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Five contenders to become next Hull KR boss

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As you’ll have no doubt seen by now, Hull KR boss Craig Sandercock has lost his job, with the club parting ways with their head coach with immediate effect. Sandercock follows Brian Noble, Richard Agar, Francis Cummins and Tony Rea as the fifth Super League coach to lose their job in the 2014 season – totaling over a third of ... Read More »

Clark hat-trick seals Tigers’ victory at Widnes

Castleford Tigers hooker Daryl Clark scored three sparkling tries to help the Tigers to a 20-40 victory over Widnes Tigers at the Select Security Stadium. The Tigers got off to a blistering start, with three tries in the first ten minutes to Luke Dorn, Oliver Holmes and Clark, with Marc Sneyd converting all three. The Vikings got onto the scoreboard ... Read More »

Hull KR sack coach Craig Sandercock

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Hull KR have sacked their head coach Craig Sandercock. The Robins have won just 7 of their 19 games this season, and sit three points outside of the top eight, with the race for the top eight heating up. The club and Sandercock had been in talks over a new deal for a lengthy period now, but with the Hull ... Read More »

Saints snap up Shannon McDonnell

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St Helens have signed Shannon McDonnell until the end of the season. The 26-year-old full back joins as a free agent having previously been with Hull FC. “Shannon is a great addition for us,” Saints Head Coach Nathan Brown said. “He has a lot of experience in his position and will add strength and depth to our squad. “Losing Jonny ... Read More »

Magic Weekend to move away from Manchester in 2015

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Super League’s Magic Weekend will be looking for a fourth home next year, after it was revealed the event will not be staged at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, according to the Manchester Evening News. Manchester City – tenants of the Etihad – are at home in the final week of the Premier League season and building work at the ... Read More »

Kingstone Press Championship to host round in Blackpool

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The world’s most famous seaside resort – Blackpool – will rock to the planet’s most exciting sport next summer when Bloomfield Road hosts a full round of Kingstone Press Championship fixtures over two action-packed days. The Kingstone Press Championship Summer Bash will take place over the Bank Holiday weekend, Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, 2015, and features a ... Read More »

Catalan Dragons coach signs new deal

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Catalans Dragons head coach Laurent Frayssinous has signed a new two year contract with the club. The former Dragons player and France international joined the coaching staff after hanging up his boots in 2007, but will now remain head coach after guiding Catalan to what looks like a top eight finish in Super League this season. Frayssinous said : “I’m ... Read More »

Ex-Bradford Bulls boss Cummins confident of getting new job

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Former Bradford Bulls head coach Francis Cummins admits he has to be confident he will quickly get another job in Rugby League, as the dust finally begins to settle on his departure from the club. Cummins and his assistant Lee St Hilaire left the Bulls two weeks ago – and has since been replaced by Bulls legend James Lowes. However, ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors support Billy Boston statue plans

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The Wigan Warriors have overwhelmingly thrown their support behind plans to erect a statue of Wigan great Billy Boston, after it was revealed that the team behind the project are calling on the public to help pay for it. Boston, who scored an astonishing 478 tries for Wigan in the 1950s and 1960s, is long regarded as one of the ... Read More »

Opinion: Pryce is signing Hull FC have lacked for years

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In recent years, Hull FC’s transfer history can ultimately be described as hit-and-miss – and that is almost being generous. For every Gareth Ellis – a signing that has taken Super League by storm and been a resounding success – there is ultimately a Brett Seymour, a signing that has seriously flattered to deceive. With their recent track record of ... Read More »