Friday, January 30, 2015
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Featherstone Rovers wanted Michael Monaghan

Michael Monaghan

Ambitious Featherstone Rovers majority shareholder Feisal Nahaboo has revealed that they almost secured a deal to reverse Michael Monaghan’s decision to retire, and bring him to Featherstone for 2015. Nahaboo spoke openly about the club’s future plans at a press conference, on Monday, and he confirmed a move for Monaghan was in the pipeline before falling through. “We did look ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls: Glenn Morrison keen on coaching job


Contrary to reports published last week, Dewsbury Rams coach Glenn Morrison has confirmed his interest in coaching  former club Bradford Bulls. The Australian, 38, made 56 appearances for the Odsal outfit in his three seasons with the club. He told BBC Radio Leeds: “Bradford Bulls is close to my heart, it’s a great position and I’d love to get in ... Read More »

Westerman: Black and Whites find ruthless streak


Hull FC loose forward Joe Westerman says his side need to find a ruthless, clinical edge after losing another tight clash against Catalan Dragons on Saturday. An impressive fight back from the Airlie Birds got them within four points of the French outfit provided Westerman, but Hull fell agonisingly short and were unable to clinch the points. The 24-year old ... Read More »

Ulugia and Walker could face Hull KR sacking

Wayne Ulugia in action for the North Queensland Cowboys in the NRL. ©Action

Hull KR stars Wayne Ulugia and Jonny Walker are facing heavy disciplinary action after being caught drinking after the Robins lost to Warrington recently – despite being explicitly told not to. The duo are in breach of club rules and could find out whether or not they have a future with the Rovers at the end of this week, according ... Read More »

Scott Dureau a Hull FC target


Hull FC are set to make a bid to sign Catalan Dragons scrum-half – and 2012 Albert Goldthorpe Medal winner - Scott Dureau. The Australian was de-registered by the French club recently to make room for new signing Sam Williams, but was told he still has a future with the Dragons and is under contract until 2015. He has recently ... Read More »

Catalans beat Hull in Perpignan thriller


Catalan Dragons held off a fast-finishing Hull FC at the Stade Gilbert Brutus in Perpignan this afternoon to win a thrilling Super League contest. Hull suffered a blow before the game when their hooker Danny Houghton had to withdraw after his wife gave birth, while they were also missing Liam Watts, who had lost his passport before travelling to France. ... Read More »

Giants too strong for improving Broncos


Huddersfield Giants moved into fifth place in the Super League table with a 38-22 victory over London Broncos, who have now lost their first 17 games of the season while showing some improvement on their recent performances. The Giants, welcoming Leroy Cudjoe back into their side, took the lead after four minutes when Scott Grix scored after a Craig Kopczak ... Read More »

Robins spank Bulls at Odsal

Hull Kingston Rovers gained a strong 18-44 victory tonight against Bradford Bulls at Odsal, with a result that makes in unlikely that the Bulls will be able to avoid relegation. The  Robins took the lead when Travis Burns went over, selling a dummy, for a try that he converted himself. The Bulls hit back five minutes later when Elliot Kear ... Read More »

I didn’t expect England call, says Hardaker


Leeds Rhinos full-back Zak Hardaker admits he never expected to be included in England’s latest mid-season training camp, after his controversial exit from the squad during the last World Cup. Hardaker left before the end of the tournament, and claims he didn’t speak to Steve McNamara again until a few weeks ago, when he was informed he was selected for ... Read More »

Match preview: Bradford Bulls v Hull Kingston Rovers


Bradford caretaker player-coach Matt Diskin has recalled Brett Kearney, Jay Pitts and Alex Mellor into his 19-man squad for the visit of Hull KR. The trio replace Adam Henry, Joe Arundel and Jamie Foster. With Bradford eight points from safety, and with games running out, defeat here is almost unthinkable for the Bulls. Hull KR coach Craig Sandercock also makes ... Read More »