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Match Report: Hull FC 30-6 Huddersfield Giants

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In a nutshell Hull FC took a 20-0 lead in the first 25 minutes, and set the Giants a hurdle that they couldn’t overcome as they tried to fight back in the second half. How it unfolded Hull scored two early tries through Fetuli Talanoa and Richard Whiting in the opening ten minutes, and although Whiting could convert neither score, ... Read More »

Nathan Brown laments traditional Easter schedule

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St Helens coach Nathan Brown has hit back at the RFL’s scheduling, after his side’s Challenge Cup tie with Leeds was confirmed to be played just five days on from the hectic Easter period. The Saints have clashes against Widnes on Easter Monday, as well as a Good Friday derby with Wigan Warriors, before the huge 5th round clash against ... Read More »

Quick turnaround benefits Wildcats, says Richard Agar

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Richard Agar believes the quick turnaround has benefited his Wakefield Trinity Wildcats side, as they look to set the record straight against Leeds Rhinos on Friday. The Wildcats only faced their West Yorkshire rivals as recently as last Sunday in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup – when they were on the wrong end of a 60-6 thrashing. However, Agar believes the ... Read More »

Wakefield’s Chris Riley looking to prove doubters wrong

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On-loan Wakefield winger Chris Riley believes the squad are more than capable of causing a huge upset on Friday night, as they look to avenge last weekend’s heavy cup defeat against Leeds Rhinos. The Rhinos were rampant in a 60-6 win last Sunday, and the two sides meet again on Friday in a Super League clash. However, despite that heavy ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers set to make changes for St Helens clash

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Daryl Powell’s notorious rotation policy has come into effect again at the Castleford Tigers, as he makes four changes to his 19-man squad for Friday’s televised clash against St Helens. There are four changes with Daryl Clark, Craig Huby and Grant Millington returning to the squad having been rested for the Tetley’s Challenge Cup win at Batley Bulldogs last Sunday. ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils agree dual-reg deal with Barrow Raiders

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Salford Red Devils have agreed a dual-registration deal with Championship outfit Barrow Raiders – in a move that was mooted by head coach Bobbie Goulding last week. The newly appointed Raiders coach tweeted that he had met with Devils owner Marwan Koukash with a view to striking up a deal – and that has today been confirmed. It means the ... Read More »

Jonny Lomax lucky to still be playing, says Nathan Brown

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St Helens head coach has claimed Jonny Lomax’s career is lucky to be still going, as the aftermatch of Brett Ferres’ spear tackle on the full-back continues. Lomax is expected to be fit for St Helens’ massive trip to Castleford on Friday night, after Brown confirmed he had suffered no ill-effects after the tackle, which saw Ferres cop a five-match ... Read More »

Hot Topic: Debating rugby league’s big issues

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Welcome to a brand new feature on TotalRL.com – Hot Topic. We’re throwing open the discussion on rugby league’s biggest and hottest talking points, and want your opinions as to how the game can be improved. With the help of our Twitter followers, we’re looking for your responses to the big issues surrounding the game this week – with the ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull FC v Huddersfield Giants

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Huddersfield head to Humberside for their first match since their controversial exit from the Tetley’s Challenge Cup, as they lock horns with Hull FC at the KC Stadium in Thursday’s televised clash. That 17-16 defeat will no doubt still leave a bitter taste in the mouths of Giants fans, but they have a quick turnaround to put things right, and ... Read More »

Get the new Rugby League World Magazine!

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The May 2014 issue of Rugby League World Magazine is available to download now. Get the app from Apple Newsstand or GooglePlay, or click here to read it online now at Pocketmags.com. Print edition in shops from Friday 11th April. Get it delivered from the TotalRL.com Shop. What’s inside: Few players in Super League have had the spotlight cast as ... Read More »