Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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Catalan Dragons

Three Super League players charged

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The RFL Match Review Panel has charged three players following incidents in the First Utility Super League Round 16 fixture Catalan Dragons v St Helens played on Saturday June 14. James Roby (pictured) of St Helens has been charged with making Grade B dangerous contact with Olivier Elima in the 10th minute. Eloi Pelissier of Catalan Dragons and Alex Walmsley ... Read More »

Top 3 lose in Super League

St Helens’ 42-0 defeat at the hands of the Catalan Dragons today in Perpignan at the Stade Gilbert Brutus means that the three teams that went into Super League’s Round 16 fixtures at the top of the league ladder all went down to defeats. It began on Thursday night, when second-placed Leeds Rhinos were pipped by Huddersfield Giants 22-24 at ... Read More »

Eloi Pelissier turns down English interest

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Sought-after Catalan Dragons hooker Eloi Pelissier has signed a two-year contract extension with the French club. The 22-year-old was said to be a target of both Hull clubs, Salford Red Devils and Castleford Tigers but has decided to pledge his future to the Perpignan outfit. He said: “I am proud and happy to extend [my contract with] the Dragons. I ... Read More »

Pelissier being watched by four Super League rivals

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This is an excerpt from a story published in today’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Catalan Dragons hooker Eloi Pelissier has been approached by a host of Super League ... Read More »

‘Scrappy’ Catalan Dragons must improve, says Pryce

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Catalan Dragons star Leon Pryce admits his side have to improve quickly if they are to finish the season with a flourish, despite them moving into the top eight with a victory over London Broncos. Pryce used the word “scrappy” to sum up his side’s performance on several occasions, and believes that if they don’t clean up their act in ... Read More »

Catalan Dragons were complacent, says head coach

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Catalan Dragons head coach Laurent Frayssinous believes his side were incredibly complacent in the opening game of Magic Weekend, as they edged past bottom club London Broncos by the narrowest of margins. The Dragons were far from their best, but a slender 24-22 win moved them into the top eight of the competition for the first time this season. However, ... Read More »

Match report: London Broncos 22-24 Catalan Dragons

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In a nutshell London are still looking for their first win of 2014, but they came mighty close against a resolute Catalan Dragons outfit. How it unfolded First half: The Broncos came out of the traps quite slowly, and they were prevented from falling behind by the video referee, who ruled that Ben Pomeroy was in touch before he grounded ... Read More »

Scott Dureau applauds Magic Weekend concept

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Catalan Dragons half-back Scott Dureau believes the upcoming Magic Weekend is something that the English game should be applauded for – admitting he is a huge fan of the unique concept. Dureau – who is still sidelined with an arm injury – described the concept as “fantastic”, and admits there is no other sport that could replicate the Magic Weekend ... Read More »