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Brough returns for Huddersfield Giants

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Huddersfield Giants have welcomed back talisman and skipper Danny Brough into their 19-man squad to face Bradford Bulls this weekend. The Scotland international missed last weekend’s defeat against Castleford due to injury, but he is fit to take his place in Paul Anderson’s squad for the game. He comes in to replace Jack Miller, in what is the only change ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils tie down Evalds and Walton

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Jason Walton and Niall Evalds have become the latest Salford Red Devils star to sign a new contract with the club, after they signed new three-year deals with the Devils, beginning next year. Walton joined the Devils from Batley last season and, along with Adam and Jordan Walne, Greg Johnson and Josh Griffin, he and Evalds become the most recent ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Super League Friday preview + Hock debate

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In this week’s edition of TotalRL TV, we take an in-depth look at tonight’s two Super League fixtures, as Wigan take on Hull FC and there is a hugely anticipated derby between Widnes Vikings and Warrington Wolves. But as well as that, we also discuss the ramifications of Gareth Hock’s seven-match ban for making deliberate contact with a referee, and ... Read More »

Doncaster RLFC takeover aborted

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One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson’s proposed takeover of football side Doncaster Rovers – and Doncaster Rugby League – has been aborted, after former Rovers chairman John Ryan told the media the deal is off. The deal was thought to have been completed last month, with the club initially saying at the time: “We are pleased to announce that former Doncaster ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers bemoan disallowed try

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell said that the decision to disallow a crucial Castleford score midway through the second-half of their 24-24 draw with Leeds was “a joke”, and things have to change regarding the controversial obstruction ruling. Tigers full-back Luke Dorn told Sky Sports after the game that if the try had been allowed rather than be chalked ... Read More »

Milestones: Super League Round 21

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Round 21 of the 2014 Super League season got underway in dramatic fashion last night, as Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers played out a stunning 24-24 draw. But there is still plenty of action left in the tank this weekend, as six more games take place – with some pivotal games in store. Bradford’s relegation to the Championship could be ... Read More »

Fiji NSW Cup team can lead to NRL side, says Petero

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Fijian legend Petero Civoniceva has admitted that the admission of a Fiji side into the New South Wales Cup can ultimately lead to the island nation having full representation in the NRL. It was revealed yesterday that Fiji will have a Suva-based side in the second-tier of Australian Rugby League from 2016, and the former Fiji captain admits it is ... Read More »

Hull KR boss targets three wins from next four

Chris-Chester

Hull KR boss Chris Chester has laid down a target for his team over their next four games – win three of them, and they’ll be cemented in the top eight. The Robins currently sit outside the top eight with seven games of the season left, but with fellow play-off contenders Salford Red Devils the opponents this weekend – followed ... Read More »

Debate: Should captains be punished more severely?

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Round 21 of Super League is only one game old, yet there are already plenty of talking points to discuss from the game on Thursday night. Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers both had the chance to move top of Super League with a win, but they couldn’t be seperated in a thrilling 24-24 draw. However, the biggest talking point from ... Read More »

Opinion: Michael Shenton for Man of Steel?

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There can be little doubting that the story of Castleford Tigers in 2014 is without doubt the biggest revelation English Rugby League has seen all year. The Tigers have entertained fans all season with some thrilling play, and that was perfectly evident again on Thursday night, as they battled to a well-earned 24-24 draw with Leeds Rhinos. Still in the ... Read More »