Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Salford Red Devils

Carney debuts for Catalans – today’s pre-season results


New signing Todd Carney scored a try for the Dragons on his debut as the Catalans defeated a French Elite selection 58-16 today. It was one of four pre-season matches played today, with Newcastle Thunder, playing under their new name for the first time, registering an impressive 36-10 victory over Dewsbury Rams at Kingston Park, confirming that, under head coach ... Read More »

Strong Salford squad to face Swinton this weekend


Salford Red Devils have named a strong squad to face Swinton Lions in their second pre-season game of 2015 this year, with Cory Paterson in line to make his debut for the club. The likes of Kevin Locke and Rangi Chase will also feature, in a squad that features much more experience than the Devils’ opening pre-season squad against Dewsbury ... Read More »

Salford name youthful squad for Dewsbury friendly


Salford Red Devils have named a young, inexperienced squad for their opening pre-season friendly this Sunday, as they take on Dewsbury Rams in Austin Buchanan’s testimonial match. The likes of Rangi Chase, Kevin Locke and Adrian Morley are all missing, as well as plenty of other big hitters from Iestyn Harris’ ranks. Liam Hood is in line to make his ... Read More »

BJB and Dobson in line to make Super League opener

Michael Dobson during his Hull KR days.

Salford Red Devils duo Michael Dobson and Ben Jones-Bishop are on track for debuts in the club’s Super League opener against Warrington Wolves next month. The pair, who have signed from Newcastle Knights and Leeds Rhinos respectively, have both undergone surgeries in recent months, but are on schedule for a return in time for the new season. In fact, they ... Read More »

Dobson glad to be with Chase rather than against him

Michael Dobson during his Hull KR days.

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


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


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


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


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


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 »