Thursday, October 2, 2014
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Catalans and St Helens enjoy strong wins

Elliott Whitehead scored a hat-trick of tries as the Catalan Dragons rebounded from their horror show a week earlier against Wigan to romp home with a 40-6 victory against Wakefield Trinity Wildcats at the Stade Gilbert Brutus. The star of the show for the Dragons was former Bradford Bulls star Elliott Whitehead, who scored a hat-trick of tries as the ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Super League Friday preview + Hock debate

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In this week’s edition of TotalRL TV, we take an in-depth look at tonight’s two Super League fixtures, as Wigan take on Hull FC and there is a hugely anticipated derby between Widnes Vikings and Warrington Wolves. But as well as that, we also discuss the ramifications of Gareth Hock’s seven-match ban for making deliberate contact with a referee, and ... Read More »

Tomkins to make second Wigan debut against Red Devils

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Returning Wigan star Joel Tomkins has revealed he is set to make his second debut with the Cherry and Whites on July 31 against Salford Red Devils. The 27-year-old retuned to his former club after making a code switch and joining Saracens in 2011. He started full training with the reigning double champions on Tuesday. “Salford on July 31 is ... Read More »

Matty Bowen extends Wigan Warriors contract

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Matty Bowen has today agreed to extend his stay with Wigan Warriors until the end of the 2015 season. Signed initially on a one year deal the former NRL star has been in great form during 2014 scoring 13 tries in 17 appearances. A popular member of the squad, ‘Mango’ as he is more affectionately known by his peers has ... Read More »

Video highlights: Catalan Dragons v Wigan Warriors

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Extensive video highlights from this Super League round 20 fixture between Catalan Dragons and reigning double champions Wigan Warriors in the south of France. 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 ... Read More »

The Fab Five: Stars of the weekend

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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 is well and truly alive after another defeat for Widnes – this time against one of their big rivals for the eight. And the Championship is hotting up ... 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 »

Are Wigan Warriors about to bring back Leuluai?

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There is speculation building that Wigan Warriors could be set to swoop for another of their former players, just weeks after Joel Tomkins made a sensational return to the club from Rugby Union side Saracens. Thomas Leuluai won a host of honours with the Warriors during his time in England, before leaving to head back to the NRL in 2012. ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors and Salford in “different leagues”

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Wigan Warriors boss Shaun Wane has claimed his club and ambitious Salford Red Devils are in “different leagues” when it comes to the marquee player ruling, insisting his job is to bring through youth, as opposed to spending money. Koukash is keen to bring in a ruling where clubs can have one player that is exempt from the salary cap, ... Read More »

Wigan star banned for three matches

Wigan Warriors player Gil Dudson has been suspended for three matches after pleading guilty to making a Grade C shoulder charge on Josh Drinkwater of London Broncos in the ninth minute of a First Utility Super League Round 19 fixture played on Sunday July 6, 2014. Dudson was also fined £300 when he appeared before an independent tribunal this afternoon. ... Read More »