Friday, October 24, 2014
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Rugby League News

Match preview: Castleford Tigers v Huddersfield Giants

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Two of the top sides in Super League lock horns in a thrilling Friday night clash tonight, as high-flying Castleford Tigers take on Huddersfield Giants at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle. After an impressive win at Widnes last time out, the Tigers will be looking to once again cement their position in the top four with a win, but boss Daryl Powell ... Read More »

Leigh Centurions sign Jonny Walker

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Championship outfit Leigh Centurions have secured another impressive signing, after they completed the signature of former Hull KR forward Jonny Walker. The 22-year-old left the Robins last month under a dark cloud, but the Championship pacesetters have moved quickly to snap up Walker for next season on a one-year deal – with the option of a further year. Leigh Centurions ... Read More »

Signings are coming, says Bradford Bulls MD

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Bradford Bulls managing director Steve Ferres has reassured fans that there are signings in the pipeline for next season, and the club are confident they can create a side capable of bouncing straight back into Super League at the first attempt. The Bulls are a massive 13 points from safety with eight games of the season left, and can be ... Read More »

Wildcats win opens up top-eight race

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats defeated Widnes Vikings 12-10 at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium tonight to move to within two points of the eighth-placed Vikings and opening up the race for eighth place with the prospect of a thrilling finish to the season. At half-time the Vikings led 0-4, having scored the only try of the game through Danny Tickle, who got ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils owner rips into RFL

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Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash has launched an astonishing tirade on the RFL, insisting he has lost all confidence in those running Super League, after yet more disappointment with his marquee player proposal. Koukash told reporters on Thursday that the issue wasn’t even voted on this time around, after a number of clubs blocked the vote. He believes that ... Read More »

Opinion: World Cup should remind us we bash RL too much

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Of late, Rugby League has come under serious scrutiny from a number of different angles, for a number of different reasons. Whilst quite a few of those reasons are well on merit (for instance, the madness surrounding the obstruction ruling and video refereeing is completely worthy of some debate), it often feels like Rugby League folk like to take a ... Read More »

Are Wigan Warriors about to bring back Leuluai?

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There is speculation building that Wigan Warriors could be set to swoop for another of their former players, just weeks after Joel Tomkins made a sensational return to the club from Rugby Union side Saracens. Thomas Leuluai won a host of honours with the Warriors during his time in England, before leaving to head back to the NRL in 2012. ... Read More »

Another Widnes Vikings star signs new deal

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Widnes Vikings have tied down another of their squad members for 2015 and beyond, after Hep Cahill became the latest squad member to sign a new contract with the club. The 27-year-old has signed on with Denis Betts’ side until the end of the 2016 season, and although injuries have affected his form this year, he insists he can’t wait ... Read More »

Weyman disappointed Hull KR boss left

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Hull KR prop Michael Weyman admits he was disappointed to see boss Craig Sandercock leave the club last week, but claims he is trying to put his emotions to one side and concentrate on his rugby. Sandercock left the club last Thursday, but the Rovers bounced back to beat league leaders St Helens 40-10 in Chris Chester’s first game in ... Read More »

More Castleford Tigers signings to come

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell insists there will be more fresh faces coming into the club before the start of next season, after he completed the signing of a second NRL star earlier this week. After Junior Moors signed up last month, the Tigers swooped for experienced half-back Ben Roberts to bolster their ranks, and offset the departure of ... Read More »