Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Salford Red Devils

Koukash: “We are heading in the right direction”

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Salford owner Dr Marwan Koukash has described the Red Devils’ recent transformation as “quite remarkable”. After a slow and disappointing start to the season, the Red Devils are finally starting to gel as a team and the introductions of Kevin Locke and Mason Caton-Brown have seen them pick up impressive victories - including a convincing win over Huddersfield Giants –  ... Read More »

Koukash: We need to listen to Peacock, Wilkin and Morley

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLPhotos

Salford owner Dr Marwan Koukash says Rugby League should listen to its experienced players in order to grow and evolve. Koukash paid particular attention to Red Devils prop Adrian Morley, who he is hoping to tempt into signing an extended contract this week, but also believes the likes of Jamie Peacock and Jon Wilkin are vital if the game is ... Read More »

Crowd Watch: Super League fixture analysis, Round 22

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Welcome to our weekly look at the crowd figures across Super League, as we examine the attendance stats for Round 22. After our piece which detailed just how clubs were doing in terms of overall average attendances, we’ve decided to go one better and look at each fixture from the previous round – comparing it to the 2013 equivalent. We’ll ... Read More »

Rhinos down Red Devils in a Thriller

Leeds Rhinos held out a late desperate attack by Salford Red Devils to hang on for an 18-22 victory tonight at the AJ Bell Stadium. The game had its fair share of errors and moments of great skill, and it was a great advert for the entertainment value of Super League. The Rhinos were missing skipper Kevin Sinfield, who was ... Read More »

The Fab Five: Week ending Sunday July 20

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It’s been another outstanding weekend of Rugby League action, with shocks, twists and surprises all across the country to seriously shake up the top three divisions. In Super League, the play-off race has tightened up after a shock win for Widnes on Friday night. And the Championship is hotting up too after some surprise results – with Championship One looking ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils tie down Evalds and Walton

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLPhotos

Jason Walton and Niall Evalds have become the latest Salford Red Devils star to sign a new contract with the club, after they signed new three-year deals with the Devils, beginning next year. Walton joined the Devils from Batley last season and, along with Adam and Jordan Walne, Greg Johnson and Josh Griffin, he and Evalds become the most recent ... Read More »

Milestones: Super League Round 21

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Round 21 of the 2014 Super League season got underway in dramatic fashion last night, as Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers played out a stunning 24-24 draw. But there is still plenty of action left in the tank this weekend, as six more games take place – with some pivotal games in store. Bradford’s relegation to the Championship could be ... Read More »

Red Devils extend Griffin contract and sign sibling

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Salford Red Devils have announced they have extended the contract of three-quarter Josh Griffin for a further two seasons. The youngster has impressed in his three games so far this season and is the brother of prop Darrell who has been at the Club since 2013. Continuing the family tradition the Red Devils have also signed their younger brother George ... Read More »

Red Devils reward youngsters with extended deals

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Salford Red Devils have today tied-up the long term future of three of its young stars. Jordan Walne, Adam Walne and Greg Johnson have all signed three year deals which will commence from the 2015 Super League season. CEO Martin Vickers said: “The three players who we have signed these contracts with the Club today have all shown the effort ... Read More »

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 »