Roby confident St Helens can go all the way to Old Trafford once again

St Helens hooker James Roby insists that while they are not looking beyond Friday’s clash with Hull FC, he is fully confident that the Saints can return to Old Trafford this October. Following a run of eight wins from 11 games since Justin Holbrook took charge, the Saints host third-placed Hull tonight knowing that victory would take them back into…

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Milner insists Castleford will not buckle under pressure ahead of Salford trip

Castleford forward Adam Milner has insisted that the Tigers’ confidence has not wavered despite their wobble against St Helens last weekend ahead of tonight’s trip to Salford. Some had begun to suggest that defeat in the opening game of the Super 8s was more than just a blip and, despite the Tigers comfortably clear at the top of Super League,…

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Turner insists play-off dream is not impossible for Huddersfield ahead of Wigan trip

Huddersfield centre Jordan Turner has insisted the club can still make the play-offs this season – but admits tonight’s clash with Wigan has all the feel of a huge semi-final for the Giants. Following an impressive run of form in recent months, the Giants find themselves sitting just four points behind fourth-placed St Helens with six games remaining. And while…

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McDermott concedes Leeds could not handle Wakefield following defeat

Leeds coach Brian McDermott admitted his side could not handle local rivals Wakefield Trinity in their convincing defeat to Chris Chester’s side on Thursday night. The Rhinos were outscored six tries to one and well-beaten at the Beaumont Legal Stadium – and McDermott offered up no excuses for his side’s below-par display. “They (Wakefield) were really good,” he said. “They…

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Wakefield not here to make the numbers up, says Chester after thumping Leeds win

Wakefield Trinity coach Chris Chester believes Thursday night’s convincing win over Leeds shows his side are deadly serious about a tilt at Old Trafford this season. Following a disappointing few weeks, Trinity produced one of their best performances of the season to beat the second-placed Rhinos 38-6 and move into the play-off places ahead of the remainder of this weekend’s…

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Junior Moors agrees contract extension with Castleford Tigers

Castleford star Junior Moors has agreed a new one-year extension to his contract with the Super League leaders: and has admitted he would be open to remaining with the club beyond that, too. The Samoan has been a revelation since joining from NRL side Melbourne in 2015 – and is now regarded as one of Super League’s best forwards following…

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Widnes prop Manase Manuokafoa to head to France in 2018

Widnes Vikings forward Manase Manuokafoa will head to France in 2018 to play for Albi. The former Bradford prop has agreed to head across the Channel and play for Albi after three seasons with the Vikings. He joined Denis Betts’ side following the Bulls’ relegation from Super League in 2014. Albi announced the news on their Twitter account: Nous annonçons…

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