Sunday, February 1, 2015
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Rugby League News

NRL player suspended after positive test

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The NRL have stood down a St George Illawarra Dragons Holden Cup player, after he tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid. NRL Chief Operating Officer, Jim Doyle said on Friday the NRL’s Anti-Doping policy requires the NRL to stand down Under 20s player, Dylan Lauri, once a positive sample is recorded. His A-sample has tested positive for metabolites of ... Read More »

Debate: Is Daryl Clark now England’s elite hooker?

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Another win for the Castleford Tigers on Thursday night was once again dominated by another outstanding performance from Daryl Clark, with the hooker grabbing a hat-trick to take his tally to 12 tries already in Super League 2014. Questions have been raised all season about where Clark will be plying his trade next season, but before that, there is an ... Read More »

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats a different beast, says boss

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats head coach James Webster has warned that his side are not the same team who suffered two thumping defeats to Leeds Rhinos earlier in the season – admitting they believe they have every chance of causing another upset by beating the Rhinos tonight. Since Webster took charge, the Wildcats are unbeaten in their last three games – ... Read More »

Foster not exiled, says Bradford Bulls coach

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Bradford Bulls boss James Lowes insists Jamie Foster still has a future at the club, despite the arrival of another winger to the squad this week. Lowes made Salford flier Danny Williams his first addition as Bulls head coach, with that move raising questions over the future of Foster – who hasn’t featured for a number of weeks. However, Lowes ... Read More »

Saints snap up Shannon McDonnell

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St Helens have signed Shannon McDonnell until the end of the season. The 26-year-old full back joins as a free agent having previously been with Hull FC. “Shannon is a great addition for us,” Saints Head Coach Nathan Brown said. “He has a lot of experience in his position and will add strength and depth to our squad. “Losing Jonny ... Read More »