Watch Rugby League Back Chat (Show 28) on TotalRL.com now

Watch the latest edition of Rugby League Back Chat now on TotalRL.com Forget Brexit, with the big Rugby League vote taking place this week we are talking SLexit as the debate over the league restructure rages on. Rod Studd discusses the next phase of potential upheaval to the game with Bradford Bulls Chairman Andrew Chalmers, Phil Caplan of Forty20 and…

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RUGBY LEAGUE HEROES | The hardest player of his generation

Malcolm Reilly was not just one of the great rugby players of all time, he was one of the toughest. His hard-man reputation preceded him in a career that saw him win showpiece finals with Castleford and Manly. He moved into coaching, winning the Challenge Cup with Castleford in 1986 and the Grand Final with Newcastle Knights in 1997. In…

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Bulldogs taking shape

Batley Bulldogs coach Matt Diskin is happy with the way his 2019 squad is coming together after French playmaker Louis Jouffret became the latest player to re-sign. Jouffret, who has spent time with Catalans, Warrington and Whitehaven, quickly became a favourite at the club after initially joining in July. Diskin said: “We’re building well looking towards next season. “Louis is…

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Lenagan hails EGM decision

Wigan Warriors Chairman, Ian Lenagan has hailed the decision to move forward with a new fixture proposal for Super League and Rugby League more generally from the 2019 season. Super League will continue as a twelve-team league, but will revert to a normal ‘one-up, one-down’ promotion & relegation system. The `Season + Super 8s’ format will abolished and replaced by…

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Rovers Chairman unhappy with EGM vote

Featherstone Rovers Chairman Mark Campbell has expressed his extreme disappointment with the outcome of today’s Rugby Football League EGM after 68 per cent of the votes in a secret ballot supported a move away from the current Super8s structure. Campbell said: “I’m baffled that nine Championship and League 1 clubs appear to have turned back on how they said they would vote.…

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Cronulla book Melbourne Qualifying Final

Cronulla Sharks progressed through to an NRL Qualifying Final against Melbourne Storm with a 21-20 victory over Penrith Panthers, thanks to Chad Townsend’s late field goal. The Sharks had all of the first half and built up an 18-2 lead at the break. But Penrith came right back into the game to level it only for Townsend to win it. The…

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