Burke and Chamberlain join Salford as Hauraki heads to Widnes in swap deal

Salford Red Devils have signed Widnes duo Greg Burke and Ed Chamberlain from Widnes Vikings on loan – with Weller Hauraki heading to the Select Security Stadium as part of a swap deal between the clubs. “It’s great that we’ve been able to bring two new players into the side at this crucial juncture of the 2018 Super League season,”…

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Fan panel: Our experts preview Salford v St Helens tonight

Expert Salford fan: Louis Hawke The win over Wakefield may have come at a hefty price for the Devils, as they could be without half-back Rob Lui and in-form hooker Josh Wood as both picked up injuries during the clash against Trinity. Who could the half-back partnership be against Saints this week? Jack Littlejohn and Jake Shorrocks? Or could we…

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Salford unveil eye-catching Magic Weekend shirt to honour Manchester tragedy

Salford Red Devils have revealed their Magic Weekend shirt for this season – which will once again unite the cities of Salford and Manchester and honour the memories of those who lost their lives in last year’s Manchester Arena tragedy. Salford raised almost £50,000 in the aftermath of last year’s atrocities, in which 22 people were killed, as part of…

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Salford do not have to sell to survive, insists MD Ian Laithwaite following O’Brien exit

Salford’s new managing director Ian Laithwaite has insisted that the Red Devils do not have to sell players to survive – adding that Gareth O’Brien’s departure to Toronto was solely because the player wanted to leave. Laithwaite, who joined Salford’s new-look management structure at the beginning of this year, was speaking at the Red Devils’ launch of their new business…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s five Super League games

Wakefield v Huddersfield (7:45pm, Sky Sports) Wakefield make three changes for Friday’s televised clash with Huddersfield. Out go the injured Kyle Wood, plus Reece Lyne and Justin Horo. In their place come Jordan Crowther, Joe Arundel and Keegan First. Giants coach Rick Stone makes one change to his 19-man squad for the game. Forward Adam Walne drops out due to…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super League games

Warrington v Wigan (7:45pm, Sky Sports) There are two huge boosts for Warrington ahead of Friday’s showdown with Wigan. Star half-back Tyrone Roberts is back in the mix and fully-fit, while fellow new recruit Sitaleki Akauola is also fit to be included – he is in line to make his debut for the Wolves. Wigan make a number of changes…

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Watson delighted with Wigan opener as Salford look to silence doubters

Salford head coach Ian Watson has challenged his side to silence the doubters by toppling Wigan in their first game of the season. The Red Devils have been heavily tipped to struggle in 2018, despite finishing in the top eight and making the Challenge Cup semi-final last year. Their credentials will be put the test in the most extreme way…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super League games

St Helens v Castleford (7:45pm, Sky Sports) Saints coach Justin Holbrook has a fully-fit squad to choose from for their opener against Castleford. That means a tough decision between Jonny Lomax, Theo Fages, Matty Smith and Danny Richardson for the half-back slots. Young half-back Jake Trueman is included in Castleford’s squad. He is likely to be in a battle with…

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Salford reject Lui bid from Hull KR

Salford Red Devils have rejected a bid from Hull Kingston Rovers for halfback Rob Lui. The Robins have been linked with a move for 27-year-old throughout the off-season, with Tim Sheens keen to reunite with the former North Queensland halfback following their time together at Salford. However, the Red Devils have knocked back the club’s offer, while also stating the…

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