Hull FC land Dawson-Jones

Hull FC have completed the signing of Leigh winger Matty Dawson-Jones on a two-year deal. As first revealed by League Express, the former St Helens and Huddersfield outside back has joined the club after scoring 18 tries in 28 appearances for the Leyther last year. The 28-year-old scored 17 tries for Leigh in their Super League campaign in 2017, but…

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Swinton are staying up!

SWINTON LIONS beat Workington Town 33-20 to seal Championship survival. But the play-off game at Heywood Road was in the balance until the 77th minute, when Josh Woods kicked a field-goal to put the home side seven points ahead. Rhodri Lloyd then notched his second try of the game, with Jack Hansen adding his fourth goal. Luke Waterworth (2), Kyle…

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Workington issue statement about their selection dilemma

Workington Town have issued a club statement setting out their frustration with the RFL a day before their crucial promotion clash against Swinton Lions, when they could turn up with as few as twelve players after being refused a dispensation to make short term signings by the governing body. It reads as follows: Last Sunday Workington Town lost against Bradford…

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Joe Greenwood seeking fairy tale ending after nightmare start to 2018

For Joe Greenwood, Saturday’s Grand Final is the culmination of a rollercoaster 2018 campaign. The Wigan forward will grace the Old Trafford turf looking to round off an incredible start to his Wigan career, which has seen the fearsome back-rower earn international recognition for the first time due to his superb form in cherry and white. But Saturday’s showpiece event…

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Kiwi victory over Australia sets up England Test series

New Zealand held off a late Australian comeback to gain a 26-24 victory today at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland, teeing up the autumn Test series against England perfectly under their coach Michael Maguire, who was appointed in May this year. The Kiwis came into the game with a new captain in Dallin Watene-Zelezniak, who was delighted with his team…

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FAN PANEL | A Warrington perspective on the Grand Final

Peter Thomas takes a look at Saturday’s Grand Final. There’s only 80 minutes of rugby league left in the season, but for most teams they’ll simply be watching. Only two teams remain to fight out the Grand Final at Old Trafford. Wigan who finished second and defeated Castleford in their semi-final will face Warrington who came fourth and who overcame…

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Shaun Wane: The farewell interview with Mr Wigan Warriors

Shaun Wane’s 30-year involvement with Wigan is all but over. When he walks away, he’ll leave as a club legend. Forever remembered for his contributions as a player and a coach. But Wane’s association stretches back much further than that. What people won’t remember about Shaun Wane is him as a five-year-old, on the terraces of Central Park, where his…

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