Thursday, January 29, 2015
Rugby League News


Friday Flashback: Wigan v Warrington, March 2001


As part of our previews to each of the two big Super League play-off games this weekend, we’re taking you back down memory lane to go back over a classic encounter between the two sides in question. Yesterday, we previewed St Helens v Catalan Dragons by looking at the classic game at Langtree Park from two years ago, which saw ... Read More »

Kieron Cunningham: Saints “deserve” Grand Final spot

Cunningham 2010

St Helens assistant coach Kieron Cunningham insists the players deserve their place in the Super League Grand Final, after they defeated in-form Catalan Dragons 30-12 to earn a spot at Old Trafford. Cunningham likened Saints’ return to the showpiece event to the “good old days”, and says the squad are fully deserving of their place in the final, where they ... Read More »

Huddersfield Giants not keen on Brough’s Scotland call


Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson has admitted he isn’t keen on Danny Brough playing for Scotland in this year’s European Championship tournament – but says they couldn’t stand in the way of someone wanting to represent their country. Brough will likely play for Steve McCormack’s men this Autumn after being included in the initial 26-man squad, which will be ... Read More »

Terry Campese on Hull KR’s half-back hit list


Canberra Raiders’ Terry Campese could be set for a sensational move to Super League next year, after the club confirmed they are interested in the services of the 30-year-old to replace their pair of departed half-backs. Campese came close to a move to Hull FC earlier this year, who faces a season of uncertainty if he remains at Canberra in ... Read More »

Sheffield Eagles sign Ben Musolino

Mark Aston has another new player on board.

Sheffield Eagles have confirmed the signing of Italian International Ben Musolino for the 2015 season. The 21 year old Australian plays in the Back Row or Centre and joins the Eagles from fellow Championship side Barrow Raiders. He has played for St George Illawarra in the U20’s competition as well as spending time with Manly in the NSW cup. Speaking ... Read More »

David Hodgson to join Hull KR coaching staff


Experienced winger David Hodgson will join the coaching staff at Hull Kingston Rovers next season, after calling time on his 15-year playing career. The former Great Britain flyer scored 184 tries in 366 appearances for five Super League clubs but has decided to retire after suffering a neck injury in July. He will now link up with the backroom staff ... Read More »

Saints go through to Old Trafford

St Helens proved too strong for Catalan Dragons tonight at Langtree Park, winning 30-12 to go through to the Grand Final at Old Trafford in nine days time. Saints could have taken a two-point lead early in the game, when they earned a penalty conceded by Greg Mounis on Mark Flanagan, but Mark Percival couldn’t kick the goal. The Dragons ... Read More »

Entertainment extravaganza at Old Trafford


Rugby League fans will experience the most extraordinary pre-match entertainment package the competition has ever seen when Old Trafford hosts the 2014 First Utility Super League Grand final on Saturday week (October 11). Ahead of the top-of-the-bill title decider between Super League’s top two clubs, supporters will be treated to a spectacular series of routines and performances from some of ... Read More »

Nigeria Rugby League gets Observer status from RLEF


The RLEF has accepted an application by Rugby League Nigeria to become an Observer of the federation, meaning that a second West African country is now recognised, following Ghana. “This is a testimony to all the work done so far, and will greatly serve as an elixir to greater speed in the development of rugby league in Nigeria,” said association ... Read More »

All the pressure is on Leigh, says Featherstone boss Hay


  Featherstone Rovers head coach Andy Hay has insisted that all the pressure is on opponents Leigh heading into Sunday’s Championship Grand Final, saying his side will simply be going there to enjoy the occasion. It’s first versus second in the biggest showpiece outside of Super League this year, as the Centurions – who have only lost once this season ... Read More »