Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Salford Red Devils

Is Marwan Koukash lining up Benji Marshall?

Marshall in his time at Wests Tigers. ©RLPhotos

Salford Red Devils owner Dr Marwan Koukash is reportedly lining up a bid for New Zealand legend Benji Marshall, who is said to be unsettled at rugby union outfit Auckland Blues. The 29-year-old swapped codes last year after an illustrious 10-year career with Wests Tigers. Since joining the Super 15 outfit he has made just two appearances, with reports suggesting ... Read More »

Iestyn Harris to join Salford this weekend

New Salford coach Iestyn Harris. (C) MEN

Current Wigan Warriors assistant Iestyn Harris is expected to complete his move to Salford Red Devils this weekend. Harris – who coached Wales during the 2013 Rugby League World Cup – will not be at Wigan’s game against Dewsbury this evening, with his move to the Devils looking like being completed early next week. He will join a Devils coaching ... Read More »

Mullaney worth his weight in gold, says Noble

Jake Mullaney takes a tackle against Hull FC. ©RLPhotos

Salford coach Brian Noble described full-back Jake Mullaney as ‘worth his weight in gold’ after he slotted a touchline conversion to help the Red Devils into the next round of the Challenge Cup at the expense of Hull FC. The Australian’s kick, seconds before the hooter sounded, levelled the scores to 36-36 and forced golden point extra time, in which ... Read More »

Match Report: Hull FC 36-37 Salford Red Devils

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In a nutshell Salford Red Devils defeated Hull FC with a Rangi Chase field-goal in golden-point time at the KC Stadium in a thrilling fourth-round Tetley’s Challenge Cup-tie: FT 36-37. How it unfolded In a game played at a furious pace, the Red Devils led 16-18 at half-time, but it seemed to be slipping away from them when Hull led ... Read More »

Adrian Morley still obsessed by magic of the cup

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Despite being one of Rugby League’s most decorated players, Salford Red Devils captain Adrian Morley still has one more goal to aim for – to win the Tetley’s Challenge Cup with his hometown club. Salford head for Hull FC this evening looking to book their place in the last 16 of Rugby League’s oldest and most prestigious knockout competition and ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull FC v Salford Red Devils

Hull FC full-back Jamie Shaul. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC and Salford get the fourth round of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup underway this evening, with a rematch of the clash that finished 30-8 in favour of the Black and Whites last Friday. Hull boss Lee Radford has been boosted by the return of props Mickey Paea and Garreth Carvell for the clash, as his pack begins to take ... Read More »

Marwan Koukash issues warning to Salford squad

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLphotos

Marwan Koukash insists that another below-par performance from his Salford Red Devils stars is unacceptable, and is demanding a response from his side this weekend. After the Devils slipped to 30-8 defeat against Hull FC, they head back to the KC Stadium for a Challenge Cup 4th Round clash. And Koukash wants his side to hit back in style against ... Read More »

Jake Mullaney: Salford inconsistency is baffling

Salford full-back Jake Mullaney. ©RLPhotos

Salford full-back Jake Mullaney has admitted he doesn’t know why the Red Devils have been so inconsistent this season, after his side fell to Hull FC 30-8 on Friday night. Salford were well beaten by the Black and Whites at the KC Stadium and struggled to trouble the committed Hull FC defence. It was the Red Devils’ fourth loss of ... Read More »

Hull FC boosted by returning forwards for cup clash

Hull FC head honcho Lee Radford. ©RLPhotos

Hull FC boss Lee Radford has been handed a major injury boost for the forthcoming game against Salford, as two of his pack of absent forwards are back in the 19-man squad. It is the second week in succession the Black and Whites face the Red Devils, but this week they will be able to call on the services of ... Read More »

Noble and Koukash want to strengthen Salford coaching staff

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLphotos

Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash has confirmed the club are interested in strengthening Brian Noble’s coaching team, and are looking to sign both Iestyn Harris and Shane Flanagan. Harris is assistant coach to Shaun Wane at Super League rivals Wigan and is out of contract this year, while Flanagan is at Cronulla Sharks in the NRL. Koukash wants Harris ... Read More »