Leigh Centurions complete signing of Samisoni Langi

Leigh Centurions have confirmed the signing of Tonga international Samisoni Langi with immediate effect – as first revealed in Monday’s League Express. He will join the squad in time for the Super League clash with Warrington on 7th July on a contract until the end of the season with a year in the club’s favour following the current campaign. League Express first reported…

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Johnathan Thurston’s season – and World Cup hopes – over due to injury

Rugby league legend Johnathan Thurston’s State of Origin career is over after suffering a season-ending shoulder injury which has also ruled him out of this autumn’s World Cup. The North Queensland captain will not play again this year after the Cowboys confirmed the injury Thurston suffered in Wednesday’s Origin victory against New South Wales will require surgery. “After consultation with…

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Cooper Cronk set for Storm role

Melbourne Storm halfback Cooper Cronk has agreed a deal to become the specialist halves coach at the club next season, should he hang up his boots, according to The Sunday Telegraph. The incumbent Golden Boot winner is set to depart the Storm at the end of the season, after 13 years with the club, but is yet to announce his plans for…

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Storm defeat Cowboys with golden-point field-goal

Melbourne Storm won a thriller today at AAMI Park when their young stand-off half Brodie Croft, playing only his second first-grade game, landed the winning field-goal in golden-point time to secure a 23-22 victory against North Queensland Cowboys. The game began with nine players were missing from the two sides because of State of Origin duty next week. Melbourne made…

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