Thursday, November 27, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Another Bradford Bulls star wants to stay

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Lee Gaskell has become the latest Bradford Bulls star to admit he would be open to stopping at the club, should they be relegated from Super League at the end of the season. Gaskell has impressed for the Bulls since joining from St Helens last season, and would surely command interest from other clubs should the Bulls drop out of ... Read More »

St Helens sign Atelea Vea

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St Helens have announced the signing of Broncos forward Atelea Vea. The 27-year-old Tongan international joins them for the 2015 and 2016 seasons with an ‘option’ for the following season. Vea said: “I had offers from many different clubs but once I spoke to Mike Rush and Nathan Brown, and had the chance to view Langtree Park and the training ... Read More »

NRL Stars Rise for Alex

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State of Origin captains Paul Gallen and Cameron Smith have taken the rare step of putting aside State rivalries to join forces for Alex McKinnon’s fundraising campaign. Known for their fierce on-field competition, the captains stood side-by-side today at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, to officially launch the RiseForAlex Round (18-21 July) and detail the ways Rugby League fans and the public ... Read More »

Who were the Super League Game Stars in Round 19?

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Martyn Sadler, the editor of Rugby League Express, reveals which players earned Game Star awards from our reporters in the weekend’s Super League games.   Widnes Vikings 20 Castleford Tigers 40 – Daryl Clark Reporter: Steve Fox “The hooker was on top form. International form, to be precise.”   Bradford Bulls 30 Catalan Dragons 32 – Luke Gale Reporter: Aaron ... Read More »

Tigers sign Roberts from Storm

Castleford Tigers has announced the signing of Ben Roberts from NRL side Melbourne Storm on a two-year deal from the start of 2015. The 28-year-old, who has played over 130 games in the NRL, will link up with the Tigers over the winter, with an option to stay for a third year at the end of his contract. Roberts said: ... Read More »

Sunday’s Rugby League results

First Utility Super League Bradford Bulls 30 Catalan Dragons 32 Hull Kingston Rovers 40 St Helens 10   Kingstone Press Championship Barrow Raiders 18 Whitehaven 30 Leigh Centurions 32 Sheffield Eagles 24 North Wales Crusaders 24 Doncaster 28 Rochdale Hornets 38 Featherstone Rovers 34 Workington Town 22 Batley Bulldogs 16   Kingstone Press Championship One Gloucestershire All Golds 14 Hemel ... Read More »

Red Devils too hot for Giants

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Two debutants with widely differing degrees of experience made a crucial contribution to Salford Red Devils’ emphatic 10-36 victory over Huddersfield Giants at the John Smith’s Stadium today. The Red Devils’ Kiwi Test fullback Kevin Locke settled in immediately to his new role, scoring a try and kicking six goals from as many attempts, while also shoring up the last ... Read More »

Gloucestershire future looks All Gold

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GARETH WALKER, the Championship correspondent of League Express, pays tribute to the achievements of the All Golds this season. For all intents and purposes, Kingstone Press Championship One was supposed to be a three-horse race in 2014. Nobody was overlooking the sterling work that has been done by the expansion clubs in that division. Or even being arrogant enough to ... Read More »

JJB meets Brian Carney

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This article originally appeared in issue 399 of Rugby League World magazine. Heard the one about the Yorkshireman and the Irishman who sit down to discuss the strengths of Rugby League? Jamie Jones-Buchanan spends a revealing afternoon with charismatic Sky Sports presenter Brian Carney A couple of weeks ago I went to see “Playing the Joker”, the story of Eddie ... Read More »