Friday, November 28, 2014
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Joey Grima signs Broncos contract extension

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London Broncos coach Joey Grima has signed a contract extension to remain at the club until the end of the 2016 season. Grima joined the club in February this year as an assistant before replacing Tony Rea as head coach in May. His original contract was due to end at the conclusion of the 2014 season. “I’m absolutely delighted that ... Read More »

Man of Steel debate: Did Daryl deserve it?

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Joe Whitley (JW): Last night, Castleford hooker Daryl Clark capped off an unforgettable season by adding the Steve Prescott Man of Steel award to his trophy cabinet. As much as I appreciate and admire the 21-year-old’s talent, I can’t help but think he wasn’t the most deserving recipient. What do you think? Aaron Bower (AB): In my eyes, no-one deserved ... Read More »

Super League Grand Final: The squads

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Both Wigan and St Helens have named their squads for the Super League Grand Final this Saturday – with just one change made across both of the squads. Wigan have gone with an unchanged 19-man squad for the game, with the same 17 who defeated Warrington last Friday likely to take to the field at Old Trafford. Ten of the ... Read More »

Thursday 13: A combined Wigan-Saints Grand Final team!

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As with all our other regular features this week, we’re going down the Grand Final route for our Thursday 13 feature. With the big game between Wigan Warriors and St Helens just two days away, we’ve assessed the potential line-ups, and are gearing up for what could be a blockbusting final in the way we know how – by producing ... Read More »

Oldfield: We didn’t want the fairytale to end

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Catalan winger Michael Oldfield has revealed his disappointment at the Dragons being knocked out by St Helens last Thursday night, but he believes the club will be stronger next season. Saints prevailed 30-12 at Langtree Park to end the French side’s season, after they had beaten both Leeds and Huddersfield away from home. “I’m very disappointed with the game and ... Read More »

Kevin Brown to Cronulla Sharks back on, say reports

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Widnes Vikings playmaker Kevin Brown is set to join NRL side Cronulla Sharks in the coming weeks, according to reports in Australia. The 30-year-old refuted claims he was set to join the south Sydney club last month, but rumours are again circulating that the St Helens-born stand-off is the Sharks’ number one target to replace Todd Carney, who was kicked ... Read More »

Don’t talk about me, says Saints boss Nathan Brown

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St Helens boss Nathan Brown has insisted people should not be talking about his impending departure from the club – more the fact that two great rivals are going head-to-head in the Grand Final this coming Saturday. Brown’s Saints side will take on Wigan Warriors in his final match in charge, before he heads back to Australia with his young ... Read More »

Pettybourne wants to copy Rabbitohs’ success

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Former South Sydney forward Eddy Pettybourne is hoping for some Grand Final success of his own when Wigan take on St Helens in the Super League decider on Saturday. A Souths junior who played 91 NRL games for the Rabbitohs between 2007 and 2012, Pettybourne was ecstatic to see the Bunnies defeat the Bulldogs in the NRL Grand Final on ... Read More »

LMS proud of London representation in Grand Final

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When it comes to Rugby League in London, the biggest city in the United Kingdom often divides opinion more than any other. With the relegation of London’s premier club to the second tier this season, London Rugby League is coming under the spotlight more than it ever has done before. However, ask anyone involved with the development of the game ... Read More »

Soliola: We’ll make the critics eat their words

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St Helens forward Sia Soliola is hoping it will be third time lucky for him at Old Trafford on Sunday so that he can finish his Super League career on a high note with a Grand Final victory. Soliola, who has spent five seasons with Saints, has played in two Grand Finals for the club, in 2010 and 2011, and ... Read More »