Calls growing for full enquiry into RFL’s ownership of Odsal Stadium lease

The Rugby Football League will address the future of Odsal Stadium at a board meeting later this month – as calls from within the game grow to launch an enquiry into the governing body’s high-profile ownership of the site’s lease. The RFL infamously paid £1.2million seven years ago to buy the Odsal lease from Bradford Bulls, in a move which…

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Salford sign London trio

Salford Red Devils have confirmed the signings of London Broncos trio Luke Yates, Rhys Williams and Elliot Kear. The trio all impressed for the Broncos as they valiantly battled it out in the top flight, before being relegated on the final day. Yates, a former Newcastle Knights player, particularly impressed and ended the season as Super League’s second top tackler,…

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Winning start for England on Aussie tour!

England’s Wheelchair team responded to a pre-match pep talk by former Great Britain star Andy Platt by posting a 64-12 victory over North Queensland in the first game of their Australian tour. The side take on Queensland tomorrow (Friday 18 October), at Brisbane, before facing Australia in Test matches at Sydney and Wollongong next Monday and Wednesday. The tour closes…

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James Clare reveals which Castleford player is the best he’s ever played with

James Clare says Castleford team-mate Jake Trueman is the best player he’s ever played with. The Tigers winger was a guest on the series finale of Rugby League Back Chat when the 20-year-old halfback was brought up. Clare did little to hide his admiration for Trueman, who is the youngest member of the Great Britain squad for this Autumn’s tour.…

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Josh Jones on if he’d have stayed at Salford if he’d known they’d make the Grand Final

Josh Jones has admitted he doesn’t know whether he would have stayed at Salford had he known they’d reach the Grand Final. The Great Britain back-rower is heading to Hull FC next year as part of their heavy recruitment drive for 2020. Jones is one of several leaving Salford at the end of the year. Jackson Hastings and Jake Bibby…

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Club-by-club guide to Championship recruitment for 2020

Batley Bulldogs Ins Reece Dean (Hunslet) Luke Hooley (Wakefield Trinity) Dale Morton (Dewsbury Rams) Shaun Pick (Sheffield Eagles) Lucas Walshaw (Dewsbury Rams) Ben White (Barrow Raiders) Outs Paul Brearley (Halifax) Alex Bretherton (Retired) Louis Jouffret (Featherstone Rovers) Sam Smeaton (Doncaster) Bradford Bulls Ins Outs Callum Bustin (Yorkshire Carnegie) Matt Garside (Halifax) James Green (York City Knights) Jon Magrin (Dewsbury Rams)…

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