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Huddersfield Giants coach targets three from three

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Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson has called on his side to win their final three regular season games – starting with tonight’s trip across the Pennines to face Warrington Wolves. A win for either side tonight will hoist them up to second on the ladder with just two games left – although it would only likely be a temporary rise ... Read More »

Super League: The race for top spot

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After the excitement surrounding Leeds Rhinos’ Challenge Cup success, the action in Super League returns tonight, with a whopping six teams still in the hunt for top spot. St Helens have been the race leaders for the bulk of the season, and they hold a three point lead over arch-rivals Wigan Warriors – as well as a four point cushion ... Read More »

Warrington Wolves targeting top two, says Westwood

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Warrington Wolves co-captain Ben Westwood insists a top two finish is their target from the remaining three games of the season, as they gear up for a charge towards a third successive Super League Grand Final. The Wolves are handily placed amongst a clutch of six teams who can still finish top of the tree in 2014 – with tonight’s ... Read More »

Opinion: Rugby League exposes its own Achilles heel again

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Essentially, it is the 64 million dollar question which has plagued Rugby League for the last 25 years. Why on Earth can’t this fantastic game – which we would all probably agree is the most exciting sport out there – get a foothold amongst the mainstream in Great Britain? After all, for entertainment and drama, there isn’t really another sport ... Read More »

Castleford Tigers sign Luke Gale

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Less than 24 hours after confirming Daryl Clark will leave to join Warrington Wolves, Castleford Tigers have confirmed the signing of Bradford half-back Luke Gale for next season. Gale, 26, is the second half-back to pen a deal for next year at Cas, alongside Samoan international Ben Roberts who has signed from Melbourne Storm. He is Daryl Powell’s sixth confirmed ... Read More »

Shenton: Final experience makes me want more

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Castleford Tigers captain Michael Shenton admits he is hungry for more after their Challenge Cup final appearance last Saturday, saying that the experience of losing in a major final could help spur them on to even greater success in 2014. The Tigers are still handily placed in Super League for an assault on Old Trafford later this year, despite suffering ... Read More »

Daryl Clark signs for Warrington Wolves

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Castleford Tigers have confirmed that Daryl Clark will leave the club at the end of the 2014 Super League Season, with the hooker joining Warrington Wolves on a four-year deal until November 2018. Clark came through the scholarship and academy ranks here at his home town club. He made his first-team debut back in 2010, becoming a regular in the ... Read More »

Six of the Best: Rampaging Rugby League wingers

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After Ryan Hall’s incredible performance in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup final against Castleford Tigers on Saturday, we’ve taken inspiration from the man dubbed ‘World’s Best Winger’ for this week’s Six of the Best. Hall is well known for his incredible feats of strength close to the line – as we saw with his superb brace of tries at the weekend. ... Read More »

Hull FC star Richard Whiting’s season over

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Hull FC have lost one of their key players for the remaining three games of this season, after it was today revealed that Richard Whiting will be undergoing wrist surgery. The Black and Whites have opted to send Whiting under the knife now to ensure he will be back in time for pre-season training later this year. Whiting has been ... Read More »

Mental health matters to Walker

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Bradford backrower Chev Walker is a man who has dealt with his fair share of injury problems in his career. During the 2009 play-offs, when he was with Hull KR, he suffered an horrific leg break. The injury took a mental as well as physical toll on Walker, but it was the support of a network of people who helped ... Read More »