Monday, December 22, 2014
Rugby League News


Match report: Newcastle Knights 20-26 Canberra Raiders


In a Nutshell Canberra Raiders gained their first win of the season, 26-20, over the Newcastle Knights in a thrilling game, aided by two tries by Jarrod Croker. How it unfolded First half: Jarrod Croker opens the scoring by pouncing on a sublime grubber from Jack Wighton in the 6th minute, Raiders lead 6-0; Knights hit back 10 minutes later ... Read More »

Richards stars as Tigers hammer Titans

In a Nutshell Former Wigan star Pat Richards scored two tries and kicked seven goals to help Wests Tigers to a resounding 42-12 victory over Gold Coast Titans How it unfolded Temperatures in South Queensland were close to 40 degrees, but the weather seemed to exhaust the home side far more than the Tigers. Richards scored the first try of ... Read More »

Professionals too strong for amateurs in Challenge Cup

Tetley's Challenge Cup

Results from the five Tetley’s Challenge Cup matches played so far this weekend, prior to Sunday’s games. Batley Bulldogs 52 Kells 4 Egremont Rangers 24 Oldham 42 Keighley Cougars 42 Wath Brow Hornets 0 Normanton Knights 12 Workington Town 38 Wigan St Patricks 6 Leigh Centurions 74 Full reports from every Challenge Cup match will feature in Monday’s edition of Rugby ... Read More »

Mathers scores 4 as Wildcats hit half century

In a Nutshell Wakefield fullback Richie Mathers scored four tries as the Wildcats proved far too strong for London Broncos, winning 22-50 at The Hive. How it Unfolded Mathers scored his first two tries in the opening ten minutes, and from that point it was always an uphill struggle for the Broncos, who were 6-30 down at half-time. Wakefield added ... Read More »

Wests Tigers refute relocation story

The NRL’s Wests Tigers have denied the suggestion in an article Saturday’s Sydney Daily Telegraph that the club will be relocated to Perth. Wests Tigers CEO Grant Mayer said; “The Wests Tigers will not be relocating to Perth, or anywhere else for that matter. Our club is working with the NRL and club shareholders to ensure that our members, corporate ... Read More »

Thornley hat-trick as Wigan quell Robins’ challenge

In a Nutshell Hull KR enjoyed a 14-20 half-time lead, but Wigan upped their game in the second half to score 20 unanswered points to win 34-20. How it unfolded Wigan took an eight-point lead within the first ten minutes, with tries by Iain Thornley and Matty Bowen, who ran 90 metres when taking a high ball 10 metres from ... Read More »

Rugby League betting tips: Who to back

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Salford V Warrington Handicap – Salford +10 This is a match involving two teams who had high expectations at the start of the season, but both have been fairly disappointing so far. The big news at Salford this week has rather unsurprisingly involved their owner Dr. Marwan Koukash, whose wife is fronting a bid to buy rivals Bradford Bulls, and ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers release Charlie Martin


Castleford Tigers have confirmed that youngster Charlie Martin has been released by the club. The 22-year-old has failed to break into Daryl Powell’s plans this year, despite featuring six times for the Tigers in 2013. He made his debut on Easter Monday last year, and the second rower looked set for a bright future at the club. However, he has ... Read More »

Hull FC ring the changes for Cas trip

Hull FC head honcho Lee Radford. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC head coach Lee Radford has made three changes to his 19-man squad, as they head to West Yorkshire to face the unbeaten Castleford Tigers. Tom Lineham misses out, after he sustained a long-term injury against the Bradford Bulls last week. That means an opportunity has arose for Liam Colbon, with the former Wigan and Hull KR man looking ... Read More »

Three changes for unbeaten Castleford Tigers


Castleford Tigers have made three changes to their 19-man squad this week, as they go in search of a fifth consecutive victory in the Super League when they face Hull FC. Head coach Daryl Powell has omitted Luke Dorn – the man who scored the winning try against champions Wigan last week. Jordan Tansey returns to the squad, and will ... Read More » Shop: Last Ordering Date for Free Pre-Xmas Delivery: 2pm Thursday 18th December!!