Sunday, February 1, 2015
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Wigan and Salford consolidate in Super League

Wigan moved into third place in the Super League table with a convincing 16-37 victory at the Stade Gilbert Brutus against Catalan Dragons tonight. And Salford Red Devils defeated Hull FC 35-2 at the AJ Bell Stadium to draw level with their opponents on points, while edging to within four points of the play-off places. Wigan scored six tries through ... Read More »

St Helens chairman issues statement

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St Helens chairman Eamonn McManus has issued a statement following a week of discussion and debate about the marquee player ruling. He has also referred to comments made by Salford chairman Marwan Koukash in the statement, which reads: “Despite comments to the contrary in recent days, I’m delighted to say Super League goes from strength to strength as we prepare ... Read More »

Tigers secure 44-30 victory over Giants

Castleford Tigers consolidated the top four with a convincing 44-30 victory over Huddersfield Giants at the Mend-a-Hose Jungle tonight. The Giants took an early lead when Chris Bailey burrowed over the line from dummy-half, with Leroy Cudjoe converting. But the Tigers replied quickly when Marc Sneyd caught on the full a long kick by Luke Robinson, and he broke through ... Read More »

Blackpool here we come

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GARETH WALKER welcomes the decision to take a full round of Championship fixtures to Blackpool in 2015. Last week’s announcement that the Kingstone Press Championship will take an entire round of fixtures to Blackpool’s Bloomfield Road is great news for the sport at this level. The newly titled Kingstone Press Championship Summer Bash will take place over the Bank Holiday ... Read More »

Super League GM Solly explains marquee player ruling

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Blake Solly has spoken publicly about the controversial marquee player ruling, and has indicated that the clubs will regroup again at a later date to discuss whether to introduce the concept. The idea – which has been heavily pushed by Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash – has been rejected on two seperate occasions by Super League clubs, but Solly ... Read More »

The race for Super League’s eighth place

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After Wakefield managed to overcome Widnes by a narrow margin on Thursday night, the race for eighth spot in Super League 2014 has been blown wide open. Four teams are seperated by just four points after Wakefield’s victory, with Salford six off Widnes – but still well and truly in the mix. A win for Hull Kingston Rovers at Leeds ... Read More »

Widnes Vikings coach swipes at officials

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Widnes Vikings boss Denis Betts has lamented the lack of consistency in Super League officiating, after his side’s poor run of form continued at Wakefield on Thursday night. The Vikings are now clinging onto their play-off spot by a thread after defeat to the Wildcats, which sees James Webster’s side just two points behind the Vikings after their 12-10 win. ... Read More »