Cancer patient inspires Salford to victory over Castleford

Salford Red Devils provided a cancer patient with a day to remember as he inspired the team ahead of their victory over Castleford. Loyal fan Anthony McConaghy, 61, was presented a special invite by the club and was asked to carry the match ball out when the Red Devils defeated Castleford 13-12. Mr McConaghy, a supporter for 30 years, is…

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FEATURE: Talking points ahead of this weekend’s Super League

Is Warrington’s form reaching critical levels yet? Five games, five defeats. It’s been far from an ideal start for Tony Smith and Warrington – made all the more perplexing by the fact that they hammered Brisbane in the World Club Series. On Friday they travel to St Helens – a team who have been in the spotlight themselves, although they eased the…

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Salford’s latest victory highlights the importance of securing Ian Watson’s future

Salford’s superb victory over Castleford rightfully earned them headlines, but it further showcased the importance of their up-and-coming head coach, Ian Watson. Their latest triumph over Castleford saw Watson’s stock rise to its highest point since he took over the club during the 2015 season. However, his future at the club is somewhat in question, with his contract set to expire…

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Salford inflict first defeat on Tigers

Ben Murdoch-Masila was the Salford hero today, scoring two tries as the Red Devils fought back to end Castleford Tigers‘ unbeaten start to the season. For the first time this season the Tigers struggled to break down an opposition defence. But it was fullback Gareth O’Brien who sealed the 13-12 win with a late field-goal. It may not have been…

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Five talking points ahead of this weekend’s Super League

Who will partner Theo Fages in the halves for St Helens in France? It’s been another week to forget for St Helens. Defeat to Hull was their third in succession, with their only victory this season against Leeds on the opening night. Keiron Cunningham’s gamble on Jon Wilkin backfired – and it begs the question: who will play scrum-half against…

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Watson bemoans Salford’s missed opportunity

Salford head coach Ian Watson expressed his disappointment as Salford threw away victory against Wakefield. A late Reece Lyne try and Sam Williams conversion condemned Salford to defeat, with Ben Murdoch-Masila try on the hooter disallowed for a knock-on. Watson questioned the decision to disallow the try, but expressed his disappointment at Salford’s game management. “At full speed it looks…

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Warrington’s winless run continues with defeat to Salford

Salford Red Devils inflicted a third consecutive defeat on Warrington Wolves at the start of the new Super League season with a hard-fought 22-14 victory in horrendous conditions at the AJ Bell Stadium. The Wolves remain one of only two sides yet to win a league game this season – despite comprehensively beating Brisbane in the World Club Series two weeks…

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VIDEO: Carney keen to leave the past behind with fresh start at Salford

Make sure to buy Monday’s League Express for an extended interview with Carney, talking about a range of subjects following his move to Salford. Salford Red Devils half-back Todd Carney has insisted he is hunting a fresh start following his move to England with Ian Watson’s side – while also hinting he accepts it may be one of his last…

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