Chester hoping warm weather brings the best out of Wakefield Trinity

Wakefield coach Chris Chester is hoping that the overdue arrival of spring will help bring the best out of his side – as they begin what he has identified as a vital period in their season tonight. Trinity head to Salford on buoyant mood, having become only the second side to beat league leaders St Helens this season last weekend.…

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Triumphs for Norths and the Lane!

LOCK LANE and North Hull Knights are celebrating this morning after victories in last night’s District League Cup Finals. The Knights accounted for Three Tunes 34-22 in the Hull ARL’s GMB Council Cup decider at Hull KR’s KC Lightstream Stadium. The Lane, meanwhile, beat Cutsyke Raiders 38-16 in the Castleford & Featherstone ARL’s David Poulter Open Cup Final, which was…

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Thorman: Brough’s ban “totally justified”

Chris Thorman has admitted Danny Brough overstepped the mark after being handed a three-match suspension. The interim Giants boss said the ban was “totally justified” after the halfback was sent off following an exchange with the match officials. He has subsequently been hit with his seventh suspension in two years, and Thorman said Brough could have no complaints following the…

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Roosters beat Bulldogs in low-scoring clash

Sydney Roosters completed a seemingly comfortable shut-out of the Canterbury Bulldogs in a 6-0 victory, the lowest-scoring meeting between the two sides. The Bulldogs’ front row forwards made plenty of metres but their halves Kieran Foran and Jeremy Marshall-King couldn’t create a breakthrough. After Aaron Woods was penalised for an incorrect play-the-ball, Latrell Mitchell showed his class once again when he…

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Walker signs new Widnes deal

Widnes Vikings forward Brad Walker has signed a new three-year deal with the club. The 20-year-old, another product of the club’s Academy system currently playing in the first-team, has made seven first-team appearances for the club since making his debut in 2016. He follows fellow Academy product Matt Whitley in committing to the club after he also penned a three-year…

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Brian McDermott salutes special solider Jones-Buchanan ahead of 400th appearance

Brian McDermott has paid testament to Jamie Jones-Buchanan ahead of his 400th appearance for the club. The veteran second-rower will reach the milestone in the club’s Betfred Super League clash with Hull FC on Thursday night, 19 years since making his debut for the club. His remarkable career has seen him win eight Grand Finals, three World Club Challenges and…

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