Friday, December 19, 2014
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Koukash to purchase Newcastle Knights?

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLPhotos

Is Salford Red Devils owner finally set to get his hands on an NRL club at long last? The Red Devils boss has had a long-standing interest in taking on an Australian club – and it looks like he is on the brink of taking control at Newcastle Knights. Speaking straight after Friday’s home game with Widnes, Salford Reds CEO ... Read More »

Could NRL wonderkid be about to take two-year break from RL?

Dellin Watene-Zlezniak

When you’re eight games into a professional Rugby League career – and setting the world on fire with some incredible performances – the last thing you tend to think about is taking a two year break away from the game that has turned you into a superstar. But that’s exactly the situation Penrith star Dallin Watene-Zelezniak is faced with, as ... Read More »

Video: NRL star Reynolds provides hilarious ‘brain explosion’

Josh-Reynolds

Rugby League players are certainly well known for the odd ‘brain explosion’ from time to time – but this one from NRL star Josh Reynolds surely must rank as one of the most bizarre. Reynolds – who plays alongside England’s James Graham for the Canterbury Bulldogs – was involved in perhaps the most ridiculous moment in NRL history at the ... Read More »

NRL: Nathan Brown heavily linked with Wests Tigers job

Saints boss Nathan Brown. ©RLPhotos

St Helens coach Nathan Brown has emerged as one of the favourites to take over from Mick Potter at Wests Tigers next season, according to the Daily Telegraph in Australia. Reports indicate former Catalan and Bradford boss Potter is unlikely to be given a deal for next season following the Wests’ disappointing 13th place finish in this year’s NRL. Saints ... Read More »

NRL: Sam Tomkins reflects on first season Down Under

Tomkins in action for his club side, New Zealand Warriors

New Zealand Warriors full-back Sam Tomkins claims he is “pretty happy” with his first season in the NRL, despite failing to make the play-offs. The 25-year-old joined the Warriors from Wigan at the end of last year and, by his own admission, struggled in the early stages of his debut season. “Obviously the start was tough. As a team we ... Read More »

Vikings: Kevin Brown refutes Cronulla Sharks rumours

Kevin-Brown

Widnes Vikings captain Kevin Brown claims he is not interested in joining Cronulla Sharks and insists the club has not been in contact with him, despite speculation linking the Englishman with a move to the NRL’s bottom club. The 29-year-old, who led the club to its first ever play-off berth thanks to Sunday’s win against Bradford Bulls, said he has ... Read More »

2014 NRL play-offs confirmed

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The final round of NRL fixtures has been concluded, with Sydney Roosters finishing top of the tree for the second successive season – with Sam Tomkins’ Warriors failing to make the top eight in his first season in the NRL. The Warriors failed to gain a berth in the play-offs after slipping to a 22-6 defeat against Penrith – meaning ... Read More »

England’s Reed likely to miss Four Nations

Jack Reed

England star Jack Reed could be set to miss the upcoming Four Nations tournament later this year, after suffering a serious shoulder injury whilst playing for NRL side Brisbane Broncos this weekend. Reed suffered a dislocated shoulder during the Broncos’ 22-12 defeat to Melbourne – a result which leaves their play-off hopes in the balance. But it is the injury ... Read More »

Brisbane will send “very best” side to UK next year

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Brisbane Broncos Chief Executive Paul White has confirmed that the club will be fielding the best team possible in next year’s World Club Series – regardless of whether they are playing in the World Club Challenge or not. Brisbane are one of two NRL sides – alongside South Sydney – to be confirmed as taking part in the event next ... Read More »

Expanded World Club Series announced

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The best Rugby League players in the world will collide in 2015 in a newly-expanded six-team World Club Series – just as TotalRL.com told you earlier this week. The annual clash between the First Utility Super League champions and the Telstra NRL Premiers will again take centre stage next February.¬† But in 2015 the two Grand Final winners will be ... Read More »

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