Saturday, August 23, 2014
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Hull KR boss targets three wins from next four

Chris Chester has made yet another signing for 2015

Hull KR boss Chris Chester has laid down a target for his team over their next four games – win three of them, and they’ll be cemented in the top eight. The Robins currently sit outside the top eight with seven games of the season left, but with fellow play-off contenders Salford Red Devils the opponents this weekend – followed ... Read More »

Debate: Should captains be punished more severely?

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Round 21 of Super League is only one game old, yet there are already plenty of talking points to discuss from the game on Thursday night. Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers both had the chance to move top of Super League with a win, but they couldn’t be seperated in a thrilling 24-24 draw. However, the biggest talking point from ... Read More »

Opinion: Michael Shenton for Man of Steel?

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There can be little doubting that the story of Castleford Tigers in 2014 is without doubt the biggest revelation English Rugby League has seen all year. The Tigers have entertained fans all season with some thrilling play, and that was perfectly evident again on Thursday night, as they battled to a well-earned 24-24 draw with Leeds Rhinos. Still in the ... Read More »

London Broncos sign another NRL star

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London Broncos have continued their recruitment plans for life in the Championship next year, after they completed the signing of Manly forward Daniel Harrison on a two-year deal. Harrison has experience in Australia’s top league with both the Sea Eagles and Paramatta Eels, and will provide a wealth of experience for the Broncos in 2015 as they look to get ... Read More »

Nobody has said they want out: Bradford Bulls boss

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Bradford Bulls head coach James Lowes has said no players in his squad have told him they want to leave the club – but admits if they team are relegated on Sunday, they may be busy with potential recruitment in and out next week. Defeat at Huddersfield or wins for both Salford and Hull will see the Bulls drop down ... Read More »

Sinfield dismissed as Rhinos and Tigers draw

Leeds captain Kevin Sinfield was sensationally dismissed for headbutting Castleford star Luke Dorn with eight minutes remaining as the Rhinos and Tigers finished level on 24 points each. The Tigers opened the scoring when Michael Shenton touched down in the first minute, with Marc Sneyd adding the conversion. The Rhinos levelled when Tom Briscoe jumped for a Danny McGuire kick ... Read More »

Red Devils extend Griffin contract and sign sibling

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Salford Red Devils have announced they have extended the contract of three-quarter Josh Griffin for a further two seasons. The youngster has impressed in his three games so far this season and is the brother of prop Darrell who has been at the Club since 2013. Continuing the family tradition the Red Devils have also signed their younger brother George ... Read More »

Green: Rovers wary of Salford threat

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Hull KR front rower James Green says the Robins are preparing to face a Salford Red Devils outfit at their best at the KC Lightstream Stadium on Sunday. Like the Robins, Iestyn Harris’ side have been inconsistent throughout much of 2014 but have impressed in recent victories over Huddersfield Giants and Hull FC after adding the likes of Kevin Locke ... Read More »

Two changes for Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have been handed a major boost ahead of their trip to Catalan on Saturday, after captain Danny Kirmond returned to their squad for the trip across the Channel. Kirmond missed out against Widnes last Thursday due to injury, but he is the touring party for the game which could have a defining impact on the Wildcats’ position ... Read More »

Red Devils reward youngsters with extended deals

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Salford Red Devils have today tied-up the long term future of three of its young stars. Jordan Walne, Adam Walne and Greg Johnson have all signed three year deals which will commence from the 2015 Super League season. CEO Martin Vickers said: “The three players who we have signed these contracts with the Club today have all shown the effort ... Read More »