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Ulugia and Walker could face Hull KR sacking

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Hull KR stars Wayne Ulugia and Jonny Walker are facing heavy disciplinary action after being caught drinking after the Robins lost to Warrington recently – despite being explicitly told not to. The duo are in breach of club rules and could find out whether or not they have a future with the Rovers at the end of this week, according ... Read More »

Scott Dureau a Hull FC target

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Hull FC are set to make a bid to sign Catalan Dragons scrum-half – and 2012 Albert Goldthorpe Medal winner - Scott Dureau. The Australian was de-registered by the French club recently to make room for new signing Sam Williams, but was told he still has a future with the Dragons and is under contract until 2015. He has recently ... Read More »

Catalans beat Hull in Perpignan thriller

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Catalan Dragons held off a fast-finishing Hull FC at the Stade Gilbert Brutus in Perpignan this afternoon to win a thrilling Super League contest. Hull suffered a blow before the game when their hooker Danny Houghton had to withdraw after his wife gave birth, while they were also missing Liam Watts, who had lost his passport before travelling to France. ... Read More »

Giants too strong for improving Broncos

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Huddersfield Giants moved into fifth place in the Super League table with a 38-22 victory over London Broncos, who have now lost their first 17 games of the season while showing some improvement on their recent performances. The Giants, welcoming Leroy Cudjoe back into their side, took the lead after four minutes when Scott Grix scored after a Craig Kopczak ... Read More »

Robins spank Bulls at Odsal

Hull Kingston Rovers gained a strong 18-44 victory tonight against Bradford Bulls at Odsal, with a result that makes in unlikely that the Bulls will be able to avoid relegation. The  Robins took the lead when Travis Burns went over, selling a dummy, for a try that he converted himself. The Bulls hit back five minutes later when Elliot Kear ... Read More »

I didn’t expect England call, says Hardaker

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Leeds Rhinos full-back Zak Hardaker admits he never expected to be included in England’s latest mid-season training camp, after his controversial exit from the squad during the last World Cup. Hardaker left before the end of the tournament, and claims he didn’t speak to Steve McNamara again until a few weeks ago, when he was informed he was selected for ... Read More »

Debate: Is it time for Yorkshire v Lancashire to come back?

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Jerry Thomas (JT): State of Origin once again delivered another fantastic spectacle for the world of Rugby League on Wednesday, with another superb occasion once again proving it is the pinnacle of our game. With the Exiles game sailing off into the sunset, it’s now time to bring back County of Origin in England, and replicate the success that the ... Read More »

I expected tough England squad, says McNamara

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England head coach Steve McNamara insists he was fully prepared to pick his toughest England squad yet, after the 34-strong party met at Loughborough earlier this week. McNamara has drawn criticism for leaving the likes of Kevin Brown and Marc Sneyd out of the squad, but a clutch of youngsters have been named in what appears to be an exciting ... Read More »

Match preview: Bradford Bulls v Hull Kingston Rovers

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Bradford caretaker player-coach Matt Diskin has recalled Brett Kearney, Jay Pitts and Alex Mellor into his 19-man squad for the visit of Hull KR. The trio replace Adam Henry, Joe Arundel and Jamie Foster. With Bradford eight points from safety, and with games running out, defeat here is almost unthinkable for the Bulls. Hull KR coach Craig Sandercock also makes ... Read More »

Leroy Cudjoe back for Huddersfield Giants

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Huddersfield Giants centre Leroy Cudjoe will make his return for the club this weekend, as they look to continue their surge up the table by defeating London Broncos. Seven wins in the last eight games have catapulted the Giants into a strong position in the table, and the top four is in sight for the team who finished top of ... Read More »