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Boyd to leave Newcastle Knights?

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Newcastle Knights full-back Darius Boyd has completed his treatment for depression – but will not play for the club again, Australian media are reporting. Boyd made headlines last month when it was announced he would be checking into a Sydney mental health facility to seek treatment for depression, and he hasn’t featured in an NRL game since. And the Knights ... Read More »

Washbrook commits to Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have secured the services of forward Danny Washbrook for another year, after he penned a one-year extension to his contract with the club. The former Hull FC man will spend a fourth consecutive season with the Wildcats after signing his new deal, with Washbrook admitting he had no interest in signing for anyone else other than Wakefield. ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils snap up Liam Hood

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Salford Red Devils have continued to recruit from outside Super League, snapping up the services of Hunslet Hawks hooker Liam Hood for 2015. Hood has impressed since joining the Hawks from Leeds – after initially joining on a dual-registration deal from the Rhinos last year. He had a deal in place to play for Hunslet in 2015 but, after Salford ... Read More »

Hull sign NRL star

Hull FC have secured their third signing ahead of the 2015 season with a move for the experienced Gold Coast Titans backrower Mark Minichiello on a two-year deal. The 32-year old has agreed deal to join the Airlie Birds for the start of the 2015 campaign, making the Italian international the third player to switch to the KC Stadium, following halfbacks ... Read More »

Wigan grab late draw at Hull KR

Josh Charnley scored a try for Wigan in the final seconds of the game tonight at Hull Kingston Rovers to grab a late draw in a game that the Robins were desperate to win to progress their ambition of making ground on the play-off places. It was a game that Hull KR had largely dominated after going behind to an ... Read More »

Leeds Rhinos boss knows lineup for cup final

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Leeds Rhinos head coach Brian McDermott admits he knows his starting line-up for next Saturday’s Challenge Cup Final – but admits there are still spots available on the bench. The Rhinos bid to end their 15-year hoodoo with the Challenge Cup next weekend when they lock horns with Castleford Tigers at Wembley, and McDermott told the media on Thursday that ... Read More »

Clark wary of wounded Warrington Wolves

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Castleford Tigers hooker Daryl Clark insists the team will have to be on their guard this evening, as they take on a Warrington Wolves side still reeling from their semi-final loss to Leeds last weekend. The Wolves – unlike the Tigers – will not be at Wembley for the Challenge Cup Final next Saturday, after losing out to the Rhinos ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers boss trusts his squad

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Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell has backed his now-infamous rotation policy ahead of their trip to Warrington Wolves – saying he trusts all the players in his squad to get the job done against the Wolves. Powell has rested the likes of Michael Shenton, Luke Dorn and Daryl Clark ahead of next weekend’s Challenge Cup Final against Leeds Rhinos, with ... Read More »

St Helens to move for Travis Burns?

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St Helens are believed to be launching an ambitious bid to bring Hull Kingston Rovers stand-off Travis Burns to Langtree Park – as they continue to reel from the impact of Luke Walsh’s long-term injury. Burns – who is still under contract with the Robins – is believed to be attracting the interest of the Saints with the business end ... Read More »

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 »