Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Weyman disappointed Hull KR boss left

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Hull KR prop Michael Weyman admits he was disappointed to see boss Craig Sandercock leave the club last week, but claims he is trying to put his emotions to one side and concentrate on his rugby. Sandercock left the club last Thursday, but the Rovers bounced back to beat league leaders St Helens 40-10 in Chris Chester’s first game in ... Read More »

More Castleford Tigers signings to come

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell insists there will be more fresh faces coming into the club before the start of next season, after he completed the signing of a second NRL star earlier this week. After Junior Moors signed up last month, the Tigers swooped for experienced half-back Ben Roberts to bolster their ranks, and offset the departure of ... Read More »

Former Huddersfield Giants man Fulton retires

Wests Tigers and former Huddersfield Giants star Liam Fulton has been forced into retirement at the age of just 29, after repeated head knocks have cruelly ended his career. Fulton has suffered repeated concussion incidents this year – in a story strikingly similar to that of former Bradford Bulls man Shontayne Hape – and after worrying signs emerged such as ... Read More »

Rugby League World Issue 400 – Online Now!

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Rugby League World hits a noticeable landmark this month – its 400th edition, and you can read it online now! Just over 38 years ago the first ever Open Rugby, as it was then, was published by Harry Edgar to try and push the sport he and many others loved, but felt was under appreciated. Almost four decades on, and ... Read More »

Rugby League World & Open Rugby – All 400 Covers

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Rugby League World Magazine publishes its 400th issue on 11th July 2014. To celebrate this landmark occasion we’ve gathered together for the first time in one place every single front cover since the mag began life 38 years ago as Open Rugby. Scroll down the page to view the gallery and click on a cover to view the enlarged image. ... Read More »

The Best of JJB – 5 Great Rugby League Interviews

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Leeds Rhinos and England Rugby League star Jamie Jones-Buchanan has interviewed many of the leading personalities in the game for Rugby League World over the last five years, all in his own inimitable style. A host of fellow players, plus referees, TV presenters, club officials and even a couple of Team GB’s London 2012 Olympic medallists have all had the ... Read More »

Wood hails Commonwealth Nines success

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The Rugby League Commonwealth Championships was a huge success according to Rugby League International Federation Chairman Nigel Wood and it will develop from the inaugural tournament in Scotland last week into a major date in the Rugby League  international calendar. And Wood, who is also the chief executive of the RFL, declared the two-day festival of Nines in North Lanarkshire as the perfect start for Rugby ... Read More »

London Broncos sign Italy hooker Nasso

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London Broncos have signed Italy international hooker Ray Nasso on a two-year deal from 2015. The Australia-born 27-year-old has spent two seasons at Sporting Olympique Avignon in France and was previously with Villefranche-de-Rouergue. “I spoke with Joey about his goals and plans for next season and the future. It’s all very exciting,” said Nasso. “Having been coached by Joey when ... Read More »

NRL star could be forced into retirement

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Wests Tigers star Braith Anasta could be forced into an early retirement, after he decided to undergo surgery on his injured biceps. The 32-year-old has been hinting that this year could be his last and, with a prognosis of several months in order to make a full recovery from an injury of this type, it could well be the end ... Read More »

Chasing crowds is a devil of a job for Salford

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Regular TotalRL.com columnist Louise Woodward-Styles (@MsCityRedGirl) has some suggestions to help Salford boost their attendances. Delia Smith, the much-celebrated TV chef and Norwich City Football Club shareholder once took to the Carrow Road pitch at half time to grab a microphone and utter her infamous ‘Where are you, let’s be ‘avin’ you!’ rant at disgruntled supporters of the Canaries. Amusing ... Read More »

Hull FC star dealt major injury blow

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Hull FC have been dealt a big injury blow ahead of the race for the top eight, after forward Chris Tuson was ruled out for a lengthy period with a neck injury. Tuson has gone for scans to assess the seriousness of the injury but, with just eight games remaining, it is a huge blow for boss Lee Radford, who ... Read More »