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London Broncos sign Sean Morris from Oxford

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London Broncos have signed Sean Morris on a one-year full time deal from Oxford RL. The 25-year-old played two games for the Broncos at the start of 2014 while on trial. He has been with Oxford RL since its inception having switched codes from the 15-man game where he played for Oxford University. In his debut season in Kingstone Press ... Read More »

“Disappointed” Ablett looking at the positives

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Leeds Rhinos utility Carl Ablett admits he was “disappointed” to miss out on England selection for the Four Nations but insists he has put it all behind him. The 28-year-old, who was initially selected in Steve McNamara’s train-on squad in June but didn’t make the final cut, says there is a silver lining to the cloud: being able to have ... Read More »

Greg Burke wants to follow in Josh Charnley’s footsteps

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Wigan forward Greg Burke wants to emulate team-mate Josh Charnley by impressing during a loan spell with Hull Kingston Rovers then returning to Wigan in a more prominent role. England winger Charnley spent five games with the Robins in 2010 before going back to the Warriors and becoming a regular starter. Although Burke is spending a full season in East ... Read More »

Brough impressed by new Giants signings

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Huddersfield captain Danny Brough has praised the four new signings made by Giants coach Paul Anderson. The West Yorkshire club have spent shrewdly so far this off-season, adding promising Bradford academy product Oliver Roberts and Wigan prop Jack Hughes to Castleford duo Jamie Ellis and Craig Huby. “I’ve been really impressed with the way everyone’s got stuck in from day ... Read More »

Todd Carney: Catalans can be a force in Super League

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Former Dally M medal winner Todd Carney was officially unveiled as a Catalans player yesterday and took part in a press conference with new team-mate Willie Tonga and Dragons president Bernard Guasch. Here are some of the best quotes from the 28-year-old. On his expectations “I have a high expectation of myself so I have high expectations. For me, I ... Read More »

Bulls want to be a dominant force, says Mullaney

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Former Salford full-back Jake Mullaney insists that new club Bradford are targeting an immediate return to Super League and want to become a “dominant force”. The 24-year-old Australian, who agreed a one-year deal with the Odsal outfit earlier this year, said: “As a squad we have spoke about the need to secure an immediate return to Super League this time ... Read More »

Carney: France will be my home for the rest of my career

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New Catalans Dragons signing Todd Carney believes he will spend the rest of his career playing in France. The Australian had his first press conference as a Super League player today. Here are some of the best bits. On his behavioural issues “I’ve always put my hand up. I’ve obviously done the wrong thing. I may not have deserved the ... Read More »

Golden Boot: 2014 shortlist revealed this week

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The shortlist for Rugby League’s most prestigious and revered award – the Golden Boot – will be revealed this week. Rugby League World magazine, the award’s organisers, will print the full shortlist in issue 404, which is available to download from midnight on Thursday (using this link) and in all good newsagents on Friday. Does Sam Burgess deserve a shot ... Read More »

Seven reasons to read this week’s League Express

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Nigel Wood exclusive We sit down with the RFL chief and find out how he wants to ignore the Australians and push forward with an international Rugby League calendar Click here to download the digital version of League Express newspaper to the device of your choice Steve McNamara exclusive We also chatted to England coach Steve McNamara and got his ... Read More »

Marc Sneyd relishing half-back competition at Hull FC

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Marc Sneyd believes the large number of half-backs on the books at Hull FC next season will bring the best out in all of them and says he enjoys the competition. The 23-year-old, who joined the Black and Whites from Salford via a season-long loan with Castleford, is one of five specialist halves battling for a starting spot in Lee ... Read More »