Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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Salford Red Devils

Reasons to be cheerful for those not in Super League’s play-offs

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The play-offs is up and running courtesy of a thumping victory for Wigan Warriors on Thursday night – but that doesn’t mean the other four clubs who will be competing in Super League next year should be forgotten just yet. Hull FC, Hull Kingston Rovers, Salford Red Devils and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats will all carry ambitions of making the top ... Read More »

Koukash: Bulls would still be in Super League if my wife owned them

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Salford owner Marwan Koukash has said that if his wife, Mandy, had been allowed to purchase the club earlier this season, then he has no doubts that the club would have remained in Super League. Mrs Koukash was in the running to buy the club when it was up for sale earlier this year, before current chairman Marc Green assumed ... Read More »

Koukash wants more fan commitment at Salford

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Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash has called on the club’s fans for more commitment in 2015 – admitting season ticket sales are slower than they were this time last year. The Red Devils finished 2014 on a high, winning six out of their last nine games – but failed to make the play-offs despite heavy recruitment in the off-season. ... Read More »

Red Devils end season on a high

Salford Red Devils were far too strong for a depleted Widnes Vikings side tonight at the A J Bell Stadium, winning 36-6 to bring the curtain down on a season that saw them fail to reach the play-off positions in Super League. The Red Devils scored six tries, with Josh Griffin converting them all, while the Vikings could only reply ... Read More »

Video: Try of the season from Salford’s Josh Griffin?

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There have been some incredible tries scored in Super League (and the Championships) so far in 2014 – but surely this one will take some beating? It earned the Super League ‘Try of the Week’ award for Round 26 – but if there’s an award out there for try of the season, this has to be a contender. Scored by ... Read More »

Palestinian RL player trains with Salford Red Devils

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Salford Red Devils have invited Palestinian Rugby League player Khaled Issa to train with the club for 10 days, in order to help the player develop his skills after a personal invite from owner Marwan Koukash. The game is fast developing in Palestine, with three teams containing over 80 players already formed in the country. Issa is regarded as one ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils sign Leeds’ England

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Salford Red Devils have further strengthened their squad for next season, after they today confirmed the signing of promising young centre Brad England from Leeds Rhinos. 19-year old England is the son of 1986 Challenge Cup winner Keith England and is set to follow in his father’s Super League footsteps by appearing in the top division. Born in Pontefract, he ... Read More »

Shannan McPherson signs for Parramatta Eels

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Former Salford and South Sydney prop Shannan McPherson is returning to play in the NRL after signing a train-and-trial deal with Parramatta Eels. The 28-year-old was released by the Red Devils in June after two injury-ravaged. His departure freed up enough salary cap to allow Dr Marwan Koukash to sign New Zealand full-back Kevin Locke. Parramatta boss Brad Arthur said: ... Read More »

Gareth Hock to leave Salford?

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Could Gareth Hock be on his way out of Salford, just one season after joining the club? It certainly seems that way, after Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash took to Twitter to confirm that Hock had asked for a release. He tweeted: “Gareth Hock has asked to leave the club and we have agreed to his request provided it is ... Read More »

Six of the Best: Super League tries of the season

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With the business end of the season fast approaching, at TotalRL.com, we’re gearing up to have a look at the best moments from what has been an incredible 2014 season. And amongst all of the highlights of the year, there have been some sensational tries scored in Super League this season. However, which has been the best? That’s the focus ... Read More »