Toulouse move into second with victory over Widnes

Toulouse Olympique have consolidated their place in the Betfred Championship top five, moving into second place today with a 12-28 away victory over Widnes Vikings, which increases the relegation pressure on the Vikings. Toulouse scored after just three minutes, when former Hull KR star Junior Vaivai powered his way over the line. The try was converted by Mark Kheirallah, and…

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12-man Rhinos banish relegation fears

Leeds Rhinos effectively ended their relegation worries tonight, when  they easily accounted for the Catalans Dragons, winning 48-8 despite having a man sent off in the second half. The Rhinos took a 16-point lead in the first quarter of the game with tries from Ash Handley and Rhyse Martin, both goaled by Martin, who also added two penalties. The Dragons…

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Ratchford returns as Wolves edge out Hull on road to Wembley

Warrington Wolves were too good for Hull FC today at Bolton, winning 22-14 in rainy conditions at the University of Bolton Stadium. In a game that was tightly contested throughout, the crucial difference was perhaps that Warrington were able to create tries with their kicking game. The Wolves took an early lead when Bryson Goodwin picked up a dropped ball…

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Broncos move off the bottom of Super League

London Broncos earned a memorable 26-24 over Hull Kingston Rovers at Trailfinders Stadium tonight to move off the bottom of the table into tenth place with this victory over their relegation rivals. In a tightly fought first half the Broncos were the first to score when Jordan Abdull landed a penalty and they extended their lead when, after an Abdull…

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Wolves too strong for Catalans

Warrington Wolves proved to be too strong for Catalans Dragons at the Halliwell Jones Stadium today, winning 34-4 with five tries and halfback Declan Patton adding five conversions and two penalties. But it was the Dragons, who were without their captain Rémi Casty, who opened the scoring in the 16th minute with the approval of the video referee, with the…

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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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Saints overwhelm Trinity to reach Challenge Cup semi-final

St Helens were far too strong for Wakefield Trinity today at the Totally Wicked Stadium, powering to a 48-10 victory to become the third club, after Hull FC and Warrington Wolves, to reach the Cup semi-finals. St Helens took the lead after two minutes when Jonny Lomax broke through and handed on to Lachlan Coote to touch down, with Coote…

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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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