Friday, August 22, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Scoreboard: This week’s Rugby League results


Super League Bradford Bulls 20-12 Wakefield Wildcats Castleford Tigers 54-12 Hull Kingston Rovers London Broncos 12-50 St Helens 32-12 Salford Red Devils Warrington Wolves 24-6 Leeds Rhinos Widnes Vikings 26-26 Catalan Dragons Huddersfield Giants 31-22 Wigan Warriors Championship Barrow Raiders 38-18 Rochdale Hornets Batley Bulldogs 26-32 Featherstone Rovers Dewsbury Rams 38-18 North Wales Crusaders Keighley Cougats 14-28 Halifax Swinton Lions ... Read More »

Michael Monaghan reveals retirement plans

Michael Monaghan impressed on his return from injury

Warrington Wolves hooker Michael Monaghan has announced his retirement at the end of the current season. The 34-year-old Australian has featured in three Challenge Cup-winning sides since joining the Wolves from Manly in 2008, making 183 appearances in total and scoring 33 tries. He won the Lance Todd Trophy for his man-of-the-match display in the 2009 Challenge Cup final and ... Read More »

Newcomers give cause for optimism

Kingstone Press Championship

Gareth Walker looks at the progress being made by the three clubs that joined Championship One for the first time last season. Now that Kingstone Press Championship One’s future is almost set, with Coventry Bears poised to join a 14-team competition next season, it’s is a good time to reflect on the progress of the division’s three fledgling clubs. Hemel Stags, ... Read More »

Debate: Bradford Bulls v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats – who wins?


It’s arguably the biggest game of the Super League season so far this Sunday, as Bradford and Wakefield lock horns in a game that could have serious ramifications on the battle to survive and stave off relegation. With the League Express office in heated discussion about which side will come on top, we asked two of our reporters for their ... Read More »

The best team won, says Wigan Warriors coach


Wigan Warriors head coach Shaun Wane claimed that the best side won Thursday night’s clash against Huddersfield, and admitted although his young side were good enough to win the game, they lacked the ‘toughness’ to get the job done. The Warriors boss quickly rebuffed claims that the clash – which Wigan lost 31-22 – was a game too far for ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors to welcome back stars for cup tie

Josh Charnley

Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane has revealed that he is hopeful of welcoming back a quartet of top stars for next weekend’s Challenge Cup tie against Castleford Tigers, as his horrific injury situation begins to ease. Sean O’Loughlin and Matty Bowen both return from injury without any ill-effects during the Warriors’ disappointing loss to Huddersfield on Thursday night but, speaking ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers fear nobody, says Daryl Powell


Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has declared that his side fear nobody in their quest for Super League success this season, with the season having reached a point where everyone has played each other once. The Tigers will be looking to cement their position inside the top four with a victory against Hull Kingston Rovers on Sunday, and Powell ... Read More »

Addy certain Bradford Bulls will stay up


Bradford Bulls star Danny Addy has issued the rallying cry to his teammates ahead of this weekend’s huge clash with Wakefield, insisting his confidence in them beating the drop has never been in doubt. The Bulls are eight points behind their relegation rivals heading into the match, and almost certainly have to win to keep alive any realistic prospects of ... Read More »

Cox signs new deal for Robins

Hull KR forward Jordan Cox has signed a two-year contract extension. The prop or second rower joins fellow Academy graduates James Green and Macauley Hallett in agreeing a new deal that will keep him at the KC Lightstream Stadium until the end of 2016. Cox, who turned 22 earlier this week and is currently two matches short of his 50th ... Read More »

Match Report: Huddersfield Giants 31 Wigan Warriors 22

In a Nutshell Huddersfield Giants recovered from an early 12-point deficit to earn a convincing victory – their second of the season against Wigan – at the John Smith’s Stadium How it unfolded Wigan scored two tries in the opening quarter of the game through returning captain Sean O’Loughlin and Matty Bowen, after having had one disallowed by reserve hooker ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Super League preview (part two)


League Express editor Martyn Sadler and TotalRL news reporter Aaron Bower preview this weekend’s Super League clashes between London Broncos and Hull FC, Castleford Tigers and Hull Kingston Rovers, and the highly anticipated relegation battle between Bradford Bulls and Wakefield Wildcats. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Super League preview (part one)


League Express editor Martyn Sadler and TotalRL news reporter Aaron Bower preview tonight’s Super League clash between Huddersfield Giants and Wigan Warriors and discuss Friday night’s mouth-watering trio of matches – Leeds Rhinos v Warrington Wolves, Catalan Dragons v Widnes Vikings, and St Helens v Salford Red Devils. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version ... Read More »