Thursday, July 24, 2014
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RFL refuses to back down in Bulls dispute

RFL Chief Operating Officer Ralph Rimmer. ©RLPhotos

The RFL is refusing to back down in the face of legal action from the former Bradford Bulls directors Mark Moore, Andrew Calvert and Ian Watt. The dispute arose last week, when the RFL’s Chief Operations Officer Ralph Rimmer issued a press release in response to one issued by the three former directors. The three had revealed that they were ... Read More »

Tigers taking it game by game, says Huby

Castleford prop Craig Huby made his debut for the Tigers 11 years ago. ©RLPhotos

Castleford prop Craig Huby insists the Tigers have their feet firmly on the ground despite being one of just four unbeaten teams in Super League this year. The West Yorkshire outfit, under revered coach Daryl Powell, have looked extremely impressive so far this year, dispatching Hull KR, Bradford and Catalan Dragons in convincing style. Huby doesn’t want his side to ... Read More »

Achurch and Jones-Buchanan back to fitness

Jamie Jones-Buchanan. ©RLPhotos

Leeds Rhinos forwards Jamie Jones-Buchanan and Mitch Achurch have made themselves available for selection this week after recovering from injury. Achurch has shrugged off a twisted knee sustained in Ryan Bailey’s testimonial while JJB, as he is affectionately know, has recovered from knee and calf problems and could make his first appearance of 2014 against Huddersfield on Friday night. “They ... Read More »

Ben Jones-Bishop set for Wakefield switch?

Ben Jones-Bishop. ©RLPhotos

Leeds Rhinos winger Ben Jones-Bishop looks set to join Wakefield Trinity Wildcats on a month-long loan. The two-time Grand Final winner, 25, who can also play full-back, is yet to make a Super League appearance in 2014 due to the introduction of England winger Tom Briscoe, who signed from Hull in summer and has five tries in his first three ... Read More »

What’s on this week? Rugby League on TV and radio

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Wednesday March 5 Super League Preview – 2.30pm, Sky Sports News Guest: Mike Stephenson Boots ‘N’ All – 6pm, Sky Sports 1 & 10pm, Sky Sports 3 Eddie Hemmings with guests Jon Wells & John Kear All the latest rugby league news and views… Thursday March 6 Super League Fulltime – 10am, Sky Sports 2 & 12pm, Sky Sports 3 ... Read More »

Danny Brough speaks out on poor Giants start

Huddersfield captain Danny Brough. ©RLPhotos

Huddersfield captain Danny Brough says his side are looking to put their poor Super League start behind them when they face Leeds Rhinos at home on Friday night. The Giants won Super League’s curtain-raiser against Wigan at the start of February but their form has dwindled since and they have let two comfortable leads slip in the last fortnight to ... Read More »

Wildcats sign half-back Harry Siejka

Harry Siejka in his NRL days. ©ActionPhotos

Wakefield have announced that new half-back signing Harry Siejka (pronounced see-ker) will join the club on Thursday after his application for a visa was finally accepted. The 22-year-old, who has spent time with Penrith Panthers and St George-Illawarra Dragons, is a former schoolboy international and arrives in the country tomorrow lunchtime. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to ... Read More »

Jonny Walker struck down with MCL injury

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Young Hull KR prop Jonathan Walker is set for eight weeks on the sidelines after picking up a knee injury in last weekend’s loss to Castleford. The 23-year-old became the latest Super League star – following Larne Patrick, David Hodgson and Lee Gaskell – to damage his medial collateral ligament (MCL). “Jonny has damaged the MCL (medial colletaral ligament) in ... Read More »

Greg Burke joins Bradford Bulls

Greg Burke. ©RLPhotos

Wigan Warriors utility forward Greg Burke has joined cash-strapped Bradford Bulls on a month-long loan. The 21-year-old, who was on the bench last Sunday against Wakefield, made 17 appearances for Wigan in 2013 and scored one try. He is eligible for the Bulls’ clash with Hull FC on Friday. Bradford coach Francis Cummins said: “Greg is a player I have ... Read More »

Leroy Cudjoe: Giants have point to prove against Leeds

Leroy Cudjoe. ©RLPhotos

Huddersfield and England centre Leroy Cudjoe claims the Giants are desperate to put the disappointment of their slow Super League start behind them by defeating Leeds at home this Friday (KO 8.00pm). The 25-year-old told the Huddersfield Examiner his side were left licking their wounds after throwing away a 12-point lead to share the spoils with Hull KR in round ... Read More »