Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Promising Greenwood pens new Saints deal

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St Helens youngster Joe Greenwood has put pen to paper on a three-year contract extension at the club. Coach Nathan Brown said: “This is great news for both the club and Joe. He is a one of a host of younger players who have had a reasonable amount of experience over the past few years and have done well. “He ... Read More »

Costigan: London could get first win against Robins

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Hull KR back-rower Neville Costigan has warned his team-mates that unless they turn up with the proper attitude, they are at risk of losing to London on Saturday. Bottom side Broncos are winless in 21 games this season, while Rovers are currently sat in a precarious position – three points off the play-offs in ninth spot with two in-form sides ... Read More »

Manuokafoa: I want to be playing top flight

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Bradford prop forward Manase Manuokafoa is on the lookout for another Super League club after the Bulls were officially relegated from the top flight on Sunday. The 29-year-old, who signed from Parramatta Eels in 2012, is yet to speak to any rival clubs but is keen to get the ball rolling so he and his family can make the necessary ... Read More »

Bulls: Bradford withdraw legal appeal

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Bradford Bulls have confirmed the club’s decision to withdraw its legal challenge of the points deduction imposed earlier this year. A spokesperson for the board of directors has made the following statement: “As part of our last press release on the matter, the directors indicated the club would only proceed with legal action in the event it would be of ... Read More »

Tigers: Carvell signs Cas contract

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Castleford Tigers have confirmed that prop Garreth Carvell has signed a contract to keep him at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle until the end of the 2014 season, following his recent release from Hull FC. Carvell said: “I’m loving it here at Castleford Tigers, I knew a few of the lads beforehand so it’s been pretty easy settling in. They are a ... Read More »

Hull FC release former Great Britain forward

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Hull FC have confirmed that Garreth Carvell has been released from the remainder of his contract to further his career elsewhere. The former Warrington forward joined the club from Bradford at the beginning of the season on a one-year deal, but failed to make an impact despite a promising start to his second spell at the club. He has since ... Read More »

Six Super League players charged

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Six players have been charged with disciplinary offences committed in First Utility Super League Round 21 fixtures. Kevin Sinfield of Leeds Rhinos has been charged with making a Grade C head-butt on Castleford Tigers player Luke Dorn in the 74th minute of a match played on Thursday July 17. Four players – Travis Burns and Adam Walker of Hull Kingston Rovers, ... Read More »

Harrison: Return of Bulls derby good for the game

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Halifax boss Karl Harrison says he is relishing the prospect of facing Bradford Bulls again next season – and thinks the return of the West Yorkshire derby will see crowd figures soar. The Odsal outfit were officially condemned to relegation on Sunday when they fell to Huddersfield Giants. It has been more than a decade since the two sides last ... Read More »

Matt Cook to join Castleford Tigers

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Castleford Tigers have signed Matt Cook from London Broncos on a two-year contract – with Scott Moore also leaving the club. The current Broncos skipper, who has played all 22 games for the club this season, said: “This is my third season with the Broncos and I’ve had a fantastic time down in the capital during those three years. It’s ... Read More »

Super League: Albert Goldthorpe team of the week

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Every week in League Express newspaper, three stand-out players from all seven Super League matches are awarded points (ranging from one to three depending on their influence on that particular game) that decide who wins the prestigious Albert Goldthorpe medal – an annual accolade created by the newspaper to reward the fairest and best player of the season. *YOU CAN ... Read More »