Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Warrington Wolves tie down six players

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Warrington Wolves have extended the contracts of six young, British players securing  home-grown talent for many seasons to come. Gene Ormsby and Anthony England have agreed contract extensions keeping them at the club until November 2016. Twins Rhys and Ben Evans, and James Laithwaite have penned new contracts until November 2017. Young forward George King has also agreed a full-time ... Read More »

More frustration for Marwan Koukash

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Ambitious Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash has once again failed in his bid to bring in a marquee player ruling in Super League, after taking to social media to once again vent his frustration over the decision. Koukash tried in February to push through a move for clubs to have a player that is exempt from the salary cap, ... Read More »

Another Bradford Bulls star wants to stay

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Lee Gaskell has become the latest Bradford Bulls star to admit he would be open to stopping at the club, should they be relegated from Super League at the end of the season. Gaskell has impressed for the Bulls since joining from St Helens last season, and would surely command interest from other clubs should the Bulls drop out of ... Read More »

Hull KR star stays top of Albert Goldthorpe race

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The race for League Express’ Albert Goldthorpe Medal is hotting up, with just eight rounds left of the Super League season. Hull KR star Travis Burns has been dominating at the top for some time now, and after Round 19 of the competition last week, Burns extended his lead at the top of the table. The Australian picked up the ... Read More »

St Helens sign Atelea Vea

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St Helens have announced the signing of Broncos forward Atelea Vea. The 27-year-old Tongan international joins them for the 2015 and 2016 seasons with an ‘option’ for the following season. Vea said: “I had offers from many different clubs but once I spoke to Mike Rush and Nathan Brown, and had the chance to view Langtree Park and the training ... Read More »

Who were the Super League Game Stars in Round 19?

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Martyn Sadler, the editor of Rugby League Express, reveals which players earned Game Star awards from our reporters in the weekend’s Super League games.   Widnes Vikings 20 Castleford Tigers 40 – Daryl Clark Reporter: Steve Fox “The hooker was on top form. International form, to be precise.”   Bradford Bulls 30 Catalan Dragons 32 – Luke Gale Reporter: Aaron ... Read More »

Tigers sign Roberts from Storm

Castleford Tigers has announced the signing of Ben Roberts from NRL side Melbourne Storm on a two-year deal from the start of 2015. The 28-year-old, who has played over 130 games in the NRL, will link up with the Tigers over the winter, with an option to stay for a third year at the end of his contract. Roberts said: ... Read More »

Sunday’s Rugby League results

First Utility Super League Bradford Bulls 30 Catalan Dragons 32 Hull Kingston Rovers 40 St Helens 10   Kingstone Press Championship Barrow Raiders 18 Whitehaven 30 Leigh Centurions 32 Sheffield Eagles 24 North Wales Crusaders 24 Doncaster 28 Rochdale Hornets 38 Featherstone Rovers 34 Workington Town 22 Batley Bulldogs 16   Kingstone Press Championship One Gloucestershire All Golds 14 Hemel ... Read More »

Whitehead: I thought I’d be at Bradford the rest of my life

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This article originally appeared in issue 399 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 400 is currently in production and will be on sale from July 11. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… Back at the start of 2013, Elliott Whitehead looked well set for a long career at his ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Hull KR duo discuss their teammates

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TotalRL.com recently headed to Super League’s Best Golfer at Cookridge Hall in Leeds, where a raft of the game’s best players took to the golf course to see who came out on top when it came to pars, birdies and eagles. You can find a full, in-depth review of the event in this month’s edition of Rugby League World, which ... Read More »

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