Friday, November 28, 2014
Rugby League News


Wayne Bennett excited by Wigan challenge


Brisbane Broncos head coach Wayne Bennett admits it will be a huge challenge for his team to lock horns with Wigan Warriors in the World Club Series – stating that he is fully aware an “impressive” Warriors side will be out for revenge against the NRL. The Warriors slumped to defeat against Sydney Roosters in the World Club Challenge earlier ... Read More »

Maguire looking for English support in World Club Challenge


South Sydney Rabbitohs coach Michael Maguire is hopeful that there will be a strong core of support in place for the Bunnies when they face St Helens in the World Club Challenge next February, as they gear up to slug it out to become the best side in club Rugby League. Maguire – who has experience of the World Club ... Read More »

World Club Series tickets now on sale


Tickets to see the best Rugby League players from the northern and southern hemispheres do battle in the 2015 World Club Series are now on sale. The eagerly-anticipated tournament has already been billed the ‘Ryder Cup of Rugby League’ and sees the top three clubs from the First Utility Super League, St Helens, Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves face NRL ... Read More »

Canberra release sarcastic Hodgson video


New Canberra hooker Josh Hodgson insisted earlier this week that the controversy surrounding his off-field incident last week in Dunedin was a little overboard – and judging by the Raiders’ reaction in their latest video, it seems they agree with him. Hodgson reported to Raiders HQ earlier this week to begin pre-season training, days after England’s Four Nations campaign came ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils sign Scott Taylor


Salford Red Devils have announced the signing of Scott Taylor on a one year deal from Wigan Warriors for 2015. The 23-year-old prop began his playing career at Hull Kingston Rovers, progressing through the reserve grade to make his First Team debut at the end of 2009 against Leeds Rhinos and is one of the most promising young English props ... Read More »

Radford pleased with Pryce’s start at Hull


Lee Radford believes that half-back Leon Pryce’s vast experience in Rugby League has made the transition of his move to Hull FC incredibly easy – and says that all his squad have made a great start to pre-season. The Black and Whites are back in training ahead of the 2015 season, with only a handful of players such as England’s ... Read More »

Isaac Luke in social media storm over Auva’a


New Zealand hooker Isaac Luke was embroiled in a social media storm just hours before the Four Nations final against Australia, after he sent out a message of support to suspended NRL teammate Kirisome Auva’a. Auva’a was suspended indefinitely by the NRL yesterday (Thursday), after a conviction for attacking his former girlfriend earlier this year. Luke took to social media ... Read More »

We must remain positive, says defiant McNamara


England head coach Steve McNamara believes England continue to close the gap on rivals Australia and New Zealand following the Four Nations, and says everyone must remain positive if that gap will continue to close in the coming years. Two narrow defeats against the Kangaroos and the Kiwis put paid to any chance of England reaching the Four Nations final, ... Read More »

Singleton signs new deal with Leeds Rhinos

Brad Singleton

Leeds Rhinos have announced that young prop Brad Singleton has signed a new long-term deal with the club, committing to the Rhinos for the next four seasons. The 22-year-old enjoyed his most prominent run in the Leeds side during the 2014 season, making 22 appearances for the club as they went on to lift the Challenge Cup. And Singleton says ... Read More »

Sims feels at home in Warrington already


New Warrington Wolves signing Ashton Sims admits he’s slightly nervous about making a mark with his new club in 2015 – but says the welcome everyone at the club has given him so far has made the switch across to the other side of the world seamless. Sims arrived in England earlier this week ahead of starting a two-year contract ... Read More »