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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?

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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 »

York City Knights kick off the drop-goal challenge

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Championship One side York City Knights have kicked off (quite literally!) a new Super League TV challenge in which teams are asked to land as many drop-goals as they can in 60 seconds. Watch the video below to see how winger George Elliott got on. James Haynes provided the passes. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and ... Read More »

Sinfield in no mood to explain or discuss Dorn headbutt

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Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield is in no mood for reflecting upon the headbutting incident that has landed him a two-game ban, insisting he is simply focused on making his comeback and being in optimum shape for it. Sinfield’s headbutt on Castleford Tigers’ Luke Dorn earlier this month resulted in him being sent off for the first time in his ... Read More »

Peacock: Leeds-Bradford derby hasn’t mattered for a while

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Leeds Rhinos prop Jamie Peacock believes the derby with former club Bradford lost its potency long before the Bulls were condemned to relegation. The former Great Britain star, speaking to the Yorkshire Post, said: “With Bradford, winning the 2005 Grand Final against Leeds in my last game for them has to be the best. “But for Leeds, if I’m honest, ... Read More »

Gareth Ellis: There’s still more to come

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Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis is in talks with the club over extending his contract. The former Great Britain international has a year left to run on his current deal but has enjoyed a stellar season and doesn’t look like slowing down any time soon. “I’ve had some small talks with the club about what I want to do, and ... Read More »