Five players we can’t wait to see return from long-term injuries in 2018

  Keith Galloway (Leeds) It’s been a torrid couple of years for the big Australian, who has suffered two different Achilles injuries in two different seasons. However, he was beginning to show some great form last season before being struck down by the injury problem – so when he returns to the field in 2018, we’re expecting him to do…

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Burgess signs for Salford

Salford Red Devils have confirmed the signing of Luke Burgess from Catalans Dragons. Burgess, the eldest brother of England internationals Sam, Tom and George, has linked up with the club for a second stint after spending last season with Catalans. The prop endured a frustrating campaign with the Dragons, with a knee injury ending his season at the start of…

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Salford chasing new dual-reg agreement

Ian Watson has confirmed that Salford are in talks with several clubs about a new dual-registration agreement. The club’s partnership with Halifax has ended after it was mutually agreed that both would seek new ventures moving forward. Halifax are set to go into a partnership with Castleford next season while Salford are still considering their options ahead of next year.…

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Warrington land Big Ben for six-figure fee

Warrington Wolves have confirmed the signing of Ben Murdoch-Masila from Salford for a fee of £175,000. The 26-year-old joins the Wolves on a three-year deal after an outstanding campaign that saw him inducted into the Super League Dream Team this year. Murdoch-Masila, who is currently at the World Cup with Tonga, joined Salford in 2016 after spells with Wests Tigers…

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Kopczak is going nowhere, insists Salford coach Ian Watson

Ian Watson is adamant Craig Kopczak is going nowhere. The Wales captain has been linked with a move away from the Red Devils, with speculation linking him with a move to Wakefield. But the Red Devils head coach has categorically denied the prop is leaving the AJ Bell Stadium as he continues to make plans for 2018. Salford are thought…

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