The Easts Tigers set up an all Melbourne Storm feeder club knockout final for next weekend with a second half comeback against the Townsville Blackhawks who defied recent form to push the Tigers all the way. Townsville scored early, and...
Jy Hitchcox has signed a new two-year contract extension with Castleford Tigers. The 26 year-old outside back has impressed in his first season at Cas having signed from Featherstone Rovers last winter. Hitchcox, who moved to England after a spells in the NRL with West Tigers, Gold Coast Titans and Melbourne Storm, has scored five tries in six appearances so far […]
Blake Solly will leave his post as Super League general manager to become chief executive of South Sydney Rabbitohs next month. Solly has spent a total of seven years at the RFL, including the last two as general manager. “This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the best,” Australian-born Solly said via the […]
Gil Dudson and Patrick Ah Van have signed two-year contract extensions with Widnes Vikings. Welsh international Dudson has made 38 appearances for Widnes since joining from Wigan last year. The former Crusaders forward told the club’s website: “I am really pleased to have signed again and want to thank Denis and the coaching team for […]
Wakefield head coach Chris Chester admitted he wasn’t expected the 62-0 defeat his side inflicted on a severely weakened Wigan side on Sunday. The Wildcats ran in 11 tries against a Warriors side missing 10 first-teamers due to illness and injuries. Chester said after the game via the Yorkshire Evening Post: “I thought it was going to […]
Wigan Warriors head coach Shaun Wane says he isn’t too concerned after his side suffered a heavy 62-0 loss at Wakefield on Sunday. A depleted Warriors side were forced to travel to West Yorkshire missing 10 first players due to a combination of illness and injury and suffered their heaviest Super League defeat since 2005 and […]
Lee Jewitt will leave Castleford Tigers at the end of the season when his contract expires, the club have announced. The 29 year-old former Salford player will join the North Queensland Cowboys’ feeder team, the Townsville Blackhawks on a one-year deal. Jewitt, who joined the Tigers from French club Limoux, revealed that moving to Australia […]
Hull KR skipper Terry Campese will be out for six to eight weeks with a hamstring injury. The 31 year-old limped off in the opening quarter of Rovers’ win over Leeds Rhinos last Friday. That was only the former Canberra Raiders scrum half’s second appearance since undergoing knee surgery last March. He also limped off after […]
Championship side Leigh Centurions have signed Rangi Chase on a two-year deal, with the option of a further 12 months. The 2011 Man of Steel was a free agent after being released from his four-year contract at Salford following a ‘disciplinary procedure.’ The 29 year-old England international stand-off scored seven tries in 17 appearances for […]
Bloody hell, we’re halfway through the season already. Doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun. A bit of a changed format this week, since the Challenge Cup’s new format meant that a few Super League games were played alongside...