Saturday, December 20, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Hull FC: Westerman going nowhere

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Hull FC chairman Adam Pearson has insisted that star forward Joe Westerman is not for sale, after speculation continues to link the 25-year-old with a move away from the club. Leeds and Warrington have been linked with a move for Westerman, who has just returned from international duty with England in the Four Nations. But Pearson says there are no ... Read More »

Rhino Sutcliffe leads charge against Aussie Schoolboys

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Liam Sutcliffe is among nine players with Super League experience heading into battle against the Australian Schoolboys when Leeds Rhinos’ Academy host the tourists tonight at Headingley Carnegie Stadium (KO 7pm). The Rhinos, who will be captained by hooker Robbie Ward, will also feature Jordan Baldwinson, Elliot Minchella, fullback Ashton Golding and winger Ash Handley, as well as Irish international ... Read More »

FuiFui promises a smashing time

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Leigh Centurions’ new signing Fuifui Moimoi says he will relish the physical contests of the Championship after his signing was finally confirmed at the weekend. New Zealand and Tonga international Moimoi, 35, was unveiled on the club’s TV channel on Saturday night following his exit from Parramatta Eels. His signing is a major coup for the Centurions as they look ... Read More »

Salford promise to pay Long missing wages

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Salford Red Devils have promised Sean Long will be paid any missing wages following his work as a coaching consultant for the club. The Red Devils announced they had “reluctantly” released Long from his contract earlier this month following a request from the former St Helens and Great Britain scrum-half. He has since taken up a backroom position at Saints, ... Read More »

No deal for NFL star Brent Calloway at Catalans Dragons

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Catalans Dragons have confirmed they will not be offering a trial to American Football player Brent Calloway, after an unsuccessful trial with the club. The 22-year-old, who has played running back for the University of Alabama in the past, has been training with the French club’s reserve side over the past week. However, Dragons CEO Christophe Jouffret confirmed he will ... Read More »

Hunslet Hawks get Flanagan on board

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Hunslet Hawks have announced the signing of George Flanagan from Featherstone Rovers. The hooker enjoyed tremendous success at Batley Bulldogs before leaving to join Featherstone prior to the 2014 season. He signed a 2 year deal but has been granted an early release from his contract, with the ex-Bradford junior signing up at the South Leeds Stadium for 2015. Director ... Read More »

Rugby League honoured at Army awards

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Staff Sergeant Sean Fanning and the Army Women’s Rugby League Team were amongst the winners at last night’s Army Sports Awards held at the Guildhall in London. The Army Women’s Rugby League Team were proud recipients of the Army Sports Team of the Year award for 2014 whilst Staff Sergeant Fanning was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award. The awards ... Read More »

Saints sign young Welsh duo

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St Helens have signed two Welsh players into their Academy system. Centre Calvin Wellington, 18, and winger Regan Grace, 17, have signed a 12-month part time contract to play in 19s after impressing on trial this season. “We have a number of scouts and connections in South Wales and Chris O’Callaghan asked us to take a look at Calvin and ... Read More »

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