Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Warrington clarify vaping partnership details

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Warrington Wolves have confirmed that the Halliwell Jones Stadium remains a no smoking venue – despite the club lifting a vaping ban after announcing a partnership with a company earlier this month. The Wolves announced a deal with a popular vaping company, which led to some fans voicing their discontent at the decision on social media. However, the Wolves have ... Read More »

Rugby League World season predictions

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The traditional season preview issue of Rugby League World is out today (Friday), and in case you’ve already missed it, it comes with an exclusive FREE gift for everyone who purchases. We’re providing fans with a handy fixture guide this month in our issue, to ensure that no matter who you support – be it a Super League, Championship or ... Read More »

Peacock won’t retire, says Leeds captain Kevin Sinfield

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Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield has publicly stated he thinks iconic forward Jamie Peacock will continue playing beyond the end of the current season. Peacock announced that 2015 would be his final season as a professional, bringing the curtain down on a career that began when he signed with Bradford in 1996. However, Sinfield says it would shock him if ... Read More »

Burgess “the outstanding back” in England

Joe Burgess in 2014: 20 tries; 6 assists; 11 offloads; 248 carries; 27 clean breaks; 2,639 metres; 55 tackle busts; 79 tackles; 38 runs from dummy half; 38 errors; 3 penalties conceded; 15 missed tackles. Source: Opta

Sydney Roosters recruitment manager Peter O’Sullivan has heralded the capture of Wigan Warriors winger Joe Burgess – saying the club have secured the best back in England for 2016. Burgess has signed a three-year deal with the Roosters following the end of the 2015 season – he will head to Australia aged just 22. And Sullivan is excited to get ... Read More »

Cas fans are like an extra man, says Luke Gale

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Castleford Tigers halfback Luke Gale is excited to play in front of a packed house at The Mend-A-Hose Jungle when Super League kicks off – saying Cas fans are like an extra man when they’re supporting the team. Gale has made the switch across West Yorkshire from Bradford to the Tigers, and ahead of his Super League debut for the ... Read More »

I’m playing for new deal, says Kirk Yeaman

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Hull FC centre Kirk Yeaman has openly admitted he is playing to try and earn a new contract with the club in 2015. Yeaman has spent his entire career with Hull, but is out of contract at the end of the coming season. The 31-year-old is fully aware he will have to earn that deal though, and told the Hull ... Read More »

I’m fitter than ever before, says Peacock

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Leeds Rhinos forward Jamie Peacock believes he’s in the best physical shape of his career – despite being about to enter his final season as a professional player in 2015. As he gears up for his testimonial match this weekend against Bradford, the 37-year-old told Radio Leeds that there are no circumstances suggesting it won’t be his last year as ... Read More »

Burgess move to Sydney confirmed

Joe Burgess in 2014: 20 tries; 6 assists; 11 offloads; 248 carries; 27 clean breaks; 2,639 metres; 55 tackle busts; 79 tackles; 38 runs from dummy half; 38 errors; 3 penalties conceded; 15 missed tackles. Source: Opta

Wigan Warriors have confirmed that star winger Joe Burgess is to leave the club at the end of this season and head for the NRL with Sydney Roosters. Burgess took Super League by storm last year after bursting onto the scene, ending the year as a regular in the Warriors side and as a part of England’s touring squad for ... Read More »

Bigger teams have advantage in new era, says Webster

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats coach James Webster believes that the restructuring of Super League and the Championships could lead to a bigger gulf emerging between the elite teams and the rest. The Wildcats are still in Super League after avoiding relegation last year, but Webster says that under the new system, the bigger teams could get stronger whilst smaller teams battle ... Read More »