Sunday, November 23, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Greenwood and Meads named players of the week

Miles Greenwood

Batley Bulldogs full-back Miles Greenwood and Gateshead Thunder stand-off Jordan Meads have been named Kingstone Press’ Championship and Championship One players of the Week. Greenwood scored four tries in Batley’s 34-4 victory over Barrow Raiders, while Meads dictated much of Gateshead’s play as they recorded a convincing win against London Skolars. Every week each coach in both Kingstone Press Championship ... Read More »

Cronk gets green light to avoid Origin whitewash

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Queensland half-back Cooper Cronk believes he will be fit enough to face New South Wales in the final game of the 2014 State of Origin series on July 9. The 30-year-old broke his arm 10 minutes into the first test and was missing for the second, in which the Blues sealed their first series win since 2005. No-one expected the ... Read More »

Tigers thank Sneyd, reveal replacement plans

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Castleford Tigers have released a statement in which they thank outgoing half-back Marc Sneyd for his efforts this season and hint that a replacement could be announced very shortly. “Castleford Tigers would like to wish half back Marc Sneyd the best of luck ahead of his move to Hull FC from Salford for the 2015 campaign,” the club wrote. “Sneyd ... Read More »

Wolves sign Fiji international Sims

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Warrington Wolves have confirmed the signing of Fiji international prop Ashton Sims from NRL side North Queensland Cowboys. The 29-year-old, who represented his country at the 2013 World Cup, has agreed a two-year deal with the club from 2015. The former St George-Illawarra Dragon said: “I’m really looking forward to a new challenge at a great club. The time is ... Read More »

Bulls sign Red Devil Williams on loan

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Bradford Bulls have signed Danny Williams, who has agreed a one-month loan deal with the club. Williams, 27, arrives from Salford Red Devils – where he has spent the past four seasons – and goes straight into contention for Sunday’s First:Utility Super League visit of Catalan Dragons. The winger has scored three tries in nine appearances for the Red Devils in ... Read More »

O’Brien: I will stick by the Bulls

Adam-OBrien

Bradford hooker Adam O’Brien says he will honour his two-year contract with the Bulls regardless of whether or not they get relegated at the end of the year. The 20-year-old, who has scored four tries in 17 appearances this year, told the T&A: “If it happens and we go down then I’ll be looking to stay if the club still ... Read More »

Hull Kingston Rovers sign Darrell Goulding

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Hull Kingston Rovers have made their first new signing for next season with the capture of Wigan Warriors centre Darrell Goulding on a three-year contract from 2015. The 26-year-old will finish the current campaign with the reigning Super League and Challenge Cup winners before linking up with the Robins for pre-season training in November. An ex-England international, Goulding has racked ... Read More »