Toulouse win at York

Toulouse Olympique won an entertaining encounter this afternoon against York City Knights at Bootham Crescent, emerging with amn 18-25 victory after the sides were level 12-12 at half-time. The two sides swapped early tries through Jack Teanby for York and Matthieu Jussaume for Toulouse with both tries converted. Brad Hey scored York’s second converted try on 25 minutes to give…

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Toulouse hold off spirited York challenge

Toulouse Olympique won a thrilling Championship game 30-26 when they defeated York City Knights 30-26 today at the Stade Ernest Angéles. In a game that saw the lead changing hands constantly, Toulouse finally prevailed with a 72nd minute try to hooker Anthony Marion, which he converted himself, to take the lead for the last time and complete the scoring. The…

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Watch Rugby League Back Chat online now (28 Mar)

The pantomime at Wigan continues as the Shaun Edwards debacle turns to embarrassment. Canada links arms with New York as the game strives to expand. Joining host Matt Shaw on Rugby League Back Chat this week to discuss all this and more are two of the game’s great young coaching talents, James Ford (York City Knights) and Lee Greenwood (Dewsbury…

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York hopeful new stadium could host big events – including Summer Bash

Ambitious League 1 side York City Knights are hopeful their new community stadium can play host to a number of big events in the coming years – including 2021 World Cup fixtures and even the Summer Bash. The Knights will move into their new 8000-capacity stadium in Huntington midway through next year if all goes to plan – and York…

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St Helens leading race to sign York starlet Joe Batchelor for 2019

St Helens are leading the race to sign one of the highest-rated prospects outside of Super League. League Express can reveal the Saints are the frontrunners to sign York forward Joe Batchelor for 2019, with the club increasingly confident they have seen off interest from elsewhere. At least half a dozen clubs were interested in the City Knights player, who…

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Kear delighted with tough opener at York as Bradford begin life in League 1

Bradford coach John Kear insists their mouthwatering League 1 opener at York is an ideal test for his new-look Bulls side – and a firm reminder of just how tough life in the third-tier will be for the former Super League champions. Many expect the Bulls to return to the Championship at the first attempt this year, but they have…

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Ukraine RL Announce New Franchises

Following meetings in England in the run up to Christmas, Ukraine Rugby League has announced a revamp of its top competition which will see five regional Super League franchises put in place, each allied to an English club.  Those five – participants in the 2018 Joma Super Rugby League – will be as follows:  Transcarpathia Trinity, linked to Wakefield; Lviv…

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