Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

London Broncos sign Liam Foran


London Broncos have signed stand-off Liam Foran from Parramatta Eels on a two-year deal. It’s pleasing and refreshing that this calibre of player want to play for the London Broncos and we’re all excited to see Liam at the club next season The New Zealand-born 26-year-old will link up with the Broncos for pre-season training at the end of 2014. ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils sign Josh Griffin

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLPhotos

Salford Red Devils have strengthened their squad even further, as they have signed Batley Bulldogs’ Josh Griffin. As is usually the case these days, owner Marwan Koukash took to Twitter to announce the signing of Griffin, saying: “Very pleased that Josh Griffin have signed to join his older Brother Darrell to play for us.” He becomes the second Batley player ... Read More »

Red Devils Diary: If the cap fits

Dr Marwan Koukash. ©RLphotos

Another week and another high profile capture by millionaire Marwan Koukash. The Salford Red Devils owner continues to provide Iestyn Harris with an arsenal of big-name signings for 2015. Since the arrival of Harris, Salford have signed Ben Jones-Bishop from Leeds, Weller Huaraki from Castleford, former Hull KR lynchpin Michael Dobson and the brightest star to come out of London ... Read More »

Featherstone Rovers confirm Sammut move


Featherstone Rovers can officially confirm that Jarrod Sammut has join the club from Wakefield Wildcats on dual-registration and will be available for selection for the visit of North Wales Crusaders on Sunday. Second Row forward Liam Walsmley and centre/winger Lewis Price have both joined Kingstone Press Championship One side Hunslet Hawks for a month’s loan. Featherstone Rovers Head Coach Andy ... Read More »

International: USA to take on Samoa in Hawaii


The USA Tomahawks have announced they are to take on Samoa in an official Rugby League test in July. It is part of a week-long festival in Hawaii celebrating the sport, which will also include the island’s best talent going up against the New South Wales Country side. It starts on July 14 and the test takes place on the ... Read More »

Video: Super League round 17 wrap-up


Miss any of last week’s Super League matches? Never fear, you can catch up with all the goings on in this highlights video. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the social media platform of your choice. Read More »

Video: Danny McGuire scores best try of round 17


Danny McGuire’s unusual try against Widnes Vikings on Sunday has been named the best four-pointer of the week. Here it is again if you haven’t seen it. Do you agree this is the best try of round 17? Let us know! Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League ... Read More »

Video: James Lowes on his Bradford appointment


In the latest episode of Super League TV, Bradford Bulls boss James Lowes discusses his new role, while owner Marc Green speaks openly and honestly about the club’s chances this season. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League ... Read More »

Akaidere and Small handed suspensions


Two players have been suspended by an independent disciplinary panel after being found guilty of offences during the Kingstone Press Championship One fixture, Hunslet Hawks v Hemel Stags on Sunday June 15. Jamaine Akaidere of Hunslet Hawks was suspended for six matches and fined ¬£50 after pleading guilty to Grade E sustained, violent and aggressive punching in the 75thminute. Hemel ... Read More »

Wane to give youth a chance in light of injuries


Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane is set to give at least one more youngster his First Utility Super League debut in Friday’s eagerly-awaited derby with St Helens after being stricken by injuries. Wane threw untried teenagers Connor Farrell and Callum Wright into the last two games and will delve more into the club’s academy team for the visit of the ... Read More »

Lowes: We’ll try to get some new players in


James Lowes has been given the task of reviving the fortunes of his old club after being appointed as Bradford Bulls’ new head coach. The 44-year-old former Bradford and Great Britain hooker has left his role as head coach of Leeds Carnegie rugby union team to succeed Francis Cummins, who was sacked just over a week ago by the relegation-threatened ... Read More »

Aston: Eagles need to change attitude

Mark Aston

Struggling Sheffield Eagles have been told to rediscover some passion after slumping to their seventh defeat of the season against Keighley on Sunday. Last year’s Championship Grand Final winners now sit seventh in the table and are 20 points adrift of leaders Leigh Centurions. Third-place Halifax visit Owlerton this weekend and coach Mark Aston wants to see a change in ... Read More »

Rhinos tie down Ryan Hall mark two


Leeds Rhinos have extended the contract of 18-year-old England academy international Ash Handley, who is said to have a style of play similar to that of first-team star Ryan Hall. Like the England international, Handley hails from Oulton Raiders and is a powerful, fast three-quarter. Originally a winger, he recently switched into the centre and has scored a whopping 19 ... Read More »