Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Match report: Hull FC 16-44 Wigan Warriors

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In a nutshell Wigan inflicted yet another home defeat on Hull FC with a heavy win. How it unfolded First half: Wigan raced into a 20-6 lead at HT courtesy of scores from Dan Sarginson, Anthony Gelling and Jack Hughes, with Hull’s score coming from Gareth Ellis. Second half: Joe Burgess extended Wigan’s lead before Jamie Shaul pulled one back. ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils can make play-offs, says Gleeson

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Salford Red Devils centre Martin Gleeson insists his side can make the play-offs, despite a stuttering first-half of the season which has brought much controversy. The Red Devils sit 11th on the Super League ladder after the first chunk of the season, and have already replace head coach Brian Noble with Iestyn Harris, as Marwan Koukash continues to chase success ... Read More »

Joe Grima hopeful London Broncos can survive

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New London Broncos head coach Joe Grima believes the club are more than capable of beating the drop in the Super League, as he gets ready to take charge of the club for the first time against Huddersfield this weekend. 11 straight defeats at the beginning of the season led to the departure of Tony Rea earlier this week, but ... Read More »

Match preview: Warrington Wolves v Catalan Dragons

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An out-of-sorts Warrington side will be looking to avoid another shock defeat tonight, as they take on a resurgent Catalan Dragons live in front of the Sky cameras. After coming up short against relegation-threatened Bradford last time out, they will desperate to start heading up the table by beating the French outfit at the Halliwell Jones Stadium The big news ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull FC v Wigan Warriors

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Hull FC will be looking to get back on track after their shock defeat to Wakefield tonight, as they take on Wigan Warriors at the KC Stadium. It has been a busy week for the Black and Whites, with boss Lee Radford admitting his recruitment plans are being hindered by the side’s stuttering form so far in 2014, and Radford ... Read More »

Errors cost us dear against Rhinos, says Daryl Powell

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell insists the errors his side made during their 14-22 defeat to Leeds Rhinos cost them dear. The Tigers were actually leading 14-12 at the break, but a disastrous second-half saw them fail to post any points and slip to consecutive defeats for the first time in 2014. “We made too many errors in the ... Read More »

Aaron Heremaia signs for Widnes Vikings

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Widnes have continued their recruitment ahead of the 2015 Super League season as former New Zealand international Aaron Heremaia signed a two-year deal. Heremaia will join the Vikings in October once his season has finished with Hull FC, and will head into what he’s describing as his biggest pre-season of his career as the Vikings look to build on what ... Read More »

Aaron Heremaia to leave Hull FC at season’s end

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Hull FC have begun to shape their squad for 2015, as they have confirmed that hooker Aaron Heremaia will not be offered a new deal with the Black and Whites. The 31-year-old is out of contract at the end of the coming campaign, but will not be given an extension by boss Lee Radford. With the continued development of Danny ... Read More »

Match Report: Castleford Tigers 14 Leeds Rhinos 22

In a Nutshell Ben Jones-Bishop and Kallum Watkins both scored two tries for the Rhinos, while Jamie Peacock played for the full 80 minutes as the Rhinos overcame a spirited challenge from Castleford Tigers at the Mend-a-Hose Jungle. How it unfolded Ashley Gibson, Jordan Tansey and Liam Finn came back into the Tigers’ side that lost at Huddersfield on Sunday, ... Read More »

RFL introduce new Super League drugs policy

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The Rugby Football League (RFL) has introduced a new drugs use policy that is set to come into effect during the 2014 Super League season. The RFL’s ‘Social and Non-Prescribed Prescription Drug Policy 2014′ is a new initiative that aims to prevent players suffering and causing personal and professional harm from the misuse of illegal or non-prescribed substances. An integrated ... Read More »