Friday, January 30, 2015
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Scotland and Wales name squads for Euro Cup opener

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Scotland have named eight uncapped players in their 20-man squad for Friday’s opening European Championship clash with Wales at Workington. There are five products of the domestic League with Doncaster full-back David Scott joined by uncapped youngsters Louis Senter and Gregor Ramsay, all three learning the game at Glasgow community club Easterhouse Panthers, plus Edinburgh Eagles teenagers Lewis Clarke and ... Read More »

Sneyd excited to work with experienced Hull stars

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New Hull FC signing Marc Sneyd believes that he can keep developing as a player in 2015, and says that working alongside top stars such as Gareth Ellis and Danny Houghton will help him take his game to the next level. Sneyd has signed on at the KC Stadium for the next three years after an impressive loan spell at ... Read More »

Jarryd Hayne to quit Rugby League for the NFL

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The NRL has lost another major star to a rival code, after Parramatta Eels full-back Jarryd Hayne has announced he will quite Rugby League to chase his dream of playing in the NFL. Hayne’s NRL career is over with immediate effect – and he has also withdrawn from Australia’s Four Nations squad this Autumn in order to try and crack ... Read More »

Flower’s rehab now “paramount”, says McManus

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St Helens chairman Eamonn McManus insists that the sport must be supportive of Ben Flower during his six month suspension from Rugby League – saying that his rehabilitation has now become “paramount”. In a statement released by the Saints following Flower’s ban being issued on Tuesday evening, McManus says that he must be accepted back into the sport when his ... Read More »

Ben Flower banned until April 14, 2015

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Wigan Warriors player Ben Flower has been suspended for six months by an independent disciplinary tribunal after being found guilty of violent and aggressive punching/punching¬†an off-guard opponent in the second minute of the 2014 First Utility Super League Grand Final. Flower, who pleaded guilty to the Grade F offence on Lance Hohaia of St Helens, was also fined ¬£300. At ... Read More »

Keighley: “We must assume we’re in League 1″

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Keighley Cougars have issued a statement regarding their ongoing dispute against their relegation from the Championship in 2014, admitting that they have to “assume they are in League 1″, the third tier of domestic Rugby League, next season. The fixtures for next season will be announced as early as this Sunday, and with no decision yet made on Keighley’s appeal, ... Read More »

James Roby: England can win the Four Nations

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James Roby has backed both Daryl Clark and Josh Hodgson to step up to the mark for England in the Four Nations – and is even tipping Steve McNamara’s men to win the entire tournament. Roby will not take part in the tournament after revealing he could go in for post-season surgery on his ankle, meaning Warrington-bound Clark and Hull ... Read More »