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Gareth Ellis of Hull FC in action during the Tetley's Challenge Cup Semi Final between Hull FC and Warrington Wolves at John Smith's Stadium on July 28, 2013
Gareth Ellis: 'I have no plans to retire at end of Hull FC contract'
Hull FC's Gareth Ellis says that he will continue playing rugby league until he reaches the point he begins to 'struggle' out on the field.
Jan 24, 08:38
Kirk Yeaman of Hull FC looks on during the Tetley's Challenge Cup Semi Final between Hull FC and Warrington Wolves at John Smith's Stadium on July 28, 2013
Kirk Yeaman: 'I'm ready to fight for my place at Hull FC'
Hull FC's Kirk Yeaman acknowledges that he is "playing for a deal" in the coming season as competition for places heats up.
Jan 23, 07:15
Andrew Dixon of the Salford City Reds in action during the Super League match bewteen Bradford Bulls and Salford City Reds at Odsal Stadium on April 1, 2013
Andrew Dixon leaves Salford Red Devils for Leigh Centurions
Leigh Centurions complete the signing of former Salford Red Devils forward Andrew Dixon.
Jan 22, 20:46
Head coach Denis Betts of the Widnes Vikings looks on during the Super League match between Widnes Vikings and Warrington Wolves at the Stobart Stadium Halton on March 29, 2013
Denis Betts: 'Widnes raring to go in 2015'
Widnes are ready for the challenge of the Super League in 2015, according to coach Denis Betts.
Jan 21, 19:43
Jon Wilkin of St Helens during the Super League match between Warrington Wolves and St Helens at Etihad Stadium on May 18, 2014
Jon Wilkin named new St Helens captain
St Helens confirm that Jon Wilkin will replace Paul Wellens as club captain for the new season.
Jan 21, 13:03
A general view of Kingston Park the home ground of Newcastle Falcons is seen on August 17, 2011
Gateshead Thunder confirm switch to Newcastle
Professional rugby league is returning to Newcastle for the first time in 77 years after Gateshead Thunder changed their name to Newcastle Thunder.
Jan 20, 16:41
Joel Monaghan of Warrington celebrates after scoring his team's first try during the Super League Grand Final between Warrington Wolves and Wigan Warriors at Old Trafford on October 5, 2013
Joel Monaghan named Warrington Wolves captain
Joel Monaghan is appointed Warrington Wolves captain for the new Super League season.
Jan 17, 13:22
Huddersfield Giant coach Paul Anderson before a game with Hull FC on July 1, 2012
Paul Anderson happy with Huddersfield Giants squad
Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson believes that his squad is capable of challenging for the Super League title this season.
Jan 14, 16:16
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Widnes Vikings sign prop Gil Dudson from Wigan Warriors
Widnes Vikings sign prop Gil Dudson from Wigan Warriors on a two-year deal.
Jan 12, 17:26
Head coach Tony Smith of the Warrington Wolves looks on during the Super League match between Widnes Vikings and Warrington Wolves at the Stobart Stadium Halton on March 29, 2013
Tony Smith "sceptical" of Super League shake-up
Warrington Wolves coach Tony Smith admits to feeling "sceptical" over the Super League's latest shake-up which could "reduce the number of clubs" in the top flight.
Jan 9, 06:45
Kirk Dixon of Castleford Tigers during the Stobart Super League 'Magic Weekend' match between Castleford Tigers and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats at the Etihad Stadium on May 26, 2012
Kirk Dixon: Retirement call was "right decision all round"
Castleford Tigers winger Kirk Dixon says that sitting on the sidelines for seven months picking up a wage was not an option, having called time on his career.
Jan 8, 14:17
Kirk Dixon of Castleford Tigers during the Stobart Super League 'Magic Weekend' match between Castleford Tigers and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats at the Etihad Stadium on May 26, 2012
Injury forces Kirk Dixon to retire, aged 30
Kirk Dixon retires from rugby league with immediate effect at the age of 30 because of a neck injury.
