Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Rugby League News


We’re not feeling the heat, says Richard Agar


Wakefield Trinity Wildcats head coach Richard Agar has boldly claimed that his side are feeling no pressure ahead of their huge clash against Bradford Bulls this weekend, insisting that a defeat is not terminal for them – unlike their opponents. Agar refuted claims that is a ‘Survival Sunday’ – drawing parallels with football’s relegation deciders in the past – and ... Read More »

Tony Smith: Rhinos have set the benchmark


In this podcast, provided by Warrington Wolves, you can hear coach Tony Smith, and former South Sydney Rabbitohs prop Roy Asotasi discussing tomorrow night’s mouth-watering encounter with Super League leaders Leeds Rhinos. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League ... Read More »

Match preview: Huddersfield Giants v Wigan Warriors


Huddersfield Giants can move within two points of the top four if they secure victory tonight, but they will have a tough task on their hands, as they take on in-form Wigan Warriors at the John Smiths Stadium. The Warriors’ young clutch of stars were outstanding during their 25-4 victory over Salford last time out, as Shaun Wane’s men coped ... Read More »

Francis Cummins only focused on Wakefield result


Bradford Bulls head coach Francis Cummins claims he is not worrying about potential scenarios from the result of this Sunday’s crunch clash against Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, insisting they cannot become concerned with anything that happens beyond this week. Cummins drew parallels with the Bulls’ Round Two victory against the Wildcats earlier this season, stating he told his troops the worst ... Read More »

Quintet set to return for Bradford Bulls


Bradford Bulls boss Francis Cummins has been handed a huge injury boost ahead of this weekend’s enormous clash with Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, as he looks set to welcome back fiv key squad members for the match. Matt Diskin and Chev Walker, who both missed last weekend’s defeat at Catalan Dragons, will definitely feature, and Cummins can also call on the ... Read More »

We’ve let people down, says Huddersfield Giants skipper


Huddersfield Giants skipper Danny Brough has pulled no punches ahead of tonight’s huge Super League clash with Wigan Warriors, claiming that the team let people down during their heavy defeat against St Helens. The Giants host last year’s defending champions in a mouthwatering televised clash this evening, and with the Giants keen to keep up the pace with the top ... Read More »

Gilmour move ‘makes sense’, claims Daryl Powell


Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell says that Lee Gilmour’s temporary move to rivals Wakefield Trinity Wildcats makes sense for all parties, and is hopeful that the move can reinvigorate his career with the Tigers. The 36-year-old hasn’t played a competitive match for the Tigers in almost a year, but could make his bow for the Wildcats in their crunch ... Read More »

Clare to replace Carney for Castleford Tigers


Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell has confirmed that James Clare looks likely to replace the suspended Justin Carney this weekend, as the Tigers look to cement their position in the top four by beating Hull Kingston Rovers. Carney copped a two-game ban for his part in a ferocious scrap with Widnes Vikings winger Paddy Flynn during the victory last weekend, ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils in hunt for Cameron Pitman


Salford Red Devils’ recruitment drive for 2015 is reportedly scouring the Championship, with top Leigh Centurions centre Cameron Pitman supposedly on the radar of Marwan Koukash, according to the MEN. The young Aussie has been in sensational form for the Centurions so far this season, and has played a big role in their undefeated start to the season. That has ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors sign Taulima Tautai


Wigan Warriors have today announced the signing of Taulima Tautai from Wakefield Trinity Wildcats. The giant Samoan forward will join the Warriors at the end of the current season on a 3 year deal. Tautai, 26, impressed Club Officials with a series of strong performances early in the season, especially against the Warriors at the DW Stadium in March. Tautai ... Read More »