Rugby League News

England's Rangi Chase in action against Exiles on June 14, 2013
Leigh Centurions announce Rangi Chase departure
Leigh Centurions owner Derek Beaumont says that half-back Rangi Chase has left the Championship club.
May 17, 15:38
Kevin Sinfield of England kicks during the Rugby League World Cup Group A match at the KC Stadium on November 9, 2013
Kevin Sinfield to retire at end of season
Dual-code rugby player Kevin Sinfield will retire from the sport after a 20-year career at the end of the ongoing season.
Apr 27, 12:40
Salford Red Devils go over for a try during their 44-10 victory over St Helens in Super League on February 11, 2016
Salford Red Devils to appeal six-point deduction for breaching salary cap
Salford Red Devils will appeal their six-point deduction for breaching the Super League salary cap.
Apr 26, 10:14
Salford Red Devils go over for a try during their 44-10 victory over St Helens in Super League on February 11, 2016
Salford Red Devils docked points for salary cap breach
Rugby league outfit Salford Red Devils are docked six points for breaching salary cap rules.
Apr 25, 20:49
A general view of the stadium prior to kickoff during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between Liverpool FC and Besiktas JK at Anfield on February 19, 2015
Anfield to host rugby league's Four Nations final in November
The 2016 Four Nations final will be contested at Anfield, while London's Olympic Stadium will also host a group-stage match.
Apr 22, 10:19
England coach James Lowes during the International Origin Match between England and Exiles at The Halliwell Jones Stadium on June 14, 2013
James Lowes steps down as Bradford Bulls head coach
James Lowes steps down as Bradford Bulls head coach due to personal reasons.
Apr 19, 18:19
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Former Great Britain winger Mick Sullivan dies, aged 82
Record-breaking Rugby League winger Mick Sullivan dies after a long illness at the age of 82.
Apr 5, 23:01
Eamon O'Carroll in action for Ireland in 2013
Eamon O'Carroll signs Widnes Vikings extension
Widnes Vikings prop Eamon O'Carroll signs a new two-year deal with the club that will take him through to the end of the 2018 season.
Mar 31, 21:32
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Hull Kingston Rovers lose Ryan Shaw for season
Hull Kingston Rovers confirm that Ryan Shaw will miss the rest of the 2016 Super League season due to a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament.
Mar 31, 18:49
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Salford Red Devils vow to find "thugs" after Huddersfield Giants fracas
Salford Red Devils owners Marwan Koukash brands those responsible for post-match violence at Huddersfield Giants "thugs" and promises that they will be "dealt with".
Mar 28, 19:57
A general view of the KC Stadium during the FA Cup with Budweiser Third Round match between Hull City and Leyton Orient at the KC Stadium on January 5, 2013
Hull City's stadium to change names due to sponsor
The KC Stadium, home to Hull City and rugby league outfit Hull FC, is to be renamed the KCOM Stadium due to a company rebrand.
Mar 22, 11:27
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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats appoint Chris Chester
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats hire Chris Chester as their new head coach following Brian Smith's resignation earlier this month.
Mar 16, 12:30
Roosters coach Brian Smith looks on during the NRL trial match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Sydney Roosters at Belmore Sports Ground on February 12, 2012
Brian Smith resigns as Wakefield Trinity Wildcats head coach
Brian Smith resigns as Wakefield Trinity Wildcats head coach with immediate effect.
Mar 8, 14:02
Wakefield assistant coach James Webster during the Super League match between Huddersfield Giants and Wakefield Wildcats at John Smith's Stadium on April 21, 2014
James Webster appointed Hull Kingston Rovers coach until end of season
Former Wakefield Wildcats coach James Webster is appointed as interim head coach at Hull Kingston Rovers until the end of the season.
Mar 5, 10:16
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Swinton Lions finalise plans for new stadium
Newly-promoted Swinton Lions finalise a deal to build a new stadium, as current ground Sedgeley Park does not meet the RFL requirements for Championship rugby.
Mar 5, 10:15
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Salford Red Devils charged by RFL over alleged breach of salary cap rules
The Salford Red Devils are charged by the Rugby Football League over an alleged breach of salary cap regulations.
Mar 4, 09:25
Michael McIlorum of Wigan is hugged by teammate Ben Flower after scoring his team's second try during the Super League Grand Final between Warrington Wolves and Wigan Warriors at Old Trafford on October 5, 2013
Michael McIlorum out until 2017
Michael McIlorum will not return to action until 2017 because of a serious ankle injury, according to Wigan Warriors head coach Shaun Wane.
Mar 1, 10:19
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Hull Kingston Rovers sack Chris Chester
Hull Kingston Rovers sack head coach Chris Chester following a winless start to the new Super League season.
Feb 24, 12:03
Mitch Garbutt in action for the Melbourne Storm on February 2, 2013
Leeds Rhinos prop Mitch Garbutt apologises for punching James Tamou
Leeds Rhinos prop Mitch Garbutt apologises for his punching James Tamou, which resulted in him being issued with a two-match ban.
Feb 23, 16:52
Mitch Garbutt in action for the Melbourne Storm on February 2, 2013
Mitch Garbutt receives two-match ban for punch
Leeds Rhinos prop Mitch Garbutt is handed a two-match ban for punching James Tamou.
Feb 22, 14:47
General view of Highbury stadium home of Arsenal FC in London, England.
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Feb 14, 12:26
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Australian Wayne Bennett named England rugby league head coach
Australian Wayne Bennett is appointed as the new England rugby league head coach on a two-year deal.
Feb 2, 13:28
Coach, Steve McNamara of England poses after the Captains Run prior to Gillette Four Nations Double-Header at Wembley Stadium on November 4, 2011
No new contract for Steve McNamara
Steve McNamara leaves his position as the head coach of England following confirmation from the Rugby Football League that he will not be offered a new contract.
