Friday, September 19, 2014
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I can learn from Clark, says Warrington Wolves’ Higham

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It’s often noted that professional sportsmen never stop learning, and that seems to be the attitude Micky Higham is taking regarding Warrington Wolves’ new signing Daryl Clark. At the age of 33, Higham is very much in the latter years of his career – unlike 21-year-old Clark, who was announced as a Warrington player yesterday, signing a four-year deal with ... Read More »

Super League: The race for top spot

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After the excitement surrounding Leeds Rhinos’ Challenge Cup success, the action in Super League returns tonight, with a whopping six teams still in the hunt for top spot. St Helens have been the race leaders for the bulk of the season, and they hold a three point lead over arch-rivals Wigan Warriors – as well as a four point cushion ... Read More »

Super League’s State of Mind round returns tonight

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State of Mind returns this season with a family theme, and a reminder that rugby league creates opportunities for people to engage with others who share a common interest. Rugby league is playing its part in raising awareness, providing information and advice and signposting, tackling stigma associated with mental health problems and reaching groups who may not normally access usual ... Read More »

Warrington Wolves targeting top two, says Westwood

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Warrington Wolves co-captain Ben Westwood insists a top two finish is their target from the remaining three games of the season, as they gear up for a charge towards a third successive Super League Grand Final. The Wolves are handily placed amongst a clutch of six teams who can still finish top of the tree in 2014 – with tonight’s ... Read More »

Opinion: Rugby League exposes its own Achilles heel again

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Essentially, it is the 64 million dollar question which has plagued Rugby League for the last 25 years. Why on Earth can’t this fantastic game – which we would all probably agree is the most exciting sport out there – get a foothold amongst the mainstream in Great Britain? After all, for entertainment and drama, there isn’t really another sport ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers sign Luke Gale

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Less than 24 hours after confirming Daryl Clark will leave to join Warrington Wolves, Castleford Tigers have confirmed the signing of Bradford half-back Luke Gale for next season. Gale, 26, is the second half-back to pen a deal for next year at Cas, alongside Samoan international Ben Roberts who has signed from Melbourne Storm. He is Daryl Powell’s sixth confirmed ... Read More »

Clark cost £185,000, says Warrington Wolves owner

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Warrington Wolves owner Simon Moran has confirmed that star signing Daryl Clark cost the club £185,000 – making him the sixth most expensive player in Rugby League history. The Wolves confirmed a deal to bring Clark to the Halliwell Jones Stadium had finally been completed on Wednesday, after months of speculation about whether or not a deal was in place ... Read More »

St Helens’ Walsh to return for pre-season

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Injured St Helens star Luke Walsh has told the St Helens Star that he is going to be back in England to play for the Saints next season – and has indicated he will be back around the time of pre-season. Walsh suffered a horrific injury during Saints’ game against Widnes last month, suffering a broken leg and partially broken ... Read More »

Shenton: Final experience makes me want more

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Castleford Tigers captain Michael Shenton admits he is hungry for more after their Challenge Cup final appearance last Saturday, saying that the experience of losing in a major final could help spur them on to even greater success in 2014. The Tigers are still handily placed in Super League for an assault on Old Trafford later this year, despite suffering ... Read More »

Daryl Clark signs for Warrington Wolves

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Castleford Tigers have confirmed that Daryl Clark will leave the club at the end of the 2014 Super League Season, with the hooker joining Warrington Wolves on a four-year deal until November 2018. Clark came through the scholarship and academy ranks here at his home town club. He made his first-team debut back in 2010, becoming a regular in the ... Read More »