Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Army Rugby League continues to grow


The RFL has hailed the success of Rugby League in the British Army following the staging of two highly successful and well attended tournaments in recent weeks. The Yeoman Cup one-day festival celebrated its 20th anniversary with over 200 soldiers taking part in a four-tier final competition at Aldershot, which also hosted the annual Army Rugby League Naivalurua 9s Cup, ... Read More »

Our standards have slipped, says Daryl Powell

Cas coach Daryl Powell. ©RLPhotos

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has led the rallying call for his side the end their mini-blip when they face Salford, insisting their standards have slipped over the last couple of weeks. Following on from their Tetley’s Challenge Cup victory over Wigan Warriors, the Tigers have suffered two heavy defeats which has seen them beaten by both the Warriors ... Read More »

A team full of..? XIII with the same name


On, we’re nothing if not fun. And we love interacting with our readers, which is why every so often, we’ll throw a debate or a topic out into the open for you to sink your teeth into! Last week, we tried to test your Rugby League knowledge to the max, by getting you to come up with a Rugby ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors’ big hitters to make it tonight


Wigan Warriors boss Shaun Wane has confirmed Matty Bowen, Josh Charnley and Sam Powell will all be fit to play tonight against St Helens, as his injury situation begins to ease off somewhat. Bowen missed out last week, after suffering with a leg problem. But he is fit to take his place in Shaun Wane’s provisional line-up – providing there ... Read More »

Get to know: Rugby League Commonwealth Championship 2014

9s RL is beginning to spread across the world!

Whilst there is the usual sprinkling of Rugby League going on across Super League and the Kingstone Press Championships this weekend, up in North Lanarkshire, there is a whole other tournament taking place that may have evaded your attention. The Commonwealth Games take place in Glasgow next month but, as a precursor to that event, the Rugby League Commonwealth Championship ... Read More »

Diskin keen to remain at Bradford Bulls


Bradford Bulls captain Matt Diskin insists he is keen to remain at the club next season – regardless of whether the Bulls survive or are relegated to the Championship. However, Diskin admits he is unsure over whether he will continue playing next year, but did confirm to the Telegraph and Argus that he could stay on in a coaching capacity ... Read More »

Brett Ferres injury worries Huddersfield Giants

Brett Ferres

Huddersfield Giants are sweating over the fitness of star forward Brett Ferres, after he picked up a knee injury during their narrow win against Hull Kingston Rovers. The win, which moves the Giants up to fourth place on the Super League ladder, was Huddersfield’s ninth in the last ten games. However, an injury to Ferres inevitably took the gloss off ... Read More »

Opinion: Time for Super League to introduce Heritage Round

(C) Action

These are interesting days for British Rugby League. After the booming success of the 2013 World Cup, the game has been plunged back into the darkness somewhat, with attendances lagging, video referee madness and a controversial league re-structure on the horizon. Clearly, the game is desperate to get the fans back on side more than ever before. Super League fans ... Read More »

Bulls take points appeal to High Court


BRADFORD BULLS officials have today confirmed their intention to challenge the points deduction imposed by the Rugby Football League (RFL), in the High Court. The six-point deduction suffered earlier this year, as a result of the club entering administration, was recently upheld by a Sporting Sanctions Appeal Panel. The panel ruled the Bulls had not met the necessary threshold to ... Read More »