Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Tony Rea: It was always the plan for me to leave


Outgoing London Broncos coach Tony Rea has revealed it was always his plan to step down at some point in 2014. The 47-year-old announced today that he was to step down with immediate effect, leaving assistant Joe Grima to fill in as head coach for the rest of this season and 2015. Rea said: “It was always intended that I ... Read More »

Keiran Dixon: Rea exit was a surprise


London Broncos winger Keiran Dixon has described head coach Tony Rea’s exit from the club as a huge shock. The 47-year-old Australian announced today that he has stepped down from his position at the club with immediate effect. Assistant coach Joe Grima has taken over for the rest of the season. The Broncos are winless in 2014 and sit bottom ... Read More »

Tony Rea leaves London Broncos

Tony Rea. ©RLPhotos

Tony Rea has quit his role as London Broncos head coach, with assistant boss Joe Grima taking charge for the remainder of their 2014 campaign. The Broncos slipped to the foot of the table yesterday following Bradford’s shock win over Warrington, and Rea has handed over the reins to assistant Grima for this year and the 2015 season. The capital ... Read More »

Anderson still unhappy after clutch win


Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson insists his side have a long way to go despite defeating in-form Castleford Tigers yesterday. The Giants are now up to sixth in the table and are certainly starting to hit their straps, but Anderson isn’t happy and claims he wanted a more comfortably victory against the Tigers. “I think we did enough at times ... Read More »

Anthony Mullally: Time at Bulls improved my game


Huddersfield Giants prop Anthony Mullally claims his loan spell at Bradford Bulls improved his ability. The Ireland international, 22, spent six weeks with the Odsal club before his recall and has featured for the Giants in all three games since. In yesterday’s come-from-behind victory against Castleford Tigers, he made a big impact, setting the foundation for Joe Wardle’s 28th-minute try ... Read More »

Kevin Sinfield: Rhinos not getting carried away


Leeds Rhinos skipper Kevin Sinfield insists his side are not getting carried away after comfortably taking down Wigan last week to return to the summit of Super League. The Rhinos, Grand Final winners five times in the last seven years, have won nine and drawn one of their 11 matches in the league this season. Their defence has been superb, ... Read More »

Scoreboard: All this week’s Rugby League results


Super League (click for reports) Bradford Bulls 34-28 Warrington Wolves Huddersfield Giants 29-28 Castleford Tigers Hull Kingston Rovers 29-34 Widnes Vikings Hull FC 16-23 Wakefield T Wildcats St Helens 48-18 London Broncos Catalan Dragons 37-24 Salford Red Devils Leeds Rhinos 28-12 Wigan Warriors Championship Batley Bulldogs 10-30 Whitehaven Doncaster 30-28 Barrow Raiders Featherstone Rovers 10-29 Leigh Centurions Keighley Cougars 40-20 ... Read More »

Match report: Huddersfield Giants 29-28 Castleford Tigers


In a nutshell A Danny Brough drop-goal was all that separated the sides. How it unfolded 12’ – Michael Shenton opens the scoring thanks to a Grant Millington offload. The former St Helens centre fends off Leroy Cudjoe to cross the whitewash. Marc Sneyd adds the conversion: 0-6 14’ – Justin Carney – one of Super League’s most exciting wingers ... Read More »

Match report: Hull Kingston Rovers 29-34 Widnes Vikings


In a nutshell Widnes drew level on points with Wigan in the Super League table after a thrilling victory away at Hull Kingston Rovers. How it unfolded 11’ – Kevin Brown fires a gorgeous cut-out pass to Jack Owens, who strolls over in the corner. Tickle lands the goal from touch: 0-6 16’ – Michael Weyman – in a rich ... Read More »

Match report: Hull FC 16-23 Wakefield T Wildcats


In a nutshell Wakefield picked up their third win of the season in sensational style away at Hull. How it unfolded 18’ – The home side score first despite being on the back foot. A smart offload sees Danny Houghton go over. Ben Crooks converts: 6-0 40’ – Aaron Heremaia throws a dummy to cut the Wildcats defence in half ... Read More »