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Matty Ashurst: “I’m excited by a new challenge”

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This article originally appeared in the latest edition of League Express newspaper, and we broke the news before anyone else. Click here to download the digital version to your computer, smartphone or tablet Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have signed Matty Ashurst from Salford Red Devils. The 24-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the Wildcats and will join up with his ... Read More »

Brett Kearney: “It’s definitely not the way I wanted to leave”

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This article originally appeared in this week’s edition of League Express newspaper, and we broke the news before anyone else. Click here to download the digital version to your computer, smartphone or tablet Bradford fullback Brett Kearney has revealed he will end his five-year stint with the Bulls at the end of the season and return to Australia. The 30-year-old, ... Read More »

Mathers: Wildcats can still make play-offs

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Wakefield full-back Richie Mathers thinks the Wildcats can still reach the play-offs, despite having to win all their remaining games to do so. “It’s not inconceivable,” Mathers told BBC’s Super League Show. “We need to win all our games to give ourselves a chance. It is doable. The reality is we can’t lose another game. “We have a good break, ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Anderson hails hooker Lunt

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Huddersfield head coach Paul Anderson has praised the return of hooker Shaun Lunt in his side’s 18-point win over Wakefield on Sunday. Click here to download the digital version of League Express newspaper to the device of your choice Lunt scored a try and set up two others in the victory. Anderson praised Lunt’s performance and the display of his ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: We couldn’t handle the physicality, says Webster

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Wakefield head coach James Webster says his team coudn’t cope with the strength and size of Huddersfield in their loss to the Giants on Sunday. Click here to download the digital version of League Express newspaper to the device of your choice The Wildcats were blitzed in the first half by Huddersfield, with 32 points put on them. Webster said ... Read More »

Challenge Cup: Ormsby brimming with confidence ahead of semi

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Warrington Wolves winger Gene Ormsby is full of confidence ahead of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup semi-final against Leeds Rhinos at Langtree Park on Saturday (2.30pm). After a hard-fought victory against Catalan Dragons on Friday night in Perpignan and winning eight games out of their last 10, Ormsby believes the Wolves are the form team going into Saturday’s game. “We had ... Read More »

Referees to take on Wakefield touch and pass team

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Super League and Championship referee’s will put down their whistles and take part in a game of touch rugby in aid of the Rugby league benevolent fund next week. The RFL referee’s will take part in a charity touch rugby game next Tuesday. The likes of Ben Thaler and Richard Silverwood will take on a Wakefield Chairman’s Select XIII including ... Read More »

Leeds are “ordinary”, says former Wolves skipper

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Former Warrington captain Kevin Ashcroft doesn’t see anything stopping the Wolves crushing Leeds Rhinos and getting to Wembley in this weekend’s Challenge Cup semi-final. Ashcroft, who played at Wembley in 1971 and 1973, described the Rhinos as “very ordinary” and doesn’t give them any chance of stopping Warrington. “Warrington will have the edge down the middle,’’ Ashcroft told the Manchester ... Read More »

Mullaney: I’ve got big shoes to fill at Bradford

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New Bulls signing Jake Mullaney admits he has “big shoes to fill” as he prepares to replace Brett Kearney in 2015. Kearney confirmed in this week’s League Express that he plans to leave the Bulls at the end of the season and return to Australia. “Brett is obviously a very good player and has been for many years,” Mullaney told ... Read More »

Rugby League World: Year of the Wolves?

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Warrington Wolves have long been tipped for Grand Final success – so is this finally their year? Rugby League World Magazine sits down with the four men charged with plugging the gap left by retiring halfback Lee Briers to find out. Chris Bridge, Richie Myler, Stefan Ratchford and Gareth O’Brien have all featured at halfback this season and are now ... Read More »