Monday, September 22, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Catalan Dragons lose another key player

Ian Henderson. ©RLPhotos

Catalan Dragons hooker Ian Henderson broke his radius (forearm) against Leeds last Friday and is set for 10-12 weeks on the sidelines. The former Bradford and Sydney Roosters forward, 30, sustained the injury during the first half of his side’s home defeat to the Rhinos and underwent surgery soon after. Henderson is the ninth Catalan player to be ruled out ... Read More »

Scoreboard: This week’s Rugby League results


For in-depth reports, stats, interviews, opinion and insight, buy Monday’s League Express. Available at midnight online or in all good newsagents in the morning. First Utility Super League (Click for reports) Salford Red Devils 0-38 St Helens Catalan Dragons 12-40 Leeds Rhinos Hull KR 10-30 Castleford Tigers Widnes Vikings 22-20 Huddersfield Giants Wigan Warriors 46-24 Wakefield Wildcats Bradford Bulls 25-12 ... Read More »

Match report: Wigan Warriors 46-24 Wakefield Wildcats


In a nutshell Wigan Warriors banished their World Club Challenge demons with a convincing display against Wakefield Wildcats How it unfolded First half Wigan score within four minutes after early pressure allows Dom Manfredi to go over in the right corner, Smith misses conversion; Wigan look fresh and sharp as they bombard the Wakefield line; Trinity haven’t been in the ... Read More »

Sean Long reveals January suicide attempt

Former St Helens stand-off Sean Long in his time at Featherstone. ©RLphotos

Former Great Britain and St Helens star Sean Long has revealed he tried to take his own life in January of this year. The 37-year-old has been fighting a two-and-a-half year battle with depression and it culminated in a suicide attempt involving a medication overdose and a plan to start his car in his garage then inhale the fumes. The ... Read More »

Richard Agar comments on Nick Scruton signing

Richard Agar. ©RLphotos

Wakefield Wildcats coach Richard Agar has described his side’s acquisition of Bradford prop Nick Scruton as ‘fantastic news’. The former England international signed a one-year deal at the Rapid Solicitors stadium and Agar said there was no better time to get his hands on the 29-year-old. “Last year was arguably his best season as a senior first grader,” he said. ... Read More »

Rugby League betting: Who to back this afternoon

Fancy a flutter? Check out our betting tips ©ThinkStock

I must apologise for Friday night, which saw just one result (Castleford against Hull KR) let down our two special bets. However, I have six more ways for you to beat the bookie this afternoon in Super League. Hopefully we’ll all be celebrating a nice win this evening. Wigan Warriors V Wakefield T Wildcats Handicap: Wigan -20 Under normal circumstances ... Read More »

Nick Scruton leaves the Bradford Bulls

Nick Scruton. ©RLPhotos

Bradford Bulls have confirmed the departure of frontrower Nick Scruton, who has joined Wakefield Trinity Wildcats for an undisclosed fee agreed by the club’s administrators. The 29-year-old prop has opted for a move away from The Provident Stadium, ending a six-year tenure with the Odsal club. He follows in the footsteps of Garreth Carvell and Jarrod Sammut, who both left ... Read More »