Rugby League News

Denny Solomona of London Broncos during the Super League match between London Broncos and Catalan Dragons at Etihad Stadium on May 17, 2014
RFU will not halt Denny Solomona's cross-code switch
Denny Solomona's switch from Castleford Tigers to Sale Sharks is given the blessing of the RFU, which says it is powerless to stop a move going through.
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Denny Solomona of London Broncos during the Super League match between London Broncos and Catalan Dragons at Etihad Stadium on May 17, 2014
Rugby Football League chief concerned about Denny Solomona union 'switch'
Rugby Football League CEO Nigel Wood believes that there are "profound implications for the game" if Denny Solomona is confirmed to have signed for Sale Sharks.
Dec 7, 22:41
 General view of a rugby ball on a tee during the Zurich Premiership match between Leeds Tykes and Bath on September 14, 2003
North America to host Rugby League World Cup in 2025
The Rugby League International Federation announces that Canada and the United States will jointly host the 2025 instalment of the World Cup.
Nov 20, 14:27
General view of Odsal Stadium on March 28, 2012
Bradford Bulls enter administration for third time in four years
Bradford Bulls chairman Marc Green confirms that the Championship club have been placed in administration for the third time in four years.
Nov 14, 12:41
 General view of a rugby ball on a tee during the Zurich Premiership match between Leeds Tykes and Bath on September 14, 2003
Wayne Bennett: 'England must iron out errors after Four Nations exit'
Wayne Bennett puts England's heavy defeat to Australia at the London Stadium down to his side's "inability to continually maintain pressure".
Nov 13, 18:40
 General view of a rugby ball on a tee during the Zurich Premiership match between Leeds Tykes and Bath on September 14, 2003
Wayne Bennett uninterested in "cheap talk" from critics
Wayne Bennett says that his players 'are his priority and always will be' as he hits back at those who accused him of showing disrespect to the media last weekend.
Nov 9, 21:43
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England win right to host 2021 World Cup
England win the right to host the 2021 World Cup, beating out the United States.
Oct 27, 20:24
Sam Burgess looks on during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on August 18, 2015
Sam Burgess named England captain for upcoming Four Nations tournament
Sam Burgess is named England captain for the upcoming Four Nations tournament.
Oct 17, 13:35
Sam Burgess looks on during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on August 18, 2015
Sam Burgess named in England squad for Four Nations tournament
Sam Burgess is named in the England squad for the Four Nations tournament, three years since his last appearance.
Oct 10, 12:50
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Leigh prop Sam Barlow hit with four-year ban for obstructing drug test
Leigh Centurions prop Sam Barlow is banned for four years from all sport after obstructing a drug test on July 31 last year.
Sep 7, 11:08
Kevin Sinfield of England kicks during the Rugby League World Cup Group A match at the KC Stadium on November 9, 2013
Ex-Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield appointed rugby director at RFL
Former Leeds Rhinos star Kevin Sinfield is appointed rugby director at the Rugby Football League.
Aug 24, 16:45
James Green of Hull Kingston Rovers in action during the First Utility Super League match between Hull KR and Wigan at Craven Park on March 1, 2015
James Green ruled out for rest of season
Hull Kingston Rovers prop forward James Green is ruled out for the remainder of the 2016 season after dislocating his AC joint
Aug 3, 08:31
Owner Dr. Marwan Koukash attends York Races at York racecourse on August 19, 2011
Salford Red Devils lose appeal against six-point deduction
Salford Red Devils lose their appeal against a six-point deduction for breaking the Super League salary cap.
Jul 7, 11:17
Frank Paul Nuuausala of the Raiders watches from the bench during the round one NRL match between the Cronulla Sharks and the Canberra Raiders at Remondis Stadium on March 8, 2015
Frank-Paul Nuuausala joins Wigan Warriors
Wigan Warriors sign prop forward Frank-Paul Nuuausala from Canberra Raiders.
Jun 23, 22:39
Joe Burgess of Wigan celebrates with team-mates after scoring a try during the Super League match between St Helens and Wigan Warriors at Langtree Park on April 18, 2014
Wigan Warriors re-sign Joe Burgess
Wigan Warriors re-sign 21-year-old winger Joe Burgess on a three-year deal which will begin on December 1, 2016.
Jun 23, 20:40
Zak Hardaker of England Knights during the International match between England Knights and Samoa at Salford City Stadium on October 19, 2013
Zak Hardaker joins Penrith Panthers
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Jun 23, 19:24
John Bateman of the Bradford Bulls in action during the Super League match bewteen Bradford Bulls and Salford City Reds at Odsal Stadium on April 1, 2013
Wigan Warriors ban John Bateman for eight weeks following off-field incident
Wigan Warriors ban John Bateman for eight games following an off-field incident.
Jun 15, 14:32
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Huddersfield Giants youngster Ronan Costello dies aged 17 after suffering injury
Huddersfield Giants youngster Ronan Costello dies at the age of 17 after getting injured during a match.
Jun 14, 16:29
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Huddersfield Giants youngster Ronan Costello "in critical condition"
Huddersfield Giants Academy player Ronan Costello is fighting for his life in hospital after being injured during a game, the club confirms.
Jun 12, 19:57
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