France relish ‘perfect build-up’ as Tongan test awaits in Halifax

France have chosen a baptism of fire for their World Cup warm-up game with a ‘friendly’ against the much-fancied power-packed Tongan team in Halifax on…

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Catalans Dragons get the green light for key stadium redevelopment

Catalans Dragons believe the redevelopment of Stade Gilbert Brutus will be the catalyst for their future success in Super League. The Dragons plan to replace…

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Toulouse Olympique glad for ‘positive’ player retentions following relegation

Cedric Garcia has thanked the Toulouse Olympique players who have committed to stay with the club next season, despite relegation from Super League. The continued…

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Catalans Dragons boss on how Sam Tomkins’ injury is being monitored by England

Catalans Dragons coach Steve McNamara will be watching next month’s World Cup with bated breath as half of his squad takes part in the tournament,…

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Latest on Sylvain Houles’ future at Toulouse Olympique

Toulouse Olympique are still awaiting a decision from coach Sylvain Houles as to whether he will lead them in the 2023 Championship season. The Olympians…

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Sporting director is just the start as Catalans Dragons plot ‘major changes’

Catalans Dragons President Bernard Guasch is ringing the changes at Stade Gilbert Brutus after a “season of disappointment” in Super League. The famously fiery club-owner…

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Antipathy of Championship clubs comes as no surprise to Toulouse Olympique

Toulouse Olympique are “not surprised” at negative comments from some Championship clubs, who are voicing concerns about the French club’s return to the competition. The…

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Leeds Rhinos boss Rohan Smith condemns play-acting and referee harassment

Leeds Rhinos coach Rohan Smith believes play-acting and gamesmanship is ruining Rugby League, following Friday night’s ill-tempered clash with Catalans Dragons in Perpignan. Smith said:…

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Catalans Dragons’ Steve McNamara calls for rethink after referees travel with Leeds Rhinos team

Catalans Dragons coach Steve McNamara is calling for a rethink over travel arrangements for RFL match officials after referees James Child and Ben Thaler shared…

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Chris Hankinson on his Toulouse Olympique future after scooping top club award

Chris Hankinson was named Toulouse Olympique’s Player Of The Season at a glittering Garden Party alongside the great and the good of city society. Ballet…

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