Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Leeds Rhinos duo to feature for Hunslet

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Leeds Rhinos’ duo Ryan Bailey and Chris Clarkson will sensationally feature for dual-registration club Hunslet Hawks this weekend, as they look for some minutes out on the field. Clarkson featured in last Friday’s win over London Broncos whilst Bailey missed out last week having played against Widnes a week earlier. Both will get the chance to get some game time ... Read More »

Beware of the Bulls, claims Patrick Ah Van

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Widnes winger Patrick Ah Van is refusing to take former club Bradford lightly this weekend, despite their precarious position in the Super League table. The Bulls – who are rooted to the bottom of the ladder on -2 points – travel to Widnes this weekend, and Ah Van is wary of Bradford, who he believes will be reinvigorated under their ... Read More »

Michael Channing relishing London clash

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Castleford centre Michael Channing insists the Tigers will not be taking the London Broncos lightly tonight, as he prepares to go up against his former side. Channing spent two seasons at the Broncos before being released to join up with Daryl Powell this season. He admits the Tigers will be taking the game just as serious as any other, despite ... Read More »

Luke Walsh ‘on the mend’, says Nathan Brown

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St Helens head coach Nathan Brown has revealed that star playmaker Luke Walsh is “on the mend”, as he battles to fight back from a calf injury. The Aussie has arguably been the standout player in the competition since arriving from the NRL, but he was forced off during the Saints’ victory over Catalan with the injury, which initially ruled ... Read More »

Beetson’s memory to live on

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Arthur Beetson’s number 11 Queensland jersey will be “retired” from the 100th Holden State of Origin game, which will be played at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium on May 28. The former prop, an Immortal who was instrumental in making Origin such a success, passed away in December 2011 and a bronze statue of Beetson now stands outside the host stadium of ... Read More »

Put Sally in charge of Super League

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This article first appeared in Martyn Sadler’s ‘Talking Rugby League’ column in this week’s edition of Rugby League Express On Monday 31 March the RFL will reveal to the media the results of their review of the World Cup, which was masterminded by the World Cup general manager Sally Bolton. Sally will present the documentation, and I’m sure it will ... Read More »

Bowen can get even better, says Wane

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Wigan head coach Shaun Wane insists full-back Matt Bowen will get even better, after he deemed his start to the season as “satisfactory”. The 32-year-old has big shoes to fill at the Warriors this year with the departure of Sam Tomkins to the NRL, but Wane told BBC Radio Manchester that he is improving all the time. “I know him ... Read More »