VIDEO: Salford take on the crossbar challenge – and guess who hits it!

Was there ever any doubt about this? The crossbar challenge has become quite a YouTube hit in the run-up to a Challenge Cup weekend, and this time it was the turn of Super League surprise package Salford to have a go. The rules? Simple. From close-range, hit the crossbar by kicking the ball out of your hand. It sounds straightforward,…

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Red Devils triumph at Wigan

Salford Red Devils earned their first ever league victory at the DW Stadium, beating Wigan Warriors 16-31 on Friday night against an under strength Wigan side. The Red Devils took a 0-16 lead at half-time with tries by Kris Welham, Niall Evalds and Ben Murdoch-Masila, with two goals from Michael Dobson. And within five minutes of the second half the…

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Jones targeting silverware with Salford following new contract

This article first appeared in League Express. Get articles like this first every week by purchasing the paper in stores, or get it delivered to your phone or laptop by reading online at totalrl.com/le. Josh Jones has insisted that he never had any intention of leaving Salford after signing a new two-year deal with the club. Jones, a former Grand…

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TotalRL’s Super League Team of the Week – Round Twelve

Fullback: Niall Evalds (Salford) The youngster returned to the Salford side in real style on Sunday afternoon, replacing Gareth O’Brien and doing a great job as the Red Devils’ impressive start to the season continued with victory against Widnes. Wing: Mason Caton-Brown (Wakefield) The former London and Salford winger was in magnificent form, scoring a wonderful hat-trick during the win…

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Salford move back into top four

Salford Red Devils moved back into the top four of Super League with a 30-10 victory over bottom club Widnes Vikings. Ben Murdoch-Masila and Greg Johnson went over to put Salford in control at half time with Michael Dobson’s succesful conversions opening up a 12-0 lead. Widnes got themselves back into the game after the break as Tom Gilmore converted his own try to…

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Grading every Super League club’s first half of the regular season

Castleford Tigers (1st): A It’s been a season to remember for Castleford so far – and although they go into this weekend’s game with Wigan on the back of two consecutive defeats, they remain top of Super League. The Tigers have not just been winning games, but they’ve been dazzling rugby league fans with their stylish brand of play. Is…

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