Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

5 things to expect from the Rugby League weekend

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Wigan Warriors and Hull KR kicked off another action-packed Rugby League weekend with a fantastic 14-14 draw on Thursday night, and set the platform nicely for another weekend full of drama, twists and turns. With Super League back for just one week before taking another break for the Challenge Cup final, it is already shaping up to be a massive ... Read More »

Leigh sign Wigan Warriors’ Hopkins on loan for 2015

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Leigh Centurions have continued their recruitment for their full-time campaign in 2015, after securing the signing of Wigan Warriors forward Sam Hopkins on a season-long loan deal. Hopkins, a former Centurions player himself before joining the Warriors at the end of last season, has made several appearances for Leigh on loan this year, but he will spend the entire 2015 ... Read More »

Bradford boss coy on Kear’s future

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Bradford Bulls head coach James Lowes has admitted that Elliot Kear’s future at the club is far from clear, after he spent last weekend on trial with Rugby Union outfit London Welsh. The Wales international has been at the Bulls for the past three seasons, but made an appearance for newly-promoted Welsh in their 64-0 win at Henley last weekend ... Read More »

International RL never been stronger, says Wood

Nigel Wood

RLIF chairman Nigel Wood has said that the international game has never been in a better position, after the NRL announced they were continuing the development of the game in the Pacific Nations. In a week where the Rugby League civil war in America looks to have finally reached its end – just days after the USA and Canada played ... Read More »

Match preview: Warrington Wolves v Castleford Tigers

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It’s losing semi-finalist against triumphant semi-finalist tonight on Sky Sports, as Warrington Wolves take on Wembley-bound Castleford Tigers in a crunch game in the race for the top four. The Tigers are still in the hunt for the League Leaders Shield this season, but they have rested a number of key players with the Wembley final against Leeds Rhinos just ... Read More »

Boyd to leave Newcastle Knights?

Darius Boyd in his St George days.

Newcastle Knights full-back Darius Boyd has completed his treatment for depression – but will not play for the club again, Australian media are reporting. Boyd made headlines last month when it was announced he would be checking into a Sydney mental health facility to seek treatment for depression, and he hasn’t featured in an NRL game since. And the Knights ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils snap up Liam Hood

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Salford Red Devils have continued to recruit from outside Super League, snapping up the services of Hunslet Hawks hooker Liam Hood for 2015. Hood has impressed since joining the Hawks from Leeds – after initially joining on a dual-registration deal from the Rhinos last year. He had a deal in place to play for Hunslet in 2015 but, after Salford ... Read More »

Hull sign NRL star

Hull FC have secured their third signing ahead of the 2015 season with a move for the¬†experienced Gold Coast Titans backrower Mark Minichiello on a two-year deal. The 32-year old has agreed deal to join the Airlie Birds for the start of the 2015 campaign, making the Italian international the third player to switch to the KC Stadium, following halfbacks ... Read More »

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