Jan 7, 07:18
Epalahame Lauaki in action during a Manly Warringah Sea Eagles NRL training session on April 22, 2014
Epalahame Lauaki "excited" by Bradford Bulls challenge
New Bradford Bulls forward Epalahame Lauaki is "excited" by the challenge he faces at the club next season.
Dec 24, 20:43
Epalahame Lauaki in action during a Manly Warringah Sea Eagles NRL training session on April 22, 2014
Epalahame Lauaki joins Bradford Bulls
The Bradford Bulls complete the signing of former Hull FC and Wigan Warriors front-rower Epalahame Lauaki on a two-year deal.
Dec 24, 19:34
Joe Westerman of Hull FC in action during the Tetley's Challenge Cup Semi Final between Hull FC and Warrington Wolves at John Smith's Stadium on July 28, 2013
Adam Pearson: 'Joe Westerman is not for sale'
Joe Westerman is 'not for sale', says Hull FC owner Adam Pearson.
Dec 2, 20:32
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Jacob Miller leaves Hull FC to join Wakefield Trinity Wildcats
Jacob Miller has the final year of his contract at Hull FC terminated to join Wakefield on a one-year deal.
Nov 21, 19:18
Ben Flower of Wigan walks from the pitch after receiving a red card during the First Utility Super League Grand Final match between St Helens and Wigan Warriors at Old Trafford on October 11, 2014
Wigan Warriors fine Ben Flower 50% of his wages for six months
Wigan Warriors announce that Ben Flower has been fined 50% of his wages for six months after punching St Helens' Lance Hohaia during October's Grand Final.
Nov 21, 12:00
Jamie Ellis of Castleford Tigers in action during the Super League match between Wakefield Wildcats and Castleford Tigers at Etihad Stadium on May 18, 2014
Jamie Ellis enjoying "tough" pre-season with Huddersfield Giants
Summer signing Jamie Ellis insists that he is enjoying pre-season training with Huddersfield Giants.
Nov 18, 13:02
Sean Long of Salford warms up during the Stobart Super League match between London Broncos and Salford City Reds at The Stoop on August 4, 2012
Sean Long joins St Helens coaching staff
St Helens legend Sean Long returns to Langtree Park as a member of the club's coaching setup.
Nov 17, 11:19
Wigan's Lee Mossop in action against Leeds during their Super League Qualifying Semi Final match on September 27, 2013
Wigan Warriors confirm Lee Mossop return
Prop Lee Mossop returns to Wigan Warriors on an initial three-year deal.
Nov 11, 11:05
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 "frustrated" by England loss
England coach Steve McNamara admits that he is "frustrated" by his side's narrow defeat to New Zealand in the Four Nations.
Nov 8, 12:12
Ryan Hall of England looks on after losing the Four Nations match between the Australian Kangaroos and England at AAMI Park on November 2, 2014
Ryan Hall: 'England's Four Nations destiny in our own hands'
Ryan Hall acknowledges that beating New Zealand by a 10-point margin will be tough, but remains confident that England can get the job done.
Nov 7, 07:04
Larne Patrick of Huddersfield during the Super League Qualifying Semi Final against Warrington Wolves on September 26, 2013
Larne Patrick, Jack Hughes agree Wigan Warriors, Huddersfield Giant loan switch
Wigan Warriors and Huddersfield Giants secure the services of Larne Patrick and Jack Hughes respectively on one-year loan deals.
Nov 5, 08:47
Ian Kirke of Leeds Rhinos during the Super League match between Wigan Warriors and Leeds Rhinos at Etihad Stadium on May 17, 2014
Ian Kirke swaps Leeds Rhinos for Wakefield Trinity Wildcats
Experienced prop Ian Kirke joins Wakefield Trinity Wildcats after being released from his contract at Leeds Rhinos.
Nov 4, 16:43
Ryan Hall of England slides over the line to score his second try during the Rugby League World Cup Quarter Final match between England and France at DW Stadium on November 16, 2013
Ryan Hall "wasn't sure" about last-minute try in England loss
England wing Ryan Hall admits that he did not know whether or not he had scored a late try in the side's Four Nations defeat to Australia in Melbourne.
