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Bradford Bulls ready for challenge, says Blythe

Matty-Blythe

Bradford Bulls star Matty Blythe insists the club are ready to pick themselves up after a tough week, and kickstarting their bid for survival by beating Hull Kingston Rovers tonight. In a week which has seen boss Francis Cummins and assistant Lee St Hilaire leave the club, the Bulls could end it as many as ten points from safety, which ... Read More »

One Direction star takes over Doncaster RLFC

Paul-Cooke

Doncaster are set to have the biggest budget in the history of the club next season, after One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson completed his takeover of the club – as well as Doncaster Rovers FC. The worldwide star is now co-owner of the Rugby League side, and in a statement from the club, General Manager Carl Hall insists there is ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls are at ‘rock bottom’, says Walker

Distraught-Danny-Addy

Bradford Bulls star Chev Walker admits the club are at ‘rock bottom’, as they look to round off a difficult week by beating Hull KR and keeping their slim relegation hopes alive. The Bulls are eight points from safety in Super League, and with time running out, the club chose to part company with boss Francis Cummins earlier this week. ... Read More »

Salford’s Devil of a drama over Sneyd

Marc-Sneyd-Castleford-Salford

As a lifelong Salford supporter I have always wanted to see my club grabbing the headlines and bathe in the media spotlight. The Salford Red Devils may not be so much a dominant force on the field of play as we currently sit 11th in the First Utility Super League, but off the field we appear to be in a ... Read More »

Slyney tied down by London Broncos

London Broncos coach Joey Grima

Nick Slyney has become the latest member of the London Broncos to sign up for next season, after the former Brisbane man penned a two-year contract with the club. He becomes the fifth member of Joey Grima’s squad to sign up regardless of what happens to the Broncos in 2014, and he admitted he was delighted to commit his future ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers to make decision on Sneyd, says Powell

Marc-Sneyd-Cas

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell says the club will weigh up their options regarding Marc Sneyd, after he had a transfer request formally rejected by Salford Red Devils. Sneyd has been outstanding for the Tigers so far in 2014, having joined on a season-long loan deal as part of the move to take Rangi Chase to Salford. However, with ... Read More »

Hull KR star Josh Hodgson to join NRL exodus?

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Could Josh Hodgson be the latest Super League star to head Down Under and try his arm in the NRL? There are reports on social media from local journalists that Hodgson – who has been enjoying an excellent season thus far for the Robins – has agreed a deal with Canberra Raiders from 2015 onwards. Recently included in Steve McNamara’s ... Read More »

Origin and Nines break records

NSW-Origin-Greg-Bird

This week’s State of Origin match at ANZ Stadium has registered the highest TV ratings for any Origin match in the history of Rugby League. And it is the highest rating television show so far this year – eclipsing Origin I, which was the previous top rating show of 2014. A total of 4.193 million viewers watched the NSW Blues ... Read More »

Five players who could switch to Rugby League with Tomkins

Kyle Eastmond

The big news in Rugby League this week surrounds Wigan Warriors, as they have secured the services of former star Joel Tomkins – in a move that sees him return from Rugby Union to take up the 13-man code again. Tomkins has prior experience of playing in the game, having spent the early part of his career with the Warriors ... Read More »

Kieran Dixon closing in on London Broncos return

Kieran-Dixon

London Broncos are set to be handed a major boost ahead of the final part of Super League 2014, as winger Kieran Dixon nears a return from injury – and he could feature within the next month. Dixon has been sidelined since October last year, after suffering a serious knee injury whilst with the England Knights. However, coach Joey Grima ... Read More »