Thursday, November 27, 2014
Rugby League News

Salford Red Devils

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

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLphotos

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 »

Salford sign Cory Paterson

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Salford have added another signing to their growing squad for 2015, after confirming the signature of former Hull KR forward Cory Paterson. The forward – who quit Rugby League at the end of the 2014 season to pursue a career in professional boxing – has been lured back to the game by the Red Devils, with the former Wests man ... Read More »

Is Terry Campese heading for Salford Red Devils?

Terry Campese

He’s been linked with a move to Super League for a good few months, but it looks like Terry Campese could finally be on his way to England – with Salford emerging as the most likely destination. Moves to both Hull clubs had been mooted in recent months, but neither of those clubs ultimately signed the 30-year-old Canberra Raiders captain. ... Read More »

Sa’u: Competition strong at Salford

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Salford centre Junior Sa’u says the competition for places in the Red Devils’ backline is heating up as the club targets a finals spot in 2015. Sa’u was impressive in his first season in Super League, crossing for 12 tries in 25 games. He was the club’s top try-scorer, ranked second in try assists, tackle busts and metres, and finished ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils sign Scott Taylor

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Salford Red Devils have announced the signing of Scott Taylor on a one year deal from Wigan Warriors for 2015. The 23-year-old prop began his playing career at Hull Kingston Rovers, progressing through the reserve grade to make his First Team debut at the end of 2009 against Leeds Rhinos and is one of the most promising young English props ... Read More »

Sean Long leaves Salford; heading for St Helens?

Sean Long

Speculation is growing that St Helens legend Sean Long could be set to return to the club in a coaching capacity, after it was revealed on Twitter that he has left his coaching role with Salford Red Devils. As is often the case, Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash took to the social media platform to make the announcement, tweeting: “The ... Read More »

Koukash “disappointed” by season ticket sales

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLPhotos

Salford owner Dr Marwan Koukash has hit out at a lack of season ticket sales ahead of next season. The Red Devils have made yet more marquee signings ahead of 2015, with Michael Dobson and Ben Jones-Bishop set to join the likes of Kevin Locke, Gareth Hock, Rangi Chase and Adrian Morley at the AJ Bell Stadium. Despite the abundance ... Read More »