Friday, December 19, 2014
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Richard Owen relishing new start at Wakefield

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Richard Owen still has big ambitions for the future and that is why he has recently signed a new three-year contract with Wakefield, who he will join from local rivals Castleford Tigers after spending time on loan with the Wildcats in 2014. The 24-year-old can operate at fullback or on the wing and he believes his new club has a ... Read More »

Ryan Bailey signs for Hull KR

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Hull Kingston Rovers have snapped up Leeds Rhinos forward Ryan Bailey on a two-year contract as the club continues to bolster its squad for the 2015 season. A former England and Great Britain international, the prop is one of the most decorated players in Super League having won six Grand Finals, three World Club Challenge titles and one Challenge Cup ... Read More »

JJB: Current Rhinos crop capable of winning more silverware

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Jamie Jones-Buchanan insists Leeds’ current squad has another trophy winning season left in it, despite the criticism from some quarters that the Rhinos need to renew an ageing squad. In 2014 the Rhinos won the Challenge Cup for the first time since 1999, but then fell away badly and were bundled out of the play-offs in the first week by ... Read More »

Salford: Ben Jones-Bishop set for February return

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Ben Jones-Bishop is on course to make his return from injury on schedule, and hopes to be making his debut for new club Salford Red Devils as early as February. The 26-year-old, who has signed a three-year deal with the Red Devils, suffered a premature end to his time at Leeds when an anterior cruciate ligament injury ruled him out ... Read More »

Giants need to be tough, says Brough

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Huddersfield Giants have to get tougher in 2015, according to captain Danny Brough. Indeed, the Scotland international believes the West Yorkshire side will have to “put their head where it hurts” in order to improve next season. The Giants once again flattered to deceive in the play-offs in 2014; after finishing third and just a point off top spot in ... Read More »

Kirmond welcomes stability at Wakefield

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Wakefield Wildcats return to pre-season training this week with a full complement of fit players ready to start preparing for the coming campaign. After disrupted pre-seasons in recent years due to the late arrival of players or administration worries hanging over the club, this year the club will have a full squad in from the start that are all fit ... Read More »

Gary Wheeler ready for new challenge at Warrington

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Gary Wheeler admits he felt like his career had stalled during the latter part of his time at St Helens, and he hopes that his move to Warrington will help his career kick on once again. The 25-year-old, who has penned a one-year deal with the Wolves for 2015, admitted it was a tough call to leave his boyhood club. ... Read More »

Ellis already back in training for 2015

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It’s the time of the year when players usually enjoy a few weeks away from the game, to switch off and unwind ahead of another hectic season of Rugby League. But after a disappointing 2014 for his side, Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis is not messing about with his preparation for the 2015 season – and has already been training ... Read More »

Hull KR to take inspiration from Castleford Tigers

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Hull Kingston Rovers coach Chris Chester wants his side to emulate Castleford Tigers next season by combining hard work with free-flowing rugby. The Robins finished ninth in Super League this season – a feat that can’t be replicated in 2015 with relegation from the middle eight a genuine threat. “Castleford weren’t a team of stars last year, they were a ... Read More »

Championship: Bulls urge Sky to cover season opener

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Bradford Bulls Managing Director Steve Ferres is urging the RFL and Sky Sports to televise the opening fixture of the Championship season between Leigh Centurions and the Bulls at Leigh Sports Village on 15 February next year. The fixtures were published last week, and Ferres suggests that the opportunity to see the game on Sky would be a great boost ... Read More »

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