Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Super League Rounds 20 and 21 games selected for TV


As the business end of the season approaches, Super League broadcaster Sky have selected their games for Round 20 and Round 21 of the season. Teams at both at the bottom of the table and the top are involved. The following fixtures have been selected for broadcast on Sky Sports in Rounds 20 and 21 of the First Utility Super ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Super League round 16 preview (part two)


League Express editor Martyn Sadler and reporter Aaron Bower discuss some more of this week’s Super League matches, including the relegation clashes between Wakefield and London tonight, and Bradford and Salford on Sunday. To watch part one, click here Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. ... Read More »

Match preview: Wigan Warriors v Castleford Tigers


Wigan Warriors and Castleford Tigers will do it all again tonight, less than a week on from their fantastic Challenge Cup quarter-final. And the Warriors will be out for revenge, after Cas got the edge last time out to advance to the semi-finals of the cup, at the expense of last year’s winners. Wigan are able to welcome back some ... Read More »

I admire Agar, says Warrington Wolves boss Smith

Warrington boss Tony Smith. ©RLPhotos

Warrington Wolves head coach Tony Smith says he the work Richard Agar has done in the British game, as the two gear up to form the Wolves’ new coaching setup in 2015. Agar – who recently left Wakefield after two-and-a-half-years in charge of the club – will head to the Halliwell Jones Stadium from next season to form part of ... Read More »

Widnes Vikings boss to utilise squad depth


Widnes Vikings head coach Denis Betts admits he will take advantage of his squad depth ahead of a massive week for the Vikings, which starts tonight against Hull FC. The Vikings have two home games in less than a week, as they back up on Wednesday to face Wigan Warriors, in a game rearranged due to the Warriors’ World Club ... Read More »

Huddersfield Giants planning to peak at right time


Huddersfield Giants assistant boss Kieron Purtill insists the club are on the right track for a strong end of the season, and are looking to peak when it really matters in 2014. The Giants continued their movement up the Super League table on Thursday night, when they stunned Leeds Rhinos 24-22 in front of their own crowd. And, after finishing ... Read More »

Believe in Bradford Bulls chairman, says Ferres

Bradford Bulls owner Marc Green

Bradford Bulls fans have been urged to back owner Marc Green to restore the club to the force they once were, as they gear up for a potentially pivotal game in their season this weekend. Defeat at Salford could see the Bulls fall eight points back in the race for survival – after the decision to uphold their points deduction ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell signs new deal


Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has signed a new long-term deal at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle, which will keep him at the club until the end of the 2019 season. Powell has masterminded an unbelievable 2014 for the Tigers so far, taking them to the top four in Super League – as well as the semi-finals of the cup. Only ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils snap up Weller Hauraki


Salford Red Devils have signed Castleford Tigers back-rower Weller Hauraki for the 2015 season in another impressive coup from the Red Devils. Hauraki, 29, who has been a key part of the Tigers’ impressive season so far, joins Ben Jones-Bishop for next term. Red Devils coach Iestyn Harris, who will welcome fellow Kiwi star Kevin Locke to the club once ... Read More »

Giants hold on to beat Rhinos

Super League XIX Leeds Rhinos v Huddersfield

In a Nutshell Leeds Rhinos lost at home for the first time this season, going down 22-24 to Huddersfield Giants at Headingley Carnegie. How it unfolded The Rhinos began the game with Ben Jones-Bishop replacing the suspended Zak Hardaker at fullback, while they were still without the injured Danny McGuire, Rob Burrow and Paul Aiton. Robbie Ward was selected to ... Read More »