Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Salford Red Devils

Match report: Widnes Vikings 30-24 Salford Red Devils

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In a nutshell Salford’s slide down the table continued at Magic Weekend, as they lost out to a gallant Widnes outfit at the Etihad Stadium who won their first ever Magic game. How it unfolded First half: Widnes took the lead through Paddy Flynn, before a Junior Sa’u try coupled with a Jake Mullaney goal made it 6-4 to the ... Read More »

Opinion: It’s great to see BJB staying with Rugby League

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I, for one, am delighted to see Salford Red Devils win the race to sign Leeds winger Ben Jones-Bishop. But equally, I would have been just as pleased had any other Super League club snapped him up. We need to keep hold of our homegrown stars and prevent them following the money and moving to rugby union, like Kyle Eastmond, ... Read More »

More recruits to join Salford Red Devils for 2015

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Salford Red Devils chief executive Martin Vickers has warned that the club are far from done in their transfer recruitment for next season, but has stated there will not be a huge overhaul in the squad like there was last year. Dr Marwan Koukash’s first off-season at the Red Devils saw 14 new players arrive in time for the 2014 ... Read More »

Salford are improving, warns captain Adrian Morley

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Salford Red Devils captain Adrian Morley will lead his team out at the highly-anticipated Magic Weekend on Saturday with every intention of claiming the two points against Widnes Vikings. The Red Devils won the same fixture last year but their form in 2014 has been inconsistent. Morley, though, wants his ever-improving team to claim the spoils against the Vikings. “We ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils plunged into injury crisis

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Salford Red Devils have been struck a huge injury blow ahead of the Magic Weekend, as it was revealed both Theo Fages and Tim Smith will miss the clash against Widnes this weekend. It leaves coach Iestyn Harris with a huge problem at half-back, with both Fages and Smith set for extended periods on the sidelines – with Smith’s absence ... Read More »

Ben Jones-Bishop to join Salford Red Devils

Ben Jones-Bishop taking on the side he is to join later this year. ©RLPhotos

Salford owner Dr Marwan Koukash has announced on Twitter that outgoing Leeds Rhinos winger Ben Jones-Bishop is set to join the Red Devils at the end of the season. Jones-Bishop, 25, is regarded as one of the finest wingers and full-backs in Super League but has struggled to cement his place in the Rhinos’ starting lineup in 2014 due to ... Read More »

Video highlights: Salford Red Devils 16-16 Hull Kingston Rovers

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How it unfolded The Red Devils looked sluggish early on, in contrast to the Robins, who were well led by Travis Burns, who registered an early 40/20 kick, while winger David Hodgson dropped the ball with the line at his mercy. But after surviving early pressure the Red Devils scored the first try through winger Francis Meli, with Jake Mullaney unable to ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils can make play-offs, says Gleeson

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Salford Red Devils centre Martin Gleeson insists his side can make the play-offs, despite a stuttering first-half of the season which has brought much controversy. The Red Devils sit 11th on the Super League ladder after the first chunk of the season, and have already replace head coach Brian Noble with Iestyn Harris, as Marwan Koukash continues to chase success ... Read More »