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Hull FC to announce ‘major coup’?

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Hull FC boss Lee Radford has told local media that the club could be on the verge of announcing a ‘major coup’ in the coming days – with an international forward from the NRL set to sign on the dotted line. Radford –  who has endured a difficult first full season in charge of the club – has likened the ... Read More »

Hornets post record profit

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Kingstone Press Championship club Rochdale Hornets may be in line for relegation this season, but that should hold no fears for the club financially, to judge from its accounts for the year ended 30 November 2013, when the Hornets were last in Championship One. Earlier this week the club announced a record profit of £25,157 for the year ending November 2013. ... Read More »

Broncos sign French international Barthau on two-year-deal

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London Broncos have signed French International half-back William Barthau from Catalan Dragons on a two-year deal from the 2015 season. Half-back Barthau, 24, has played 16 times for the Dragons and been impressive in their reserve team Saint-Esteve XIII Catalan. He played a key role in the Catalan Dragons defeat of the Broncos at The Hive earlier this season, scoring ... Read More »

Thursday XIII: Super League surprise packages

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As the business end of the season approaches in Super League, attention will turn to a whole host of individual and team honours that are annually up for grabs. But here at TotalRL.com, we don’t like to be left out, so for this week’s Thursday 13, we’re creating a team of our own! Over the last 15 years we’ve seen ... Read More »

Rugby League in America to finally be unified?

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The long-standing civil war in American Rugby League looks to finally be at its conclusion, after the RLIF confirmed only one party applied to become a constituent member for the country. The AMNRL and the USARL have both been running competitions simultaneously for a number of years but, after no AMNRL competition was launched this year, Australian journalist Steve Mascord ... Read More »

Rugby League’s new structure displayed on handy image

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Ever since the RFL announced plans to restructure English Rugby League from 2015 onwards, the ideas have been met with a fair amount of skepticism on social media. Some fans have called for a clearer picture as to how the new structure will work, and be given clearer definitions of who will play in which divisions. However, the RFL have ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull KR v Wigan Warriors

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After a break for the Challenge Cup semi-finals, Super League action returns tonight, as Hull KR look to keep their slender top eight hopes alive against title-chasing Wigan Warriors. With just four rounds of the season to go, Chris Chester’s men sit three points behind the coveted eighth-spot, currently occupied by Widnes Vikings. And the Rovers – who today announced ... Read More »

Winning every game the target, says Wigan Warriors star

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Wigan Warriors star Sam Powell insists the club should be targeting wins from each and every one of their remaining games in Super League 2014, as they look to launch an assault on Old Trafford once again. The defending champions are handily placed going into the final four rounds of the season, with a win at Hull KR this evening ... Read More »

Hull FC star Hadley gets new contract

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Hull FC’s Dean Hadley has extended his stay with his home town club for a further two years, keeping him at the KC Stadium until the end of 2016. Since making his first team debut for the club in 2013, the back rower has flourished under the management of Lee Radford this season, featuring 12 times for the Black and Whites ... Read More »

Hull KR snap up James Donaldson

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Hull Kingston Rovers have continued to strengthen their squad for next season with the addition of Bradford Bulls forward James Donaldson. The 22-year-old will link up with the Robins on a two-year contract from November and becomes the club’s fourth new signing for 2015. A former England Schoolboys international, the back rower has racked up close to 70 Super League ... Read More »