Five potential replacements for Michael Dobson at Salford Red Devils

Salford Red Devils’ recruitment plans became more transparent last week as Michael Dobson’s departure from the club was confirmed. Dobson’s exit is somewhat unfortunate, with the experienced halfback striking up a good partnership with Rob Lui throughout the campaign. Nevertheless, with Dobson out of the picture and Todd Carney’s future not yet resolved, Ian Watson and the club’s recruitment team…

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Brining delighted with Albert Goldthorpe Rookie of the Year Medal nomination

Salford hooker Kriss Brining has expressed his satisfaction at being nominated for the Albert Goldthorpe Rookie of the Year Medal. The Red Devils hooker has starred for the club since his move from York City Knights, with his performances earning him a place on the shortlist that was released by League Express on Monday. He is competing alongside Tom Davies…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super League games

  Huddersfield v Castleford (8pm) There are four changes for Huddersfield on Friday night. Leroy Cudjoe, Sam Rapira, Dale Ferguson and Oliver Roberts are back – Nathan Mason, Daniel Smith, Gene Ormsby and Tyler Dickinson make way. Meanwhile, league leaders Castleford also make changes; Grant Millington, Andy Lynch and Mike McMeeken miss out, while Kevin Larroyer, Gadwin Springer and Larne…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super League games

Leeds v St Helens (8pm, Sky Sports) Leeds have left fullback Ashton Golding out of their squad to play St Helens on Friday night. That means a likely recall for Jack Walker, St Helens – in their final game before Ben Barba’s 12-match suspension comes to an end – have made just one change to their 19-man squad. Tommy Lee…

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Salford lacking confidence, admits forward George Griffin

Salford forward George Griffin admits that confidence is low in the Red Devils camp following their dismal run of form. Ian Watson’s side slumped to a sixth straight league defeat on Friday evening against Castleford, a result that leaves them two points adrift of the play-offs with five games remaining. Griffin, who has played 22 times for Salford this season,…

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TotalRL Team of the Week: Super League Super 8s Round Two

Fullback: Zak Hardaker (Castleford) Hardaker continues to set the benchmark as the competition’s best fullback in both attack and defence: and he was outstanding last Friday as Castleford beat Salford to move in on the League Leaders’ Shield. Wing: Tom Davies (Wigan) The young Wigan winger scored a remarkable try during the Warriors’ win against Huddersfield: he now appears in…

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James Hasson accuses Salford of treating him “like a piece of meat”

Wakefield forward James Hasson has accused former club Salford of treating him “like a piece of meat” during his short-term stint with the club earlier this season. Hasson, who has joined Trinity on a deal until the end of the season after making four appearances for Salford this year, says the Red Devils needed his quota spot to facilitiate their…

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