Friday, April 18, 2014
Rugby League News


Former cage fighter named in England Academy squad


North Shields-born Sam Luckley swapped the octagon for the Rugby League field and has been named in England’s Academy squad. The Gateshead College student, 18, was a mixed martial artist before turning his hand to Rugby League. He is now on a one-month trial with Super League club Huddersfield Giants and in the running to play against France for the ... Read More »

England Academy aim for series whitewash

England Academy coach John Winder has challenged his side to improve on their 38-0 win over Wales Academy, when the nations meet for the second and final junior Test at Taffs Wells RFC near Cardiff on Friday evening (6.30pm). The Academy have been in camp since October 11, and Winder wants to round off what has been a so far ... Read More »

Tigers sign ten

Castleford Tigers have announced that 10 players have signed two-year professional contracts with the club, including seven who were on the Tigers’ Scholarship. Lee Alderson, a back row/centre joins from his amateur club Stanley Rangers, James Brown, a pivot/full back joins from Lock Lane while Nathanial Callaghan, a centre is from Hunslet Warriors. Three players have signed from Milford Marlins; ... Read More »

Wigan win Academy Grand Final

Wigan celebrate U19 Academy Grand Final win

ACADEMY UNDER-19 GRAND FINAL LEEDS RHINOS 10 WIGAN WARRIORS 34 PAUL ENGLISH, Headingley Carnegie Stadium, Saturday 28th Sept 2013 Wigan Warriors finished their season in style by scoring 20 points in the last half hour, with skipper George Williams and centre Chris Taylor both grabbing a brace of tries. Williams, the stand-in skipper in the long-term absence of injured captain ... Read More »