Friday, January 30, 2015
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Salford Red Devils

Kevin Locke to join Salford immediately

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New Zealand star Kevin Locke will join up with new club Salford Red Devils early, after he managed to secure a release from New Zealand Warriors earlier than expected. Marwan Koukash used Twitter to tell fans that Locke is going to be arriving sooner than the initial agreement – after he signed up for the start of the 2015 season. ... Read More »

Gaskell: Red Devils under more pressure than Bulls

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Bradford Bulls half-back Lee Gaskell has described Sunday’s grudge match with fellow relegation strugglers Salford Red Devils as “must win” and claims their trans-Pennine rivals are under more pressure to get the two points. The 23-year-old, who spent time on loan with Salford last year from parent club St Helens, told the Manchester Evening News: “I think Salford are under ... Read More »

Brierley: I want to play for Salford Red Devils one day

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Leigh Centurions star Ryan Brierley has given the biggest hint yet that a move to Salford Red Devils could be on the cards at some point in his career, as he revealed that he would love to turn out for the club one day. Brierley has played a pivotal role in the Centurions’ unbeaten start to 2014, and is arguably ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils in hunt for Cameron Pitman

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Salford Red Devils’ recruitment drive for 2015 is reportedly scouring the Championship, with top Leigh Centurions centre Cameron Pitman supposedly on the radar of Marwan Koukash, according to the MEN. The young Aussie has been in sensational form for the Centurions so far this season, and has played a big role in their undefeated start to the season. That has ... Read More »

Super League stars react to bizarre Thursday clash

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Rugby League fans were treat to one of the most bizarre halves of Super League action we are likely to see this year on Thursday night, as referee Phil Bentham used the video referee for no fewer than five cases of obstruction, with them all being chalked off by Ben Thaler up in the box during Salford’s defeat to Wigan. ... Read More »

Marwan Koukash confirms Sneyd will return to Salford

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Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash has confirmed that the club are preparing to offer an extended contract to Marc Sneyd, with Koukash admitting he will be back with the club when his loan spell ends at Castleford Tigers. Sneyd has played a key role in Castleford’s outstanding first half to the season, striking up a sensational partnership with Liam ... Read More »

Match preview: Salford Red Devils v Wigan Warriors

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It will be like a school reunion for the Salford Red Devils squad this evening, as several of the team prepare to face their old club, as they take on Wigan Warriors. The game will be the first time that Salford coach Iestyn Harris has gone up against his former side – where he served as Shaun Wane’s assistant before ... Read More »

Greg Eden extends loan deal at Salford Red Devils

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Greg Eden has extended his loan deal with Salford Red Devils, with the Hull Kingston Rovers full-back set to stay with the club beyond his current one month deal. Eden’s initial deal with the Red Devils is set to expire imminently, but Salford boss Iestyn Harris has decided to keep the Robins star on a week-by-week basis, with Craig Sandercock ... Read More »

Hansen not regretting leaving Wigan Warriors

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Salford Red Devils forward Harrison Hansen admits he has no regrets over leaving Wigan Warriors last year, as he prepares to face his former club for the first time this Thursday. Hansen played a crucial role in the Warriors’ double success of 2013, and is one of a whole host of former Wigan men that could face their former employers ... Read More »