Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Match preview: Catalan Dragons v Huddersfield Giants

Olivier Elima. ©RLPhotos

Catalan Dragons will be looking to finally pick up their first win of 2014, as they entertain Huddersfield Giants in the South of France. It is only the second time the Dragons have played at home this season, but the game already looks to have taken on extra significance for Laurent Frayssinous’ men, who are still on zero points this ... Read More »

Hull FC forced into changes for Widnes clash

Hull FC head honcho Lee Radford. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC head coach Lee Radford has made three changes to his forward pack for Sunday’s clash with Widnes Vikings at the KC Stadium. The Black and Whites have been hit by injuries in the front row with Josh Bowden the latest prop to be sidelined after picking up an ankle injury in last week’s defeat to Castleford Tigers. He ... Read More »

Andy Raleigh set to return for Wakefield Wildcats

Former Wakefield coach Richard Agar. ©RLPhotos

Wakefield have recalled prop Andy Raleigh into their 19-man squad this weekend, as they host top of the league St Helens. The prop has been missing since pulling out of the team the day before the trip to Wigan Warriors with a hamstring injury but is back in contention for Sunday’s meeting with the unbeaten league leaders at the Rapid ... Read More »

Saints make several changes for Wakefield clash

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Table toppers St Helens have named their 19-man squad to face Wakefield this weekend, with back rower Mark Flanagan recalled to the side. The club are set to hand a debut to Matty Dawson, as they prepare to make a raft of changes this weekend – they are without the likes of Luke Walsh, Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook and Alex Walmsley. However, ... Read More »

Hull KR name squad for Bulls clash

Hull KR boss Craig Sandercock. ©RLPhotos

Hull KR boss Craig Sandercock has named his 19-man squad for the vital bottom of the table clash with Bradford on Sunday, with former Bull Jamie Langley included. It will be the first time Langley will face the club with which he spent 12 years – winning every domestic honour available. However, he is a Robin in 2014, and will ... Read More »

Castleford make one change for Salford clash

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Daryl Powell has made just one change to his 19-man squad to face Salford Red Devils this Sunday, as they look to make it six wins out of six. The solitary change is an enforced one, as the suspended Jordan Tansey is replaced by Luke Dorn, as the Tigers head to Salford in good spirits. Whilst Powell was disappointed to ... Read More »

Rangi Chase returns to Salford squad

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Rangi Chase is in line to end his injury exile against former club Castleford this weekend, after he was included in Brian Noble’s 19-man squad to face the Tigers. Chase has been out since picking up a leg injury in Round One, and has missed the last four games, with youngster Theo Fages stepping up instead. However, Chase looks set ... Read More »

Bradford welcome back key trio for Hull KR trip

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Bradford Bulls head coach Francis Cummins has confirmed three of his absent stars will make their comeback against Hull Kingston Rovers this weekend. Chief amongst them is centre Matty Blythe, who is yet to feature for the club in 2014 after suffering a hand injury during pre-season training. He will provide much needed strike power for the Bulls, with Cummins ... Read More »

Championship Preview: Swinton Lions v Barrow Raiders

Sunday 3.00pm at Sedgley Park Swinton Lions – who are unable to play at their regular venue at the Leigh Sports Village – will make a return to the former ‘home’ at Sedgley Park’s Park Lane ground at Whitefield. Centre Mick Nanyn is set to make his 350th career appearance. Nanyn is in his second spell with Swinton, playing 96 ... Read More »

Championship Preview: Rochdale Hornets v Batley Bulldogs

Sunday 3.00pm at Spotland Stadium Rochdale Hornets are still looking for their first league win of the season but will be in good heart after an impressive performance against the University of Gloucestershire All Golds in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup. Both Hornets and the Bullogs progressed safely into the fourth round with an injury-hit Batley side accounting for amateurs Kells. ... Read More »