Warrington given green light for cap dispensation after Brown injury

Warrington Wolves have been granted salary cap dispensation by the Rugby Football League following Kevin Brown’s season-ending injury. After Wolves vice-captain Brown snapped his Achilles in training on the eve of the new season, Warrington followed Super League rival Castleford’s lead in applying for dispensation to take Brown off their salary cap – just as the Tigers did with scrum-half…

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Cooper Cronk insists no decision made on retirement plans just yet

Cooper Cronk admits he’s yet to decide whether Sunday’s World Club Challenge game against Wigan will be his final visit to England as a player. The iconic Kangaroos half-back is yet to make a decision on his future beyond the upcoming 2019 NRL season, realistically meaning this weekend’s clash against the Warriors could be the last time he plays on…

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Sculthorpe and Hanley back further reduction in interchanges in the future

Two of the greatest British rugby league players of all-time have backed the reduction in interchanges introduced in the domestic game this season to be whittleD down even further. As part of a number of new rules changes introduced for 2019, Super League has lowered the interchanges permitted in a game from ten to eight – a move also implemented…

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Leeds’ Trent Merrin admits he would like to finish his playing career in the NRL

Leeds Rhinos forward, Trent Merrin has admitted he would like to return and play in the NRL in the future. The 29-year-old  Kangaroos international agreed a four-year deal with the Rhinos beginning this season – but admits his dream would be to finish his playing career in the NRL. However, while that remains his goal, it hasn’t stopped him from…

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Today’s Student and College fixtures……

The Rugby Football League has confirmed this afternoon’s Student and College programme, with a number of previously-announced fixtures being postponed, and others added. Today’s action is:    Wednesday 13 February 2019 MIDLANDS CONFERENCE CUP: Oxford Brookes A v Derby; Lincoln v Leicester; Nottingham Trent v Northampton. NORTHERN CONFERENCE CUP: Manchester v Liverpool John Moores; Bangor v Newcastle A; Chester (Warrington)…

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