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Bradford Bulls name youthful squad for London trip

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Bradford Bulls boss James Lowes has rung the changes for the club’s final game of the season this weekend, making no less than six changes to their 19-man squad for the trip to face London Broncos. Senior figures such as Matty Blythe, Jamal Fakir, Dale Ferguson and Lee Gaskell all miss out – meaning Fakir has played his last game ... Read More »

Rugby League World – The Play-Offs Issue

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Rugby League World issue 402 – ‘The Play-Offs Issue’ – is online now and in shops from Friday 12th September. Here’s a glimpse at what’s inside. The Super League season is heading towards a thrilling climax – and we assess each team’s chances in the closest race for Old Trafford ever. The top six teams have dominated the competition all ... Read More »

Huby and Millington back for Castleford Tigers

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Castleford Tigers have been handed a major injury boost ahead of their pivotal clash against Catalan Dragons on Saturday, after both Craig Huby and Grant Millington were included in Daryl Powell’s 19-man squad for the game. Huby hasn’t played since the Challenge Cup final – when he featured for the Tigers just two weeks after dislocating an elbow in the ... Read More »

RFL: Challenge Cup crowd invasion investigation continuing

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The RFL is continuing to work with Widnes Vikings, Castleford Tigers, Greater Manchester Police and other agencies in the ongoing inquiry into the crowd disturbances at the Challenge Cup semi-final played at Leigh Sports Village on Sunday August 10. Evidence gathered during the investigation, including detailed video analysis from the pitch invasion that took place at the end of the ... Read More »

Thursday XIII: Could this be the Super League Dream Team 2014?

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For this week’s Thursday 13, we’re taking inspiration from the upcoming announcement of the 2014 Super League Dream Team – and taking a stab at picking the team we think could be on display next week. The traditional announcement will take place at St Helens’ Langtree Park, to coincide with the launch of the 2014 Super League play-offs. And, after ... Read More »

Former Catalan Dragons player promoted to assistant

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Catalan Dragons have announced that ex-player Cyrille Gossard will take charge of the reserve team with immediate effect, after the departure of Steve Deakin from the Dragons setup last week. The Dragons announced last week that Deakin would return to England on compassionate grounds, opening up a spot on Laurent Frayssinous’ coaching staff. And Gossard – who played for the ... Read More »

Video: Try of the season from Salford’s Josh Griffin?

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There have been some incredible tries scored in Super League (and the Championships) so far in 2014 – but surely this one will take some beating? It earned the Super League ‘Try of the Week’ award for Round 26 – but if there’s an award out there for try of the season, this has to be a contender. Scored by ... Read More »

Attitude must improve, says Huddersfield’s Kopczak

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Huddersfield Giants prop Craig Kopczak insists their attitude must improve if they are to knock off St Helens tomorrow night – and ensure they don’t miss out on a precious top four finish in Super League. Last year’s league leaders sit fifth heading into the final round of the season, but they gave themselves a chance of finishing inside the ... Read More »

Palestinian RL player trains with Salford Red Devils

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Salford Red Devils have invited Palestinian Rugby League player Khaled Issa to train with the club for 10 days, in order to help the player develop his skills after a personal invite from owner Marwan Koukash. The game is fast developing in Palestine, with three teams containing over 80 players already formed in the country. Issa is regarded as one ... Read More »

London Broncos sign Ben Hellewell

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London Broncos have announced the signing of Ben Hellewell from Featherstone Rovers on a two year deal from the 2015 season. Hellewell, 22, a versatile back, is currently on loan to Dewsbury Rams from Featherstone Rovers. He started his career at Bradford Bulls before moving to Warrington Wolves. He is a Scottish international having played six times for the national ... Read More »