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Wigan Warriors sign Joel Tomkins

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Wigan Rugby League Club today announces the immediate but significant re-signing of dual-code International Joel Tomkins from Saracens Rugby Union Club for an undisclosed transfer fee on a four-and-a-half year contract. Tomkins, 27, re-joins after 3 years in Rugby Union, where he played over 40 games for the Premiership giants and earned representative honours with England Rugby Union (3) and ... Read More »

Wigan hammer Vikings

Wigan Warriors hammered Widnes Vikings 48-4 at the DW Stadium tonight, and they delighted their supporters by announcing at half-time that they have re-signed Joel Tomkins from Saracens RUFC. Wigan Chairman Ian Lenagan had apparently denied rumours at the weekend that Tomkins would be returning to the club when he spoke to League Express, but Tomkins was unveiled to the ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils reject Mark Sneyd transfer request

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Salford Red Devils have confirmed they have received, and subsequently rejected, a written transfer request from half-back Marc Sneyd.Sneyd, who has been on loan at Castleford Tigers this season, had been informed of the Red Devils’ plans to make him an integral part of their 2015 campaign, and the player still has 18 months to run on his contract. CEO ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls to decide on further action next week

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Bradford Bulls chairman Marc Green has said in a statement that the club will decide whether to take further action regarding the decision by an Independent Sporting Panel to uphold their six-point deduction within the next week. The Bulls were informed last week they would not be getting any points back after their entry into administration earlier this year – ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers sign Garreth Carvell

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Castleford Tigers has announced the signing of Garreth Carvell from Hull FC on a season-long loan deal. The 33-year-old, who has played seven times in the First Utility Super League this season, will link up with the Tigers with immediate effect. Carvell has won the Tetley’s Challenge Cup four times as a player, and he will not be cup-tied for ... Read More »

I thought England chance had gone, says Zak Hardaker

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Leeds Rhinos and England star Zak Hardaker admits he thought he had blown his chance of playing for England all over again, after his latest ban for his club. Hardaker left England’s World Cup squad under a dark cloud last year, but has been one of the stars of Super League 2014 with a string of impressive performances. However, his ... Read More »

What’s on this week: Rugby League on TV and radio

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Friday June 20 Live First Utility Super League: Bradford Bulls v Hull Kingston Rovers – 7.30pm, Sky Sports 1 Presenters/Commentators: Brian Carney, Bill Arthur, Mike Stephenson, Phil Clarke, Barrie McDermott, Terry O’Connor & Jon Wells Live First Utility Super League commentary: Bradford Bulls v Hull Kingston Rovers – 7.30pm, BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra Presenter/Commentator: Stuart Pyke Special Guest ... Read More »

Video: Super League’s try of the week (round 16)

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In this video, provided by Super League TV, the best try of round 16 is revealed. 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 on the social media platform of your choice. Read More »

Michael Shenton: It’s great to be back in England fold

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In this video, provided by Super League TV, Castleford Tigers captain Michael Shenton talks about his joy of returning to the national squad. 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 on the social media platform of your choice. Read More »

Tom Makinson: I thought England call-up was a prank

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In this video, provided by Super League TV, three of England’s newest call-ups – Alex Walmsley, Tom Makinson and Daryl Clark – discuss what it means to be involved with the national squad. 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 ... Read More »