Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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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

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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?

Danny Brough tied up this year's Goldthorpe Medal with a week to spare

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 »

Competition: Win one of six Rugby League t-shirts

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We’ve teamed up with Rugby League fashion experts UrbanRugby.co.uk to offer six lucky TotalRL readers one of their flagship t-shirts free of charge. Urban Rugby was, in the words of the founder Tony Hewitt:, ‘borne out of a passion for Rugby League’. “I wanted to be able to show off my love for the sport without having to wear my ... Read More »

Could NRL wonderkid be about to take two-year break from RL?

Dellin Watene-Zlezniak

When you’re eight games into a professional Rugby League career – and setting the world on fire with some incredible performances – the last thing you tend to think about is taking a two year break away from the game that has turned you into a superstar. But that’s exactly the situation Penrith star Dallin Watene-Zelezniak is faced with, as ... Read More »

Rugby League betting: Who to back this week

Follow our tips and you might end up with a pile of cash like this. Maybe.

Wigan Warriors v Warrington Wolves Thursday September 11, KO 8pm This is a tough one to call; two in-form teams with a spot in the top four to play for. For me, with a home crowd behind them, Wigan will just about have the edge. The bookies tend to agree, but with odds of 8/15, there’s not much in it ... Read More »

Hunslet Hawks man Moore ready to sink Oldham

Richard-Moore

Hunslet Hawks prop Richard Moore is confident his team have enough quality to beat Oldham in their Kingstone Press Championship One Qualifying Play-off match at South Leeds Stadium on Friday. The winners of tomorrow’s game will take on league leaders York City Knights – who have a Week One bye in the five-club play-off series – and Moore believes everyone ... Read More »

Clark not ready to start for England, says Saints boss Brown

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St Helens head coach Nathan Brown has urged England boss Steve McNamara to stick with an experienced hooker for the Four Nations later this year, saying that Castleford’s Daryl Clark isn’t yet ready to start for England. There are growing calls for Clark to get the nod and become England’s first choice hooker for the tournament later this year, but ... Read More »

Rugby League World – The Play-Offs Issue

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Rugby League World issue 402 – ‘The Play-Offs Issue’ – is online now and in shops from Friday 12th September. Here’s a glimpse at what’s inside. The Super League season is heading towards a thrilling climax – and we assess each team’s chances in the closest race for Old Trafford ever. The top six teams have dominated the competition all ... Read More »

Huby and Millington back for Castleford Tigers

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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

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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?

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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 »