Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Rugby League News


Richard Moore pumped to claim local bragging rights


Wakefield Trinity Wildcats forward Richard Moore admits he is pumped to face Castleford Tigers in the huge Good Friday derby in West Yorkshire, claiming the fans deserve no less than a victory. After some dismal form over the last few weeks, the Wildcats will be looking to claim the local bragging rights against their bitter rivals – who are currently ... Read More »

Pat Richards in line to make State of Origin debut

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At the age of 32, former Wigan Warriors favourite Pat Richards is line for a sensational State of Origin debut this year, according to reports in Australia. Having spent the last eight years at Wigan – winning every honour available to him in the English club game – Richards has been a revelation since heading back to Australia, with the ... Read More »

Mick Potter set for contract extension at Wests Tigers

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After almost losing his job last season, Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter is set to earn a new contract with the club following their superb start to the season. The Tigers finished 15th last season, just one place off the bottom in the NRL. However, after rebuilding in the off-season, Potter has guided the Tigers to four wins from their ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls launch revamped shop and new initiative

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Bradford Bulls have launched a brand new layout to their club shop and ticketing offices, in what chairman Marc Green calls the first of “several” developments to take place at the club. Green believes the new offices and shop reflect the brighter, fresher attitude around the club since he took over three weeks ago – and said the old offices ... Read More »

Francis Cummins wary of ‘dangerous’ Leeds Rhinos side


Bradford head coach Francis Cummins admits that his Bulls side will have to be at their best to emerge victorious over local rivals Leeds this evening, admitting that they are a dangerous side to face at this moment in time. Their all-conquering backs division has contributed to some heavy wins so far in 2014, including back-to-back victories against Wakefield Trinity ... Read More »

Michael Platt signs up at Salford Red Devils


Salford Red Devils have secured the services of Michael Platt for the remainder of the season after he completed a successful trial period at the Club. Platt – who has Super League experience with the likes of Bradford and Castleford in the past, had been plying his trade at North Wales Crusaders in 2014, but has joined his local club ... Read More »

Craig Bellamy refutes resignation claims


Melbourne Storm head coach Craig Bellamy has claimed he never offered his resignation at the club, after reports claimed he had considered quitting the club in the wake of the ban handed out to Jordan McLean. McLean was issued with a seven-game ban for his role in the tackle that left Newcastle Knights forward Alex McKinnon seriously injured, with reports ... Read More »

Match preview: Bradford Bulls v Leeds Rhinos


The fiercely anticipated West Yorkshire derby between Bradford Bulls and Leeds Rhinos takes place at the Provident Stadium this evening, with Bradford looking for the win that could take them off the bottom of the Super League ladder. Still marooned on -2 points after their penalty for going into administration, the Bulls are in desperate need of points so early ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull Kingston Rovers v Hull FC

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The first Hull derby of 2014 takes place tonight, with local bragging rights at stake once again as Hull Kingston Rovers and Hull FC lock horns at the KC Lightstream Stadium. With the clash televised in front of millions of viewers, it is sure to be a fantastic clash as the two bitterest of rivals do battle for a precious ... Read More »

Oliver Holmes signs new contract at Castleford Tigers

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Castleford Tigers forward Oliver Holmes has handed the club a major boost, as he has signed a new two-year contract with the West Yorkshire club. The 21-year-old is now contracted to the club until the end of the 2016 Super League season, having previously been out of contract at the end of this season. He has already played 73 times ... Read More »