Tag: Super League

Former Great Britain International says coaching media frenzy is good for the game

BY A.J NASH Former Newcastle Knights and Great Britain winger Brian Carney who now works for Sky Sports in the United Kingdom believes the constant speculation on NRL coaches is good for the game. Carney says it keeps rugby league in the spotlight – something the English game lacks up against football, cricket and even […]

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Wigan confirm another English International is headed to the NRL

English club Wigan has confirmed their international utility John Bateman is headed for the NRL in 2019. Bateman will join countrymen Josh Hodgson and Elliott Whitehead at the Canberra Raiders. “Bateman, who has signed a two-year contract with an option for a third year with a NRL side for an undisclosed fee, has also agreed […]

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Peter Beattie confirms Kangaroos, Lions Tours and the first Nines World Cup

ARLC Chairman Peter Beattie has taken to Twitter to confirm future scheduling of International rugby league and it’s all good news. The schedule will include Kangaroo and Lions Tours and a Nines World Cup for the very first time. International Calendar; Rugby League World Cup in 2021 & 2025• Kangaroos Tour to UK in 2020• […]

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Mixed bag debut for Kenny Edwards as Catalans progress in Challenge Cup

BY A.J NASH Kenny Edwards has made a winning start to his time in France with Catalans defeating Huddersfield 20-6 to qualify for the Challenge Cup semi-finals. The man sacked from three NRL clubs had a mixed afternoon coming off the bench early to replace Greg Bird. He was then upended by Giants veteran Danny […]

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Former Panther cops 14 month ban for cocaine use

Former Penrith Panther and English International Zak Hardaker has been suspended for 14 months after failing a drug test prior to the 2017 Super League grand final. Hardaker was subsequently  sacked by his club Castleford and missed selection for England at the World Cup. “UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) today confirmed Zak Hardaker has been suspended from […]

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Ellis likens Bellamy to Arsene Wenger as World Club Challenge nears

Wests Tigers legend and former Leeds Rhinos forward Gareth Ellis says it’s “phenomenal” Craig Bellamy has been able to lead the Melbourne Storm to so much success since taking control of the club in 2003 likening Bellamy to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger. Ellis is hoping for a Rhinos win in the World Club Challenge on […]

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Get expanding: Wigan boss threatens ‘insular’ NRL with a Perth Super League team

BY STAFF WRITERS Wigan Warriors owner Ian Lenagan believes the English Super League will expand into a fully-fledged international competition within five years and has hinted at a Super League side based in Perth if the NRL doesn’t hurry up with expansion plans. Lenagan is currently in Wollongong ahead of Super League’s first ever top […]

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