could see him sidelined for upto six weeks. Millington has been in exceptional form for the Tigers in 2014, but as well as missing their huge semi-final against Widnes next weekend, he will ... Read More »

Wakefield are dangerous, says Huddersfield Giants boss

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Huddersfield Giants boss Paul Anderson admits there is ‘a lot at stake’ ahead of this weekend’s West Yorkshire derby against Wakefield, and is wary of how dangerous the Wildcats can be. After their shock win against Warrington last time out, the Wildcats are still well in the mix for the top eight, and Anderson is under no illusions as to ... Read More »

Match preview: Wigan Warriors v Salford Red Devils

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Joel Tomkins could make his first Rugby League appearance since October 2011 tonight, as he gears up to make his second debut for Wigan Warriors. Tomkins’ last outing in a cherry and white shirt was against St Helens in October 2011, but he could feature as the Warriors take on Salford Red Devils. It is a game that provides plenty ... Read More »

Todd Carney pictured with convicted drug smuggler

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Disgraced NRL star Todd Carney continues to display poor judgement after being pictured in Bali with convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby. The 28-year-old, who was sacked by Cronulla Sharks last month after a photo of him seemingly urinating in his mouth went viral on social media, posted a photo on Facebook of him with the 37-year-old, right, who was recently ... Read More »

Cast your vote: Should club kits stick to tradition?

Should Wigan go back to cherry and white hoops?

In the latest issue of League Express newspaper, one reader – Geoffrey Williams from Chester – sent in a letter expressing his disappointment at the small number of Super League sides playing in their traditional kits. Here’s the message in full: I watched my team Widnes defeat local rivals Warrington recently and what a game it proved to be. It ... Read More »