Monday, September 22, 2014
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Rugby League News

Is Todd Carney heading for Super League?

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Could one of the most controversial figures in the NRL be heading for Super League in 2015? It seems that way, as Catalan Dragons have confirmed they are in talks with Todd Carney over a potential move to Super League. The Dragons have confirmed they are in talks to strike up a deal to sign the talented 28-year-old, who has ... Read More »

Feature: A reason for Wakefield fans to be optimistic for 2015

James-Webster

When Rugby League goes through its enormous restructure next year, there are some clubs who will perhaps feel more optimistic than others about their chances in the new system. Clubs like Bradford and London, for example – who have been relegated, yet have strengthened incredibly well. And for Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, they may not quite feel as optimistic as their ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls unveil new-look backroom team

John Bastian. ©RLPhotos

Bradford Bulls have unveiled their restructured backroom team in preparation for the 2015 season – with the most notable announcement the arrival of former Featherstone head coach John Bastian as the club’s head of youth. England strength and conditioning coach Gary Dempsey has joined the club in the same capacity, whilst current Bulls captain Matt Diskin – who is retiring ... Read More »

Top spot would be Powell’s greatest success

Daryl-Powell

Castleford Tigers boss Daryl Powell admits it would be the greatest success of his career should the club secure top spot in Super League this weekend, eclipsing anything he has done in his illustrious career. The Tigers have been the one true success story of 2014, and are within a whisker of finishing top of the table after 27 rounds ... Read More »

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

Paul-Clough

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 »