Wednesday, September 24, 2014
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Giants beat 12-man Saints to hand initiative to Tigers

Castleford Tigers will go to Perpignan on Saturday with the chance to claim the League Leaders’ Shield in the penultimate match of the 2014 Super League competition, after St Helens went down 17-16 tonight at Huddersfield Giants. Saints came into the game needing a draw to win the Shield, and when Lance Hohaia touched down on 60 minutes, following a ... Read More »

Wakefield game a ‘wake-up call’, says Michael Shenton

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Castleford Tigers captain Michael Shenton admits their tight victory against Wakefield Trinity Wildcats last weekend has served as a “wake-up call” for the side heading into the business end of the season, as they look to cement a top two finish this weekend. Victory against Catalan on Saturday will ensure the Tigers finish at least second – with top spot ... Read More »

London Broncos sign Warrington duo

Brad-Dwyer

London Broncos have made two more signings for the 2015 season, after they announced the capture of Warrington Wolves duo Brad Dwyer and Glenn Riley Hooker Dwyer joins the Broncos on a one season loan for the 2015 season. Dwyer played ten first team games this season including a home game against the Broncos, he played four first team games ... Read More »

Is Todd Carney heading for Super League?

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Could one of the most controversial figures in the NRL be heading for Super League in 2015? It seems that way, as Catalan Dragons have confirmed they are in talks with Todd Carney over a potential move to Super League. The Dragons have confirmed they are in talks to strike up a deal to sign the talented 28-year-old, who has ... Read More »

Feature: A reason for Wakefield fans to be optimistic for 2015

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When Rugby League goes through its enormous restructure next year, there are some clubs who will perhaps feel more optimistic than others about their chances in the new system. Clubs like Bradford and London, for example – who have been relegated, yet have strengthened incredibly well. And for Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, they may not quite feel as optimistic as their ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls unveil new-look backroom team

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Bradford Bulls have unveiled their restructured backroom team in preparation for the 2015 season – with the most notable announcement the arrival of former Featherstone head coach John Bastian as the club’s head of youth. England strength and conditioning coach Gary Dempsey has joined the club in the same capacity, whilst current Bulls captain Matt Diskin – who is retiring ... Read More »

Top spot would be Powell’s greatest success

Daryl-Powell

Castleford Tigers boss Daryl Powell admits it would be the greatest success of his career should the club secure top spot in Super League this weekend, eclipsing anything he has done in his illustrious career. The Tigers have been the one true success story of 2014, and are within a whisker of finishing top of the table after 27 rounds ... Read More »

Huby ‘wanted’ new challenge with Huddersfield move

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Craig Huby admits it would have been “easy” to stay with Castleford beyond this season, but says the opportunity of a new challenge with Huddersfield Giants was the driving force behind his move across West Yorkshire. The 28-year-old has signed a four-year deal with the Giants from next season, bringing to an end a lengthy association with Castleford. He says ... Read More »

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats sign Chris Riley

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have completed the signing of Warrington Wolves winger Chris Riley, who joins the club on a one-year deal following a successful loan deal. 26-year old Riley has signed on at the Wildcats having spent the majority of 2014 on loan from Warrington Wolves, scoring seven Super League tries in 22 appearances. Three of his scores came against ... Read More »

Warriors recover to secure top-four placing

Wigan Warriors recovered from a 4-18 half-time deficit to seal a 24-20 victory tonight against Warrington Wolves to grab a place in the top four, while the Wolves will have to wait for the result of Huddersfield’s game against St Helens on Friday night before knowing whether they have finished in the top four. The main worry for Wigan after ... Read More »