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Peacock: Leeds-Bradford derby hasn’t mattered for a while

Jamie Peacock

Leeds Rhinos prop Jamie Peacock believes the derby with former club Bradford lost its potency long before the Bulls were condemned to relegation. The former Great Britain star, speaking to the Yorkshire Post, said: “With Bradford, winning the 2005 Grand Final against Leeds in my last game for them has to be the best. “But for Leeds, if I’m honest, ... Read More »

Gareth Ellis: There’s still more to come

Gareth-Ellis

Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis is in talks with the club over extending his contract. The former Great Britain international has a year left to run on his current deal but has enjoyed a stellar season and doesn’t look like slowing down any time soon. “I’ve had some small talks with the club about what I want to do, and ... Read More »

Rhinos: Leuluai signs one-year contract extension

Kylie-Leuluai

Veteran Leeds prop Kylie Leuluai, 36, has confirmed he will remain a Rhino for the 2015 season. The New Zealander has been in great form this season – his eighth in blue and amber since joining from Manly Sea Eagles in 2007 – and has made more metres per carry than any other forward at the club (8.12m). Something which ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls duo next to sign up for 2015

Sidlow & Olbison-1

Bradford Bulls have announced that two more of their current squad have signed up for the 2015 season, as forwards Adam Sidlow and Tom Olbison have penned new deals. Olbison has agreed a two-year deal wit the Bulls, whilst Sidlow will stay with the club until at least the end of next season, having signed a one-year extension to his ... Read More »

Monaghan, Waterhouse and Grix back for Wolves

Michael-monaghan

Warrington Wolves have been boosted by the return of Michael Monaghan, Trent Waterhouse and Simon Grix to their 19-man squad for their round 23 clash with Catalan Dragons on Friday night. The French outfit have been less fortunate, though, and have been forced into changes due to the absence of Olivier Elima (injured) and Vincent Duport (suspended). Warrington Wolves 19-man ... Read More »

Hauraki to miss Challenge Cup semi-final

Weller-Hauraki

Castleford Tigers back-rower Weller Hauraki will miss his club’s Tetley’s Challenge Cup semi-final after being handed a two-match suspension. Hauraki was given the ban, along with a £300 fine, after admitting a grade C offence of recklessly striking with his knees in a clash with Hull FC’s teenage stand-off Jordan Abdull in the Tigers’ 18-18 First Utility Super League draw ... Read More »

Rugby League continues to thrive in Czech Republic

GEN-16

Vrchlabi, home of the Mad Squirrels club, will be a hot-bed of rugby league from tomorrow (Thursday) when a week of development work featuring five countries commences. RLEF Coaching Manager, Martin Crick, will oversee the first phase of a coach tutor course for the Czech Republic hosts, Malta and Sweden, as part of the EU Leadership Devolution Project. Then, on ... Read More »

Huddersfield Giants lose Wood for season

Paul-Anderson

Huddersfield Giants have been dealt a major injury blow ahead of the play-offs, after it was revealed that utility man Kyle Wood will miss the rest of the season due to injury. Wood has suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury, and boss Paul Anderson said today that he will not be fit to compete until at least the beginning of ... Read More »

Koukash: “We are heading in the right direction”

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLphotos

Salford owner Dr Marwan Koukash has described the Red Devils’ recent transformation as “quite remarkable”. After a slow and disappointing start to the season, the Red Devils are finally starting to gel as a team and the introductions of Kevin Locke and Mason Caton-Brown have seen them pick up impressive victories - including a convincing win over Huddersfield Giants –  ... Read More »

Broncos sign young academy star

Alex-Walker

London Broncos have announced the signing of promising youngster Alex Walker, 18, on a first team contract after a spell in the club’s under-19s set up. Walker joined the first team squad this month on a one-year deal having completed his studies. He played his rugby league at Brentwood and Newham Dockers before joining the London Broncos youth system. “It’s ... Read More »