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Bradford confident of reaching 4,000 season ticket sales

Steve Ferres (left) and Marc Green (right). ©BradfordBulls

Bradford Bulls chief executive Steve Ferres has revealed he is “quietly confident” of the club reaching 4,000 season ticket sales for 2015 – after the club passed the halfway mark on that milestone last week. Memberships at Odsal are past 2,000 already, and with the Christmas rush about to begin, sales are expected to surge even more ahead of the ... Read More »

Warrington Wolves announce 2015 squad numbers

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Warrington Wolves have unveiled their squad numbers for the forthcoming 2015 season, with their two big signings taking up numbers inside the traditional first 13. Hooker Daryl Clark has arrived from Castleford Tigers for 2015 and beyond, and he takes the number 9 jersey vacated by retiring hooker Michael Monaghan. Prop Ashton Sims is another high profile arrival, and he ... Read More »

Paul Gallen wins another boxing bout

Paul Gallen

Cronulla Sharks captain Paul Gallen has scored another win in professional boxing, after defeating former NRL player Anthony Watts in the first bound of their bout on Wednesday night. Watts – who is a former teammate of Gallen’s at Cronulla – has played in the NRL for a number of clubs, but has established a reputation as a ‘bad boy’ ... Read More »

Opening Super League fixture brought forward

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Warrington Wolves’ Super League 2015 opener against Salford Red Devils will be played 24 hours earlier than originally scheduled, after the two clubs agreed to bring the date of the game forward. The Wolves and the Devils will now lock horns on Saturday, February 7 at 3pm – 24 hours ahead of the initial date on February 8. A statement ... Read More »

James Graham: “Quiet” and “spotty” but destined for greatness


James-Graham

In his latest TotalRL column, Englishman in Australia Alan Kilshaw explains what it was like to get to know England and Canterbury star James Graham… One of my claims to fame as a player is that I played in the same academy side as James Graham. In fact several of the Saints Under-21s team, as it was then, went on ... Read More »

Spanish Town High win Jamaican U19 trophy

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Spanish Town High proved once more that they are the number one U19 rugby league high school in Jamaica, after a dramatic 14-12 win over St. Catherine High in the Grand Final. St. Catherine High led 12-10 with seven minutes remaining but a brilliant chip kick from Spanish Town’s Adrian Christie found winger Rameish Smith in space who reached over ... Read More »

Crabtree “really excited” to play alongside Huby

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Huddersfield Giants prop Eorl Crabtree is hoping he and new signing Craig Huby will form a devastating front-row partnership in 2015. The 32-year-old believes he was overworked last season due to a lack of depth in the forwards, but the arrival of Huby, as well as Jack Hughes and Oliver Roberts, should keep him fresher next year. “I’m really excited ... Read More »

Leeds unveil new away kit for 2015

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Leeds Rhinos have unveiled their new away kit for 2015, with a twist on the club’s traditional blue home kit being applied with navy and ocean blue bands. Each shirt also includes a special logo celebrating Jamie Peacock’s final season in the game with £1 from every shirt sold being donated to Peacock’s testimonial fund. England star Ryan Hall, who ... Read More »

Hull KR showed faith in me, says Dixon

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Hull KR back Kieran Dixon has revealed that the Robins were the only club to offer him a deal when he was out injured, and he’s determined to repay the faith the club showed in him during 2014. Dixon endured a terrible campaign last season, only playing the final four games of the season after suffering a horrific knee injury ... Read More »

Hull FC: Westerman going nowhere

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Hull FC chairman Adam Pearson has insisted that star forward Joe Westerman is not for sale, after speculation continues to link the 25-year-old with a move away from the club. Leeds and Warrington have been linked with a move for Westerman, who has just returned from international duty with England in the Four Nations. But Pearson says there are no ... Read More »