Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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I’ll be England’s No.1, says Zak Hardaker


Leeds Rhinos fullback has set himself the target of becoming England’s undisputed No. 1 by the end of this year, as he looks to oust Sam Tomkins from a role he has made his own in recent years. Amidst a controversial suspension midway through 2014, on the field, Hardaker enjoyed a great year for Leeds – being named amongst Super ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers unveil 2015 squad numbers


Castleford Tigers have released their squad numbers for the 2015 season, with winger James Clare stepping up to fill the No. 2 shirt left by the retiring Kirk Dixon. Dixon called time on his career yesterday after spells with clubs such as the Tigers and Hull FC, and Clare, who impressed when stepping into the side in 2014, has been ... Read More »

Kirk Dixon calls time on career


Castleford Tigers winger Kirk Dixon has been forced to call time on his illustrious playing career, following surgery in the off season to replace a disk in his neck. Speaking after making his announcement, Dixon said: “I’ve had surgery to remove a disk and I’ve had an artificial disk put in there and it was going to be at least ... Read More »

Hull KR and Widnes strike up unique ticket deal


Hull Kingston Rovers and Widnes Vikings have teamed up in a unique partnership that will offer discounted tickets to season pass holders travelling to matches between the two clubs. In what is believed to be the first agreement of its kind in Super League, it will reward loyal supporters travelling to watch their team away from home at either the ... Read More »

Homeless Knights forced out of York


York City Knights have been forced to take action and re-arrange the friendly that was to take place against Hull FC at Bootham Crescent next weekend. The fixture will now be played at the Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster, on Sunday 11th January, with a 4.45pm KO as part of a double header, with Doncaster RLFC taking on Hull FC’s young guns ... Read More »

Hull FC add depth with Howarth signing


Hull FC have handed out-of-contract hooker Stuart Howarth the opportunity to continue his Super League career after agreeing a one-year deal with the former Salford man. The Black and Whites were set to head into the new season with two home grown players at dummy half in Danny Houghton and James Cunningham, but head coach Lee Radford has moved to ... Read More »

2015 Preview: Wigan Warriors


For Wigan Warriors, 2014 was a case of so near yet so far. Wins against Leeds Rhinos and Warrington Wolves in the final league matches of the season were not quite enough to claim the League Leaders Shield, while they were always going to find it hard going to claim the Grand Final trophy following Ben Flower’s early red card ... Read More »

Campese looking to emulate Dobson heroics at Hull KR

Michael Dobson during his Hull KR days.

New Hull KR signing Terry Campese has revealed that he is looking to prove he’s up to the standards of Super League with the Robins – just like former half-back partner Michael Dobson did when he headed for Humberside. Dobson was a revelation at KR, spending six hugely successful seasons with the club before returning to the NRL with Newcastle ... Read More »

McDermott understands Leeds fans’ concerns


Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott has admitted he understands if fans of the club are worried about their recruitment for 2015 – but has backed the club’s youngster to step up and have a strong year for the club. Leeds have lost senior players such as Ian Kirke and Ryan Bailey, and have only signed NRL star Adam Cuthbertson in ... Read More »

The Rugby League images of 2014


As it’s New Years Eve, we here at Total RL thought we’d take a look back at the last 12 months, and crown what has been another sensational year of Rugby League with a special image gallery. From Super League right through to the Championships, there has been excellent action all across the board. The cup competitions have also brought ... Read More »