Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Josh Charnley: Tomkins will blossom in the NRL

Sam-Tomkins

This article originally appeared in issue 398 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 399 is currently in production and will be on sale from June 6. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… Sam Tomkins will continue to blossom and take the NRL by storm – according to his England ... Read More »

Video: The best fights in State of Origin history

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At 11:16BST (I know, what an odd kick-off time), the first game of the 2014 State of Origin series gets underway, and it’s set to be another intense encounter. The annual clashes are known for their violence and the following video features some of the best and most memorable bust-ups of all time. Have a watch and whet your appetite ... Read More »

Three Super League players suspended

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Three players were suspended when they appeared before an independent disciplinary tribunal this evening following offences committed in First Utility Super League Round 14 fixtures. Chris Annakin of Wakefield Trinity Wildcats was suspended for five matches and fined £300 after pleading guilty to making a Grade D dangerous throw on Warrington Wolves player Roy Asotasi in the 38th minute. Ben Westwood ... Read More »

State of Origin 2014: Video preview

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League Express editor Martyn Sadler and senior reporter John Davidson discuss tomorrow’s eagerly-anticipated State of Origin opener between New South Wales and Queensland. Will the Maroons prevail or will a new-look Blues side stamp their authority? Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also ... Read More »

Gilmour joins Wildcats on temporary deal

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Castleford Tigers have announced that former Great Britain forward Lee Gilmour has joined Wakefield Wildcats on a one-month loan. The 36-year-old has been blighted with shoulder and knee injuries and hasn’t played for the Tigers since losing to Catalan Dragons on May 18 last year. Coach Daryl Powell said: “The loan move to Wakefield gives Lee a good opportunity to ... Read More »

Sam Tomkins fined after public urination

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New Zealand Warriors full-back Sam Tomkins has been fined by both police and his club after being caught urinating in public on Sunday, just hours after defeating the Gold Coast Titans. The former Wigan star, 25, was issued with an on-the-spot £55 ($A100) fine by police and was forced to pay an additional £1,015 ($NZ2,000) by his club “I’m disappointed ... Read More »

Smith and Kay named players of the week

Liam Kay

Leigh Centurions winger Liam Kay and York City Knights stand-off Pat Smith are the Kingstone Press Players of the Week. Kay scores four tries in Leigh’s record-breaking 54-12 win at Sheffield Eagles while Smith guided York to a 40-0 triumph over Hunslet Hawks. Every week each coach in both Kingstone Press Championship competitions is contacted to help produce the awards. ... Read More »