Friday, December 19, 2014
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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 »

Gerrard signs new deal at Widnes Vikings

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Widnes Vikings prop-forward Alex Gerrard has signed a new deal at the Club to keep him at the Select Security Stadium for the next three Super League seasons. Gerrard has emerged as one of the best young British props in Super League over the past 18 months and head coach Denis Betts has moved swiftly to sign him up for ... Read More »

Old Trafford is better than Wembley, says Brown

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St Helens boss Nathan Brown believes the club are “back home” by returning to Old Trafford this Saturday, and has said that for him the Old Trafford showpiece tops walking out at Wembley in a Challenge Cup Final. The Saints are back at Old Trafford for the first time since 2011, when they lost the fifth of their five consecutive ... Read More »

Hull KR looking for full package with new signings

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Hull KR boss Chris Chester admits they will use the experience of Kris Keating’s departure from the club as a lesson for the future, as they look to bring in signings for 2015 that will be the full package, both on and off the field. Keating has returned home to Australia just one year into a three-year deal with the ... Read More »

Daryl Clark wins 2014 Steve Prescott Man of Steel Award

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Castleford Tigers hooker Daryl Clark claimed an extraordinary double at the 2014 Steve Prescott Man of Steel Awards, winning the main prize, as well as the Young Player of the Year Award. In what turned out to be a clean sweep for Castleford in the evening’s three main awards, Clark saw off competition from Jamie Peacock, James Roby and Chris ... Read More »

Wigan-Saints different to any other game, says Wane

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As bona fide Wiganers go, they don’t come much bigger than current Warriors boss Shaun Wane. Wane has been embedded into the fabric of the club – and the town – for the majority of this life, and this Saturday, he will coach his hometown club in the biggest game of the Super League season, the Super League Grand Final. ... Read More »

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