Saturday, November 29, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Rhinos tie down Hall


Leeds and England winger Ryan Hall has given the British game a huge boost by rejecting interest from rugby union and the NRL and agreeing a new five-year deal with the Rhinos. The new deal will see the 26 year old stay at The Headingley Carnegie Stadium until the end of the 2018 season. Hall has scored 158 tries in ... Read More »

Super League clubs eyeing Challenge Cup glory


The draw for the fourth round of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup will take place at 3.45pm on Tuesday March 18 from Quay House, MediaCityUK, and will be broadcast live on BBC 5 Live Extra, BBC Radio Manchester, BBC Radio Leeds and BBC Radio Humberside. The fourth round sees the entry of the 14 First Utility Super League clubs, who join ... Read More »

Scandinavian Rugby League kicks off 2014 season


The Scandinavian region has finalised its 2014 Rugby League calendar  and is preparing for the most exciting year to date. The first event saw an inaugural pre-season sevens in Norway hosted by Flekkefjord Tigers. RLN chairman, Kim André Seglem is looking forward to introducing more people to Rugby League, praising rugby union teams Stavanger and Egersund’s involvement in trialling the ... Read More »

Play Touch Rugby League hits the road


The RFL will be showcasing their new initiative, Play Touch Rugby League, before three First Utility Super League and two Kingstone Press Championship matches over the next month. Inspired by the professionals, fans of all ages and abilities will have the opportunity to try out the new format of their favourite sport before each of the selected matches. After sampling ... Read More »

Match report: Canterbury 42-4 Cronulla

In a Nutshell: Canterbury score seven tries to record their highest-ever win over Cronulla. How it unfolded: The Sharks went into the contest without two key forwards in Paul Gallen (ankle injury) and Andrew Fifita (suspended) leaving the Bulldogs as firm favourites. It didn’t take them long to open the scoring with Frank Pritchard scoring in the corner after Trent ... Read More »

Scoreboard: Every Rugby League result


First Utility Super League (click for reports) Bradford Bulls 18-66 Huddersfield Giants Castleford Tigers 19-16 Hull FC London Broncos 22-50 Wakefield Wildcats Wigan Warriors 34-20 Hull Kingston Rovers Leeds Rhinos 38-4 Widnes Vikings Salford Red Devils 12-28 Warrington Wolves St Helens 40-22 Catalan Dragons Tetley’s Challenge Cup Milford Marlins 10-18 Barrow Raiders Rochdale Hornets 76-4 Gloucestershire All-Golds Dewsbury Rams 76-10 ... Read More »

Super League standings after this weekend’s matches


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.                                             P   W  D     L     Diff    PTS 1 St Helens                         5     5     0     0 ... Read More »

Match report: Bradford Bulls 18-66 Huddersfield Giants


In a nutshell Huddersfield Giants got their campaign back on track with a dominant performance over West Yorkshire rivals Bradford, who struggled to contain the Giants’ powerful and pacey backs. How it unfolded First half: In blustery conditions, Bradford fumble the kick-off and let the Giants in immediately, Scott Grix crossing to make it 4-0; the home side hit back ... Read More »

Rugby League Betting Guide: Who to back today (Sunday)

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Bradford V Huddersfield Handicap: Bradford +14 An interesting showdown between two teams with aspirations at either end of the table. After a 6 point deduction for entering administration, the Bulls’ main aim for the season has to be survival. Meanwhile, Huddersfield will be looking upwards and trying to repeat last season’s 1st place finish. However, they have made a rather ... Read More »

Match preview: Castleford Tigers v Hull FC


Castleford Tigers will be looking to preserve their unbeaten start to Super League XIX this afternoon, as they face Hull FC at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle. The Tigers have recorded four wins from their first four games, including a dramatic 36-31 victory over Wigan last Sunday. They have recieved a welcome boost on the injury front too, with centre Jake Webster ... Read More »

Match report: Newcastle Knights 20-26 Canberra Raiders


In a Nutshell Canberra Raiders gained their first win of the season, 26-20, over the Newcastle Knights in a thrilling game, aided by two tries by Jarrod Croker. How it unfolded First half: Jarrod Croker opens the scoring by pouncing on a sublime grubber from Jack Wighton in the 6th minute, Raiders lead 6-0; Knights hit back 10 minutes later ... Read More »

Richards stars as Tigers hammer Titans

In a Nutshell Former Wigan star Pat Richards scored two tries and kicked seven goals to help Wests Tigers to a resounding 42-12 victory over Gold Coast Titans How it unfolded Temperatures in South Queensland were close to 40 degrees, but the weather seemed to exhaust the home side far more than the Tigers. Richards scored the first try of ... Read More »

Professionals too strong for amateurs in Challenge Cup

Tetley's Challenge Cup

Results from the five Tetley’s Challenge Cup matches played so far this weekend, prior to Sunday’s games. Batley Bulldogs 52 Kells 4 Egremont Rangers 24 Oldham 42 Keighley Cougars 42 Wath Brow Hornets 0 Normanton Knights 12 Workington Town 38 Wigan St Patricks 6 Leigh Centurions 74 Full reports from every Challenge Cup match will feature in Monday’s edition of Rugby ... Read More »