Wigan’s French duo looking to make the Warriors feel like home for 2018 and beyond

At times last year, home must have felt like a long way away for Morgan Escare and Romain Navarrete. Both took the plunge together to step out of their comfort zone at Catalans and attempt a new challenge in England with Wigan. It was a brave move from two of French rugby league’s hottest and most promising prospects – and…

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Lo aiming to emulate Championship try-scoring feats in Super League with Castleford

Castleford Tigers winger Garry Lo has revealed his ambitious goal for his first season as a Super League player: to become the competition’s top try-scorer. Lo, who made his unofficial debut for the Tigers in yesterday’s (Sunday) pre-season game against Leeds, has joined the Tigers from Championship side Sheffield, where he established a reputation as one of the second-tier’s best…

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New players’ union in talks to remove controversial clause from contracts in 2018

The relaunched players’ union fronted by former Great Britain forward Garreth Carvell have revealed they are in discussions with the RFL about potentially changing the clause which allows clubs to tear up a players’ contract upon relegation from Super League. Carvell is at the forefront of the new-look Rugby League Players Association, which is working in unison with GMB to…

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Atkins aiming to overtake Pryce in try-scoring charts

Ryan Atkins has set his sights on surpassing some of Super League’s greatest players in the competition’s all-time try-scoring charts before the end of his career. The 32-year-old is already sixth on the list, with his haul of 171 Super League tries having surpassed some of the competition’s most prolific try-scorers. Despite only crossing ten times in Super League last…

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