Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Opinion: Another Super League dream team


In response to a feature published on this website yesterday, League Express and TotalRL senior reporter Aaron Bower picks his own Super League Dream Team based on this season alone… Full-back Zak Hardaker Leeds Rhinos Why? Like my esteemed colleague, it’s hard to leave Hardaker out of any team we are calling a ‘Dream Team’. More metres than any other ... Read More »

More recruits to join Salford Red Devils for 2015


Salford Red Devils chief executive Martin Vickers has warned that the club are far from done in their transfer recruitment for next season, but has stated there will not be a huge overhaul in the squad like there was last year. Dr Marwan Koukash’s first off-season at the Red Devils saw 14 new players arrive in time for the 2014 ... Read More »

Salford are improving, warns captain Adrian Morley

Adrian Morley

Salford Red Devils captain Adrian Morley will lead his team out at the highly-anticipated Magic Weekend on Saturday with every intention of claiming the two points against Widnes Vikings. The Red Devils won the same fixture last year but their form in 2014 has been inconsistent. Morley, though, wants his ever-improving team to claim the spoils against the Vikings. “We ... Read More »

St Helens will put down Magic marker, says Paul Wellens


St Helens star Paul Wellens has passionately called for his side to lay down a marker at the eighth annual Magic Weekend this Sunday, as they prepare to face bitter rivals Warrington Wolves in the final game of the blockbusting weekend. The Saints and the Wolves met in last year’s Magic Weekend, with the Saints suffering a heavy 48-22 at ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors star George Williams signs new deal

George Williams in action for Wigan against New Zealand Warriors. ©Photosport

Wigan Warriors teen sensation George Williams has signed a new long-term contract with the club, tying himself down for the next four years as Wigan continue to plan heavily for the future. 19 year old Williams is widely regarded as one on the hottest properties in the game. The highly rated Half Back joined the Club’s Scholarship system four years ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls to sign New Zealand Warriors duo

Former Leeds youngster Baldwinson is heading back home. (C) RLPhotos

Bradford Bulls have further boosted their squad in the fight to avoid relegation, as they are set to sign New Zealand Warriors duo Jordan Baldwinson and Mason Tonks on loan until the rest of the season. The duo signed for the Warriors from Leeds Rhinos last season with the intention of becoming the latest English stars to crack the NRL, ... Read More »

Comment: Kevin Sinfield should stick to the hooking role


This is an excerpt from an article that originally appeared in League Express newspaper. To read the rest of it, click here. And for more features like this be sure to buy the paper every week. Leeds Rhinos produced a superb performance to see off a spirited Castleford on Thursday night, in a game that nobody could have failed to ... Read More »

Opinion: The best players in Super League this year

Superb Tigers winger Justin Carney missed out by the narrowest of margins.

Earlier this month, I picked a hypothetical England team based on stats and form. It got a great response from our readers and Twitter followers, who were all keen to get involved and select their own teams. I’ve decided to do it again, but this time it’s a Super League Dream XIII based on the 2014 season so far, using ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils plunged into injury crisis

Theo Fages. ©RLPhotos

Salford Red Devils have been struck a huge injury blow ahead of the Magic Weekend, as it was revealed both Theo Fages and Tim Smith will miss the clash against Widnes this weekend. It leaves coach Iestyn Harris with a huge problem at half-back, with both Fages and Smith set for extended periods on the sidelines – with Smith’s absence ... Read More »

Kevin Sinfield believes Magic Weekend is great for RL

Kevin Sinfield. ©RLPhotos

Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield believes the Magic Weekend is a hugely important fixture for Rugby League to have, and claims the game should be applauded for putting such an entertaining spectacle together. The Rhinos face Wigan in the final game of day one of Magic Weekend 2014 on Saturday looking to cement their position at the top of Super ... Read More »