Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Salford Red Devils

Newcastle Knights warned over Koukash

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A former chief of Australian Rugby League has warned the Newcastle Knights to be cautious over rumoured interest in the club from Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash – insisting he should stump up a “non-refundable” cheque before the NRL entertain any discussion of investment. The Knights recently cut their ties with Nathan Tinkler’s Hunter Sports Group, and Quayle – ... Read More »

Stevo: Gareth Hock needs help

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Former Great Britain hooker Mike ‘Stevo’ Stephenson has slammed Salford second-rower Gareth Hock and backed his recent suspension for making deliberate contact with a match official. Hock was handed a seven-match ban this week for colliding with a referee, which is the latest of a long line of disciplinary issues for the former England international, who was thrown out of ... Read More »

Interview: Salford Red Devils star Matty Ashurst

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Salford Red Devils look to be finally producing the performances that make their owner’s bold statement of a top-four-finish in pre season seem less outlandish. Of course, winning the last two outings cannot and will not make up for what has been an incredibly disappointing season. Indeed, many of the players have failed to live up to expectations. One Red ... Read More »

Opinion: Is Koukash trying to emulate Manchester City?

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Earlier today, Salford Red Devils owner Dr Marwan Koukash publicly confirmed his interest in buying NRL strugglers Newcastle Knights. The 55-year-old tweeted that negotiations are underway and that his focus, for now at least, is with the Red Devils, but he failed to explain what implications this potential purchase could have. Does he plan to sell his stake in the ... Read More »

Koukash: Red Devils won’t appeal Hock ban

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Salford Red Devils owner Dr Marwan Koukash has revealed the club are not going to appeal the RFL’s decision to ban Gareth Hock for seven games. The troubled former Wigan and Widnes star was found to have made deliberate contact with a match official in Salford’s match against Hull FC last week. When the RFL charged the troubled former England ... Read More »

Video highlights: Salford Red Devils v Hull FC

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Extensive video highlights from this Super League round 20 fixture between Salford Red Devils and Hull FC at the AJ Bell stadium. What do you think about this match? Discuss this, and many other Rugby League topics, on or free fans’ forum. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby ... Read More »

Red Devils Diary: The Devilution is finally here

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Saturday night is becoming the new Friday for the Salford supporters. Indeed, for the third week in a row Iestyn Harris and his resurgent Devils were forced to shorten preparations on the back of two tough away fixtures as they finally returned home to the newly laid AJ Bell Stadium turf. The lead up to the clash with Hull FC ... Read More »

Wigan and Salford consolidate in Super League

Wigan moved into third place in the Super League table with a convincing 16-37 victory at the Stade Gilbert Brutus against Catalan Dragons tonight. And Salford Red Devils defeated Hull FC 35-2 at the AJ Bell Stadium to draw level with their opponents on points, while edging to within four points of the play-off places. Wigan scored six tries through ... Read More »

The race for Super League’s eighth place

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After Wakefield managed to overcome Widnes by a narrow margin on Thursday night, the race for eighth spot in Super League 2014 has been blown wide open. Four teams are seperated by just four points after Wakefield’s victory, with Salford six off Widnes – but still well and truly in the mix. A win for Hull Kingston Rovers at Leeds ... Read More »

Kevin Locke had offers from Rugby Union

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Salford Red Devils star Kevin Locke has revealed that he had offers on the table from several Rugby Union clubs before signing for the Red Devils, admitting that the last few months of his time at the New Zealand Warriors made him fall out of love with Rugby League. Locke spoke to the media yesterday after making his debut for ... Read More »