PREVIEW: Toulouse and Rochdale clash for automatic promotion

PREVIEW: Toulouse and Rochdale clash for automatic promotion

Toulouse Olympique continued their unbeaten run last weekend with a 44-22 victory over Barrow Raiders – and they know one more victory this weekend, against Rochdale Hornets, will secure promotion to the Championship. Coach Sylvain Houles was pleased with his

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Higham hoping to see fans of the future on Saturday

Higham hoping to see fans of the future on Saturday

Leigh Centurions captain Micky Higham has admitted he is hoping to see the club attract plenty of new fans this weekend: as Batley coach John Kear plans to be the scourge of the Centurions once again. Leigh face Batley looking to

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Toronto sign London forward Bussey

Toronto sign London forward Bussey

Toronto’s raid of the Kingstone Press Championship has continued, after completing the signing of Jack Bussey from London. Bussey, who joined the Broncos from Featherstone for the beginning of the 2015 season, joins the likes of Jonny Pownall, Liam Kay

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Houghton hoping for a favour from Wigan

Houghton hoping for a favour from Wigan

Hull FC hooker Danny Houghton admits he will be keeping a close eye on Wigan’s game with Warrington tonight, with Hull’s treble hopes still intact after their 18-12 victory over Wakefield. Lee Radford’s side moved to within one point of

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COLUMN: Scarcity creates demand: and fans are talking with their feet

COLUMN: Scarcity creates demand: and fans are talking with their feet

I spoke recently with a former player who retired from the game not too long ago, who said three words that have stuck with me ever since that conversation: “scarcity creates demand”. It’s a short phrase that sums up the

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New Zealand name David Kidwell as their new coach

New Zealand name David Kidwell as their new coach

After three years as assistant coach, David Kidwell has been appointed to guide the NZ Kiwis into next year’s Rugby League World Cup as head coach. Kidwell will fill the role on a full-time basis, replacing predecessor Stephen Kearney, who

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Gidley eager to make history with Warrington tonight

Gidley eager to make history with Warrington tonight

In 2001, when Kurt Gidley was involved in a side who won the NRL during his first season as a professional, he probably needed a friendly nudge to remind him it wasn’t always going to be that easy. And how

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Chester aggrieved with disallowed try

Chester aggrieved with disallowed try

Chris Chester bemoaned the decision to rule out Bill Tupou’s late try in Wakefield’s 18-12 defeat to Hull FC. With his side trailing 12-8, the centre had a try disallowed by video referee Phil Bentham, and Chester claimed it was

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Radford over the moon after victory over Wakefield

Radford over the moon after victory over Wakefield

Lee Radford was left delighted after his side returned to winning ways with a hard-fought victory over Wakefield. Despite being far from their best, Mahe Fonua’s try eight minutes from time secured them a victory that kept their hopes of

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Cougars aiming for revenge

Cougars aiming for revenge

    Valley Cougars are looking to repeat their success from 2014 by winning the Conference League South Grand Final against a team who has got the better of them over the regular season writes Ian Golden.   Two years

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