Friday, September 19, 2014
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Locke could debut with Salford Red Devils next week

Kevin-Locke

New Salford Red Devils signing Kevin Locke could make his debut for the club against Castleford Tigers next week, after reports suggest he is close to completing his protracted switch to the club. The New Zealand Warriors star has endured a tumultuous ending to his time with the NRL club, with relations turning sour over the move to England – ... Read More »

Former Bradford Bulls chairman votes for Kear to get job

John-Kear

Former Bradford Bulls chairman Peter Hood believes the strongest candidate to take the vacant job at Odsal is John Kear, with his experience in relegation dogfights a key factor in him getting his vote. Hood – who left the club in 2012 after a well-documented power struggle – believes that although the likes of James Lowes and Glenn Morrison are ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers to welcome back stars this weekend

Michael-Shenton

A wounded Castleford Tigers outfit will welcome back a whole host of top stars this weekend, as they look to cement their position in the top four by beating St Helens. After a thumping defeat to Wigan last time out – by far their biggest of the season – the Tigers know the likes of Warrington and Huddersfield are breathing ... Read More »

Hodgson will only leave Hull KR if money is right

Josh-Hodgson

Hull KR co-captain Josh Hodgson will only leave the club if they receive an appropriate transfer fee, after rumours emerged that he could be heading for the NRL and Canberra Raiders. With talk that Hodgson had signed a deal with the Raiders for 2015 on Thursday, he took to his personal Twitter account to seemingly squash the talk, saying: “Hull ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls ready for challenge, says Blythe

Matty-Blythe

Bradford Bulls star Matty Blythe insists the club are ready to pick themselves up after a tough week, and kickstarting their bid for survival by beating Hull Kingston Rovers tonight. In a week which has seen boss Francis Cummins and assistant Lee St Hilaire leave the club, the Bulls could end it as many as ten points from safety, which ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls are at ‘rock bottom’, says Walker

Distraught-Danny-Addy

Bradford Bulls star Chev Walker admits the club are at ‘rock bottom’, as they look to round off a difficult week by beating Hull KR and keeping their slim relegation hopes alive. The Bulls are eight points from safety in Super League, and with time running out, the club chose to part company with boss Francis Cummins earlier this week. ... Read More »

Salford’s Devil of a drama over Sneyd

Marc-Sneyd-Castleford-Salford

As a lifelong Salford supporter I have always wanted to see my club grabbing the headlines and bathe in the media spotlight. The Salford Red Devils may not be so much a dominant force on the field of play as we currently sit 11th in the First Utility Super League, but off the field we appear to be in a ... Read More »

Slyney tied down by London Broncos

London Broncos coach Joey Grima

Nick Slyney has become the latest member of the London Broncos to sign up for next season, after the former Brisbane man penned a two-year contract with the club. He becomes the fifth member of Joey Grima’s squad to sign up regardless of what happens to the Broncos in 2014, and he admitted he was delighted to commit his future ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers to make decision on Sneyd, says Powell

Marc-Sneyd-Cas

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell says the club will weigh up their options regarding Marc Sneyd, after he had a transfer request formally rejected by Salford Red Devils. Sneyd has been outstanding for the Tigers so far in 2014, having joined on a season-long loan deal as part of the move to take Rangi Chase to Salford. However, with ... Read More »

Hull KR star Josh Hodgson to join NRL exodus?

josh-hodgson

Could Josh Hodgson be the latest Super League star to head Down Under and try his arm in the NRL? There are reports on social media from local journalists that Hodgson – who has been enjoying an excellent season thus far for the Robins – has agreed a deal with Canberra Raiders from 2015 onwards. Recently included in Steve McNamara’s ... Read More »