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Hunslet Hawks man Moore ready to sink Oldham

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Hunslet Hawks prop Richard Moore is confident his team have enough quality to beat Oldham in their Kingstone Press Championship One Qualifying Play-off match at South Leeds Stadium on Friday. The winners of tomorrow’s game will take on league leaders York City Knights – who have a Week One bye in the five-club play-off series – and Moore believes everyone ... Read More »

Clark not ready to start for England, says Saints boss Brown

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St Helens head coach Nathan Brown has urged England boss Steve McNamara to stick with an experienced hooker for the Four Nations later this year, saying that Castleford’s Daryl Clark isn’t yet ready to start for England. There are growing calls for Clark to get the nod and become England’s first choice hooker for the tournament later this year, but ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls name youthful squad for London trip

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Bradford Bulls boss James Lowes has rung the changes for the club’s final game of the season this weekend, making no less than six changes to their 19-man squad for the trip to face London Broncos. Senior figures such as Matty Blythe, Jamal Fakir, Dale Ferguson and Lee Gaskell all miss out – meaning Fakir has played his last game ... Read More »

Rugby League World – The Play-Offs Issue

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Rugby League World issue 402 – ‘The Play-Offs Issue’ – is online now and in shops from Friday 12th September. Here’s a glimpse at what’s inside. The Super League season is heading towards a thrilling climax – and we assess each team’s chances in the closest race for Old Trafford ever. The top six teams have dominated the competition all ... Read More »

Huby and Millington back for Castleford Tigers

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Castleford Tigers have been handed a major injury boost ahead of their pivotal clash against Catalan Dragons on Saturday, after both Craig Huby and Grant Millington were included in Daryl Powell’s 19-man squad for the game. Huby hasn’t played since the Challenge Cup final – when he featured for the Tigers just two weeks after dislocating an elbow in the ... Read More »

RFL: Challenge Cup crowd invasion investigation continuing

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The RFL is continuing to work with Widnes Vikings, Castleford Tigers, Greater Manchester Police and other agencies in the ongoing inquiry into the crowd disturbances at the Challenge Cup semi-final played at Leigh Sports Village on Sunday August 10. Evidence gathered during the investigation, including detailed video analysis from the pitch invasion that took place at the end of the ... Read More »

Thursday XIII: Could this be the Super League Dream Team 2014?

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For this week’s Thursday 13, we’re taking inspiration from the upcoming announcement of the 2014 Super League Dream Team – and taking a stab at picking the team we think could be on display next week. The traditional announcement will take place at St Helens’ Langtree Park, to coincide with the launch of the 2014 Super League play-offs. And, after ... Read More »

Former Catalan Dragons player promoted to assistant

Cyril Gossard

Catalan Dragons have announced that ex-player Cyrille Gossard will take charge of the reserve team with immediate effect, after the departure of Steve Deakin from the Dragons setup last week. The Dragons announced last week that Deakin would return to England on compassionate grounds, opening up a spot on Laurent Frayssinous’ coaching staff. And Gossard – who played for the ... Read More »

Video: NRL star Reynolds provides hilarious ‘brain explosion’

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Rugby League players are certainly well known for the odd ‘brain explosion’ from time to time – but this one from NRL star Josh Reynolds surely must rank as one of the most bizarre. Reynolds – who plays alongside England’s James Graham for the Canterbury Bulldogs – was involved in perhaps the most ridiculous moment in NRL history at the ... Read More »

Video: Try of the season from Salford’s Josh Griffin?

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There have been some incredible tries scored in Super League (and the Championships) so far in 2014 – but surely this one will take some beating? It earned the Super League ‘Try of the Week’ award for Round 26 – but if there’s an award out there for try of the season, this has to be a contender. Scored by ... Read More »