Slater and Smith to feature for Melbourne in World Club Challenge

Melbourne Storm superstars Billy Slater and Cameron Smith are among those named in the Melbourne’s squad to face Leeds Rhinos on Friday. The duo will be joined by several other members of Australia’s World Cup winning squad, with the likes of Will Chambers and Cameron Munster also set to start for the Storm. Craig Bellamy has named his strongest possible…

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Double injury blow for Hull KR ahead of Catalans clash

Hull Kingston Rovers will be without Andrew Heffernan and James Greenwood for Thursday’s visit of Catalans. The pair have both failed to recover from head knocks sustained in last week’s defeat to Leeds and will therefore be unavailable for the contest between two of Super League’s winless sides. Will Oakes and Danny Tickle have been called up for Rovers, with…

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Slammin’ Sam to miss South Sydney match with Wigan

Sam Burgess will not feature for South Sydney in their game against Wigan on Saturday. The England ace has been left out, with new Bunnies coach Anthony Seibold deciding to field a number of the club’s younger players. John Sutton and Adam Reynolds are other noticeable ommissions, but Tom and George Burgess will star along with Lebanon’s international halfback Robbie…

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Leeds Rhinos stars to appear in Aussie soap Neighbours

Three of Leeds Rhinos’ stars have landed acting roles out in Australia. Ryan Hall, Kallum Watkins and Stevie Ward have bagged parts in iconic Australian soap Neighbours, which is based in Erinsborough, a fictional suburb in Melbourne. The club contacted the show’s producers, who replied saying they’d re-write the show to get some of the players in the episode. “We…

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Power Rankings: TotalRL’s top 10 sides following the weekend’s action

1. St Helens (0) Justin Holbrook’s side remains on top of the pile after securing a second-consecutive victory at the start of the season. The Saints toppled Catalans 21-12 despite spending the majority of the second-half with twelve men. It wasn’t as flashy or headline-grabbing as their victory over Castleford, but in certain ways it was equally impressive. 2. Featherstone…

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Twelve amateur hopefuls join the pros in Challenge Cup draw

    THE draw for the third round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup will be made this evening (Tuesday 13 February), and the fourteen Betfred League 1 sides will join the dozen surviving grassroots teams in proceedings. The amateur teams that have progressed through the opening stages are Askam, Batley Boys, British Army, Distington, Featherstone Lions, Hunslet Club Parkside, Kells,…

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