Super League club-by-club regular season review plus grading

Castleford Tigers (1st) Highlight: Take your pick so far; although Tigers fans will not forget the 66-10 mauling of local rivals Leeds back in March in a hurry, surely. Lowlight: There haven’t been many, but the disappointing defeat to Salford in the driving rain earlier in the season is perhaps the most frustrating. Star player: There are plenty of contenders…

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Wigan boost top four hopes as Rhinos nilled for first time since 1998

Wigan Warriors comfortably dispatched of a much-changed Leeds Rhinos side 34-0 as the visitors were nilled for just the second time in Super League history. Quickfire tries from Michael McIlorum and Sam Tomkins saw Wigan move 10 points ahead midway through the half. Willie Isa was denied by the television match official twice but George Williams crossed before the break…

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McDermott eyeing special opportunity for injury-hit Leeds at Wigan

Leeds coach Brian McDermott believes his injury-hit side have the “opportunity to do something special” at Wigan on Friday night: a game he insists they can win. The Rhinos are without 13 first-team players for the trip to the DW Stadium tonight, with the likes of captain Danny McGuire, England internationals Kallum Watkins and Ryan Hall, and forwards Adam Cuthbertson…

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Leeds ring the changes for Wigan trip as 13 first-teamers miss out

Leeds Rhinos will be without a staggering 13 players for Friday night’s trip to Wigan. The Rhinos, who face a Challenge Cup semi-final with Hull FC next weekend, have left out over a dozen senior players with injuries biting ahead of the trip to the DW Stadium. In a much-changed squad, Brian McDermott – who saw Leeds solidify second spot…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s games as Ellis eyes Hull return

Hull FC v Huddersfield (8pm, KCOM Stadium) There are two huge boosts for Hull FC ahead of Friday’s clash with Huddersfield: as captain Gareth Ellis and half-back Albert Kelly both return to the squad. Ellis has not played since Hull’s league victory against Castleford back in April, while Kelly missed the trip to Leeds last week. Huddersfield make one change:…

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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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