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Bradford Bulls have “different bounce”, says Lowes

Coach James Lowes has already signed Jake Mullaney from Salford Red Devils

Bradford Bulls head coach James Lowes said his side have a “different bounce” to them in recent weeks, after they picked up their third consecutive Super League win with victory against Hull FC. Trailing 12-0 inside the first quarter, the Bulls scored five consecutive tries either side of the break to romp into a league they ultimately would not surrender, ... Read More »

The Fab Five: Week ending Sunday August 17

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What an incredible week of Rugby League we’ve had – with some absolutely huge results flooding through over the last four days. The Super League and Championships tables have all been shaken up thanks to the weekend’s action – with some big movers and shakers. There were impressive performances across the board, and we had plenty of nominations for this ... Read More »

Rugby League Scoreboard: Sunday August 17

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First Utility Super League Bradford Bulls 34-28 Hull FC Huddersfield 28-14 Widnes London Broncos 40-36 Leeds Rhinos Kingstone Press Championship Sheffield 36-28 Whitehaven Batley Bulldogs 14-16 Dewsbury Rams Halifax 4-20 Featherstone Rovers Keighley 20-30 North Wales Crusaders Rochdale 10-22 Doncaster Swinton 6-56 Leigh Centurions Workington Town 32-18 Barrow Raiders Kingstone Press Championship One Gateshead 52-20 South Wales Scorpions Gloucestershire All ... Read More »

Tonight’s Super League results

St Helens 40 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 16 Salford Red Devils 34 Catalan Dragons 22 Warrington Wolves 48 Castleford Tigers 10   Full reports with photographs will appear in Monday’s edition of Rugby League Express, which also goes online on Sunday evening at 11.00pm. Read More »

Dewsbury Rams to abandon dual-registration

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Dewsbury Rams chairman Mark Sawyer and head coach Glenn Morrison have issued a joint statement addressing the club’s position regarding dual registration. “Following a thorough period of discussion with coaching staff, shareholders, sponsors and supporters, and despite approaches from a number of clubs, it has been decided that the Rams will compete in the second tier of the exciting new league structure ... Read More »

Super League TV produce video on restructuring

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Earlier this week, we published an article with an RFL-produced graphic, which detailed exactly how the new league restructure works from 2015 onwards. We’re hoping that had the desired effect and cleared up a lot of the confusion regarding the restructure – but if that didn’t do the trick, this superb video surely will. Super League TV have posted a ... Read More »

Leeds Rhinos leave out nine of semi-final squad

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Leeds Rhinos have opted to rotate their squad ahead of this weekend’s clash against London Broncos – with nine of their semi-final winning squad left out for the trip to the capital. Similar to Castleford Tigers – who have left out a whole host of their big hitters the week before the Challenge Cup Final – the Rhinos have given ... Read More »

Sutcliffe living the Tetley’s Challenge Cup dream

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Liam Sutcliffe has been to Wembley with Leeds Rhinos twice before, but 2014 holds an extra special significance for the lifelong Leeds fan, as this time he travels to the capital as a first team player. The 19-year-old stand-off broke into the first team from the academy setup last season and his impressive performances have seen him become a regular ... Read More »

Batley Bulldogs and Doncaster deducted 3 points by RFL

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Batley Bulldogs and Doncaster have been deducted three competition points each after an RFL Operational Rules Tribunal found them guilty of breaching RFL Operational Rules relating to dual registration by fielding ineligible players in Kingstone Press Championship fixtures. Batley and Doncaster were found guilty of breaching Operational Rule B3.17 which states that dual registration players who have a salary cap ... Read More »

Kieran Dixon back for London Broncos

London Broncos flier Kieran Dixon is set to make his first Super League appearance of the season this weekend, after being named in Joey Grima’s 19-man squad to face Leeds Rhinos. Dixon made his comeback from a serious knee injury with two dual-registration appearances for Hemel Stags in recent weeks – but he looks like being included as the Broncos ... Read More »