Friday, December 19, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Video: James Lowes on his Bradford appointment


In the latest episode of Super League TV, Bradford Bulls boss James Lowes discusses his new role, while owner Marc Green speaks openly and honestly about the club’s chances this season. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League ... Read More »

Akaidere and Small handed suspensions


Two players have been suspended by an independent disciplinary panel after being found guilty of offences during the Kingstone Press Championship One fixture, Hunslet Hawks v Hemel Stags on Sunday June 15. Jamaine Akaidere of Hunslet Hawks was suspended for six matches and fined £50 after pleading guilty to Grade E sustained, violent and aggressive punching in the 75thminute. Hemel ... Read More »

Wane to give youth a chance in light of injuries


Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane is set to give at least one more youngster his First Utility Super League debut in Friday’s eagerly-awaited derby with St Helens after being stricken by injuries. Wane threw untried teenagers Connor Farrell and Callum Wright into the last two games and will delve more into the club’s academy team for the visit of the ... Read More »

Lowes: We’ll try to get some new players in


James Lowes has been given the task of reviving the fortunes of his old club after being appointed as Bradford Bulls’ new head coach. The 44-year-old former Bradford and Great Britain hooker has left his role as head coach of Leeds Carnegie rugby union team to succeed Francis Cummins, who was sacked just over a week ago by the relegation-threatened ... Read More »

Aston: Eagles need to change attitude

Mark Aston has another new player on board.

Struggling Sheffield Eagles have been told to rediscover some passion after slumping to their seventh defeat of the season against Keighley on Sunday. Last year’s Championship Grand Final winners now sit seventh in the table and are 20 points adrift of leaders Leigh Centurions. Third-place Halifax visit Owlerton this weekend and coach Mark Aston wants to see a change in ... Read More »

Rhinos tie down Ryan Hall mark two


Leeds Rhinos have extended the contract of 18-year-old England academy international Ash Handley, who is said to have a style of play similar to that of first-team star Ryan Hall. Like the England international, Handley hails from Oulton Raiders and is a powerful, fast three-quarter. Originally a winger, he recently switched into the centre and has scored a whopping 19 ... Read More »

Chester: Rovers need to put in full 80 minutes

Hull KR coach Chris Chester

Hull Kingston Rovers must learn to concentrate for the full 80 minutes if they want to notch their eighth win of the season against Huddersfield Giants on Thursday night, says assistant coach Chris Chester. “You’ve got to be on your toes against an unpredictable team like the Giants,” he told the Hull Daily Mail. “Every play they throw something at ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls may go to High Court

Bradford Bulls owner Marc Green

The drama surrounding the decision to dock Bradford Bulls six competition points may not be over yet, as chairman Marc Green is pondering the possibility of heading to the High Court to fight their case. Green said the club have received positive legal advice and would decide in the next 24 hours whether to continue their fight, even though it ... Read More »

Gallery: James Lowes press conference


The big Rugby League news today is the appointment of James Lowes as the new Bradford Bulls head coach. was there for all the action as it unfolded, and our exclusive interview with Lowes can be read here. As well as that, we had our cameras out to take a number of snapshots from the press conference – here ... Read More » Shop: Last Ordering Date for Free Pre-Xmas Delivery: 2pm Thursday 18th December!!