Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Ex-Bradford Bulls boss Cummins confident of getting new job

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Former Bradford Bulls head coach Francis Cummins admits he has to be confident he will quickly get another job in Rugby League, as the dust finally begins to settle on his departure from the club. Cummins and his assistant Lee St Hilaire left the Bulls two weeks ago – and has since been replaced by Bulls legend James Lowes. However, ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors support Billy Boston statue plans

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The Wigan Warriors have overwhelmingly thrown their support behind plans to erect a statue of Wigan great Billy Boston, after it was revealed that the team behind the project are calling on the public to help pay for it. Boston, who scored an astonishing 478 tries for Wigan in the 1950s and 1960s, is long regarded as one of the ... Read More »

Opinion: Pryce is signing Hull FC have lacked for years

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In recent years, Hull FC’s transfer history can ultimately be described as hit-and-miss – and that is almost being generous. For every Gareth Ellis – a signing that has taken Super League by storm and been a resounding success – there is ultimately a Brett Seymour, a signing that has seriously flattered to deceive. With their recent track record of ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors star delighted to be back

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Wigan Warriors forward Eddy Pettybourne is desperate to end his injury exile this weekend when the Warriors face London, and admits he is absolutely delighted to be back out on the field. Pettybourne hasn’t played since Good Friday’s victory over St Helens and, with his father over in the country visiting his son, he is desperate to get on the ... Read More »

Riley likely to stay at Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

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On-loan Warrington winger Chris Riley is likely to stay at Wakefield Trinity Wildcats for the foreseeable future, after boss Tony Smith admitted they are “OK” without the services of Riley at the moment. Smith also believes that Riley – who is one of the Wolves’ longest-serving players – will benefit from remaining at Wakefield too, rather than coming back to ... Read More »

Fans must repay Koukash, says Salford Red Devils boss

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Salford Red Devils boss Iestyn Harris has called on his fans to turn up in numbers over the remainder of the 2014 season, and back Marwan Koukash’s extravagant spending at the club. Koukash has brought in a raft of top names during his first 12 months at the club – with Kevin Locke the latest big name to arrive earlier ... Read More »

Hull KR boss hoping for double injury boost this week

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Hull KR head coach Craig Sandercock is hoping for a massive boost on the injury front this week, as he hopes to welcome back two key forwards ahead of their massive clash against table-topping St Helens on Sunday. The Robins are still chasing the pack when it comes to the top eight, after slipping to a narrow defeat against Huddersfield ... Read More »

I considered Bradford Bulls move, says Pryce

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Leon Pryce admits he was tempted by the possibility of a return to Bradford Bulls, but admits the security over Hull FC’s Super League status was a big lure in him opting for East Yorkshire, rather than West. Pryce penned a deal with Lee Radford’s men earlier this week, despite strong interest from the Bulls over an emotional return to ... Read More »

Chris Hill signs Warrington contract extension

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Warrington Wolves prop Chris Hill has agreed a new and improved five-and-a-half-year deal keeping him at the club until November 2019. The club is delighted to have secured Hill, 26, on an improved long-term contract, which follows on from his new deal last October. It comes on the back of his form in last year’s Internationals, his first-class performances so ... Read More »

Rookie of the Year relieved to be back on the field

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This is an expanded version of an article, originally written by Pete Stephenson, that first appeared in this week’s Rugby League Express Tom Lineham admits he was terrified when he made his return to Super League action in Perpignan against the Catalan Dragons a week last Saturday, but the winger insists he’s now ready to put his injury nightmares behind ... Read More »