Saturday, November 29, 2014
Rugby League News


Brough impressed by new Giants signings


Huddersfield captain Danny Brough has praised the four new signings made by Giants coach Paul Anderson. The West Yorkshire club have spent shrewdly so far this off-season, adding promising Bradford academy product Oliver Roberts and Wigan prop Jack Hughes to Castleford duo Jamie Ellis and Craig Huby. “I’ve been really impressed with the way everyone’s got stuck in from day ... Read More »

Todd Carney: Catalans can be a force in Super League


Former Dally M medal winner Todd Carney was officially unveiled as a Catalans player yesterday and took part in a press conference with new team-mate Willie Tonga and Dragons president Bernard Guasch. Here are some of the best quotes from the 28-year-old. On his expectations “I have a high expectation of myself so I have high expectations. For me, I ... Read More »

Bulls want to be a dominant force, says Mullaney


Former Salford full-back Jake Mullaney insists that new club Bradford are targeting an immediate return to Super League and want to become a “dominant force”. The 24-year-old Australian, who agreed a one-year deal with the Odsal outfit earlier this year, said: “As a squad we have spoke about the need to secure an immediate return to Super League this time ... Read More »

Carney: France will be my home for the rest of my career


New Catalans Dragons signing Todd Carney believes he will spend the rest of his career playing in France. The Australian had his first press conference as a Super League player today. Here are some of the best bits. On his behavioural issues “I’ve always put my hand up. I’ve obviously done the wrong thing. I may not have deserved the ... Read More »

Golden Boot: 2014 shortlist revealed this week

Andy Farrell won the Golden Boot in 2004

The shortlist for Rugby League’s most prestigious and revered award – the Golden Boot – will be revealed this week. Rugby League World magazine, the award’s organisers, will print the full shortlist in issue 404, which is available to download from midnight on Thursday (using this link) and in all good newsagents on Friday. Does Sam Burgess deserve a shot ... Read More »

Seven reasons to read this week’s League Express


Nigel Wood exclusive We sit down with the RFL chief and find out how he wants to ignore the Australians and push forward with an international Rugby League calendar Click here to download the digital version of League Express newspaper to the device of your choice Steve McNamara exclusive We also chatted to England coach Steve McNamara and got his ... Read More »

Marc Sneyd relishing half-back competition at Hull FC


Marc Sneyd believes the large number of half-backs on the books at Hull FC next season will bring the best out in all of them and says he enjoys the competition. The 23-year-old, who joined the Black and Whites from Salford via a season-long loan with Castleford, is one of five specialist halves battling for a starting spot in Lee ... Read More »

Sinfield has surgery; out until late December


Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield has revealed he underwent knee surgery last week, but insists he will be fit and raring to go around the turn of the new year. The 33-year-old told the Yorkshire Evening Post: “I did it [the injury] in the season. We thought the rest throughout the off-season would fix it up, but unfortunately that wasn’t ... Read More »

Gallery: Todd Carney joins Catalans Dragons

Todd Carney is a former Dally M Medal winner and is recognised as one of the best half-backs on the planet

Former New South Wales and Australia half-back Todd Carney has finally arrived in the south of France after completing his move to Catalans Dragons. The 28-year-old, who had his NRL registration revoked for poor behaviour earlier this year, landed in Perpignan yesterday afternoon and met the press this morning. will feature a full transcript from the press conference later today. ... Read More »

Sean Long joins St Helens backroom staff


St Helens legend Sean Long has re-joined the Grand Final winners as part of coach Keiron Cunningham’s backroom staff. The 38-year-old has penned a two-year deal. “I am really happy that Sean has agreed to join my team,” said Cunningham. “He is a legend at this club and will bring years of experience not only as a world class player ... Read More »