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Opinion: Could Laurent Frayssinous be SL coach of the year?

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If you possibly can, try and cast your mind all the way back to the beginning of March. Spring was in the air, relegation seemed a long way away for Bradford and London, and the most successful Rugby League World Cup in history was still fresh in the memory. In fact, one of the main reasons relegation wasn’t a certainty ... Read More »

Opinion: Be excited, not sceptical, by Todd Carney’s arrival

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After League Express reported on Monday that a deal to take Todd Carney to Catalan Dragons was nearing its completion, the club announced yesterday that they had reached an agreement with the half-back for him to play in Super League. Carney’s year has been anything but quiet – after being sacked by NRL side Cronulla Sharks after an off-field incident ... Read More »

Bosc to stay at Catalan Dragons

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Catalan Dragons have tied down the services of long-serving half-back Thomas Bosc for another year, after he penned a new deal with the French outfit to enter a tenth season with the club. Bosc has been at the Dragons since 2006, the year they were granted a license to enter Super League. And the French international has said he wants ... Read More »

Catalan Dragons sign Willie Tonga

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Catalans Dragons have signed Willie Tonga on a two-year deal from the start of the 2015 season. The 30-year-old Queensland and Kangaroos representative, who is currently playing at Parramatta Eels, has made 179 NRL appearances and scored 79 tries. “I’m really satisfied to be able to announce the addition of Willie to our squad for the next two seasons,” coach ... Read More »

Catalan Dragons coach signs new deal

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Catalans Dragons head coach Laurent Frayssinous has signed a new two year contract with the club. The former Dragons player and France international joined the coaching staff after hanging up his boots in 2007, but will now remain head coach after guiding Catalan to what looks like a top eight finish in Super League this season. Frayssinous said : “I’m ... Read More »

Opinion: Pryce is signing Hull FC have lacked for years

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In recent years, Hull FC’s transfer history can ultimately be described as hit-and-miss – and that is almost being generous. For every Gareth Ellis – a signing that has taken Super League by storm and been a resounding success – there is ultimately a Brett Seymour, a signing that has seriously flattered to deceive. With their recent track record of ... Read More »

I considered Bradford Bulls move, says Pryce

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Leon Pryce admits he was tempted by the possibility of a return to Bradford Bulls, but admits the security over Hull FC’s Super League status was a big lure in him opting for East Yorkshire, rather than West. Pryce penned a deal with Lee Radford’s men earlier this week, despite strong interest from the Bulls over an emotional return to ... Read More »

Duo of Super League stars suspended

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Two Super League stars have received suspensions from tonight’s (Tuesday) disciplinary hearing at the RFL, after incidents in last Saturday’s Catalan Dragons v St Helens clash. Both Eloi Pelissier and Alex Walmsley have picked up one match bans after being hit with the same charge – a Grade B striking offence. That means they are to miss their side’s next ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls fans deserve more, says Leon Pryce

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Catalan Dragons star Leon Pryce insists Bradford Bulls fans do not deserve to be in the Championship should the worst happen this season, as he gears up to face his hometown club for potentially the last time as a Dragon. Pryce won every domestic honour in the game with the Bulls before leaving for St Helens in 2006, and he ... Read More »

‘Scrappy’ Catalan Dragons must improve, says Pryce

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Catalan Dragons star Leon Pryce admits his side have to improve quickly if they are to finish the season with a flourish, despite them moving into the top eight with a victory over London Broncos. Pryce used the word “scrappy” to sum up his side’s performance on several occasions, and believes that if they don’t clean up their act in ... Read More »