Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Catalan Dragons

Dragons end Tigers’ leadership dream

Catalan Dragons brought Castleford Tigers’ dreams of winning the League Leaders’ Shield to a cruel end in Perpignan on Saturday, subjecting the Tigers to a 28-6 defeat at the Stade Gilbert Brutus. The first 29 minutes of the game were evenly contested, with neither side finding it easy to break through in a game played in good conditions and fought ... Read More »

Is Todd Carney heading for Super League?

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Could one of the most controversial figures in the NRL be heading for Super League in 2015? It seems that way, as Catalan Dragons have confirmed they are in talks with Todd Carney over a potential move to Super League. The Dragons have confirmed they are in talks to strike up a deal to sign the talented 28-year-old, who has ... Read More »

Former Catalan Dragons player promoted to assistant

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Catalan Dragons have announced that ex-player Cyrille Gossard will take charge of the reserve team with immediate effect, after the departure of Steve Deakin from the Dragons setup last week. The Dragons announced last week that Deakin would return to England on compassionate grounds, opening up a spot on Laurent Frayssinous’ coaching staff. And Gossard – who played for the ... Read More »

Opinion: Could Club Call finally deliver at the final hurdle?

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If Rugby League has become at least mildly popular amongst the mainstream media for one thing in recent years, it is the game’s bravery when it comes to innovation. Granted, some of the things the game has trialled over the years haven’t exactly been a resounding success – think the World Club Challenge of 1997, for example – but some ... Read More »

Video highlights: Catalan Dragons v London Broncos

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Extensive video highlights from Saturday’s Super League round 25 clash between Catalan Dragons and London Broncos at the Stade Gilbert Brutus in Perpignan. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and much more on our free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news and features, subscribe to League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also ... Read More »

Catalans far too strong for London in Perpignan

Catalan Dragons coasted to an easy 46-4 victory over London Broncos this afternoon at the Stade Gilbert Brutus, after building up a 34-0 half-time lead. The Dragons scored eight tries, with Morgan Escaré picking up a first-half hat-trick while Daryl Millard touched down twice, and other tries were scored by Vincent Duport, Ben Pomeroy and Zeb Taia. Thomas Bosc added ... Read More »

Bosc to stay at Catalan Dragons

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Catalan Dragons have tied down the services of long-serving half-back Thomas Bosc for another year, after he penned a new deal with the French outfit to enter a tenth season with the club. Bosc has been at the Dragons since 2006, the year they were granted a license to enter Super League. And the French international has said he wants ... Read More »

Tonight’s Super League results

St Helens 40 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 16 Salford Red Devils 34 Catalan Dragons 22 Warrington Wolves 48 Castleford Tigers 10   Full reports with photographs will appear in Monday’s edition of Rugby League Express, which also goes online on Sunday evening at 11.00pm. Read More »

Super League: Dragons trio return for Salford clash

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Catalan Dragons coach Laurent Frayssinous has named his 19-man squad for Friday night’s Super League clash with Salford Red Devils and three first team stars have returned to action. Vincent Duport comes back after suspension while Olivier Elima and Benjamin Garcia have shrugged off injuries. Catalan Dragons’ 19-man squad 2 Morgan Escaré 3 Leon Pryce 4 Ben Pomeroy 5 Michael ... Read More »

Opinion: Super League’s French entrée has to be cultivated

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On Friday night I was privileged to be a guest of the Catalan Dragons chief executive Christophe Jouffret for dinner prior to the game between the Dragons and Warrington Wolves. I’d spent the week in Perpignan and had taken the opportunity to sample the café culture in the heart of the city, as well as heading out to the beach ... Read More »