Thursday, July 31, 2014
Rugby League News


Tigers thank Sneyd, reveal replacement plans


Castleford Tigers have released a statement in which they thank outgoing half-back Marc Sneyd for his efforts this season and hint that a replacement could be announced very shortly. “Castleford Tigers would like to wish half back Marc Sneyd the best of luck ahead of his move to Hull FC from Salford for the 2015 campaign,” the club wrote. “Sneyd ... Read More »

Wolves sign Fiji international Sims


Warrington Wolves have confirmed the signing of Fiji international prop Ashton Sims from NRL side North Queensland Cowboys. The 29-year-old, who represented his country at the 2013 World Cup, has agreed a two-year deal with the club from 2015. The former St George-Illawarra Dragon said: “I’m really looking forward to a new challenge at a great club. The time is ... Read More »

Bulls sign Red Devil Williams on loan


Bradford Bulls have signed Danny Williams, who has agreed a one-month loan deal with the club. Williams, 27, arrives from Salford Red Devils – where he has spent the past four seasons – and goes straight into contention for Sunday’s First:Utility Super League visit of Catalan Dragons. The winger has scored three tries in nine appearances for the Red Devils in ... Read More »

O’Brien: I will stick by the Bulls


Bradford hooker Adam O’Brien says he will honour his two-year contract with the Bulls regardless of whether or not they get relegated at the end of the year. The 20-year-old, who has scored four tries in 17 appearances this year, told the T&A: “If it happens and we go down then I’ll be looking to stay if the club still ... Read More »

Kevin Locke arrives in UK, trains with Red Devils


New Salford signing – Kiwi international full-back Kevin Locke – has arrived in England and begun training with the Red Devils. The 25-year-old, who played against England in the World Cup semi final last year, is widely considered to be one of the finest running full-backs in the game. It is unknown when he will make his debut for the ... Read More »

Pryce: Radford was main reason behind Hull FC transfer


New Hull FC signing Leon Pryce claims the pull of joining former team-mate Lee Radford was too tempting to turn down. The 32-year-old, who was revealed as one of two new black and whites half-backs this morning, was also tempted by the chance to play in the Hull derby. He said: “Lee Radford is one of the main reasons I ... Read More »

Sneyd: I feel like I can achieve something with Hull


Marc Sneyd believes his move to Hull FC is a step in the right direction for his career and expects to win some silverware during his time there. The 23-year-old, who will join Leon Pryce at the KC Stadium at the end of the season, said: “I liked the opportunity at Hull FC because everything I have seen and heard ... Read More »

Hull FC sign Marc Sneyd for “substantial fee”


Salford Red Devils have announced they have agreed the transfer of half-back Marc Sneyd to Hull FC for the 2015 season and beyond. Sneyd, who has been on loan at Castleford Tigers this year had recently requested a transfer from the AJ Bell Stadium after the Devils completed the signing of Michael Dobson. Red Devils CEO Martin Vickers said: “We ... Read More »

Cast your vote: Who will win this year’s Grand Final?

Leeds Rhinos winning the 2012 Grand Final. ©RLPhotos

In this week’s issue of League Express newspaper, the regular reader’s poll focuses on the business end of the season, and we are asking you to vote for who you think, out of the top six clubs currently in Super League, will get to Old Trafford and lift the Super League trophy. You have until late on Sunday to cast ... Read More »

Leon Pryce to join Hull FC at end of season


Catalans Dragons have confirmed that Leon Pryce will leave the club at the end of the season to join Hull FC. The 32-year-old has made 68 Super League appearances for Catalans Dragons and scored 15 tries since his arrival in 2012. “I’ve loved my time in France, thank you to all the fans,” he said. “ I’m looking forward to ... Read More »