Monday, December 22, 2014
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England Academy v Australian Schoolboys preview

Elliot Minchella

England Academy coach Richard Marshall is happy with the way his squad have come together this week and is preparing them for a physical battle against the Australian Schoolboys on Saturday at Leigh Sports Village (2.00pm). The Schoolboys have already played warm-up games against an England Regional Academies team, Wigan Warriors Academy and Leeds Rhinos Academy and go into the ... Read More »

VOTE: Super League’s most exciting import for 2015?


After the signing of Terry Campese was announced by Hull Kingston Rovers on Friday, it is another name to add to a growing list of players that are arriving in Super League from overseas next season. There are some sensational signings being made by Super League clubs across the board, with a raft of top talent making its way to ... Read More »

Pre-season friendlies to be axed in NRL?


In England, pre-season friendlies are part of the fixtures and fittings when it comes to our traditional Rugby League calendar. There’s the annual festive fixtures, which act as a saviour for those who have been devoid of their Rugby League in recent months. And whilst most coaches and players cannot underestimate the importance of pre-season games, in Australia, they could ... Read More »

Hull KR sign Terry Campese from Canberra Raiders

Terry Campese: Panic buy or astute acquisition?

Hull Kingston Rovers have announced the signing of former Australian international and State of Origin playmaker Terry Campese for the 2015 campaign. The ex-Canberra Raiders skipper has penned a one-year contract at the KC Lightstream Stadium and will become the club’s 13th new signing for Super League XX subject to receiving the necessary paperwork. An experienced half back who has ... Read More »

VIDEO: England Academy prepare for Aussies


Ahead of their first Test against the Australian Schoolboys on Saturday, hear from England Academy head coach Richard Marshall, as well as London’s Joe Keyes, Wigan’s Oliver Gildart and Hull’s Jansin Turgut ahead of the game at Leigh Sports Village. (Video courtesy of Super League TV) Read More »

Burns learning from legendary Long already


New St Helens signing Travis Burns has revealed that his game has already improved under the tuition of former Great Britain half-back Sean Long – saying that the return of Long will help both him and half-back partner Luke Walsh to become better players. Burns and Long are both new additions to the Saints, with Long returning in an off-field ... Read More »

Latest RLIF World Rankings revealed


For the first time since the rugby league world rankings were introduced, Australia’s position at the head of them is under threat. Should New Zealand – who beat the Kangaroos in the recent Four Nations final in Christchurch to pick up their first-ever trophy on home soil – defeat the Green and Gold’s in next year’s Anzac Test and England ... Read More »

Roberts not interested in break before joining Cas

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 » Shop: Last Ordering Date for Free Pre-Xmas Delivery: 2pm Thursday 18th December!!