Friday, September 19, 2014
Rugby League News

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Bradford Bulls sign prop Karl Davies

Karl Davies

Bradford Bulls have announced another signing for 2015, after completing the signature of Australian prop Karl Davies – with the 22-year-old signing a two-year deal with the club. Davies is currently plying his trade with Queensland Intrust Super Cup side Mackay Cutters, and joins the likes of USA international Mark Offerdahl and Castleford’s Dan Fleming as welcome arrivals for the ... Read More »

Rugby League: Highlights of the week (w/c September 1st)

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Try of the week Michael Oldfield’s hat-trick try for the Catalan Dragons against Hull Kingston Rovers on Sunday came from a great passing movement and a superb dive into the corner by the Australian winger. Team of the week Warrington Wolves were mightily impressive in defeating St Helens 12-39 at Langtree Park last Thursday evening. Player of the week Quentin ... Read More »

James Lowes: Bulls want to go out on a high

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Bradford coach James Lowes has called on his players to bring down the curtain in style on Saturday when they face London in their final Super League game for at least a year. The Bulls head to the capital for an end-of-season clash with the Broncos, who Lowes believes will provide a stern test. “We are looking for an instant ... Read More »

Super League: Albert Goldthorpe team of the week

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Every week in League Express newspaper, three stand-out players from all seven Super League matches are awarded points (ranging from one to three depending on their influence on that particular game) that decide who wins the prestigious Albert Goldthorpe medal – an annual accolade created by the newspaper to reward the fairest and best player of the season. *YOU CAN ... Read More »

On this day: Wigan beat Saints to win Premiership

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September 8th, 1996 Wigan and St Helens produced a wonderful finale to the 1996 domestic season, the first in the game’s history which had been played throughout the summer months. Saints had famously broken their neighbours’ stranglehold on the Challenge Cup and league title, by landing both pots in the most sensational style. But Wigan gained revenge of some sort ... Read More »

Cougars seek legal advice over inconsistent RFL rulings

Cougars player-coach Paul March

Keighley Cougars chairman Gary Fawcett claims he is seeking legal advice after the West Yorkshire side were relegated from the Championship yesterday. Fawcett is upset at two key decisions made by the RFL that have directly impacted the Cougars’ season. Firstly, player-coach Paul March was given a two-month stadium ban for questioning a match official, then, more recently, some of the ... Read More »

Danny Brough wins Albert Goldthorpe Medal with a week to spare

Danny Brough tied up this year's Goldthorpe Medal with a week to spare

Huddersfield Giants star Danny Brough has successfully retained the Albert Goldthorpe Medal, with one round of Super League fixtures still remaining. Brough, who won the Albert Goldthorpe Medal in 2008 and 2013, and is the reigning Man of Steel, clinched the Medal when he was awarded three points for his performance in the Giants’ 38-28 victory against Hull FC at ... Read More »

Bradford sign Ryan Shaw

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THREE-QUARTER Ryan Shaw has agreed a deal to become Bradford Bulls’ seventh new signing for next season, taking head coach James Lowes’ 2015 roster to 21. The talented youngster began the year as a Warrington Wolves player before departing for Barrow Raiders, where he has gone on to score nine tries in 25 appearances for the Kingstone Press Championship outfit. ... Read More »

Championship play-offs: Week One schedule

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After the conclusion of the regular season in the Kingstone Press Championship and Championship One, the scheduling for the first week of the play-offs has been confirmed. And there is an amazing repeat of last year’s Championship Grand Final in the first week of the play-offs, with defending champions Sheffield looking to keep their season alive by beating Batley – ... Read More »

Kingstone Press Championship round-up

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There was much to be sorted out in the Kingstone Press Championship heading into the final round of regular season fixtures – and a late, late score at Keighley had a massive impact on the final standings. With just three minutes left in the game between Keighley and Featherstone, the Cougars were on course for safety, leading 24-22 against second-placed ... Read More »

Magic Weekend 2015 to be in Newcastle?

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Another of Rugby League’s worst-kept secrets is set to be revealed later this week, after North East media have reported that Magic Weekend 2015 is confirmed to be heading to Newcastle. St. James’ Park will host the showpiece event after the event was confirmed to be moving away from Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium – with Newcastle reportedly beating off interest ... Read More »