Saturday, October 25, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Huby and Millington back for Castleford Tigers

Huby

Castleford Tigers have been handed a major injury boost ahead of their pivotal clash against Catalan Dragons on Saturday, after both Craig Huby and Grant Millington were included in Daryl Powell’s 19-man squad for the game. Huby hasn’t played since the Challenge Cup final – when he featured for the Tigers just two weeks after dislocating an elbow in the ... Read More »

RFL: Challenge Cup crowd invasion investigation continuing

Challenge-Cup

The RFL is continuing to work with Widnes Vikings, Castleford Tigers, Greater Manchester Police and other agencies in the ongoing inquiry into the crowd disturbances at the Challenge Cup semi-final played at Leigh Sports Village on Sunday August 10. Evidence gathered during the investigation, including detailed video analysis from the pitch invasion that took place at the end of the ... Read More »

Thursday XIII: Could this be the Super League Dream Team 2014?

2013 Super League Dream Team

For this week’s Thursday 13, we’re taking inspiration from the upcoming announcement of the 2014 Super League Dream Team – and taking a stab at picking the team we think could be on display next week. The traditional announcement will take place at St Helens’ Langtree Park, to coincide with the launch of the 2014 Super League play-offs. And, after ... Read More »

Former Catalan Dragons player promoted to assistant

Cyril Gossard

Catalan Dragons have announced that ex-player Cyrille Gossard will take charge of the reserve team with immediate effect, after the departure of Steve Deakin from the Dragons setup last week. The Dragons announced last week that Deakin would return to England on compassionate grounds, opening up a spot on Laurent Frayssinous’ coaching staff. And Gossard – who played for the ... Read More »

Video: NRL star Reynolds provides hilarious ‘brain explosion’

Josh-Reynolds

Rugby League players are certainly well known for the odd ‘brain explosion’ from time to time – but this one from NRL star Josh Reynolds surely must rank as one of the most bizarre. Reynolds – who plays alongside England’s James Graham for the Canterbury Bulldogs – was involved in perhaps the most ridiculous moment in NRL history at the ... Read More »

London Broncos sign Ben Hellewell

London-Broncos

London Broncos have announced the signing of Ben Hellewell from Featherstone Rovers on a two year deal from the 2015 season. Hellewell, 22, a versatile back, is currently on loan to Dewsbury Rams from Featherstone Rovers. He started his career at Bradford Bulls before moving to Warrington Wolves. He is a Scottish international having played six times for the national ... Read More »

Widnes Vikings ready to shake up play-offs

Macgraff Leuluai

Widnes Vikings forward Macgraff Leuluai has insisted the club will not just be making up the numbers when the play-offs get underway next week, bullishly declaring the Vikings “don’t care” who they draw. The Vikings could face a daunting trip to former Super League champions Leeds Rhinos in the first round of the play-offs, as well as trips to Wigan ... Read More »

Keighley Cougars to meet with lawyers over possible action

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Keighley Cougars chairman Gary Fawcett will meet with with an industry leading lawyer on Thursday, as the club look into potential legal action over their relegation from the Championship. The Cougars were relegated to the third tier after their 26-24 defeat to Featherstone which, coupled with Batley’s victory over Doncaster, saw them take the fifth and final relegation spot in ... Read More »

Luke George could walk away from Rugby League

Luke George

Departing Bradford Bulls winger Luke George has revealed he may consider pursuing a career away from Rugby League, after admitting he is unsure what the future holds in the coming weeks and months. George will not be offered a new deal at the Bulls after just one season with the club, after making just 12 appearances during the first year ... Read More »

Clare and Millington sign on at Castleford Tigers

Grant-Millington-Tigers-Wolves

Castleford Tigers have confirmed that two of their key squad members have signed new contracts with the club, as James Clare and Grant Millington have both penned fresh deals. Clare has signed until the end of the 2016 season, with the possibility of a further two years on the table should both parties agree, with Millington signing a long-term deal ... Read More »