Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Red Devils too hot for Giants

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Two debutants with widely differing degrees of experience made a crucial contribution to Salford Red Devils’ emphatic 10-36 victory over Huddersfield Giants at the John Smith’s Stadium today. The Red Devils’ Kiwi Test fullback Kevin Locke settled in immediately to his new role, scoring a try and kicking six goals from as many attempts, while also shoring up the last ... Read More »

Interview: Wigan Warriors star John Bateman

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This article originally appeared in issue 399 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 400 is currently in production and will be on sale from July 11. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… John Bateman grew up during an era when boyhood club Bradford Bulls were regularly stepping out at ... Read More »

Warrington hold on to beat Hull 18-24

Warrington withstood a late rally and a hat-trick of tries from 17-year-old winger Callum Lancaster to edge to a thrilling 18-24 victory over Hull FC at the KC Stadium tonight. Hull took an early lead with a penalty from Jordan Abdul. And Abdul then combined with his fellow youngster Callum Lancaster, when he kicked over the Warrington defence for the ... Read More »

Wakefield beat Leeds 16-14 in thrilling finish

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats scored a dramatic win over Leeds Rhino with a late try by loanee Richard Owen to continue their climb away from the foot of the table, with new coach James Webster now going four matches unbeaten since taking over from Richard Agar. On a generally wet evening, Wakefield took the lead in the 16th minute when Danny ... Read More »

Wakefield sign Craig Hall

Wakefield Wildcats have completed the signing of Craig Hall from Hull KR. The 26-year old will join up with Trinity in pre-season ahead of the 2015 campaign having penned a two-year deal. Hall has over 150 career appearances behind him having made making 75 appearances for Hull FC before crossing the city in 2011 to represent the Robins. A versatile ... Read More »

Saints and Wigan coaches fined by RFL

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St Helens coach Nathan Brown has been fined £1,000 after being found guilty of misconduct for comments about match referee Phil Bentham made following the First Utility Super League win over Wigan Warriors. He was deemed to be in breach of Operational Rule D1.8 (c) by engaging in conduct which is prejudicial to the interests of the game; Operational Rule D1.10 ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils next target – Fuifui Moimoi?

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The transfer rumour mill at Salford Red Devils continues to churn out headlines, and reports suggest Marwan Koukash’s next big target is a former Test prop. At the age of 34, Fuifui Moimoi is being heavily linked with a move to Super League, after a career in the NRL with the Parramatta Eels. He has played internationally for both Tonga ... Read More »

Opinion: Heaven and Hell for Harris at Salford Red Devils

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Regular TotalRL.com columnist Louise Woodward-Styles (@MsCityRedGirl) reflects on another defeat for the Salford Red Devils, but can begin to see light at the end of a gloomy tunnel.. Since the arrival of Iestyn Harris as Salford Red Devils coach, the mood amongst the Salford faithful appears to be that of acceptance and calmness. This change in mood can perhaps be ... Read More »

London Broncos tie down more youngsters

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London Broncos have continued their recruitment for next season – whatever division they may be in – by securing the services of three more talented youngsters on two-year contracts. The impressive Iliess Macani, Joel Wicks and James Woodburn-Hall have all penned deals until the end of the 2016 season, and will continue to train full-time with the London first team. ... Read More »

Debate: Is Daryl Clark now England’s elite hooker?

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Another win for the Castleford Tigers on Thursday night was once again dominated by another outstanding performance from Daryl Clark, with the hooker grabbing a hat-trick to take his tally to 12 tries already in Super League 2014. Questions have been raised all season about where Clark will be plying his trade next season, but before that, there is an ... Read More »