Monday, December 22, 2014
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Catalan Dragons

Catalans Dragons name 23-man squad for 2015


Catalans Dragons have named a 23-man squad for their Super League campaign in 2015 – which head coach Laurent Frayssinous says will be extended ahead of the coming season. Clubs must name a 25-man squad ahead of a Super League season, but for now, the Dragons boss has opted to go with a number two below that limit. Given how ... Read More »

Taia signs new deal with Catalans

Zeb Taia has signed today a new three year contract with the Catalans Dragons that will keep him at the Gilbert Brutus Stadium until the end of 2017. The former New Zealand international, who arrived at the club in 2013, scored 22 tries in 52 Super League appearances. Zeb Taia said: “My family and I love the life here, we ... Read More »

Catalans Dragons confirm pre-season schedule


Catalans Dragons have announced that they will play two pre-season games  before the launch of the Super League XX. They will first face London Broncos on Saturday 17 January in the South of France, in a game that pits Super League against Championship, following the Broncos’ relegation from Super League. They will then play at Carcassonne on Saturday 24 January ... Read More »

No deal for NFL star Brent Calloway at Catalans Dragons


Catalans Dragons have confirmed they will not be offering a trial to American Football player Brent Calloway, after an unsuccessful trial with the club. The 22-year-old, who has played running back for the University of Alabama in the past, has been training with the French club’s reserve side over the past week. However, Dragons CEO Christophe Jouffret confirmed he will ... Read More »

Could Gil Dudson be heading for Catalans Dragons?

Gil Dudson

After a high turnaround in the front row during the off-season, speculation has feverishly linked Wigan prop Gil Dudson with a move away from the club for the last few weeks. Hull Kingston Rovers and several other Super League and NRL clubs are believed to be showing an interest in the Welsh international, who has been told he can leave ... Read More »

Catalans Dragons trial American Football player


Catalans Dragons have given former University of Alabama running back Brent Calloway a week-long trial with a view to joining the French outfit. The 22-year-old American Football player seemingly has all the physical attributes to thrive in our sport – he is over six feet tall, weighs nearly 16 stones, and can sprint 100m in comfortably under 11 seconds. It ... Read More »

Todd Carney: Catalans can be a force in Super League


Former Dally M medal winner Todd Carney was officially unveiled as a Catalans player yesterday and took part in a press conference with new team-mate Willie Tonga and Dragons president Bernard Guasch. Here are some of the best quotes from the 28-year-old. On his expectations “I have a high expectation of myself so I have high expectations. For me, I ... Read More »

Carney: France will be my home for the rest of my career


New Catalans Dragons signing Todd Carney believes he will spend the rest of his career playing in France. The Australian had his first press conference as a Super League player today. Here are some of the best bits. On his behavioural issues “I’ve always put my hand up. I’ve obviously done the wrong thing. I may not have deserved the ... Read More »

Gallery: Todd Carney joins Catalans Dragons

Todd Carney is a former Dally M Medal winner and is recognised as one of the best half-backs on the planet

Former New South Wales and Australia half-back Todd Carney has finally arrived in the south of France after completing his move to Catalans Dragons. The 28-year-old, who had his NRL registration revoked for poor behaviour earlier this year, landed in Perpignan yesterday afternoon and met the press this morning. will feature a full transcript from the press conference later today. ... Read More »

Michael Monaghan: I can help Todd Carney

WELCOME ADDITION: New Dragons signing Todd Carney

Retiring Warrington hooker Michael Monaghan is excited about joining Catalan Dragons as an assistant coach and believes he can help Todd Carney thrive in Super League. Monaghan played the last game of his 14-year playing career in Warrington’s thrilling 16-12 play-off semi-final loss to Wigan. The 34-year-old has agreed to join Catalan as an assistant to Laurent Frayssinous for the ... Read More » Shop: Last Ordering Date for Free Pre-Xmas Delivery: 2pm Thursday 18th December!!