Category: Rugby League

England name all but one for warm up clash

England rugby league have named they team for their one and only warm up match before the start of the World cup in 7 days’ time. Head Coach Wayne Bennett, who is no stranger to controversy has decided to look at a few players out of position and test his combinations in this match against  … Read more

Ellis returns to the Jungle

Betfred Super League Team the Castleford Tigers, who are looking to go one better than Grand Final runner up next season have already started their recruitment with the addition of former Tigers half back Jamie Ellis on a three year deal from Huddersfield Giants. The 28-year-old left Tigers in 2014 after three seasons at the  … Read more

Titan’s half back signs for Wolves

New Warrington Wolves Coach Steve Price has made his 1st major signing since taking over at the Betfred Super League club with the acquisition of Tyrone Roberts from NRL side Gold Coast Titans. Believed to be the clubs Marquee signing and replacing the retiring Kurt Gidley who has returned to Australia, Roberts is believed to  … Read more

Wigan Warriors signed Rabbitoh’s star junior

After a poor season by their standards, with defeat in the challenge cup final being one of the high lights, World Club Champions Wigan Warriors have started their recruitment for the 2018 season with the capture of South Sydney’s highly rated Prop or Loose forward Gabriel Hamlin. Hamlin has yet to make his NRL debut,  … Read more

Leigh Centurions land NRL star

Relegated leigh centurions have shown their intensions of returning straight back into Super League with the signing of Samoan International Peter Mata’utia on a three-year contract from NRL side Newcastle Knights. The twenty-six-year-old was an ever present with Newcastle Knights last season, scoring seven tries in his twenty-four appearances and earning himself a call up  … Read more

McCormark names 7 new caps in Scotland Squad

Scotland head coach Steve McCormack has finally released his squad for the upcoming World Cup in Australia, naming no less than 7 new caps in the 24 players named. With their most capped player ever Danny Brough leading the side and current St Helens prop forward Luke Douglas named Vice Captain, McCormack has scoured the  … Read more

Wales name sqaud for Rugby League World Cup

With the Rugby League World Cup only weeks away, Welsh boss John Kear has named a relatively strong squad that contains two of this year’s Super League ‘Young player of the year nominee’s along with a number of other players with genuine Super League experience. Already limited by Injuries to a number of Super league  … Read more

Bennett & RFL release England Squad!

Within hours after confirming that Zac Hardaker would miss yet another world cup due suspension, the RFL and Wayne Bennett announced their England Squad they hope will travel to Australia to challenge for the World Cup title. In typical British fashion expectations were high and it was a matter of minutes before the fans and  … Read more

Hardaker fails drug test

After all the rumours and speculation as to why Castleford and Man of Steel nominee Zak Hardaker was sensationally dropped from Castleford’s biggest game in over 90 years, the RFL have this morning (mon) announced that the English International has failed a random drugs test. Hardaker had been one of the star players for the  … Read more

McGuire leads Rhino’s to Grand Final victory

Castleford (0) 6 Try: Foster Goal: Gale Leeds (7) 24 Try: Briscoe 2, McGuire 2 Goal: Watkins 3 Drop-goal: McGuire 2 In a game that saw the Leeds’s Rhino’s as complete underdogs against a Castleford Tigers team that had walked away with the league, inflicting four defeats over Leeds this year including a 66-10 hammering  … Read more