Friday, April 18, 2014
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Pat Richards in line to make State of Origin debut

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At the age of 32, former Wigan Warriors favourite Pat Richards is line for a sensational State of Origin debut this year, according to reports in Australia. Having spent the last eight years at Wigan – winning every honour available to him in the English club game – Richards has been a revelation since heading back to Australia, with the ... Read More »

Mick Potter set for contract extension at Wests Tigers

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After almost losing his job last season, Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter is set to earn a new contract with the club following their superb start to the season. The Tigers finished 15th last season, just one place off the bottom in the NRL. However, after rebuilding in the off-season, Potter has guided the Tigers to four wins from their ... Read More »

Michael Platt signs up at Salford Red Devils

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Salford Red Devils have secured the services of Michael Platt for the remainder of the season after he completed a successful trial period at the Club. Platt – who has Super League experience with the likes of Bradford and Castleford in the past, had been plying his trade at North Wales Crusaders in 2014, but has joined his local club ... Read More »

Concussion – the threat that stalks Rugby League

The issue of concussion is becoming very important, both in Super League and in the NRL. The impact on a player’s long-term health of repeated concussions is of growing concern, as evidence comes to light that seems to suggest that former players can suffer early dementia that could be traced back to knocks on the head that they suffered during ... Read More »

Craig Bellamy refutes resignation claims

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Melbourne Storm head coach Craig Bellamy has claimed he never offered his resignation at the club, after reports claimed he had considered quitting the club in the wake of the ban handed out to Jordan McLean. McLean was issued with a seven-game ban for his role in the tackle that left Newcastle Knights forward Alex McKinnon seriously injured, with reports ... Read More »

Match preview: Bradford Bulls v Leeds Rhinos

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The fiercely anticipated West Yorkshire derby between Bradford Bulls and Leeds Rhinos takes place at the Provident Stadium this evening, with Bradford looking for the win that could take them off the bottom of the Super League ladder. Still marooned on -2 points after their penalty for going into administration, the Bulls are in desperate need of points so early ... Read More »