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Super League preview: Salford Red Devils v Warrington Wolves

The Red Devils at Salford Lads Club

Salford will be looking to avoid a third consecutive Super League defeat on Friday, as captain Adrian Morley faces his former club, the Warrington Wolves. After losses against St Helens and Widnes, the onus is very much on Brian Noble’s men to halt their mini-slide, and get back on the victory trail on their own patch. However, they face a ... Read More »

Smith best coach I’ve worked with, says Morley

The Red Devils at Salford Lads Club

Salford Red Devils captain Adrian Morley admits Warrington boss Tony Smith is the best coach he has worked with, as he gears up for an emotional reunion against his former side on Friday night. Morley spent seven years at the Halliwell Jones stadium, lifting numerous trophies in one of the most successful periods in the club’s history. He cites the ... Read More »

Gallery: Red Devils stars at the Salford Lads Club


Check out this photoshoot we commissioned for issue 396 of Rugby League World magazine, which is available online worldwide from Thursday 13th March and in shops Friday. In a special feature, we took a very local look at Salford’s high profile revival, by taking four of their new-look squad down to one of the city’s iconic venues, the Salford Lads ... Read More »

Wigan’s McIlorum banned for three matches


Wigan Warriors player Michael McIlorum has been suspended for three matches after an RFL Disciplinary Tribunal found him guilty of committing a Grade C reckless high tackle in a Super League fixture against Castleford Tigers on Sunday March 9. McIlorum, who pleaded not guilty to the offence, was deemed to have executed the reckless high tackle on Kirk Dixon of ... Read More »

Koukash uses Twitter to question RFL fine

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLphotos

Salford Red Devils owner Dr Marwan Koukash has slammed the Rugby Football League (RFL) after the governing body handed him a £1,000 fine for misconduct. Koukash has been a thorn in the RFL’s side since taking over at Salford, campaigning for a relaxation of the salary cap and aiming to give Super League clubs total control over the structure of ... Read More »

Marwan Koukash fined for misconduct

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLPhotos

Salford Red Devils chairman Dr Marwan Koukash has been fined £1,000 for misconduct following comments made on the social media website Twitter and for using foul and/or abusive language at a public event on February 4. Dr Koukash was found to be in breach of RFL Operational Rule D1.8 (c) (Improper Conduct) by engaging in conduct which is prejudicial to ... Read More »

Long rejoins Salford, puts Noble feud aside

Sean Long. ©RLphotos

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


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?

Ryan Brierley

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 »