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There was flu in camp – but it’s no excuse, says Wolves boss

Tony-Smith

Warrington Wolves boss Tony Smith revealed after his side’s 24-24 draw with Huddersfield that the camp was plagued with sickness all week – but refused to make it an excuse for their failure to claim two precious competition points. The Wolves were leading 24-23 with seconds remaining after fighting back from 23-6 down, but Danny Brough’s late drop-goal ensured both ... Read More »

Hull FC prop Paea wants to end Rovers’ season

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Hull FC prop Mickey Paea insists there’s nothing he’d like more than to end the play-off hopes of former side Hull Kingston Rovers tonight – by inflicting their first derby defeat of 2014. The Robins have won the two previous meetings this year, and are going in search of an elusive whitewash of victories against their bitter rivals. And Paea ... Read More »

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats sign Lopini Paea

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have continued to strengthen their pack ahead of the 2015 season, as the West Yorkshire club have today confirmed the signing of Lopini Paea. The Catalan Dragons forward has agreed to head across the Channel to become James Webster’s latest signing – following in the footsteps of fellow Catalan forward Mickael Simon, who will also play for ... Read More »

Huddersfield Giants coach targets three from three

Paul-Anderson

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

Michael-Shenton

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 »