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Our standards have slipped, says Daryl Powell

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has led the rallying call for his side the end their mini-blip when they face Salford, insisting their standards have slipped over the last couple of weeks. Following on from their Tetley’s Challenge Cup victory over Wigan Warriors, the Tigers have suffered two heavy defeats which has seen them beaten by both the Warriors ... Read More »

Match preview: Wigan Warriors v St Helens

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Arguably the hottest derby in Rugby League returns again tonight, as Wigan will be looking to complete a league double on St Helens by inflicting defeat on them at the DW Stadium. A win for the Warriors – who are welcoming back a whole host of stars – will see them jump above the Saints in the table, and put ... Read More »

A team full of..? XIII with the same name

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On TotalRL.com, we’re nothing if not fun. And we love interacting with our readers, which is why every so often, we’ll throw a debate or a topic out into the open for you to sink your teeth into! Last week, we tried to test your Rugby League knowledge to the max, by getting you to come up with a Rugby ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors’ big hitters to make it tonight

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Wigan Warriors boss Shaun Wane has confirmed Matty Bowen, Josh Charnley and Sam Powell will all be fit to play tonight against St Helens, as his injury situation begins to ease off somewhat. Bowen missed out last week, after suffering with a leg problem. But he is fit to take his place in Shaun Wane’s provisional line-up – providing there ... Read More »

Koukash orders Cas to stump up cash for Sneyd

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Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash has hit out over the way the Marc Sneyd transfer situation has been handled, telling Castleford if they are so keen to bring him in, they must stump up the necessary cash. Sneyd handed in a transfer request – which was rejected by the Devils – earlier this month, and with the Tigers seemingly ... Read More »

Diskin keen to remain at Bradford Bulls

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Bradford Bulls captain Matt Diskin insists he is keen to remain at the club next season – regardless of whether the Bulls survive or are relegated to the Championship. However, Diskin admits he is unsure over whether he will continue playing next year, but did confirm to the Telegraph and Argus that he could stay on in a coaching capacity ... Read More »

Brett Ferres injury worries Huddersfield Giants

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Huddersfield Giants are sweating over the fitness of star forward Brett Ferres, after he picked up a knee injury during their narrow win against Hull Kingston Rovers. The win, which moves the Giants up to fourth place on the Super League ladder, was Huddersfield’s ninth in the last ten games. However, an injury to Ferres inevitably took the gloss off ... Read More »

Giants hold on to beat Robins

Huddersfield Giants secured their ninth win in ten games at the KC Lightstream Stadium tonight, holding on to beat Hull Kingston Rovers 22-26 in a thrilling match in front of 8,953 spectators. The game was finely balanced, 16-16 at half-time, but the Giants pulled away to a ten-point lead in the second half before the Robins rallied and closed the ... Read More »

Opinion: Time for Super League to introduce Heritage Round

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These are interesting days for British Rugby League. After the booming success of the 2013 World Cup, the game has been plunged back into the darkness somewhat, with attendances lagging, video referee madness and a controversial league re-structure on the horizon. Clearly, the game is desperate to get the fans back on side more than ever before. Super League fans ... Read More »

Carvell in line to make Castleford Tigers debut

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New Castleford Tigers signing Garreth Carvell is set to make his debut for the club this Saturday, after Daryl Powell named his 19-man squad to face Salford Red Devils. Carvell signed on loan from Hull FC last week, but missed out on selection for the trip to St Helens. However, Powell has given him the nod in the squad. There ... Read More »