Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Highs and Lowes: Where now for Bradford Bulls?

Bradford-Bulls

On July 20, 2003, Bradford Bulls thumped Widnes Vikings 40-8 in front of over 12,000 people at Odsal. It was a year in which the club would win every domestic honour possible – the Challenge Cup, League Leader’s Shield and Super League Grand Final. A few months after that, the club completed a clean sweep of club honours by winning ... Read More »

Rugby League: Highlights of the week

Gareth O'Brien

September 22-28, 2014 Try: Gareth O’Brien scored a fine try for Warrington last Thursday night, shortly after Castleford had close the gap to two points. It came from a Stefan Ratchford break, supported by Richie Myler and O’Brien finished it superbly. Team: Hunslet Hawks travelled to York on Sunday and earned a 24-32 victory to eliminate their hosts from the ... Read More »

Cast your vote: Who should win Man of Steel?

Roby

The four-man shortlist for this year’s Steve Prescott Man of Steel award has been released. Four different clubs are represented, with evergreen Jamie Peacock of Leeds Rhinos headlining the bill alongside St Helens stalwart James Roby. Exciting Castleford youngster Daryl Clark and barnstorming Warrington prop Chris Hill make up the quartet. Who deserves to win the award most? Let us ... Read More »

Competition: Win a pair of tickets to Wigan v Warrington

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We’ve teamed up with ALCATEL ONETOUCH to give away two pairs of tickets to Friday’s play-off semi-final between Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves. CLICK HERE TO ENTER THIS FREE COMPETITION To enter, which is free, simply subscribe to the Total Rugby League newsletter. Two subscribers will be picked out at random on Thursday afternoon and will have their tickets waiting ... Read More »

Peacock and Roby head Man of Steel shortlist

Jamie-Peacock

Four Super League players have been shortlisted for the Steve Prescott Man of Steel award. Castleford Tigers hooker Daryl Clark, Warrington Wolves prop Chris Hill, Leeds Rhinos prop Jamie Peacock and St Helens hooker James Roby have all made the four-man shortlist. Peacock and Roby are both former winners – Peacock in 2003 and Roby in 2009, while Clark and ... Read More »

Karl Harrison joins Bradford backroom staff

Karl-Harrison

Bradford Bulls boss James Lowes has appointed former Halifax coach Karl Harrison as his new assistant. Harrison parted company with Halifax earlier this month, and he admits he is delighted to be returning to Odsal, where he was once Brian Noble’s assistant coach. “This is a fantastic opportunity for me,” said Harrison. “Everybody within the game expects Bradford to be ... Read More »

Chris Clarkson joins Widnes on loan for 2015

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Widnes Vikings have signed Leeds Rhinos utility forward Chris Clarkson on a one-year loan deal for the 2015 First Utility Super League season. Clarkson has struggled to hold down a regular place in the Leeds side this year – even spending time out on dual-reg with Championship One side Hunslet – but he will join up with the Vikings in ... Read More »

Return to Wigan? Never say never, says Sam Tomkins

Tomkins in his Wigan days. ©RLPhotos

New Zealand Warriors star Sam Tomkins admits a return to boyhood club Wigan Warriors later in his career is “very possible”, but says he is happy playing in the NRL at this moment in time. Tomkins only left Wigan last year to head to the other side of the world and play for the New Zealand outfit, but is constantly ... Read More »

Our squad could be better next year, says Powell

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Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell believes the club have a chance of having an even better squad in 2015 than this year – despite several key players departing the club following last night’s play-off defeat to Warrington. The Tigers were tipped by many to be in the fight for relegation at the beginning of the year, but managed to finish ... Read More »

Josh Charnley “not interested” in ClubCall

Josh Charnley

Wigan Warriors winger Josh Charnley has insisted he doesn’t really care who the club get in the play-offs next weekend, saying the concept of the ClubCall doesn’t interest him at all. Wigan will be left with whoever St Helens do not pick in the ClubCall this evening, with many suspecting a Wigan v Warrington semi-final is in the offing next ... Read More »