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Red Devils Diary: Salford set to take off?

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The ‘Devilution’ was the self-imposed tagline for the much talked about Salford Red Devils ahead of the 2014 season. With a fanfare and media frenzy usually reserved for better supported clubs such as Wigan, Leeds,  and St Helens, it was thanks to enigmatic owner Dr Marwan Koukash that all eyes were on the only premier sports team in this highly ... Read More »

Koukash looking to stage Dubai RL tournament

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Marwan Koukash has revealed he is in talks to stage a nines tournament featuring both Super League and NRL teams, as he looks to continue his widening interest in Rugby League. Koukash is believed to be interested in adding an Australian club to his portfolio, and he told the Sydney Morning Herland he is looking to stage something similar to ... Read More »

Newcastle Knights warned over Koukash

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A former chief of Australian Rugby League has warned the Newcastle Knights to be cautious over rumoured interest in the club from Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash – insisting he should stump up a “non-refundable” cheque before the NRL entertain any discussion of investment. The Knights recently cut their ties with Nathan Tinkler’s Hunter Sports Group, and Quayle – ... Read More »

Debate: Could the marquee player ruling benefit Super League?

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Once again, colourful Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash is in the news after an extraordinary press conference this past Thursday. In it, he revealed that his “marquee player” ruling he has been trying to get commissioned by the RFL didn’t even get voted on this week, after several clubs came together to block a potential vote. Koukash – and ... Read More »

I’m going nowhere, says Marwan Koukash

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Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash has insisted although he is dismayed with the way the game is being run, he will not walk away from Rugby League, insisting he is “addicted’ to the sport. Koukash told a press conference on Thursday that he believes the RFL should step aside in their running of Super League, and begin to let ... 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 »

More frustration for Marwan Koukash

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Ambitious Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash has once again failed in his bid to bring in a marquee player ruling in Super League, after taking to social media to once again vent his frustration over the decision. Koukash tried in February to push through a move for clubs to have a player that is exempt from the salary cap, ... Read More »

Fans must repay Koukash, says Salford Red Devils boss

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Salford Red Devils boss Iestyn Harris has called on his fans to turn up in numbers over the remainder of the 2014 season, and back Marwan Koukash’s extravagant spending at the club. Koukash has brought in a raft of top names during his first 12 months at the club – with Kevin Locke the latest big name to arrive earlier ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils in hunt for Cameron Pitman

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Salford Red Devils’ recruitment drive for 2015 is reportedly scouring the Championship, with top Leigh Centurions centre Cameron Pitman supposedly on the radar of Marwan Koukash, according to the MEN. The young Aussie has been in sensational form for the Centurions so far this season, and has played a big role in their undefeated start to the season. That has ... Read More »

More recruits to join Salford Red Devils for 2015

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Salford Red Devils chief executive Martin Vickers has warned that the club are far from done in their transfer recruitment for next season, but has stated there will not be a huge overhaul in the squad like there was last year. Dr Marwan Koukash’s first off-season at the Red Devils saw 14 new players arrive in time for the 2014 ... Read More »