Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Catalan Dragons

Wigan’s McIlorum banned for three matches


Wigan Warriors player Michael McIlorum has been suspended for three matches after an RFL Disciplinary Tribunal found him guilty of committing a Grade C reckless high tackle in a Super League fixture against Castleford Tigers on Sunday March 9. McIlorum, who pleaded not guilty to the offence, was deemed to have executed the reckless high tackle on Kirk Dixon of ... Read More »

Fakir dropped after Catalan Dragons crisis meeting

Jamal Fakir. ©RLPhotos

France prop Jamal Fakir has been dropped to the Catalan Dragons reserve team – Saint-Estève XIII Catalan – for the rest of the French Elite Championship season after a string of poor performances. Former New Zealand full-back Brent Webb’s future also hangs in the balance and he will be subject to a series of medical tests to determine the rest ... Read More »

Video highlights: Wakefield Wildcats 56-14 Catalan Dragons


Extensive video highlights from Sunday’s Super League round four fixture between Wakefield Wildcats and Catalan Dragons at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium. Click here to read our match report. After the game, we spoke to coaches Richard Agar and Laurent Frayssinous, click their names to see video interviews. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of ... Read More »

Video: Laurent Frayssinous ‘very worried’


We speak to Catalan Dragons coach Laurent Frayssinous in the aftermath of his side’s 56-14 thumping at the hands of Wakefield yesterday. Read our report of the match here. Frayssinous was pulling no punches after his Catalans team were handed a hiding by Wakefield. The Frenchman was embarrassed and downbeat after the Dragons were emphatically crushed by the home team ... Read More »

Match report: Wakefield Wildcats 56-14 Catalan Dragons


In a nutshell A thoroughly dominant first-half performance, which featured five tries and six goals, helped Wakefield register their first points of the season in thrilling fashion, brushing aside Catalan Dragons 56-14. The French side, without 11 senior players, looked extremely poor in comparison and are now among the favourites for relegation. How it unfolded First half: Error-strewn opening exchanges; ... Read More »

Super League preview: Wakefield Wildcats V Catalan Dragons


This afternoon, Wakefield host Catalan Dragons in what could certainly be seen as a relegation four-pointer. Indeed, both sides are yet to register their first points of the 2014 campaign and have been convincingly beaten in every appearance so far. To say they are in such a similar position, though, there seems only one way this match can go. Catalan ... Read More »

Video highlights: Catalan Dragons V Leeds Rhinos


Extensive video highlights from Friday’s Super League round three fixture between Catalan Dragons and Leeds Rhinos at Stade Gilbert Brutus in Perpignan. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the social media platform of your choice. Read More »

Catalan Dragons lose another key player

Ian Henderson. ©RLPhotos

Catalan Dragons hooker Ian Henderson broke his radius (forearm) against Leeds last Friday and is set for 10-12 weeks on the sidelines. The former Bradford and Sydney Roosters forward, 30, sustained the injury during the first half of his side’s home defeat to the Rhinos and underwent surgery soon after. Henderson is the ninth Catalan player to be ruled out ... Read More »

Match report: Catalan Dragons 12-40 Leeds Rhinos


In a Nutshell The Rhinos led most of the way and were never in danger against the winless Catalan Dragons How it unfolded Leeds Rhinos were far too strong for an injury-hit Catalan Dragons at the Stade Gilbert Brutus, winning 12-40, with two tries from winger Ryan Hall leading the way. And yet the Dragons took an early lead and ... Read More »

Match preview: Catalan Dragons V Leeds Rhinos


Kick-off 8pm, Friday February 28. On Sky Sports at 10pm. The Dragons, who have not been in the best of form so far in 2014, are on home soil for the first time this season so have a real chance of finally turning it around. Though without talismanic half-back Scott Dureau, Julian Bosquet (suspended), Olivier Elima (suspended), Louis Anderson (not ... Read More »