Sunday, February 1, 2015
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Salford Red Devils

Michael Platt signs up at Salford Red Devils


Salford Red Devils have secured the services of Michael Platt for the remainder of the season after he completed a successful trial period at the Club. Platt – who has Super League experience with the likes of Bradford and Castleford in the past, had been plying his trade at North Wales Crusaders in 2014, but has joined his local club ... Read More »

Video: An early contender for pass of the season


It is fair to say Rangi Chase is not the league’s most popular player, but he is certainly up there with the most exciting. On Friday night, in Salford’s comfortable win over Bradford Bulls, he pulled out arguably the best pass of the season so far. After regaining possession, he drew two defenders to create an overlap and send Francis ... Read More »

Sean Long relishing second spell at Salford


Former Great Britain star Sean Long says he wants to help establish Salford as one of the game’s biggest forces after joining the Red Devils as an assistant coach for the second time. The 37-year-old, who revealed he was severely depressed and contemplated suicide in January, feels “relaxed and switched on” and claims he is keen to repay Devils owner ... Read More »

Iestyn Harris happy to be a Devil


Iestyn Harris has a contract to coach Salford until the end of 2016. And, despite leading the club to its first win under his tenure at Bradford on Friday night, insists he is planning for long term success, rather than short term panaceas, although his immediate aim is to generate a winning culture. “Every coach’s ambition is to win every ... Read More »

Marshall will never play in England, claims agent


The agent of Rugby League legend Benji Marshall claims the New Zealander will never play in England, ending speculation of a lucrative move to Salford Red Devils. The 29-year-old is currently plying his trade at union side Auckland Blues in the Super 15 league, but rumours have been circulating that he is unhappy and looking for a move away after ... Read More »

Match report: Bradford Bulls 24-34 Salford Red Devils


In a nutshell The Iestyn Harris era got off to a win at Salford. How it unfolded First-half: The Red Devils surged into a 22-6 lead at the break, courtesy of scores from Jake Mullaney, Junior Sa’u, Tim Smith an Matty Ashurst. Only an Adrian Purtell try kept the Bulls relatively in it at the break. Second-half: Rangi Chase and ... Read More »

Match preview: Bradford Bulls v Salford Red Devils


Tonight could prove to be a pivotal moment in Bradford’s season, as they look for the win which could take them off the bottom of Super League. However, they will face a Salford Red Devils side that will be determined to put on a show for new head coach Iestyn Harris, as he takes charge of the Red Devils for ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils agree dual-reg deal with Barrow Raiders


Salford Red Devils have agreed a dual-registration deal with Championship outfit Barrow Raiders – in a move that was mooted by head coach Bobbie Goulding last week. The newly appointed Raiders coach tweeted that he had met with Devils owner Marwan Koukash with a view to striking up a deal – and that has today been confirmed. It means the ... Read More »

Why I appointed Iestyn Harris – Koukash reveals all

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLPhotos

Dr Marwan Koukash today introduced his new coach Iestyn Harris to the assembled media at the AJ Bell Stadium, the Red Devils’ home ground. He explained in the media conference why he had decided to appoint Harris to replace his former coach Brian Noble, with Noble offered the new post as Director of Football.¬†These are the words that he used. ... Read More »