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What’s on this week? Rugby League on TV and radio

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Wednesday July 16 Boots ‘N’ All – 6pm, Sky Sports 1 & 8pm, Sky Sports 3 Eddie Hemmings with guests Barrie McDermott & Terry O’Connor All the latest rugby league news & views Thursday July 17 Super League Super Stars: Kevin Brown – 7pm, Sky Sports 1 Angela Powers & Terry O’Connor with special guest, Widnes & England stand-off Kevin ... Read More »

Rhinos: Coach McDermott previews Tigers clash

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Listen to Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott discussing his side’s Super League round 21 clash with Castleford Tigers and also discuss last week’s convincing win over Hull KR. listen to ‘Brian McDermott previews Tigers clash’ on Audioboo What do you think about this story? Discuss this, and many other Rugby League topics, on or free fans’ forum. Want more Rugby ... Read More »

Six of the Best: Outrageous Rugby League kits

Hull KR Kit

In this week’s edition of Six of the Best, we’re taking a trip down memory lane to find those Rugby League kits that stick firmly in the memory. It’s inspired by a move from NRL clubs earlier this week, who have teamed up with Marvel to produce some eye-catching kits for the likes of England star Gareth Widdop. They certainly ... Read More »

Lee Jewitt signs new contract with Castleford Tigers

Lee Jewitt

Castleford Tigers’ prop Lee Jewitt has signed a two-year contract extension to keep him at The Mend-A-Hose Jungle until at least the end of the 2016 First Utility Super League season. The 27-year-old, who was released by Salford last season, moved to Castleford from French side Limoux, having previously played at Wigan Warriors. He has made seven appearances this season. ... Read More »

Biggest Leeds v Cas game in years, says Mac

Brian-Mcdermott

Brian McDermott has admitted Thursday’s huge Leeds Rhinos v Castleford Tigers clash is the biggest game between the two sides in years, as the prospect of top spot in Super League is on offer. The winners will top the table with a victory on Thursday, and McDermott is under no illusions about the task ahead of his side, saying that ... Read More »

Leeds Rhinos boss to welcome back more stars

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Leeds Rhinos head coach Brian McDermott has confirmed he will welcome back a trio of forward stars ahead of their massive clash against Castleford Tigers, as well as star full-back Zak Hardaker. The likes of Ryan Bailey and Jamie Jones-Buchanan will return from injury to feature against the Tigers, but the big news will be the return of Zak Hardaker ... Read More »

Addy: Big start crucial against Giants

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Bradford utility Danny Addy thinks only a “big” start against Huddersfield on Sunday will enable them to secure victory over the Giants. The Bulls have made an unwanted habit of being slow out of the blocks this season, and Addy wants to see that change this weekend. If the Bulls lose against Huddersfield, and their points appeal is unsuccessful, they ... Read More »

Koukash: Red Devils won’t appeal Hock ban

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLPhotos

Salford Red Devils owner Dr Marwan Koukash has revealed the club are not going to appeal the RFL’s decision to ban Gareth Hock for seven games. The troubled former Wigan and Widnes star was found to have made deliberate contact with a match official in Salford’s match against Hull FC last week. When the RFL charged the troubled former England ... Read More »

Marwan Koukash linked with Newcastle takeover

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLPhotos

Millionaire Salford Red Devils owner Dr Marwan Koukash has confirmed he is interested in buying struggling NRL club Newcastle Knights. Rumours linking the 55-year-old with the club, now controlled by the NRL after an ownership drama, have been rife, and he took to Twitter to clear up the matter. He said: “I would confirm that there has been some contact ... Read More »

International: John Kear handed Wales job

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Batley Bulldogs boss John Kear has been appointed as coach for the Welsh national team. The 59-year-old, who has plenty of international experience having coached both England and France, takes over from Iestyn Harris, who left the post for the Salford Red Devils in April. His first tournament will be the European Championships in autumn when Wales face France, Scotland ... Read More »