Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Six of the Best: Outrageous Rugby League kits

Hull KR Kit

In this week’s edition of Six of the Best, we’re taking a trip down memory lane to find those Rugby League kits that stick firmly in the memory. It’s inspired by a move from NRL clubs earlier this week, who have teamed up with Marvel to produce some eye-catching kits for the likes of England star Gareth Widdop. They certainly ... Read More »

Lee Jewitt signs new contract with Castleford Tigers

Lee Jewitt

Castleford Tigers’ prop Lee Jewitt has signed a two-year contract extension to keep him at The Mend-A-Hose Jungle until at least the end of the 2016 First Utility Super League season. The 27-year-old, who was released by Salford last season, moved to Castleford from French side Limoux, having previously played at Wigan Warriors. He has made seven appearances this season. ... Read More »

Opinion: Is Koukash trying to emulate Manchester City?

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLphotos

Earlier today, Salford Red Devils owner Dr Marwan Koukash publicly confirmed his interest in buying NRL strugglers Newcastle Knights. The 55-year-old tweeted that negotiations are underway and that his focus, for now at least, is with the Red Devils, but he failed to explain what implications this potential purchase could have. Does he plan to sell his stake in the ... Read More »

Biggest Leeds v Cas game in years, says Mac

Brian-Mcdermott

Brian McDermott has admitted Thursday’s huge Leeds Rhinos v Castleford Tigers clash is the biggest game between the two sides in years, as the prospect of top spot in Super League is on offer. The winners will top the table with a victory on Thursday, and McDermott is under no illusions about the task ahead of his side, saying that ... Read More »

Leeds Rhinos boss to welcome back more stars

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Leeds Rhinos head coach Brian McDermott has confirmed he will welcome back a trio of forward stars ahead of their massive clash against Castleford Tigers, as well as star full-back Zak Hardaker. The likes of Ryan Bailey and Jamie Jones-Buchanan will return from injury to feature against the Tigers, but the big news will be the return of Zak Hardaker ... Read More »

Addy: Big start crucial against Giants

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Bradford utility Danny Addy thinks only a “big” start against Huddersfield on Sunday will enable them to secure victory over the Giants. The Bulls have made an unwanted habit of being slow out of the blocks this season, and Addy wants to see that change this weekend. If the Bulls lose against Huddersfield, and their points appeal is unsuccessful, they ... Read More »

Koukash: Red Devils won’t appeal Hock ban

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLPhotos

Salford Red Devils owner Dr Marwan Koukash has revealed the club are not going to appeal the RFL’s decision to ban Gareth Hock for seven games. The troubled former Wigan and Widnes star was found to have made deliberate contact with a match official in Salford’s match against Hull FC last week. When the RFL charged the troubled former England ... Read More »

Wakefield: Lyne signs Trinity contract extension

Reece-Lyne

Wakefield outside back Reece Lyne has committed his future to the Wildcats by signing a new three-year contract. The 21-year old still had over a year remaining on his current contract but has opted to extend his stay at the club. A former England Academy international, Lyne has been an impressive performer for the Wildcats in 2014 scoring eight tries ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils star gets lengthy ban

Gareth-Hock-Salford-Catalan

Salford Red Devils forward Gareth Hock has been hit with a seven-game ban after being found guilty of making deliberate contact with a match official. Hock – who was banned for four matches for the same offence last season – will now miss the rest of the season unless the Red Devils make the play-offs. The offence occurred during Salford’s ... Read More »

Zak Hardaker back for Leeds Rhinos

Zak-Hardaker

  Leeds Rhinos full-back Zak Hardaker is set to make his return from suspension on Thursday night, after being named in the 19-man squad to face Castleford Tigers. Hardaker has been included in the squad following his five match suspension for using homophobic language during Leeds’ game against Warrington earlier in the season. And there is further good news for ... Read More »