Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Danny Brough ready for tough run of fixtures


Huddersfield Giants captain Danny Brough insists he is ready to lead the club through their trickiest run of fixtures so far this season – starting with tomorrow night’s trip to St Helens. Following on from their trip to Langtree Park, the Giants face Wigan and Leeds in their next two league games, but rather than be worried by the run ... Read More »

Greg Eden extends loan deal at Salford Red Devils


Greg Eden has extended his loan deal with Salford Red Devils, with the Hull Kingston Rovers full-back set to stay with the club beyond his current one month deal. Eden’s initial deal with the Red Devils is set to expire imminently, but Salford boss Iestyn Harris has decided to keep the Robins star on a week-by-week basis, with Craig Sandercock ... Read More »

Hansen not regretting leaving Wigan Warriors


Salford Red Devils forward Harrison Hansen admits he has no regrets over leaving Wigan Warriors last year, as he prepares to face his former club for the first time this Thursday. Hansen played a crucial role in the Warriors’ double success of 2013, and is one of a whole host of former Wigan men that could face their former employers ... Read More »

Baldwinson wants to take on Jamie Peacock

Former Leeds youngster Baldwinson is heading back home. (C) RLPhotos

New Bradford Bulls recruit Jordan Baldwinson has bravely claimed part of his motivation in returning to England is to lock horns with Super League legend Jamie Peacock. Peacock has been sensational for Leeds Rhinos this year, but Baldwinson – who has joined Bradford until the end of the season, before heading to the Rhinos – admits the chance of squaring ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls could welcome back trio for Catalan clash


Bradford Bulls could welcome back three key players this weekend, as they prepare to head to France to take on Catalan Dragons. The Bulls have been without a whole host of first team players for large parts of the season – including the likes of Dale Ferguson and Matty Blythe. However, their worries in the pack will be eased this ... Read More »

Other teams are nervous, says Francis Cummins

Cummins and staff

Bradford Bulls head coach Francis Cummins believes the rest of the teams at the bottom of Super League are sweating over the rest of the season, and admits the club are playing without pressure due to their situation. The Bulls are eight points from safety following on from their heavy defeat to Huddersfield Giants at Magic Weekend, but Cummins is ... Read More »

Rugby League podcast: Grima, Mbu and McCormack


In this week’s edition of ‘Rugby League Down South’, Ian Ramsdale interviews London Broncos coach Joe Grima, new All Golds boss Steve McCormack, and London Skolars coach Joe Mbu. What’s on the podcast this week 02.00: London Broncos head coach Joe Grima 09:30: New Gloucestershire All Golds coach Steve McCormack 20.00: London Skolars boss Joe Mbu 24.00: Skolars’ commercial manager ... Read More »

Black and Whites complete Sa signing


Hull FC have completed the signing of dual code international Setaimata Sa from London Irish – and he could make his debut for the Airlie Birds this week. New Zealand-born Sa, 26, began his career in the NRL with Sydney Roosters, where he spent three seasons before joining Catalan Dragons and then union outfit Irish. A utility player who is ... Read More »

Bowen, Bateman and Blake out of Warriors squad


Wigan coach Shaun Wane has named his 19-man squad to face Salford on Thursday – and it’s not good news for Warriors fans. Indeed, a squad that was already under-strength has been stretched further with the news that three more first-team players have been forced out through injury. Matty Bowen and John Bateman miss out with knocks, while Blake Green ... Read More »

Gardner: Pick Hodgson for England


On-loan Hull KR winger Ade Gardner believes temporary team-mate Josh Hodgson should be rewarded for his superb form with an England call-up. The St Helens flyer, 30, has been mightily impressed with 24-year-old Hodgson, who has arguably been the Robins’ best player in 2014, scoring five tries and making seven assists, a whopping 464 tackles, and over 1,400 metres. He’s ... Read More »