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Salford Red Devils

Long rejoins Salford, puts Noble feud aside

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Three-time Lance Todd trophy winner Sean Long has announced he will re-join Salford Red Devils in a consultancy role on their coaching staff, presumably focusing on their half-backs. The 37-year-old, who revealed he fought a battle with serious depression last month following being sacked from the London staff, has been given an opportunity to work under Brian Noble – the ... Read More »

Warriors winger Manfredi loaned to Salford

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Wigan Warriors winger Dominic Manfredi has joined Salford Red Devils on a month-long loan. The 20-year-old, who scored a try in Wigan’s victory against Wakefield a fortnight ago, has impressed coach Shaun Wane this season, particularly against New Zealand Warriors in the World Club Challenge warm-up, but is currently the club’s third-choice winger behind Josh Charnley and Joe Burgess. The ... Read More »

Sean Long wants to coach Salford half-backs

Former St Helens stand-off Sean Long in his time at Featherstone. ©RLphotos

Former St Helens star Sean Long has claimed he would jump at the chance to return to coaching with Salford Red Devils. The 37-year-old, who last week admitted attempting to commit suicide, is currently out of work having been sacked as assistant coach at London following stints at Wigan, Featherstone and, last season, Salford. Long told the Manchester Evening News ... Read More »

Salford set to swoop for Leigh star Ryan Brierley?

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Rumours are circulating that suggest Salford are close to signing Leigh Centurions half-back Ryan Brierley, who has scored 11 tries in three Championship appearances this season. The Red Devils’ first-choice stand-off Rangi Chase is no closer to returning from an ankle injury sustained in round one, and Tim Smith seems to be struggling to showcase his skills after signing from ... Read More »

Video highlights: Widnes Vikings V Salford Red Devils

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Extensive video highlights from Thursday’s Super League round four fixture between Widnes Vikings and Salford Red Devils at the Select Security Stadium. Click here to read our match report. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the ... Read More »

Match report: Vikings maintain unbeaten record

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In a Nutshell The Vikings dominated the final 20 minutes to establish their dominance over the Red Devils and maintain their unbeaten record. How it Unfolded Widnes Vikings pulled level at the top of the Super League table with another impressive performance to defeat Salford Red Devils 32-18 in a home thriller tonight. And in a seesawing encounter it was three ... Read More »

Super League preview: Widnes Vikings V Salford Red Devils

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When’s it on? Thursday March 6, at 8.00pm. It will be televised on Sky Sports 1. What’s going to happen? It’s anyone’s guess really. At the start of the season you would probably have tipped the Red Devils to turn the Vikings over, but Salford were thrashed by St Helens last week while Widnes came from behind to defeat last ... Read More »

Salford missed out on Charnley and Farrell, claims scout

Josh Charnley has been Super League's top try-scorer for the last two seasons. ©RLPhotos

A former Salford scout claims the Red Devils – then operating as the City Reds – turned down chances to sign Wigan stars Josh Charnley and Liam Farrell, as well as several other top Super League stars. David Robinson told the Manchester Evening News that during his time as chief scout at the club, he lined up the two England ... Read More »

Noble: Hock could be out for six or seven weeks

Gareth Hock in his Widnes days. ©RLphotos

Salford Red Devils coach Brian Noble claims England international Gareth Hock could be set for a seven-week spell on the sidelines after he picked up an ankle injury in last night’s 38-0 thrashing against St Helens. With less than 20 minutes remaining, Hock seemed to roll his right ankle in a tackle with Saints prop Alex Walmsley. “It doesn’t look ... Read More »

Koukash: We won’t play this bad again

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLphotos

Salford owner Dr Marwan Koukash has apologised to Red Devils fans after his side was thrashed 0-38 by St Helens at the AJ Bell Stadium last night. The Devils won both opening fixtures of the year and were poised to reach the top of the table for the first time in their history with a win against their north-west rivals. ... Read More »