Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Match preview: St Helens v Leeds Rhinos

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It is arguably the match of the season so far, as the only two remaining unbeaten sides in Super League lock horns at Langtree Park. Table-topping St Helens – who have won all six of their opening games – take on Leeds, who have dropped just a solitary point so far in Super League XIX. It promises to be a ... Read More »

Daryl Powell hails ‘outstanding’ Castleford

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Daryl Powell has praised his side’s commitment, after they quickly bounced back from their defeat at Salford by thrashing London on Thursday night. It is now six wins from seven for the Tigers in 2014, as they romped to a 54-6 win at The Hive to inflict more misery on the beleaguered Broncos, who are only being kept off the ... Read More »

Match preview: Wigan Warriors v Catalan Dragons

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Wigan Warriors will be looking to deny Catalan a second consecutive victory in the Super League, as they look to keep their own momentum going on Friday night. The DW Stadium plays host to two sides in slightly different form, with the Dragons still languishing at the wrong end of the table, despite that win over Huddersfield last time out. ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull FC v Salford Red Devils

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Hull FC will be looking to bounce back from their disappointing defeat at home to Widnes tonight, as they face a resurgent Salford Red Devils side. The Black and Whites suffered the humiliation of being kept scoreless by their opponents last weekend, and they will need to rediscover their attacking spark against a Salford team who bounced back to winning ... Read More »

Paul Medley to leave Bradford Bulls

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Bradford Bulls head of youth Paul Medley is to leave the club, to take up a new role with the RFL. Medley has been associated with the club for 25 years, as a player and a member of the backroom staff, but will now sever his lengthy association with the club to become the national player development manager for the ... Read More »

Former Hull KR man says Ulugia could be a hit with Robins

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Former North Queensland Cowboys man Wayne Ulugia would be a roaring success in Super League if he signed for Hull Kingston Rovers, according to a former Robin. Clint Newton is now plying his trade back in the NRL with the Newcastle Knights, after a successful stint on Humberside between 2008-11. And, he fully believes that Ulugia – who was sacked ... Read More »

Huddersfield Giants have options to replace Wardle

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Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson insists he has plenty of candidates to replace the injured Joe Wardle, as they gear up to face Warrington Wolves on Sunday. The Giants have been rocked by the news that Wardle damaged ankle ligaments in Saturday’s defeat to Catalan Dragons, which will rule him out for between three and four weeks. However, despite ... Read More »

Match report: London Broncos 6-54 Castleford Tigers

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In a nutshell London were consigned to their seventh consecutive defeat of the season, as the Castleford Tigers quickly bounced back to winning ways with a thumping win at The Hive. How it unfolded First half: Two early tries put the visitors into an early lead, grabbing control of the encounter early on. The first came from a former London ... Read More »

Leeds Rhinos duo to feature for Hunslet

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Leeds Rhinos’ duo Ryan Bailey and Chris Clarkson will sensationally feature for dual-registration club Hunslet Hawks this weekend, as they look for some minutes out on the field. Clarkson featured in last Friday’s win over London Broncos whilst Bailey missed out last week having played against Widnes a week earlier. Both will get the chance to get some game time ... Read More »

Beware of the Bulls, claims Patrick Ah Van

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Widnes winger Patrick Ah Van is refusing to take former club Bradford lightly this weekend, despite their precarious position in the Super League table. The Bulls – who are rooted to the bottom of the ladder on -2 points – travel to Widnes this weekend, and Ah Van is wary of Bradford, who he believes will be reinvigorated under their ... Read More »