Saturday, November 29, 2014
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Widnes CEO: Kevin Brown is going nowhere

Kevin-Brown-Cronulla

Widnes chief executive James Rule has refuted growing rumours that Vikings half-back Kevin Brown is poised for a move to the NRL Thirty-year-old Brown, who was named in Super League’s Dream Team this year, has been heavily linked with a move to Cronulla Sharks in the Australian press recently, with many insisting he is the Sharks’ number one transfer target. ... Read More »

Tim Smith signs one-year deal with Wakefield

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Wakefield Wildcats have re-signed Tim Smith from Salford Red Devils, after a successful loan spell earlier this year. Smith, who left Wakefield at the end of the 2013 season to join the Red Devils, has returned to his former club on a permanent deal, signing a one-year contract at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium. And Wildcats boss James Webster told League ... Read More »

Wood hails greatest Grand Final experience

Nigel Wood

SUPER League Chief Executive Nigel Wood has paid tribute to the fans who helped make the 214 First Utility Super League Grand Final an outstanding success. A crowd of 70,102 watched on as St Helens, the 2014 League Leaders, secured their first Super League title since 2006 with a 14-6 victory over arch-rivals Wigan Warriors to crown a remarkable year ... Read More »

No place for Flower’s actions, says Mike Rush

Ben Flower

St Helens chief executive says that Ben Flower’s actions in the Super League Grand Final have no place in the sport, and it was sad to see Flower deliver a brutal punch to Lance Hohaia whilst he lay on the floor. Flower became the first player to be dismissed in a Super League Grand Final after punching the Kiwi twice ... Read More »

VIDEO: Blake Green speaks to TotalRL TV

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Wigan Warriors half-back Blake Green spoke to the media following their Super League Grand Final defeat to St Helens – and TotalRL TV was there to capture every second of Green’s final interview as a Wigan player. Read More »

Flower apologises for red card

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Wigan Warriors forward Ben Flower has apologised to Lance Hohaia – and the sport in general – after his actions in last night’s Super League Grand Final. Flower was dismissed in the second minute of the game when he punched Hohaia, becoming the first man to be sent off in a Super League Grand Final in the process. The incident ... Read More »

Match report: St Helens 14-6 Wigan Warriors

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St Helens are the Super League champions once again, after they won their first Grand Final in eight years to dethrone last year’s winners, Wigan Warriors. The game – which was overshadowed by an incredible red card for Wigan’s Ben Flower in the opening two minutes – was full of ferocity, tension and drama, but a stunning second half from ... Read More »

Super League Grand Final: LIVE Match Hub

The teams come out to an electric atmosphere

It’s the Super League Grand Final, and our match hub for the game is keeping you across all the action – including team news, live match action and our fan shots that you’ve sent in! Live Match Action 2 mins: Incredible! Ben Flower has become the first man to be sent off in a Super League Grand Final. The Welshman ... Read More »

Green keen for a less painful victory in 2014

Blake-Green

He was arguably the hero of Wigan Warriors’ 2013 Grand Final success – and Warriors half-back Blake Green is keen for more of the same today against St Helens – but hopefully with less pain involved. Green suffered a horrific facial injury in the early stages of the win against Warrington last year, but stayed on the field to inspire ... Read More »