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Koukash orders Cas to stump up cash for Sneyd

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Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash has hit out over the way the Marc Sneyd transfer situation has been handled, telling Castleford if they are so keen to bring him in, they must stump up the necessary cash. Sneyd handed in a transfer request – which was rejected by the Devils – earlier this month, and with the Tigers seemingly ... Read More »

Diskin keen to remain at Bradford Bulls

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Bradford Bulls captain Matt Diskin insists he is keen to remain at the club next season – regardless of whether the Bulls survive or are relegated to the Championship. However, Diskin admits he is unsure over whether he will continue playing next year, but did confirm to the Telegraph and Argus that he could stay on in a coaching capacity ... Read More »

Brett Ferres injury worries Huddersfield Giants

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Huddersfield Giants are sweating over the fitness of star forward Brett Ferres, after he picked up a knee injury during their narrow win against Hull Kingston Rovers. The win, which moves the Giants up to fourth place on the Super League ladder, was Huddersfield’s ninth in the last ten games. However, an injury to Ferres inevitably took the gloss off ... Read More »

Giants hold on to beat Robins

Huddersfield Giants secured their ninth win in ten games at the KC Lightstream Stadium tonight, holding on to beat Hull Kingston Rovers 22-26 in a thrilling match in front of 8,953 spectators. The game was finely balanced, 16-16 at half-time, but the Giants pulled away to a ten-point lead in the second half before the Robins rallied and closed the ... Read More »

Opinion: Time for Super League to introduce Heritage Round

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These are interesting days for British Rugby League. After the booming success of the 2013 World Cup, the game has been plunged back into the darkness somewhat, with attendances lagging, video referee madness and a controversial league re-structure on the horizon. Clearly, the game is desperate to get the fans back on side more than ever before. Super League fans ... Read More »

Carvell in line to make Castleford Tigers debut

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New Castleford Tigers signing Garreth Carvell is set to make his debut for the club this Saturday, after Daryl Powell named his 19-man squad to face Salford Red Devils. Carvell signed on loan from Hull FC last week, but missed out on selection for the trip to St Helens. However, Powell has given him the nod in the squad. There ... Read More »

Bulls take points appeal to High Court

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BRADFORD BULLS officials have today confirmed their intention to challenge the points deduction imposed by the Rugby Football League (RFL), in the High Court. The six-point deduction suffered earlier this year, as a result of the club entering administration, was recently upheld by a Sporting Sanctions Appeal Panel. The panel ruled the Bulls had not met the necessary threshold to ... Read More »

Goulding’s son signs for Barrow Raiders

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Barrow Raiders head coach Bobbie Goulding has made things a family affair at the club, after it was revealed son Bradley is training with the Kingstone Press Championship club. The 18-year-old full-back was recently released by Warrington Wolves, and Goulding has moved quick to snap up his son, with the Raiders desperately trying to scramble away from the foot of ... Read More »

Don’t write JJB off, says Leeds Rhinos coach

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Leeds Rhinos head coach Brian McDermott has hit back at suggestions Jamie Jones-Buchanan could be nearing the end of his career, after his latest injury setback ruled him out of this weekend’s visit of Catalan Dragons. The 32-year-old only returned from a 12-game layoff during last weekend’s win over Widnes, but picked up another injury, meaning he is set for ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull KR v Huddersfield Giants

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A record crowd is expected at the KC Lightstream Stadium this evening, as Hull Kingston Rovers look to keep up the pace with the top eight by beating in-form Huddersfield Giants. The Robins crushed relegation-threatened Bradford at Odsal last Friday to stay in touch with eighth-placed Widnes, and they have named an unchanged 19-man squad for the clash. Forward Jamie ... Read More »