Thursday, December 18, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Carvell out of Wales squad for European Cup

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Wales have been dealt a huge blow ahead of the upcoming European Championship tournament this Autumn, after prop Garreth Carvell has been forced to withdraw from the squad. Carvell has been forced to withdraw due to medical advice, after suffering a knee injury during his spell with Castleford Tigers this season. He still wants to play on in 2015, and ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls cancel Offerdahl contract

Mark-Offerdahl

American international Mark Offerdahl will no longer be joining Bradford Bulls for 2015. The front-rower has been deemed unable to partake in pre-season training, due to a recurring injury. And as a result Offerdahl has been released from the one-year contract he signed in August. The club, however, have retained the USA Tomahawk’s registration, meaning he could potentially be re-signed ... Read More »

Betting: England’s Four Nations odds continue to drift

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England have very little chance of winning the Four Nations, according to bookmakers across the UK. Indeed, despite those around them struggling to put together full-strength squads for this month’s tournament, Steve McNamara’s men are clear underdogs, priced at a very generous 12/1 with six different companies (see Odds Checker for the latest prices). To put that into context, New ... Read More »

Tuivasa-Sheck, Locke and Waerea-Hargreaves out for Kiwis

RLWC2013 star Roger Tuivasa-Sheck will not play in the Four Nations competition down under this Autumn

New Zealand have named their 24-man squad for the Four Nations later this month, and three of their most recognisable players are not involved. In addition to the loss of Sonny Bill Williams to rugby union, Stephen Kearney has dropped Salford Red Devils full-back Kevin Locke, while Sydney Roosters duo Jared Waerea-Hargreaves and Roger Tuivasa-Sheck are unavailable due to “burnout ... Read More »

Catalan Dragons appoint Monaghan as assistant

Michael Monaghan

Catalans Dragons have appointed former Warrington Wolves player Michael Monaghan as assistant to Laurent Frayssinous on a two-year contract. The Warrington co-captain, who played his last game against Wigan last week, has just hung up his boots and will take on a new role in the Catalans coaching staff next season. “I’m extremely excited to begin my coaching career at ... Read More »

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