Friday, December 19, 2014
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London Broncos appoint Henderson as assistant in 2015

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London Broncos have appointed Andrew Henderson as their new assistant to head coach Joey Grima for the 2015 season. Henderson will join the Broncos for pre-season training in November 2014 on a two-year deal, after retiring from playing with Sheffield Eagles at the end of this coming season. Henderson played for Salford City Reds, Castleford Tigers, Gateshead Thunder, Barrow Raiders ... Read More »

Debate: Could the marquee player ruling benefit Super League?

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Once again, colourful Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash is in the news after an extraordinary press conference this past Thursday. In it, he revealed that his “marquee player” ruling he has been trying to get commissioned by the RFL didn’t even get voted on this week, after several clubs came together to block a potential vote. Koukash – and ... Read More »

I’m going nowhere, says Marwan Koukash

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Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash has insisted although he is dismayed with the way the game is being run, he will not walk away from Rugby League, insisting he is “addicted’ to the sport. Koukash told a press conference on Thursday that he believes the RFL should step aside in their running of Super League, and begin to let ... Read More »

Hull KR star putting coach emotions to one side

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Hull KR star Travis Burns admits he has had to put his disappointment over the sacking of Craig Sandercock to one side, and solely concentrate on getting the club into the top eight at the end of the season. Sandercock left the Robins last Thursday after a disappointing season, with temporary boss Chris Chester getting off to a flying start ... Read More »

Match preview: Castleford Tigers v Huddersfield Giants

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Two of the top sides in Super League lock horns in a thrilling Friday night clash tonight, as high-flying Castleford Tigers take on Huddersfield Giants at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle. After an impressive win at Widnes last time out, the Tigers will be looking to once again cement their position in the top four with a win, but boss Daryl Powell ... Read More »

Leigh Centurions sign Jonny Walker

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Championship outfit Leigh Centurions have secured another impressive signing, after they completed the signature of former Hull KR forward Jonny Walker. The 22-year-old left the Robins last month under a dark cloud, but the Championship pacesetters have moved quickly to snap up Walker for next season on a one-year deal – with the option of a further year. Leigh Centurions ... Read More »

Signings are coming, says Bradford Bulls MD

Steve Ferres (left) and Marc Green (right). ©BradfordBulls

Bradford Bulls managing director Steve Ferres has reassured fans that there are signings in the pipeline for next season, and the club are confident they can create a side capable of bouncing straight back into Super League at the first attempt. The Bulls are a massive 13 points from safety with eight games of the season left, and can be ... Read More »

Wildcats win opens up top-eight race

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats defeated Widnes Vikings 12-10 at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium tonight to move to within two points of the eighth-placed Vikings and opening up the race for eighth place with the prospect of a thrilling finish to the season. At half-time the Vikings led 0-4, having scored the only try of the game through Danny Tickle, who got ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils owner rips into RFL

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Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash has launched an astonishing tirade on the RFL, insisting he has lost all confidence in those running Super League, after yet more disappointment with his marquee player proposal. Koukash told reporters on Thursday that the issue wasn’t even voted on this time around, after a number of clubs blocked the vote. He believes that ... Read More »

Opinion: World Cup should remind us we bash RL too much

Cummins' Bradford side struggled all year.

Of late, Rugby League has come under serious scrutiny from a number of different angles, for a number of different reasons. Whilst quite a few of those reasons are well on merit (for instance, the madness surrounding the obstruction ruling and video refereeing is completely worthy of some debate), it often feels like Rugby League folk like to take a ... Read More »

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