McDermott confirms serious Galloway injury following ‘dogged’ Hull win

Leeds Rhinos forward Keith Galloway will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a serious Achilles injury for the second successive year. Galloway missed the run-in last year with a snapped Achilles – and the Australian suffered the same injury but on the other leg during their 10-7 win against Hull on Friday night. And McDermott admitted the news…

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Players would back a new players union, says Leeds’ Stevie Ward

This story first appeared in this Monday’s League Express. To open your digital subscription and get content like this delivered to your smart device every Sunday night, click here. A PLAYERS UNION for all Rugby League players in this country is “overdue” – that’s the opinion of Leeds and England forward Stevie Ward, who believes a recently retired player would…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super League games

Castleford v Salford (8pm, Sky Sports) There are changes aplenty for the league leaders ahead of Friday’s televised clash with Salford. Adam Milner, Jake Webster and Larne Patrick are all missing following last week’s win over Wakefield, with Kevin Larroyer, Tom Holmes and Jake Trueman coming into their squad. Salford are yet to name their squad. Castleford squad: Eden, Foster,…

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COLUMN: In a league of young talent, McGuire and O’Loughlin still show they are two of the greats

These days, it can be quite easy if you’re an older player in Super League to get lost in the shuffle somewhat. After all, we as a competition seem to be blessed with some of the finest young talent we’ve had in a long time, and the attention often shifts to the future, rather than the present. It’s how we’re…

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Featherstone rule out sensational swoop for Danny McGuire

Leading Championship side Featherstone have ruled out a sensational swoop for Danny McGuire – just hours after they were named favourites to land the departing Leeds captain in 2018. TotalRL revealed yesterday how Jon Sharp’s side had been installed as the early favourites to land McGuire’s services next season after he announced he would be leaving Headingley. But Featherstone general…

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McDermott praises the old guard following victory over Salford

Brian McDermott praised the influence of Danny McGuire and Ryan Hall after they helped inspire Leeds to victory over Salford. The Rhinos moved to second in Super League with the victory after registering a 50-26 victory. Both McGuire and Hall played their part again, and McDermott was delighted with their efforts. On McGuire, McDermott said: “His involvement is still of…

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