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Video highlights: Huddersfield Giants 29-28 Castleford Tigers

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What to look out for 12’ – Michael Shenton opens the scoring thanks to a Grant Millington offload. The former St Helens centre fends off Leroy Cudjoe to cross the whitewash. Marc Sneyd adds the conversion: 0-6 14’ – Justin Carney – one of Super League’s most exciting wingers – scores a superb individual try, breaking through the first line ... Read More »

Video highlights: Hull FC 16-23 Wakefield T Wildcats

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What to look out for 18’ – The home side score first despite being on the back foot. A smart offload sees Danny Houghton go over. Ben Crooks converts: 6-0 40’ – Aaron Heremaia throws a dummy to cut the Wildcats defence in half before finding Jordan Rankin in support. The youngster goes over under the sticks. Crooks adds the ... Read More »

Video highlights: Catalan Dragons 37-24 Salford Red Devils

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Escaré scored his first try in the first minute, with Daryl Millard adding a second try six minutes later, and William Barthau converting the first. And Escaré got the Dragons’ third try after 19 minutes, after a dash downfield, with Barthau again converting, putting his side 16-0 ahead. But then the Red Devils began to fight back, which occurred after ... Read More »

Video highlights: Leeds Rhinos 28-12 Wigan Warriors

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The Rhinos took the lead after 90 seconds, when Danny McGuire touched down a Kevin Sinfield kick that ws knocked back by Ryan Hall. Sinfield converted. Zak Hardaker extended the Rhinos’ lead after 15 minutes with a superb try in the corner, with Sinfield missing the conversion. Tony Clubb opened Wigan’s account when he picked up the ball two metres ... Read More »

Riley, Crookes and Walker charged

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Three players have been charged by the RFL’s Match Review Panel following incidents in Super League Round 11 fixtures. Chris Riley of Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (pictured) has been charged with a Grade A striking offence on Hull FC player Jason Crookes in the 60th minute at KC Stadium on Sunday May 4. Jason Crookes of Hull FC has been charged ... Read More »

Galea pens new deal with Widnes Vikings

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Australian back-rower Danny Galea has become the latest Widnes Vikings first-teamer to sign a new two-year deal at the Select Security Stadium. Galea, who joined Denis Betts’ side in the off-season from Canterbury Bulldogs, has been consistently impressive this season and joins the likes of Phil Joseph and Lloyd White in signing new deals. “I’m excited at signing the new ... Read More »

Kallum Watkins relishing Cas clash

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Leeds centre Kallum Watkins is looking forward to a “high intensity” battle with West Yorkshire rivals Castleford Tigers on Thursday night, and believes how the Rhinos cope with star winger Justin Carney will have a big influence on the result. The England centre, 23, says he is also excited to be coming up against opposite number Michael Shenton, who has ... Read More »

Tony Rea: It was always the plan for me to leave

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Outgoing London Broncos coach Tony Rea has revealed it was always his plan to step down at some point in 2014. The 47-year-old announced today that he was to step down with immediate effect, leaving assistant Joe Grima to fill in as head coach for the rest of this season and 2015. Rea said: “It was always intended that I ... Read More »

Keiran Dixon: Rea exit was a surprise

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London Broncos winger Keiran Dixon has described head coach Tony Rea’s exit from the club as a huge shock. The 47-year-old Australian announced today that he has stepped down from his position at the club with immediate effect. Assistant coach Joe Grima has taken over for the rest of the season. The Broncos are winless in 2014 and sit bottom ... Read More »

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