Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Brett Kearney out 10 weeks with broken thumb


Bradford full-back Brett Kearney has been sidelined for between eight and 10 weeks with a fractured thumb. The Australian, 30, underwent surgery on Thursday after sustaining the injury in the Bulls’ thrilling victory against Warrington on Sunday. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can ... Read More »

More Magic Weekend tickets for sale

Action from Magic Weekend 2012. ©RLPhotos

The RFL has announced that it will open the upper tier of the East Stand at Etihad Stadium for the opening day of Magic Weekend to meet a big demand for tickets from Rugby League fans. From today, a further 2,500 tickets have gone on sale for the unique Rugby League event, which sees a full round of First Utility ... Read More »

Anderson: We should get the win this weekend


Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson believes his side has more than enough quality to defeat London Broncos on Saturday, but has urged his players not to get complacent. The Giants travel to the capital in high spirits having disposed of West Yorkshire rivals Castleford Tigers in thrilling style on Sunday. Anderson insists that, despite facing a team that has failed ... Read More »

Phil Joseph: “My diet was disgusting – I lived off KFC”


In 2011, Rugby League World interviewed Phil Joseph in his Huddersfield bar. The transformation since has been remarkable… You’d have been hard pushed to picture Phil Joseph scattering Super League defenders if you rewound three years. Almost 20 stones, the now Widnes Vikings wrecking ball was working all hours behind his own bar in Huddersfield, carrying out the roles of ... Read More »

Blake Solly appointed to Super League post


The RFL has announced the appointment of Blake Solly as the General Manager of Rugby League’s elite competition, the First Utility Super League. Solly will step down from his position as RFL Director of Standards and Licensing to commence his new role on June 1. Super League Chief Executive Nigel Wood said: “This is a significant appointment that will enable the First ... Read More »

England Academy name squad for France clash

Leeds youngster Elliot Minchella.

England have named a 20-man squad to face France in a one-off Test match at The Mend-A-Hose Jungle, Castleford (6.30pm) on Friday May 16. England coach John Winder, who oversaw two weekend training camps in Sheffield with his 36-man squad in preparation for the Test, said he had faced some tough decisions in selecting the best 20 players. “It was ... Read More »

Rugby League World Magazine – Online Now!


British outside backs are back in fashion – and are Leeds Rhinos leading the way? Rugby League World gets Ryan Hall, Kallum Watkins, Ben Jones-Bishop, Tom Briscoe and Zak Hardaker together and compares them to other Brit packs in Super League at the moment. Staying on the theme of homegrown players, Jamie Jones-Buchanan sits down with St Helens chief executive ... Read More »

Blake Green not the sole solution for Salford, says Gregory


Andy Gregory believes Salford’s interest in Wigan half-back Blake Green would not be a complete solution for the Red Devils’ problems as they look to rectify their ailing season. Red Devils sit 11th in the Super League ladder after 11 rounds of the competition, having switched coaches this season following the departure of Brian Noble after a whole host of ... Read More »