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Jamie Jones-Buchanan out for three months

Jamie Jones-Buchanan. ©RLPhotos

Leeds Rhinos second-rower Jamie Jones-Buchanan is expected to spend three months on the sidelines after tearing his bicep against St Helens last Friday. The England international, and Rugby League World journalist, injured his arm in the 15th minute of the table-topping clash but was only taken off at half-time. It’s the latest in a long line of injury woes for ... Read More »

Ade Gardner extends Rovers loan

Ade Gardner

Former Great Britain winger Ade Gardner will remain on loan at Hull Kingston Rovers for the rest of the season, it was announced today. The 30-year-old, who is in Super League’s top-10 try scorers list, joined the Robins on a four-week loan last month and has impressed Rovers coach Craig Sandercock during his stay. With the wealth of outside back ... Read More »

Dale Ferguson set for early return for Bradford Bulls


Bradford are set for a huge injury boost this weekend, as forward Dale Ferguson is set to potentially return from injury against Oldham this weekend. The Scotland international has yet to make his competitive debut for the Bulls, having been limited to just one friendly due to a back problem. He underwent surgery to correct the issue, and boss Francis ... Read More »

Bradford man banned but Wakefield star escapes ban


Bradford Bulls player Tom Olbison has been suspended for one match by an RFL Disciplinary Tribunal found him guilty of placing undue pressure on the neck of Danny Tickle of Widnes Vikings in the ninth minute of a First Utility Super League match played on Sunday March 30. Olbison, who pleaded not guilty to Grade C dangerous contact, was also ... Read More »

Wildcats need a bit more time to settle, says Agar

Former Wakefield coach Richard Agar. ©RLPhotos

Wakefield head coach Richard Agar believes his squad is still adjusting to life with each other, as their late recruits begin to settle into life in West Yorkshire. The Wildcats have brought in the likes of Nick Scruton and Jarrod Sammut since the season began, and fellow recruit Harry Siejka only landed in the country earlier this month. Agar admits ... Read More »

Jamie Jones-Buchanan plays through pain barrier

Jamie Jones-Buchanan. ©RLPhotos

Leeds coach Brian McDermott has revealed second-row star Jamie Jones-Buchanan played 25 minutes against St Helens last Friday night with a torn bicep muscle, and could now face several weeks on the sidelines. The 32-year-old sustained the painful injury after just 15 minutes but continued until half-time, when physios intervened and prevented the England international from returning to the field. ... Read More »

Wane and Wigan to handle Rams with respect


Wigan coach Shaun Wane insists he will treat Dewsbury Rams with the respect they deserve as they begin their defence of the Challenge Cup this weekend. The Warriors, who won the 2013 Challenge Cup with a 16-0 win over Hull FC at Wembley Stadium, get their campaign off the ground this Friday with a trip to take on Dewsbury at ... Read More »

Russell excited for Challenge Cup debut

Scotland full-back Matty Russell. ©RLPhotos

Fresh from making his first start for Warrington Wolves, Matty Russell is preparing for another significant moment his career – his debut in the Challenge Cup competition. Before his year with Gold Coast Titans, Russell made two appearances for Wigan and six whilst on loan with Hull FC. But none were in the Challenge Cup, which he is now aiming ... Read More »