Friday, October 24, 2014
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Paul Anderson: Fans a credit to the club


Huddersfield coach Paul Anderson has praised the Giants fans for turning out in force and inspiring them to a comfortable victory over Bradford Bulls at Magic Weekend. Over 3,000 Giants fans flocked to the Etihad Stadium to watch last year’s League Leaders move up to fifth in the Super League table with a convincing win over their West Yorkshire rivals. ... Read More »

Radford might have to rush Lineham return


Hull FC coach Lee Radford claims he may have to rush star winger Tom Lineham back into first-team action as soon as he is fit, due to a lack of outside back options. The 22-year-old, who won the Albert Goldthorpe Rookie of the Year award in 2013, broke his ankle against Bradford Bulls in round four. It’s his second major ... Read More »

TotalRLTV: Frayssinous – I’m not happy


Catalan Dragons head coach Laurent Frayssinous is not happy with his team’s narrow win over London at Magic Weekend and said the Dragons need to move on. Catalan pipped the Broncos by two points but it was a poor performance by the French side. In the post-match press conference, Frayssinous said the Dragons are showing a lack of patience with ... Read More »

TotalRLTV: Grima – I’m proud of my team

London Broncos coach Joey Grima

London Broncos head coach Joe Grima says he is very proud of his side despite their heart-breaking two-point loss to Catalan at Magic Weekend. The Broncos looked set to have ended their winless streak against the Dragons on Saturday but ended up with their 13 loss of 2014. Grima backed his halfback Josh Drinkwater, who missed a late conversion, and ... Read More »

TotalRLTV: Luke Dorn loving life at Cas


Castleford fullback Luke Dorn is enjoying his time at the Tigers after five years at London and says his team’s win at Magic Weekend was an important one. Dorn missed the 50-12 win over Wakefield in Manchester on Sunday as he recovers from a hamstring complaint. Dorn spoke to Total Rugby League about Castleford’s season and his return to the ... Read More »

Stats zone: Magic Weekend 2014 by numbers


We have teamed up with Opta Sports to bring you a collection of the most interesting and important statistics from the Magic Weekend that was. Everything from the number of quick play-the-balls to who missed the most tackles can be found here… London Broncos 22-24 Catalan Dragons Most tackles: Eloi Pelissier (Dragons), 45 Fewest tackles: Michael Oldfield (Dragons), 1 Most ... Read More »

Crookes charged for Magic Weekend high tackle


Hull FC star Jason Crookes has been charged with a Grade B careless high tackle on Liam Salter of Hull Kingston Rovers in the 49th minute of their Magic Weekend fixture at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday May 17. Crookes does not have the option of submitting an Early Guilty Plea and will appear before an independent Disciplinary Tribunal on ... Read More »