Monday, December 22, 2014
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Ambitious Huby harbours England hopes

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Huddersfield prop Craig Huby admits he still has an eye on representing England. The 28-year-old, who joins the Giants after 12 seasons with hometown club Castleford, was named in Steve McNamara’s train-on squad in June but didn’t make the cut for the Four Nations. “It was great to be involved in the training squad,” Huby told League Express. “I would ... Read More »

Watkins: I’d rather go to union than the NRL

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Kallum Watkins admits that if he had the choice, he would probably choose rugby union over the NRL. But, luckily for Leeds fans, he does not have that choice to make after signing a new five-year deal with the Rhinos last week. Rhinos chief executive Gary Hetherington hailed the signing as a coup for the club and Super League after ... Read More »

Ryan Bailey “ready to be a leader”

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New Hull KR signing Ryan Bailey believes the responsibility that come with the move will ultimately make him a better player. Within a week of Rovers announcing the departures of forwards Justin Poore and Neville Costigan they had snapped up the former England international, who has been a one-club player since making his Leeds Rhinos debut in 2002. After enjoying ... Read More »

Former Rugby Union boss rejects Rugby League body

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The Rugby League International Federation suffered a blow last week when the former chief executive of the International Rugby Board, Mike Miller, rejected the RLIF’s offer of the chief executive’s role with the body that is responsible for Rugby League worldwide. League Express understands that Miller, who is currently the chief executive of the World Olympians Association, a post he ... Read More »

Hull FC confirm Jacob Miller release

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Hull FC have confirmed that half-back Jacob Miller has been paid out from his contract with the club and is now a free agent. The 22-year-old Australian is widely expected to join another Super League club in the coming weeks, with Wakefield and Hull KR favourites to land his signature. Miller joined the club midway through the 2013 season and ... Read More »

Sarginson shows England should be brave with selection

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When England named the same team for the second consecutive week last Tuesday prior to their clash against Australia, there was perhaps a collective assumption that nobody else was set to get a chance in the Four Nations tournament. After all, a win there – which unfortunately, didn’t turn out to be the case – would have put England into ... Read More »

Hunslet Hawks sign Callum Casey

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Hunslet Hawks have further strengthened their squad for 2015, after confirming the signature of Halifax forward Callum Casey on a one-year deal. The 24-year-old has been a regular in the Fax side since joining the club in 2012, making 60 appearances across three seasons with the club, scoring 14 tries. He has played for Ireland in the European Championships this ... Read More »

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