Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Video highlights: Catalan Dragons V Leeds Rhinos


Extensive video highlights from Friday’s Super League round three fixture between Catalan Dragons and Leeds Rhinos at Stade Gilbert Brutus in Perpignan. 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 on the social media platform of your choice. Read More »

Video highlights: Bradford Bulls V London Broncos


Extensive video highlights from yesterday’s Super League round three fixture between Bradford Bulls and London Broncos at the Provident Stadium. 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 on the social media platform of your choice. Read More »

RFL to respond to Bradford legal threat in private

The former Bulls directors. L-R Andrew Calvert, Mark Moore, Robert Hunter-Paul, Ian Watt. ©BradfordBulls

The Rugby Football League (RFL) have revealed they will respond privately to a threat of legal action from the three directors who quit Bradford Bulls in the aftermath of their six-point deduction for entering administration last week. Chairman Mark Moore and directors Ian Watt and Andrew Calvert, also know as Bradford Bulls 2014 Ltd, withdrew their offer immediately after the ... Read More »

Kris Welham charged with headbutting

OUT OF FORM: Kris Welham. ©RLPhotos

Hull Kingston Rovers centre Kris Welham has been charged with Grade A head-butting on Castleford full-back Luke Dorn last Friday night. The 26-year-old has until 11.00am on Tuesday March 4 to submit an Early Guilty Plea. The RFL Match Review Panel also issued cautions to the following players: Ben Westwood (Warrington Wolves) – dangerous contact in the 30th minute against ... Read More »

Charnley dropped and must improve, says Shaun Wane

Charnley cross trainer

Wigan coach Shaun Wane said he dropped star winger Josh Charnley for the Warriors’ Super League clash with Wakefield yesterday because of a poor performance in the World Club Challenge. The England international, 22, has been Super League’s top try scorer for the last two seasons, and scored twice against Sydney, but Wane says he must “learn to perform” before ... Read More »

Graeme Horne: We just weren’t good enough

Graeme Horne. @TonyFoster

Hull KR forward Graeme Horne has admitted his side’s performance against Castleford last Friday simply wasn’t good enough. The Robins lost for the second time in three games and now sit 10th, five points adrift of leaders St Helens. “Our performance just wasn’t good enough and that’s the top and bottom of it,” said Horne. “As players we’re extremely disappointed ... Read More »

Tony Rea hails Broncos’ ‘gutsy perfomance’

Tony Rea. ©RLPhotos

London coach Tony Rea described his side’s performance against Bradford yesterday as ‘outrageously gutsy’. The Broncos boss watched on as a young and inexperienced side pushed their relegation rivals close, losing 25-12. The scoreline flattered the Bulls in two respects – they scored late and London had an injury crisis. Before a ball had even been kicked, the north London ... Read More »

Leigh half-back Brierley makes history

Ryan Brierley

Leigh scrum-half Ryan Brierley has made history by becoming the first Centurions player to score three consecutive hat-tricks. The former Castleford Tigers academy star, 22, scored three four-pointers in his side’s 52-0 thrashing of Whitehaven yesterday to go alongside the five he scored against Barrow the week before, and the three against Batley in the opening game of the season. ... Read More »

Francis Cummins: My Bulls are champions


Bradford coach Francis Cummins has praised his players following a gritty victory against London Broncos yesterday. The Bulls ran out 25-12 winners against a gutsy London outfit, salvaging another two of the six points they were deducted for going into administration. They now stand on -2. Without the deduction, the Bulls would lie 5th in the Super League table. Cummins ... Read More »

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 »