Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Rugby League News

Radford “over the moon” to land Leon Pryce

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Hull FC coach Lee Radford has described new signing Leon Pryce as one of Super League’s most in-form half-backs and expects him to have a positive influence on the club’s youngsters. “I’m over the moon to get Leon,” Radford told League Express. “He’s arguably one of the form halves in the competition this year. The experience he will bring is ... Read More »

Netherton: Robins need points fast

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Hull KR prop Jason Netherton believes the Robins need to start winning soon if they are to have any chance of making the play-offs. The East Hull side currently sit three points adrift of eighth-placed Widnes, having won just seven of their 18 Super League matches in 2014. “We cannot afford to keep slipping away from the top eight,” The ... Read More »

Tomkins to shake off union rust at Workington

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Shaun Wane says he is likely to send new signing Joel Tomkins to Workington Town on dual registration to get him back to match fitness. The 27-year-old returned to Wigan Warriors following three years with rugby union outfit Saracens and Wane says he and his team are working hard to get him back to the level of fitness required in ... Read More »

Video highlights: London Broncos v Widnes Vikings

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Extensive video highlights from last week’s Super League round 18 encounter between London Broncos and Widnes Vikings at the Hive. 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 highlights: Warrington Wolves v Bradford Bulls

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Extensive video highlights from last week’s Super League round 18 clash between Warrington Wolves and Bradford Bulls at the Halliwell-Jones Stadium. 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 »

Greenwood and Meads named players of the week

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Batley Bulldogs full-back Miles Greenwood and Gateshead Thunder stand-off Jordan Meads have been named Kingstone Press’ Championship and Championship One players of the Week. Greenwood scored four tries in Batley’s 34-4 victory over Barrow Raiders, while Meads dictated much of Gateshead’s play as they recorded a convincing win against London Skolars. Every week each coach in both Kingstone Press Championship ... Read More »

Cronk gets green light to avoid Origin whitewash

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Queensland half-back Cooper Cronk believes he will be fit enough to face New South Wales in the final game of the 2014 State of Origin series on July 9. The 30-year-old broke his arm 10 minutes into the first test and was missing for the second, in which the Blues sealed their first series win since 2005. No-one expected the ... Read More »

Tigers thank Sneyd, reveal replacement plans

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Castleford Tigers have released a statement in which they thank outgoing half-back Marc Sneyd for his efforts this season and hint that a replacement could be announced very shortly. “Castleford Tigers would like to wish half back Marc Sneyd the best of luck ahead of his move to Hull FC from Salford for the 2015 campaign,” the club wrote. “Sneyd ... Read More »

Wolves sign Fiji international Sims

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Warrington Wolves have confirmed the signing of Fiji international prop Ashton Sims from NRL side North Queensland Cowboys. The 29-year-old, who represented his country at the 2013 World Cup, has agreed a two-year deal with the club from 2015. The former St George-Illawarra Dragon said: “I’m really looking forward to a new challenge at a great club. The time is ... Read More »

Bulls sign Red Devil Williams on loan

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Bradford Bulls have signed Danny Williams, who has agreed a one-month loan deal with the club. Williams, 27, arrives from Salford Red Devils – where he has spent the past four seasons – and goes straight into contention for Sunday’s First:Utility Super League visit of Catalan Dragons. The winger has scored three tries in nine appearances for the Red Devils in ... Read More »

O’Brien: I will stick by the Bulls

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Bradford hooker Adam O’Brien says he will honour his two-year contract with the Bulls regardless of whether or not they get relegated at the end of the year. The 20-year-old, who has scored four tries in 17 appearances this year, told the T&A: “If it happens and we go down then I’ll be looking to stay if the club still ... Read More »