Friday, December 19, 2014
Rugby League News

Salford Red Devils

Dobson glad to be with Chase rather than against him

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New Salford Red Devils signing Michael Dobson admits he’s delighted to be playing with Rangi Chase in 2015 – because it means he won’t have to line up against him in Super League again! Dobson has returned to Super League after a spell with Newcastle Knights, and will likely star with Chase in a talented half-back combination for 2015. And ... Read More »

2015 Super League preview: Salford Red Devils

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The importance of a strong pre-season is not lost on Salford Red Devils coach Iestyn Harris, who is well aware of the need to pick up where they left off last season. After beating 2013 League Leaders Shield winners Huddersfield Giants 36-10 in July, Harris’ side went on to pick up five more wins in the last eight games. Although ... Read More »

Cory Paterson rediscovers hunger for Rugby League

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Cory Paterson says he has his hunger back for Rugby League after a brief stint in professional boxing and he is excited to be joining Salford. The Australian, who spent the 2013 season with Hull KR, retired abruptly three months ago and became a heavyweight boxer after finishing the 2014 NRL campaign with West Tigers. The 27-year old won his ... Read More »

Salford must tap into Manchester, says Vickers

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Salford Red Devils CEO Martin Vickers believes it is vital that the club get their message into the people of Manchester over the coming months, as the club gear up to host another open day next weekend. The Red Devils will reveal their squad numbers at the event, which takes place at the club’s AJ Bell Stadium, in a bid ... Read More »

Opening Super League fixture brought forward

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Warrington Wolves’ Super League 2015 opener against Salford Red Devils will be played 24 hours earlier than originally scheduled, after the two clubs agreed to bring the date of the game forward. The Wolves and the Devils will now lock horns on Saturday, February 7 at 3pm – 24 hours ahead of the initial date on February 8. A statement ... Read More »

We’re within the salary cap, says defiant Koukash

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Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash insists the club are spending within the salary cap regulations, and the club are now only willing to pay what players are worth – something they did not do last year. 2015 will see a host of new stars play for the Red Devils, as the club again invested heavily in player recruitment to ... Read More »

I’ve lost weight ahead of 2015, says Kevin Locke

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Salford Red Devils full-back Kevin Locke has revealed he has lost weight ahead of the upcoming season, and says it is the first time in a long while that he has felt so good coming into a new league campaign. Locke has been predominantly involved with New Zealand for the last few international campaigns, but was not selected for their ... Read More »

Paterson still looking to box despite return to RL

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New Salford Red Devils signing Cory Paterson has revealed he has not completely given up on his boxing career, after announcing his return to Rugby League earlier this week. The former Wests Tigers and Hull KR man has agreed a deal to return to Super League, after signing a one-year deal with Iestyn Harris’ side for the 2015 season. However, ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils post £5,000,000 loss

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Salford Red Devils have recently lodged their financial report and accounts at Companies House – and the figures don’t make good reading. For the year to 31 January 2014 Salford City Reds (2013) Limited lost a total of £5,142,778, which is almost certainly the greatest loss ever suffered by a Rugby League club. The club’s turnover was just £2,298,378. This ... Read More »

Ben Jones-Bishop should be running before Christmas

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Salford Red Devils fullback Ben Jones-Bishop is targeting a return to full training just after Christmas and expects to be able to run without pain towards the end of December. The 26-year-old injured his anterior cruciate ligament playing for Leeds Rhinos in a home loss to Bradford at the start of August and described the problem as a “six month” ... Read More »

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