Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Salford Red Devils

Salford sign Cory Paterson

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Salford have added another signing to their growing squad for 2015, after confirming the signature of former Hull KR forward Cory Paterson. The forward – who quit Rugby League at the end of the 2014 season to pursue a career in professional boxing – has been lured back to the game by the Red Devils, with the former Wests man ... Read More »

Is Terry Campese heading for Salford Red Devils?

Terry Campese: Panic buy or astute acquisition?

He’s been linked with a move to Super League for a good few months, but it looks like Terry Campese could finally be on his way to England – with Salford emerging as the most likely destination. Moves to both Hull clubs had been mooted in recent months, but neither of those clubs ultimately signed the 30-year-old Canberra Raiders captain. ... Read More »

Sa’u: Competition strong at Salford

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Salford centre Junior Sa’u says the competition for places in the Red Devils’ backline is heating up as the club targets a finals spot in 2015. Sa’u was impressive in his first season in Super League, crossing for 12 tries in 25 games. He was the club’s top try-scorer, ranked second in try assists, tackle busts and metres, and finished ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils sign Scott Taylor

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Salford Red Devils have announced the signing of Scott Taylor on a one year deal from Wigan Warriors for 2015. The 23-year-old prop began his playing career at Hull Kingston Rovers, progressing through the reserve grade to make his First Team debut at the end of 2009 against Leeds Rhinos and is one of the most promising young English props ... Read More »

Sean Long leaves Salford; heading for St Helens?

Sean Long

Speculation is growing that St Helens legend Sean Long could be set to return to the club in a coaching capacity, after it was revealed on Twitter that he has left his coaching role with Salford Red Devils. As is often the case, Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash took to the social media platform to make the announcement, tweeting: “The ... Read More »

Koukash “disappointed” by season ticket sales

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Salford owner Dr Marwan Koukash has hit out at a lack of season ticket sales ahead of next season. The Red Devils have made yet more marquee signings ahead of 2015, with Michael Dobson and Ben Jones-Bishop set to join the likes of Kevin Locke, Gareth Hock, Rangi Chase and Adrian Morley at the AJ Bell Stadium. Despite the abundance ... Read More »

Salford: Ben Jones-Bishop set for February return

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Ben Jones-Bishop is on course to make his return from injury on schedule, and hopes to be making his debut for new club Salford Red Devils as early as February. The 26-year-old, who has signed a three-year deal with the Red Devils, suffered a premature end to his time at Leeds when an anterior cruciate ligament injury ruled him out ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils sign million-pound kit deal

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Salford Red Devils have signed a lucrative deal with sportswear giants Under Armour reported to be worth a million pounds. The performance brand, best known for popularising the compression shirt, is taking off across the world in team sports and currently supplies Tottenham Hotspur football club and the Welsh national rugby union team. “We are both delighted and excited to ... Read More »

Albert Goldthorpe Rookie of the Year: The candidates

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In this week’s edition of League Express, our weekly poll exclusively revealed the candidates which comprise the shortlist for the Albert Goldthorpe Rookie of the Year Medal. Previously won by stars such as Sam Tomkins and John Bateman, the medal rewards the best “rookie” to have appeared in Super League across a season. To qualify, players must have played fewer ... Read More »

Gareth Hock withdraws Salford transfer request

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Salford Red Devils forward Gareth Hock has withdrawn his transfer request and will remain at the club, despite having offers from other Super League clubs and even some rugby union outfits. Back in September, the controversial former Wigan man asked to leave the club and was granted permission to look for a new employer. However, following discussions with club officials ... Read More »

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