Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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Match Report: Canberra Raiders 12-26 Newcastle Knights

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In a nutshell Canberra again failed to win at home as the Knights pulled away in the second half to secure a comfortable victory. How it unfolded The first half saw the sides go into the sheds level at 12-all. The Raiders had opened the scoring with a try by Jarrod Croker, which he also converted, after eight minutes. But ... Read More »

Championship preview: Doncaster v North Wales Crusaders

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Sunday 3.00pm at the Keepmoat Stadium Doncaster will have Hull FC youngsters Joe Arundel and Ben Crooks available for the visit of the North Wales Crusaders to the Keepmoat Stadium. The pair were left out of the Hull FC squad for Thursday’s televised game against Huddersfield Giants with Hull coach Lee Radford saying: “We are hoping a couple of games ... Read More »

Championship preview: Halifax v Leigh Centurions

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Sunday 3.00pm at The Shay Tony Tonks will make his 200th career appearance if selected by Halifax coach Karl Harrison to face league leaders Leigh Centurions on Sunday at the Shay. However, his milestone will be overshadowed by Centurions utility man Stuart Littler, if he steps on to the field it will be his 450th career game. Littler recently passed ... Read More »

Match report: Leeds Rhinos 42-6 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

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In a nutshell Leeds recorded another resounding win against Wakefield. How it unfolded First-half: The Rhinos were 24-0 up at the break, as scores from Liam Sutcliffe, Ryan Hall, Carl Ablett and Tom Briscoe put Leeds in control at the break. Second-half: Jamie Peacock got the landmark try his performance deserved, but Chris Clarkson extended the lead. Jarrod Sammut got ... Read More »

Match report: Warrington Wolves 12-25 Hull Kingston Rovers

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In a nutshell Warrington suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Hull KR. How it unfolded First-half: There was only one score in a remarkable first-half, with Michael Weyman’s try and Travis Burns’ conversion the only points of the half. Second-half: The Robins continued the onslaught in the second period. Scores from Weyman again, Travis Burns and Kris Keating ... Read More »

Match preview: Wigan Warriors v London Broncos

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London will be looking for their first win of the season in Super League at the eighth attempt, as they face the daunting task of travelling to Wigan. The Warriors are in fine form, having crushed Championship high-fliers Dewsbury Rams in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup last weekend. However, they will be without winger Josh Charnley, who has been ruled out ... Read More »

Nigel Wood: We want 2015 Great Britain Tour to go ahead

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RFL chief executive Nigel Wood remains hopeful of a Great Britain tour down under next year – but says the onus has to be on the NRL to push the notion forward. The return of a Lions tour to Australia in 2015 has been mooted for a long time, without any concrete details materialising. And while Wood says that the ... Read More »

Match report: Gold Coast Titans 12-8 Brisbane Broncos

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In a nutshell The Titans remain top of the NRL after another gutsy win in which they capitalised on several Broncos errors. Brisbane, who led until the 74th minute, were scrappy at best, with returning centre Justin Hodges failing to impress after a good performance last week. How it unfolded 31’ – Ben Hunt opens the scores after some stunning ... Read More »

Match report: Penrith Panthers 2-18 South Sydney Rabbitohs

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In a nutshell Tries from Nathan Merritt, Kyle Turner and Kirisome Auva’a were enough to end South Sydney’s losing streak in a scrappy encounter. The Rabbitohs’ defence was superb – they made 321 tackles and missed just six. How it unfolded 2’ – Adam Reynolds opens the South Sydney account with a penalty: 0-2. 31’ – Former London Broncos star ... Read More »

Friday Flashback: Castleford v St helens

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The Friday Flashback is a weekly feature that takes Friday night’s televised game in the Super League, and asks our followers on Twitter for their favourite clashes between the two sides over the years. This week, we take a look at clashes between the two sides who currently occupy the top two spots in Super League 2014 – Castleford and St Helens. ... Read More »