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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Squad Watch: All the squads for Friday’s Super League games

Wigan v Widnes (8pm, Sky Sports) World champions Wigan have named an unchanged squad for Friday’s televised clash against Widnes Vikings. Coach Shaun Wane confirmed at Tuesday’s press conference that he would bring Willie Isa into his 17 for the game, but aside from that, it seems like he will make minimal changes. Widnes are without Tom Gilmore alongside regular…

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TWITTER REACTS: Josh Jones’ controversial penalty call against Huddersfield

Earlier this week, one of our team wrote a column (Seen it yet? If not, it’s here) detailing how the one rule he’d like to see changed this season is the highly-controversial incident which sees dummy-halves throw the ball at a defender to try and gain a penalty. More often than not, it works too – as we saw on…

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Watson hints Carney could make Salford debut next weekend

Salford coach Ian Watson has revealed that Todd Carney could debut for the Red Devils as early as next weekend’s clash with Leeds at Headingley – and said that forward duo Josh Jones and Lee Mossop could push for England spots in 2017 following their first victory of the season on Thursday night. A successful day for Salford started with…

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Carney granted visa for Salford Red Devils move

Todd Carney has been granted a visa for his switch to Super League side Salford Red Devils, the club’s owner, Marwan Koukash, has confirmed. Carney has been awaiting the visa for a number of weeks following the confirmation from the Red Devils that they had signed the ex-Catalans half-back on a one-year deal. And Koukash took to social media on…

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