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Huddersfield Giants name unchanged squad

Huddersfield coach Paul Anderson. ©RLPhotos

Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson has named an unchanged 19-man squad for their trip to West Yorkshire rivals this Sunday. After securing a thrilling 12-12 draw against Leeds last Friday – the Giants’ second draw of the season so far – Anderson looks likely to go with the same 17 against the Bulls. That means another start for Jodie ... Read More »

Luke George returns to Bradford Bulls squad

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Bradford Bulls winger Luke George is in line to make his return to the Bulls side on Sunday, after being named in Francis Cummins’ 19-man squad for the visit of Huddersfield Giants. The winger missed last weeks defeat to Hull FC, after suffering a concussion during the Bulls’ victory over London the week previous. However, he has shaken that off, ... Read More »

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats need to keep improving, says Agar

Former Wakefield coach Richard Agar. ©RLPhotos

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats head coach Richard Agar admits his side must keep improving if they are to avoid relegation this season, as they face a potentially huge clash against London this weekend. The Wildcats and the Broncos were the two teams tipped to struggle at the beginning of the campaign – and they only have one victory between them so ... Read More »

Super League preview: St Helens v Catalan Dragons

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Two teams in contrasting form meet at Langtree Park on Friday night, as the unbeaten, table-topping St Helens take on Catalan Dragons, who are yet to pick up a point in Super League XIX. Things could not be going much better for Nathan Brown’s men, as four wins from four have seen them shoot to the top of the early ... Read More »

Super League preview: Salford Red Devils v Warrington Wolves

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Salford will be looking to avoid a third consecutive Super League defeat on Friday, as captain Adrian Morley faces his former club, the Warrington Wolves. After losses against St Helens and Widnes, the onus is very much on Brian Noble’s men to halt their mini-slide, and get back on the victory trail on their own patch. However, they face a ... Read More »

Super League preview: Leeds Rhinos v Widnes Vikings

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Two of the early top four clash in Super League tonight, as the Leeds Rhinos host the Widnes Vikings – with both teams putting their unbeaten records on the line at the Headingley Carnegie Stadium. The Rhinos dropped their first points of 2014 last week, as they claimed a point in a thrilling 12-12 draw with the Huddersfield Giants. Their ... Read More »

Super League preview: Wigan Warriors v Hull KR

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Hull Kingston Rovers will be looking to get their first victory of 2014 under their belt tonight, but they face a tough task as they head to last years Grand Final winners, the Wigan Warriors. The Warriors have hardly made the best possible start to Super League XIX themselves, and have just one win to their name from their opening ... Read More »

Anderson seeking revenge over Bulls

Huddersfield coach Paul Anderson. ©RLPhotos

Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson admits he is looking to exact revenge on former club Bradford, as they look to avenge two defeats to the Bulls last season. The Bulls picked up a surprise 43-18 win at the John Smiths Stadium at the beginning of the 2013 season, before backing that up with a 58-6 win over a youthful ... Read More »

Jamal Fakir released by Catalan Dragons

Jamal Fakir. ©RLPhotos

Dropped Catalan prop Jamal Fakir has been released by the club, after he refused to play for their reserve team, Saint Esteve XIII. In the wake of the Dragons horrific start to 2014 – which has seen them lose all four of their opening games – Fakir was placed in reserve grade, but has refused to play, and has called ... Read More »

Podcast: The Medway Forward #RLDS

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Listen to the Rugby League Down South podcast by Ian Ramsdale every week on TotalRL.com Click here to download the Rugby League Down South podcast from iTunes What’s on the podcast this week? 00.20: MEDWAY DRAGONS appoint former London Broncos coach ROB POWELL as their new head coach, and embark on a 5-year plan to be a semi-professional club. 14.00: ... Read More »