Sunday, October 26, 2014
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St Helens: Lomax out for rest of season

Saints full-back Jonny Lomax. ©RLPhotos

Jonny Lomax’s season is over after he suffered a serious injury in last weekend’s game at Catalan. The 23-year-old damaged his knee in the second half and needs an operation. Saints Head Coach Nathan Brown said: “This is obviously a blow to the team but more importantly to Jonny. He has been in great form and has settled well into ... Read More »

James Lowes puts his hand up for Bulls job


Former Bradford Bulls hooker James Lowes has thrown his hat into the ring for the coaching vacancy at Odsal. The relegation-threatened Bulls have begun the search for a successor to Francis Cummins after he and assistant coach Lee St Hilaire were sacked on Monday. Club captain Matt Diskin has been handed the reins on a temporary basis ahead of Friday’s ... Read More »

Sinfield: “You can’t win them all, can you?”


Leeds captain Kevin Sinfield believes the Rhinos will get over their mid-season slump and return to the sparkling form that saw them top Super League earlier in the season. The Rhinos have lost three of their last four league matches and will be pushed down to third in the table if Wigan beat Widnes in tomorrow night’s rescheduled clash. “You ... Read More »

Opinion: Five candidates for next Bradford Bulls coach


You will all now be fully aware of the big breaking news in the world of Rugby League on Monday – as Bradford Bulls head coach Francis Cummins has left the club. Well into his second season in charge – having been at the club since 2010 when he was appointed as assistant to Mick Potter – Cummins and assistant ... Read More »

Michael Dobson signs up at Salford Red Devils


Former Hull KR captain Michael Dobson will join Salford Red Devils at the start of the 2015 season. The 28-year-old half-back has signed a four-year contract and will return to Super League after a year in Australia’s NRL with Newcastle Knights. The arrival of Dobson continues Salford’s recruitment for 2015, with Castleford forward Weller Hauraki and Leeds winger Ben Jones-Bishop ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls sack Cummins and St Hilaire

Cummins and staff

Bradford Bulls have today parted company with head coach Francis Cummins and assistant coach Lee St Hilaire, with immediate effect. Cummins, who arrived at the Provident Stadium back in 2010 as assistant to then head coach Mick Potter, took the Bradford reins prior to the start of last season. St Hilaire, meanwhile, has spent eight years with the club, acting ... Read More »

Three Super League players charged


The RFL Match Review Panel has charged three players following incidents in the First Utility Super League Round 16 fixture Catalan Dragons v St Helens played on Saturday June 14. James Roby (pictured) of St Helens has been charged with making Grade B dangerous contact with Olivier Elima in the 10th minute. Eloi Pelissier of Catalan Dragons and Alex Walmsley ... Read More »

Top 3 lose in Super League

St Helens’ 42-0 defeat at the hands of the Catalan Dragons today in Perpignan at the Stade Gilbert Brutus means that the three teams that went into Super League’s Round 16 fixtures at the top of the league ladder all went down to defeats. It began on Thursday night, when second-placed Leeds Rhinos were pipped by Huddersfield Giants 22-24 at ... Read More »

Wigan gain 46-6 revenge over Tigers

In a Nutshell Wigan were far too strong for a weakened Castleford Tigers, and gained revenge for their Challenge Cup defeat a week earlier at the DW Stadium How it unfolded The Tigers came into the game without several of their leading players, including captain Michael Shenton, Marc Sneyd, Andy Lynch and Daryl Clark. It meant they were always going ... Read More »

Stats Zone: Super League Round 16

Jon Wilkin

The Super League action resumes this weekend after last week’s dramatic Challenge Cup action, with Round 16 of the competition taking place. It all began with that dramatic West Yorkshire derby between Leeds and Huddersfield on Thursday night, with two more televised games to keep fans interested across the weekend. As always, is keeping fans on the pulse ahead ... Read More »