Feb 2, 10:46
Rabbitohs' Sam Burgess in action against the Storm on September 13, 2013
Sam Burgess's return to South Sydney Rabbitohs stalls
Sam Burgess's return to South Sydney Rabbitohs is reportedly stalled by the NRL as the club would breach the salary cap if they do not offload some players.
Nov 26, 16:09
England's Rangi Chase in action against Exiles on June 14, 2013
Rangi Chase completes Leigh Centurions switch
Leigh Centurions secure the services of England international Rangi Chase on a two-year deal.
Nov 25, 13:22
Ryan Bailey of Leeds Rhinos in action during the pre season friendly between Leeds Rhinos and London Broncos at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on January 31, 2014
Warrington Wolves sign former Leeds Rhinos forward Ryan Bailey
Warrington Wolves complete the signing of 31-year-old forward Ryan Bailey, following spells at Hull Kingston Rovers and Castleford Tigers last season.
Nov 24, 19:54
Jimmy Keinhorst of the Leeds Rhinos celebrates at the final whistle with team mate and man of the match Danny McGuire during the First Utility Super League Grand Final between Wigan Warriors and Leeds Rhinos at Old Trafford on October 10, 2015
Jimmy Keinhorst agrees new Leeds Rhinos deal
Jimmy Keinhorst commits his future to the Leeds Rhinos by signing a new contract at the Headingley Stadium until 2018.
Nov 18, 14:24
Stevie Ward of Leeds Rhinos looks on during the First Utility Super League match between Leeds Rhinos and Widnes Vikings at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on February 13, 2015
Stevie Ward signs new Leeds Rhinos deal
Leeds Rhinos hand a new contract and Kevin Sinfield's number 13 shirt to youngster Stevie Ward.
Nov 16, 11:16
Shaun Kenny-Dowall of New Zealand dives over to score a try during the Four Nations match between the New Zealand Kiwis and Samoa at Toll Stadium on November 1, 2014
Shaun Kenny-Dowall: 'New Zealand turned over too often'
Shaun Kenny-Dowall laments New Zealand turnovers after their series defeat against England.
Nov 15, 17:36
Jermaine McGilvary scores a second half try durng the Super League Qualifying Semi Final between Warrington Wolves and Huddersfield Giants on September 26, 2013
Steve McNamara hails "tremendous" England duo
Steve McNamara praises the performances of Matty Smith and Jermaine McGillvary in England's 20-14 win over New Zealand.
Nov 15, 17:20
Coach Steve McNamara of England looks on during the Four Nations match between the New Zealand Kiwis and England at Westpac Stadium on October 23, 2010
Steve McNamara "in no rush" over new England deal
Steve McNamara claims that he is not in any rush to resolve his future as England head coach.
Nov 15, 16:48
Brett Ferres (3rdL) of England celebrates scoring a try with teamates during the International Rugby League Test Series match between England and New Zealand at KC Stadium on November 1, 2015
Brett Ferres: 'Future is bright for England after series win'
Brett Ferres praises England's work ethic in their 20-14 series-clinching win over New Zealand, claiming that the future now looks bright for his side.
Nov 14, 15:26
Matty Smith of Wigan Warriors in action during the Tetley's Challenge Cup Final between Wigan Warriors and Hull FC at Wembley Stadium on August 24, 2013
Two changes for England as Jermaine McGillvary, Matty Smith come in
Jermaine McGillvary and Matty Smith are brought into England's 19-man squad for the crucial final-Test showdown against New Zealand at the DW Stadium.
Nov 12, 17:14
Sam Burgess looks on during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on August 18, 2015
Sam Burgess: 'I needed to leave rugby union to play with passion and heart'
Sam Burgess suggests that he wanted to leave rugby union in order to play with "passion and heart" again.
Nov 11, 08:06
Sam Burgess in action for England during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
Sam Burgess: 'My heart was not in rugby union'
Sam Burgess admits that his heart was not in rugby union as he made the decision to rejoin NRL side South Sydney Rabbitohs after just one year with Bath.
Nov 10, 02:13
Gareth Widdop of England during the International Rugby League Test Series match between England and New Zealand at KC Stadium on November 1, 2015
Gareth Widdop talks up England hopes of series win over New Zealand
Gareth Widdop reveals that England intend to block out all the pressure building on them from the outside as they look to pick up a rare series win over New Zealand.
Nov 9, 23:02
Coach Steve McNamara of England looks on during the Four Nations match between the New Zealand Kiwis and England at Westpac Stadium on October 23, 2010
Steve McNamara "hugely proud" of England players
England head coach Steve McNamara praises the defensive display of his side in the defeat to New Zealand, but admits that the "really basic" errors must be cut out.
Nov 8, 11:58
Sam Burgess in action for England during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
Mike Ford: 'Sam Burgess left Bath Rugby too early'
Mike Ford questions Sam Burgess's decision to switch codes back to rugby league, insisting that the England international still had plenty to offer at Bath Rugby.
Nov 8, 10:33
Rabbitohs' Sam Burgess in action against the Storm on September 13, 2013
Sam Burgess cites family reasons behind return to rugby league
Sam Burgess admits that family reasons were the key element behind his decision to return to rugby league after one season in rugby union.
Nov 5, 22:45
Justin Carney of Castleford Tigers during the Super League match between Wakefield Wildcats and Castleford Tigers at Etihad Stadium on May 18, 2014
Salford Red Devils sign Castleford Tigers winger Justin Carney on loan
Super League outfit Salford Red Devils confirm the signing of Castleford Tigers winger Justin Carney on a season-long loan.
Nov 3, 22:33