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Warriors beat Cowboys in thriller in Townsville

In a Nutshell New Zealand Warriors were the best team, but they had to hold on against a late North Queensland Cowboys charge to win 20-16 in Townville, How it unfolded The Warriors took the lead in the ninth minute with a try by wingman Glen Fisiiahi, following good play by halfbacks Shaun Johnson and Chad Townsend. Johnson couldn’t convert, ... Read More »

SSG issue Bradford Bulls statement

Marc Green and Safeguard Security Group Ltd have issued a press release in relation to matters appearing in the local and national press relating to Mr Green and SSGs involvement with the Bradford Bulls Rugby League Football Team (The Bulls). The press release reads: The RFL confirm SSG and Mr Marc Green have acted appropriately and in the best interests ... Read More »

Dragons hold off Sharks for third straight win

In a Nutshell It was another desperately tight NRL encounter at Remondis Stadium, but the St George Illawarra Dragons managed to hold on to win by two points and retain their unbeatenn record after three rounds of the Premiership. How it Unfolded The Dragons scored an early try from Brett Morris, created by a brilliant cut-out ball from Gareth Widdop ... Read More »

Championship One Previews

Hemel Stags v Gateshead Thunder Sunday 2.30pm at Pennine Way Hemel Stags are without Ciaren Clement-Pascall for up to eight weeks after he dislocated his shoulder against South Wales Scorpions. But Stags coach Troy Perkins has an otherwise fully-fit squad to select from for Sunday’s Kingstone Press Championship One match with Gateshead Thunder. Perkins said: “We played alright in patches ... Read More »

Panthers grab late win to overcome Bulldogs

In a Nutshell Penrith Panthers grabbed a late converted try to snatch an 18-16 victory against the Canterbury Bulldogs at Centrebet Stadium. How it unfolded The Bulldogs had looked to be in the driving seat until Kevin Naiqama scored a superb try in the corner from a cutout pass by Jamie Soward, with Matt Moylan adding a touchline conversion to ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull FC v Widnes Vikings

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Feka Paleaaesina, Liam Kent and Dean Hadley are brought into Hull FC’s squad for the visit of Widnes Vikings. But Josh Bowden (ankle) misses out and Mickey Paea begins a two-match ban for making dangerous contact. That is not the total sum of Lee Radford’s worries, either. His prop shortage means that Paleaaesina could be the only recognised front rower ... Read More »

Match preview: Salford Red Devils v Castleford Tigers

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The spotlight will be on Rangi Chase this Sunday at the AJ Bell Stadium, with the England international set to make a spectacular return from injury against his former club. Chase has been absent since the first week of the season, when he picked up a leg injury that has seen him ruled out of the Devils’ last four games. ... Read More »

Match preview: Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v St Helens

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Table topping St Helens will be looking to make it six wins from six games on Sunday, as they travel to West Yorkshire to face a resurgent Wakefield outfit. The Saints will be without a number of key players for the clash, most notably Luke Walsh – who has been ruled out for six weeks with a calf injury. Andy ... Read More »

Championship Preview: Workington Town v Keighley Cougars

Sunday 3.00pm at Derwent Park New Workington coach Phil Veivers will be without loose forward Karl Olstrum for the visit of Keighley Cougars to Derwent Park. The loose forward has pleaded guilty to the Grade C offence of striking with the knee in the 75th minute of a the Championship fixture at Barrow Raiders on March 9. As well as ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull KR v Bradford Bulls

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Two sides struggling at the wrong end of the Super League table meet in East Hull on Sunday, as Hull Kingston Rovers take on bottom-placed Bradford Bulls. Jamie Langley comes up against his former club and on-loan winger Ade Gardner is set for his home debut. Matty Blythe is set to make his first appearance of the season for Bradford ... Read More »