Warrington forward Andre Savelio set for NRL switch

Warrington Wolves forward Andre Savelio has agreed to join NRL giants Brisbane Broncos. The 22-year-old joined the Wolves from St Helens on a one-year deal ahead of the new season but will link up with Wayne Bennett’s side in 2018. Savelio, who won the Albert Goldthorpe Rookie of the Year Award in 2015, has made 57 Super League appearances since 2015…

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TotalRL’s Super League Team of the Week – Round 21

Fullback – Stefan Ratchford (Warrington Wolves) Ratchford has always looked like one of Warrington’s biggest threats in a season that have seen them struggle in offence. But it clicked against Leigh on Friday and he was at the heart of it with a dazzling display with the ball. Wing – Jermaine McGillvary (Huddersfield Giants) You know what you’re going to…

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Two players charged by the RFL

Ben Westwood and Junior Sa’u have been charged by the RFL following incidents in last week’s Betfred Super League fixtures. Westwood has been charged for a Grade D dangerous throw following a tackle during Warrington’s victory over Leigh Centurions. The veteran forward has been cited for a tackle on Leigh’s Danny Tickle and could be suspended for a maximum of…

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Vatuvei: The timing was right

Manu Vatuvei believes the opportunity to join Salford was perfect time for him in his career. The Red Devils confirmed the capture of the 31-year-old on Monday on an 18-month contract. Dubbed ‘The Beast’, Vatuvei has struggled for game time at the Warriors this year and was granted a release from his contract. Speaking for the first time since his…

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Wage demands threaten to scupper Kevin Naiqama’s Super League move

Kevin Naiqama’s proposed move to Super League is dependent on him dropping his wage demands. The Wests Tigers winger was linked with a Super League club last week after his agent confirmed the 28-year-old was the subject of interest from Salford Red Devils. But League Express understands the Fiji International is asking for a salary in excess of £150,000 to…

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Watson calls on Salford to learn lessons following Leeds defeat

Ian Watson believes his Salford side were taught a few lessons by Leeds on how to play the big games following their defeat to the Rhinos. Salford went down 50-26 to the Rhinos, allowing Brian McDermott’s side to leapfrog them in the table. Watson is currently guiding Salford through a superb campaign, but he believes that their defeat to Leeds…

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