Saturday, December 27, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Leon Pryce eager to awake “sleeping giants” Hull FC


Hull FC half-back Leon Pryce says he is motivated by the challenge of reviving the club in 2015, describing the Airlie Birds as one of Rugby League’s “sleeping giants”. Pryce has returned from a spell in France with Catalans Dragons to join up with the Black and Whites, and he told League Express that, while he is fully aware of ... Read More »

Roberts here to “play footy, not take a break”

Ben Roberts

Castleford Tigers new recruit Ben Roberts admits the prospect of an off-season didn’t even enter his mind following the Four Nations, saying he simply wanted to get started on training with his new club. Roberts recently arrived in the United Kingdom following an impressive Four Nations with Samoa, where his performances earned rave reviews. And he said that he was ... Read More »

Peacock: TV money not earned by RFL’s acumen

Jamie Peacock

When Leeds Rhinos host Bradford Bulls on Sunday 25 January in Jamie Peacock’s testimonial game, it is likely to be the only time the two clubs meet in 2015. And Peacock himself, who made his Super League debut with the Bulls in 1999 before moving to Leeds in 2006, admits it will be a special feeling, not least because it ... Read More »

Greg Bird fined for public urination

Bird in action against England at the recent Four Nations

Greg Bird has been fined for urinating on a police car less than 24 hours after getting married. The Australia and New South Wales star, 30, was charged by Byron Bay police on Sunday evening around 7.45pm. “My wife and I caught up with friends and family at The Beach Hotel on the Sunday night for dinner after which we ... Read More »

League Express digital edition now available

The new edition of League Express has now gone online, and can be purchased immediately in its digital form. In this week’s issue we have a full report and pictures from the England Academy’s Test match against the Australian Schoolboys that was played at Leigh Sports Village on Saturday. We also have interviews with some of the key figures in ... Read More »