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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Watson reveals discussions with Todd Carney over off-field misdemeanours

Salford head coach Ian Watson has admitted it isn’t possible to ignore Todd Carney’s previous track record, having revealed he held honest discussions with the halfback about his off-field misdemeanours before signing him. Carney has linked up with his new teammates and is currently picking up speed having missed the entirety of the club’s pre-season campaign. The 30-year-old has endured…

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Salford full-back Gareth O’Brien signs new three-year deal

Salford Red Devils full-back Gareth O’Brien has put pen to paper on a new three-year contract that will keep him at the club until 2020.  O’Brien joined the Red Devils from Warrington for the 2016 season and has quickly established himself as the starting full-back, becoming a Salford cult hero after kicking the winning point in last year’s Million Pound…

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Watson hoping to put dreadful week behind him against Warrington

This story first appeared in this Monday’s League Express. To ensure you get content like this as soon as it’s released, click here to guarantee the paper is delivered to your smart device EVERY Sunday night! Salford coach Ian Watson admits that last week was probably not the best one he has experienced in recent years. On Tuesday, the RFL…

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Rhinos leave it late against Salford

Leeds Rhinos were able to thank a late try by Liam Sutcliffe two minutes from time, converted by Rob Burrow, to secure a hard-fought 20-14 victory against a strong Salford Red Devils side. Leeds had taken an early 4-0 lead through a Ryan Hall try, but the Red Devils equalised through Gareth O’Brien before Rob Burrow added a penalty for…

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