Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Poll: Should obstruction be taken away from video refs?


In Thursday’s televised clash between Salford and Wigan at the AJ Bell Stadium, Phil Bentham referred no less than four first half tries to the video referee, all of which were ruled out for obstruction. This is not an exceptional case – it seems the majority of televised Super League clashes are plagued with such referrals, which not only disrupt ... Read More »

Rhinos land NRL prop Cuthbertson


This is an excerpt from a story published in today’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Leeds Rhinos have signed Newcastle Knights prop Adam Cuthbertson, 29, on a four-year contract ... Read More »

Match report: St Helens 41-22 Huddersfield Giants


In a nutshell St Helens bounced back to winning ways with a hefty win over Huddersfield Giants. How it unfolded First half: The Saints led 22-6 at half-time, thanks to scores from Dawson, Wheeler, Wellens and Hohaia. Huddersfield’s solitary score came through Larne Patrick. Second half: The points kept on coming;  first Jon Wilkin pounced to extend the lead, before ... Read More »

Match report: Leeds Rhinos 20-6 Hull FC


<strong>In a nutshell</strong> Leeds cemented their position at the top of Super League with a comfortable win over Hull FC. <strong>How it unfolded</strong> First half: There was just one score of a close first period, and it came for Leeds, courtesy of Joel Moon. The Rhinos led 6-0 at the break. Second half: Brad Singleton quickly extended Leeds’ lead, before ... Read More »

Stats Zone: Super League Round 14

Hull FC hooker Danny Houghton. ©RLPhotos

The action moves beyond halfway in Super League 2014 this weekend, with Round 14 of the competition taking place. It all began with Salford’s loss against Wigan on Thursday night, with two more televised games to keep fans interested across the weekend. As always, is keeping fans on the pulse ahead of the weekend, by bringing you the most ... Read More »

Richie Myler set to return for Warrington Wolves

Richie Myler

Warrington Wolves head coach Tony Smith has been handed a major injury boost, as scrum-half Richie Myler is set to return from injury to face Wakefield Trinity Wildcats this weekend. Myler has missed the Wolves’ last six games with a shoulder injury, but has shrugged it off to be named in Smith’s 19-man squad to face the Wildcats. With both ... Read More »

Peter Fox released by Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

Richard Agar. ©RLphotos

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have agreed to release Peter Fox from his contract, with the winger leaving the Rapid Solicitors Stadium with immediate effect. Fox, who joined the Wildcats from Hull Kingston Rovers, was out of contract at the end of this season, but has left the club earlier, with him expected to take up a deal elsewhere to ensure he ... Read More »

Match preview: St Helens v Huddersfield Giants


St Helens and Huddersfield will be looking to keep up the pace with leaders Leeds Rhinos tonight, as they lock horns in a hugely important Super League clash in front of the Sky cameras. The two sides had contrasting fortunes at Magic Weekend, with the Saints on the wrong end of a hammering from Warrington Wolves. And they will be ... Read More »

Match preview: Leeds Rhinos v Hull FC


Leeds Rhinos will look to cement their position at the top of Super League this evening, as they take on out-of-sorts Hull FC at Headingley Carnegie. The Rhinos can potentially open up a three-point lead with a victory, and they are boosted by a couple of big returns for the clash. Kallum Watkins returns from illness to add some strike ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls fans deserve more, says Leon Pryce


Catalan Dragons star Leon Pryce insists Bradford Bulls fans do not deserve to be in the Championship should the worst happen this season, as he gears up to face his hometown club for potentially the last time as a Dragon. Pryce won every domestic honour in the game with the Bulls before leaving for St Helens in 2006, and he ... Read More »