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Cup pressure won’t be too much for Cas, says winger

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Castleford winger Kirk Dixon says the occasion of a Challenge Cup semi final won’t be too big for the Tigers, who plan to feed off their experienced players to learn how to cope with the pressure. The attacking West Yorkshire side take on Widnes on Sunday for a place at Wembley – their second semi-final appearance in four seasons. However, ... Read More »

Burgess and Charnley celebrate Boston’s 80th birthday

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Wigan wingers Josh Charnley and Joe Burgess have today presented Warriors legend Billy Boston with a cake to mark his 80th birthday. The Cardiff-born three-quarter, who is in three different sport halls of fame, scored a whopping 478 tries in 488 appearances for the cherry and whites. There is currently a campaign running in which the club are trying to ... Read More »

Richard Horne to retire at season’s end

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Hull FC legend Richard Horne has announced he is to call time on his professional Rugby League career after 16 years as a one-club man. The 32-year old made his debut for the Airlie Birds aged of 16 and has since amassed 383 appearances for his home-town club including 251 in Super League. He has scored an impressive 563 points, ... Read More »

Challenge Cup: Cas lose Carney

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Castleford Tigers player Justin Carney has been suspended for two matches and fined £300 by an independent disciplinary tribunal after pleading guilty to making a Grade B dangerous throw on London Broncos player Thomas Minns in the 69th minute of a First Utility Super League Round 23 fixture. An independent appeals tribunal has dismissed the appeal by Castleford player Weller ... Read More »

No decision on future made, says Adrian Morley

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Experienced Salford prop Adrian Morley says talks are underway about his future with the Red Devils, but insists a decision has not been made. The 37-year-old joined Salford at the start of the season from Warrington on a one-year deal. This article originally appeared in this week’s edition of League Express newspaper, and we broke the news before anyone else. ... Read More »

Morley: We’re not concerned with the play-offs now

Adrian Morley

Veteran frontrower Adrian Morley says Salford are hurting after their embarrassing 41-point thrashing at the hands of Wigan last week. The Red Devils were beaten 45-4 at the DW Stadium on Thursday, virtually ending their faint hopes of making the play-offs. Morley described the display from his Salford side as embarrassing. “I felt we’d turned a bit of a corner ... Read More »

Matty Ashurst: “I’m excited by a new challenge”

Matty-Ashurst

This article originally appeared in the latest edition of League Express newspaper, and we broke the news before anyone else. Click here to download the digital version to your computer, smartphone or tablet Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have signed Matty Ashurst from Salford Red Devils. The 24-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the Wildcats and will join up with his ... Read More »

Brett Kearney: “It’s definitely not the way I wanted to leave”

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This article originally appeared in this week’s edition of League Express newspaper, and we broke the news before anyone else. Click here to download the digital version to your computer, smartphone or tablet Bradford fullback Brett Kearney has revealed he will end his five-year stint with the Bulls at the end of the season and return to Australia. The 30-year-old, ... Read More »

Inglis: Souths success greater than State of Origin

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Australia and Queensland star Greg Inglis has sensationally said that winning a Premiership title with club side South Sydney would rank higher than any other of his vast list of impressive achievements. The 27-year-old, widely regarded to be among the finest Rugby League players of all-time, has won eight State of Origin series with the Maroons and was part of ... Read More »

Mathers: Wildcats can still make play-offs

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Wakefield full-back Richie Mathers thinks the Wildcats can still reach the play-offs, despite having to win all their remaining games to do so. “It’s not inconceivable,” Mathers told BBC’s Super League Show. “We need to win all our games to give ourselves a chance. It is doable. The reality is we can’t lose another game. “We have a good break, ... Read More »