Friday, December 19, 2014
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Leon Pryce eager to awake “sleeping giants” Hull FC

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Hull FC half-back Leon Pryce says he is motivated by the challenge of reviving the club in 2015, describing the Airlie Birds as one of Rugby League’s “sleeping giants”. Pryce has returned from a spell in France with Catalans Dragons to join up with the Black and Whites, and he told League Express that, while he is fully aware of ... Read More »

Cory Paterson rediscovers hunger for Rugby League

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Cory Paterson says he has his hunger back for Rugby League after a brief stint in professional boxing and he is excited to be joining Salford. The Australian, who spent the 2013 season with Hull KR, retired abruptly three months ago and became a heavyweight boxer after finishing the 2014 NRL campaign with West Tigers. The 27-year old won his ... Read More »

Roberts here to “play footy, not take a break”

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Castleford Tigers new recruit Ben Roberts admits the prospect of an off-season didn’t even enter his mind following the Four Nations, saying he simply wanted to get started on training with his new club. Roberts recently arrived in the United Kingdom following an impressive Four Nations with Samoa, where his performances earned rave reviews. And he said that he was ... Read More »

Peacock: TV money not earned by RFL’s acumen

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When Leeds Rhinos host Bradford Bulls on Sunday 25 January in Jamie Peacock’s testimonial game, it is likely to be the only time the two clubs meet in 2015. And Peacock himself, who made his Super League debut with the Bulls in 1999 before moving to Leeds in 2006, admits it will be a special feeling, not least because it ... Read More »

Higham to play in amateur game next weekend

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Warrington Wolves hooker Micky Higham is set to take the unusual step of making his first appearance of the new season in an amateur game next weekend – but it’s all part of his testimonial campaign. Warrington are believed to have granted the 34-year-old special dispensation to play in a specially arranged game between Leigh Miners Rangers and Leigh East ... Read More »

Castleford announce surge in ST sales

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Castleford Tigers have announced a huge increase in 2015 early bird season ticket sales. 3575 fans have already snapped up their 2015 Season Ticket two months before the First Utility Super League kicks off. This time last year at the early bird deadline 2565 season tickets had been purchased. This year 3575 sees an increase of over 38%.  This figure ... Read More »

Salford must tap into Manchester, says Vickers

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Salford Red Devils CEO Martin Vickers believes it is vital that the club get their message into the people of Manchester over the coming months, as the club gear up to host another open day next weekend. The Red Devils will reveal their squad numbers at the event, which takes place at the club’s AJ Bell Stadium, in a bid ... Read More »

VOTE: Super League’s most exciting import for 2015?

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After the signing of Terry Campese was announced by Hull Kingston Rovers on Friday, it is another name to add to a growing list of players that are arriving in Super League from overseas next season. There are some sensational signings being made by Super League clubs across the board, with a raft of top talent making its way to ... Read More »

Championship made me a better player, says Crossley

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New Castleford Tigers signing Steve Crossley says his time in the Championship has made him a better player ahead of a return to Super League – saying he needed to “get his body bashed about” in the lower leagues. Crossley left Bradford at the age of just 21, before spending time outside of Super League at Dewsbury and then Featherstone ... Read More »

Hull KR sign Terry Campese from Canberra Raiders

Terry Campese: Panic buy or astute acquisition?

Hull Kingston Rovers have announced the signing of former Australian international and State of Origin playmaker Terry Campese for the 2015 campaign. The ex-Canberra Raiders skipper has penned a one-year contract at the KC Lightstream Stadium and will become the club’s 13th new signing for Super League XX subject to receiving the necessary paperwork. An experienced half back who has ... Read More »

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