Friday, October 24, 2014
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Hull roar back to beat Leeds

Hull FC had their 19-year-old centre Jack Logan to thank, as the youngster scored two of the Black and Whites’ four tries in the final 20 minutes of the game to seal a remarkable 24-19 victory against Leeds Rhinos at the KC Stadium. It was a fitting result for Hull veteran Richard Horne, who was making his last appearance for ... Read More »

Giants beat 12-man Saints to hand initiative to Tigers

Castleford Tigers will go to Perpignan on Saturday with the chance to claim the League Leaders’ Shield in the penultimate match of the 2014 Super League competition, after St Helens went down 17-16 tonight at Huddersfield Giants. Saints came into the game needing a draw to win the Shield, and when Lance Hohaia touched down on 60 minutes, following a ... Read More »

Hemel players to miss play-off game because of timing

Hemel coach Troy Perkins. ©PaulEnglish/LeagueExpress

Hemel Stags have been dealt a major blow ahead of their do or die play-off encounter against Gateshead on Sunday night, after it was revealed that some of their players are unable to make the trip due to the timing of the kick-off. League Express reported on Monday that Hemel had attempted to get the RFL to intervene over a ... Read More »

London Broncos sign Warrington duo

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London Broncos have made two more signings for the 2015 season, after they announced the capture of Warrington Wolves duo Brad Dwyer and Glenn Riley Hooker Dwyer joins the Broncos on a one season loan for the 2015 season. Dwyer played ten first team games this season including a home game against the Broncos, he played four first team games ... Read More »

Is Todd Carney heading for Super League?

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Could one of the most controversial figures in the NRL be heading for Super League in 2015? It seems that way, as Catalan Dragons have confirmed they are in talks with Todd Carney over a potential move to Super League. The Dragons have confirmed they are in talks to strike up a deal to sign the talented 28-year-old, who has ... Read More »

Feature: A reason for Wakefield fans to be optimistic for 2015

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When Rugby League goes through its enormous restructure next year, there are some clubs who will perhaps feel more optimistic than others about their chances in the new system. Clubs like Bradford and London, for example – who have been relegated, yet have strengthened incredibly well. And for Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, they may not quite feel as optimistic as their ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls unveil new-look backroom team

John Bastian. ©RLPhotos

Bradford Bulls have unveiled their restructured backroom team in preparation for the 2015 season – with the most notable announcement the arrival of former Featherstone head coach John Bastian as the club’s head of youth. England strength and conditioning coach Gary Dempsey has joined the club in the same capacity, whilst current Bulls captain Matt Diskin – who is retiring ... Read More »

Top spot would be Powell’s greatest success

Daryl-Powell

Castleford Tigers boss Daryl Powell admits it would be the greatest success of his career should the club secure top spot in Super League this weekend, eclipsing anything he has done in his illustrious career. The Tigers have been the one true success story of 2014, and are within a whisker of finishing top of the table after 27 rounds ... Read More »

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats sign Chris Riley

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have completed the signing of Warrington Wolves winger Chris Riley, who joins the club on a one-year deal following a successful loan deal. 26-year old Riley has signed on at the Wildcats having spent the majority of 2014 on loan from Warrington Wolves, scoring seven Super League tries in 22 appearances. Three of his scores came against ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls announce five signings

Paul-Clough

Bradford Bulls have announced  more signings this evening, as part of their ‘Evening With The Bulls’ event. Jay Pitts has signed permanently from Hull FC, whilst Samir Tarahoui has signed from Whitehaven. Paul Clough has signed from St Helens, as well as Catalan hooker Jean-Philippe Baile. The final signing is Wakefield’s Lucas Walshaw. The club have also announced Matt Diskin ... Read More »

Goldthorpe v Man of Steel: Which rewards Rugby League ability?

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Martyn Sadler, the editor of Rugby League Express, celebrates another Albert Goldthorpe Medal for Danny Brough, and compares the criteria for the award to the Steve Prescoss Man of Steel award… This is a modified version of an article that first appeared in this week’s Rugby League Express. A lot of people ask me about the differences between the Albert ... Read More »