Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Match report: Wigan 22-16 Catalan

In a nutshell: Matty Bowen was the hero for Wigan with a last gasp try to sink Catalan. How it unfolded: First half: Catalan started the stronger of the two sides, and they quickly raced into a 10-0 lead. However, Wigan hit back through Liam Farrell to make it 10-4 at the break. Second half: Catalan quickly extended their lead ... Read More »

Match report: Hull FC 30-8 Salford

In a nutshell: A weakened Hull FC side upset the odds to record what in the end was a comfortable victory over Salford. How it unfolded: First half: Hull had to see off some early pressure before they finally took the lead, as Jacob Miller scored. Gren Johnson pulled a score back for Salford before a Jamie Shaul try made ... Read More »

Jordan Burke joins Eagles on month-long loan

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Warrington Wolves utility back Jordan Burke has joined Championship outfit Sheffield Eagles on a month-long loan. The 22-year-old begins training with his new club tonight and looks set to make his debut against Keighley Cougars on Sunday. Eagles Head Coach Mark Aston said: “I’m pleased we’ve been able to bring Jordan into the club. As a player he has great ... Read More »

Paul Wellens to reach historic milestone tonight

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There will be a touch of history attached to tonight’s Super League clash between St Helens and Leeds, as Saints stalwart Paul Wellens reaches a significant career milestone. Wellens – who made his debut for the Saints back in 1998 – will reach 413 Super League appearances if he plays for the Saints against the Rhinos tonight. That number may ... Read More »

Cockayne relishing Wakefield reunion

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Hull KR winger Ben Cockayne says he’s excited to be playing against former club Wakefield Wildcats this weekend, but claims it’s going to be difficult to take the points off them. “I’m pretty excited about it,” the TotalRL.com columnist told the Rovers’ official website. “It’ll be a tough old test for us though as Wakefield seem to be coming into ... Read More »

Halifax player suspended over gambling breaches

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Halifax player Rob Worrincy has been suspended for six months after being found guilty of breaching the sport’s rules relating to betting. An RFL Operational Rules Tribunal handed down the suspension after Worrincy admitted placing a series of bets, including bets on matches in which he played, between May 2012 and September 2013. Worrincy was investigated after his betting activity ... Read More »

Vikings welcome back trio of stars for Bulls clash

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Hep Cahill is expected to return to the Widnes line-up for this Sunday’s clash with Bradford, after being named in Denis Betts’ 19-man squad. Cahill has missed the last four Vikings games with Huddersfield, Salford, Leeds and Hull but the Aussie is now fully fit and available to take his place in Denis Betts’ side for this weekend’s clash with ... Read More »

Championship preview: Featherstone Rovers v Swinton Lions

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Sunday 3.00pm at the BIGFELLAS Stadium Featherstone Rovers coach John Bastian insists his side must make improvements if they are to beat Swinton Lions in Sunday’s Kingstone Press Championship clash. Rovers lost 22-16 against Doncaster last week, and Bastian is under no illusions about the threat Swinton will pose. Bastian said: “It won’t be easy. We’ve got some fixing up ... Read More »

Championship preview: Dewsbury Rams v Workington Town

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Sunday 3.00pm at Tetley’s Stadium Dewsbury Rams forward Lucas Walshaw is unavailable to face Workington Town after biting through his tongue in last week’s 46-10 defeat against Sheffield Eagles. Rams coach Glenn Morrison said: “Lucas had a full night in hospital getting his tongue reattached, so he won’t be ready for Sunday.” Walshaw, who was a try-scorer in the corresponding ... Read More »

Three changes for Huddersfield Giants

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Huddersfield Giants Head Coach Paul Anderson has named his 19 man squad for the Heritage Celebration Game against Warrington Wolves at the John Smith’s Stadium this Sunday (KO 3pm). Shaun Lunt returns to the squad following his recovery from injury, Michael Lawrence returns following suspension whilst Jake Connor is also named in the nineteen in place of Joe Wardle, Aaron ... Read More »