Nov 2, 11:44
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: "I thought it was a try"
England coach Steve McNamara admits that he though Ryan Hall had scored a late try for England in their Four Nations defeat to Australia in Melbourne.
Nov 2, 09:44
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
Ryan Bailey joins Hull Kingston Rovers
Leeds Rhinos forward Ryan Bailey completes his move to Hull KR.
Nov 1, 14:25
Kallum Watkins of Leeds Rhinos in action during the pre season friendly between Leeds Rhinos and London Broncos at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on January 31, 2014
Kallum Watkins pens new five-year Leeds Rhinos contract
Kallum Watkins agrees a new five-year contract at Leeds Rhinos which will keep him at the club until the end of the 2019 Super League season.
Oct 29, 07:07
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Hull FC coach Lee Radford eyes one more signing
Hull FC head coach Lee Radford reveals that he is keen to sign one more player before the start of the 2015 Super League campaign.
Oct 28, 12:01
 Tim Simona of Samoa is tackled by Matty Smith of England during the Four Nations match between England and Samoa at Suncorp Stadium on October 25, 2014
Matty Smith plays down injury fears
Wigan Warriors star Matty Smith says that he will be fit enough to feature for England in next week's Four Nations match against Australia.
Oct 26, 16:17
Sam Tomkins of England celebrates a try with team mates during the Four Nations match between England and Samoa at Suncorp Stadium on October 25, 2014
Sam Tomkins: 'England can win Four Nations title'
England full-back Sam Tomkins believes that England have what it takes to win the Four Nations title in Australia.
Oct 25, 15:04
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Hull Kingston Rovers bring in French hooker John Boudebza
Hull KR sign French international hooker John Boudebza from FC Lezignan on a one-year deal.
Oct 21, 16:16
Dejection for Sean O'Loughlin of England during the Rugby League World Cup Semi Final match between New Zealand and England at Wembley Stadium on November 23, 2013
England captain Sean O'Loughlin out of opening Four Nations clash against Samoa
England captain Sean O'Loughlin is out of England's opening Four Nations clash against Samoa, and is replaced by James Graham.
Oct 21, 07:20
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Richard Owen makes permanent Wakefield Trinity Wildcats switch
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats sign back Richard Owen from Castleford Tigers on a three-year contract.
Oct 20, 13:01
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Huddersfield Giants sign Oliver Roberts from Bradford Bulls
Huddersfield Giants sign back-row Oliver Roberts from relegated Bradford Bulls on a two-year deal.
Oct 20, 12:15
St Helens assistant coach Keiron Cunningham during the Super League match between Warrington Wolves and St Helens at The Halliwell Jones Stadium on February 13, 2014
Keiron Cunningham appointed St Helens head coach
St Helens appoint Keiron Cunningham as their new head coach following the departure of Nathan Brown.
Oct 20, 09:43
Stuart Gallacher talks to the press at the announcement for 2011 and 2012 Heineken Cup Finals at the Millennium Stadium on May 17, 2010
Former Wales dual-code international Stuart Gallacher dies
Stuart Gallacher, who represented Wales in both forms of rugby before becoming the chairman of Regional Rugby Wales, has died at the age of 68.
Oct 19, 13:28
Albert Kelly of the Titans runs the ball during the round 8 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Gold Coast Titans at Leichhardt Oval on April 27, 2014
Hull KR add Albert Kelly and Maurice Blair
Hull KR complete moves for Gold Coast Titans duo Albert Kelly and Maurice Blair.
Oct 18, 17:45
Josh Hodgson of Hull KR during the Super League match between Hull Kingston Rovers and Leeds Rhinos at Craven Park Stadium on April 28, 2013
Josh Hodgson: 'I was shocked to get England call'
Josh Hodgson reveals that he was "shocked" by his England call-up for the Four Nations campaign.
Oct 18, 14:28
Head coach Nathan Brown of St Helens speaks during a press conference after the Super League match between St Helens and Wigan Warriors at Langtree Park on April 18, 2014
St Helens to announce appointment of new head coach on Monday
St Helens announce that a new head coach will be officially appointed on Monday.
Oct 17, 16:02