Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Catalan Dragons

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


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 »

Todd Carney vows to learn from mistakes in Super League


Former Australia and New South Wales star Todd Carney has vowed to learn from his mistakes as he starts a new life in Super League with Catalan Dragons. The 28-year-old, who was sacked from Cronulla Sharks and deregistered by the NRL following a lewd image of him going viral, penned a three-year deal with the French club last month. The ... Read More »

Oldfield: We didn’t want the fairytale to end


Catalan winger Michael Oldfield has revealed his disappointment at the Dragons being knocked out by St Helens last Thursday night, but he believes the club will be stronger next season. Saints prevailed 30-12 at Langtree Park to end the French side’s season, after they had beaten both Leeds and Huddersfield away from home. “I’m very disappointed with the game and ... Read More »

Catalan Dragons appoint Monaghan as assistant

Michael Monaghan

Catalans Dragons have appointed former Warrington Wolves player Michael Monaghan as assistant to Laurent Frayssinous on a two-year contract. The Warrington co-captain, who played his last game against Wigan last week, has just hung up his boots and will take on a new role in the Catalans coaching staff next season. “I’m extremely excited to begin my coaching career at ... Read More »

RFL agrees to register Todd Carney


The RFL Board of Directors has conditionally agreed to accept the registration of Australian player Todd Carney as a player with Super League club Catalan Dragons. The Board met last Monday to consider the application following what it described as “a detailed and considered process that involved interviews with Catalans Dragons officials, the player’s agent and the National Rugby League in ... Read More »

“A lot of controversial points”, says Laurent Frayssinous


Catalan Dragons head coach Laurent Frayssinous admitted after their defeat to St Helens that there were “a lot” of controversial points during the game, but he says he won’t waste any time on things he can’t control. Frayssinous pointed to the try that put St Helens 18-6 up as a key moment, as well as the moment when Tommy Makinson ... Read More »

Saints go through to Old Trafford

St Helens proved too strong for Catalan Dragons tonight at Langtree Park, winning 30-12 to go through to the Grand Final at Old Trafford in nine days time. Saints could have taken a two-point lead early in the game, when they earned a penalty conceded by Greg Mounis on Mark Flanagan, but Mark Percival couldn’t kick the goal. The Dragons ... Read More »