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Gilmour move ‘makes sense’, claims Daryl Powell

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell says that Lee Gilmour’s temporary move to rivals Wakefield Trinity Wildcats makes sense for all parties, and is hopeful that the move can reinvigorate his career with the Tigers. The 36-year-old hasn’t played a competitive match for the Tigers in almost a year, but could make his bow for the Wildcats in their crunch ... Read More »

Clare to replace Carney for Castleford Tigers

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Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell has confirmed that James Clare looks likely to replace the suspended Justin Carney this weekend, as the Tigers look to cement their position in the top four by beating Hull Kingston Rovers. Carney copped a two-game ban for his part in a ferocious scrap with Widnes Vikings winger Paddy Flynn during the victory last weekend, ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils in hunt for Cameron Pitman

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Salford Red Devils’ recruitment drive for 2015 is reportedly scouring the Championship, with top Leigh Centurions centre Cameron Pitman supposedly on the radar of Marwan Koukash, according to the MEN. The young Aussie has been in sensational form for the Centurions so far this season, and has played a big role in their undefeated start to the season. That has ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors sign Taulima Tautai

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Wigan Warriors have today announced the signing of Taulima Tautai from Wakefield Trinity Wildcats. The giant Samoan forward will join the Warriors at the end of the current season on a 3 year deal. Tautai, 26, impressed Club Officials with a series of strong performances early in the season, especially against the Warriors at the DW Stadium in March. Tautai ... Read More »

Opinion: We pick an all-time London team

TotalRL columnist Luke Dorn was named in London's all-time team

This article, written by Nigel Wiskar, originally appeared in issue 398 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 399 is currently in production and will be on sale from June 6. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… Unlike myself, Ian Gatland remembers the immediate aftermath of his 18th birthday. The ... Read More »

Comment: It’s easy to see why the Bulls are struggling

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This article, written by Phil Caplan, originally appeared in issue 398 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 399 is currently in production and will be on sale from June 6. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… After Bradford’s inglorious Easter Monday showing at Wigan, and before they had redeemed ... Read More »

Josh Charnley: Tomkins will blossom in the NRL

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This article originally appeared in issue 398 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 399 is currently in production and will be on sale from June 6. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… Sam Tomkins will continue to blossom and take the NRL by storm – according to his England ... Read More »

Dave Hadfield: We need to stop obstructing good play

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This article originally appeared in issue 398 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 399 is currently in production and will be on sale from June 6. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… I bumped into the wife on the landing the other day and a whistle went for obstruction. ... Read More »

Three Super League players suspended

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Three players were suspended when they appeared before an independent disciplinary tribunal this evening following offences committed in First Utility Super League Round 14 fixtures. Chris Annakin of Wakefield Trinity Wildcats was suspended for five matches and fined £300 after pleading guilty to making a Grade D dangerous throw on Warrington Wolves player Roy Asotasi in the 38th minute. Ben Westwood ... Read More »

Gilmour joins Wildcats on temporary deal

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Castleford Tigers have announced that former Great Britain forward Lee Gilmour has joined Wakefield Wildcats on a one-month loan. The 36-year-old has been blighted with shoulder and knee injuries and hasn’t played for the Tigers since losing to Catalan Dragons on May 18 last year. Coach Daryl Powell said: “The loan move to Wakefield gives Lee a good opportunity to ... Read More »