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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
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Max Jowitt commits future to Wakefield Trinity Wildcats
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats confirm that youngster Max Jowitt has agreed a new contract that will see him remain at the club until 2018.
Oct 17, 06:52
Refeere Phil Bentham sending off Ben Flower of Wigan Warriors during the First Utility Super League Grand Final between St Helens and Wigan Warriors at Old Trafford on October 11, 2014
Wigan Warriors confirm that they won't sack Ben Flower
Wigan Warriors chairman Ian Lenagan confirms that Ben Flower will not be sacked by the club after receiving a six-month ban for punching an opponent.
Oct 15, 18:02
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
Police investigating Ben Flower death threats
Greater Manchester Police reveal that they are probing "abusive" messages that have been sent to Wigan Warriors prop Ben Flower following the Super League Grand Final.
Oct 15, 08:28
Jarryd Hayne of Australia scores a try as Daniel Howard of USA looks on during the Rugby League World Cup Quarter Final match between Australia and USA
Jarryd Hayne eyeing shock NFL switch
Jarryd Hayne turns his back on Rugby League in a bid to forge a career in the NFL.
Oct 15, 01:04
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
Paul Wellens "not surprised" by Ben Flower ban
St Helens captain Paul Wellens is "not surprised" by the length of the ban given to Ben Flower, but is confident that the prop will be accepted back into the game.
Oct 14, 19:43
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 prop Ben Flower banned for six months
Wigan Warriors prop Ben Flower is banned for six months by the RFL.
Oct 14, 18:04
Gareth Hock of Salford Red Devils during the Super League match between Widnes Vikings and Salford Red Devils at Etihad Stadium on May 17, 2014
Salford Red Devils forward Gareth Hock withdraws transfer request
Gareth Hock reveals that he is staying with Salford Red Devils after withdrawing his transfer request.
Oct 14, 16:45
Chris Dean of Widnes Warriors in action during the Super League match between Hull KR and Widnes Vikings at Craven Park Stadium on February 17, 2013
Chris Dean signs new Widnes Vikings contract
Centre Chris Dean signs a new three-year contract with Super League side Widnes Vikings.
Oct 14, 14:38
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Richard Beaumont leaves St Helens
Richard Beaumont leaves Super League Grand Final winners St Helens without having played a game for the club.
Oct 14, 14:17
Lance Hohaia of St Helens in action during the First Utility Super League Qualifying Semi-Final match between St Helens and Catalan Dragons on October 2, 2014
Lance Hohaia accepts one-match ban for striking Ben Fowler
St Helens lock Lance Hohaia accepts a one-match ban for striking Wigan Warriors prop Ben Fowler during the Super League Grand Final on Saturday.
Oct 14, 10:26
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 prop Ben Flower charged with Grade F offence
Wigan Warriors's Ben Flower is charged with Grade F offence for punching Lance Hohaia during the Super League Grand Final.
Oct 13, 13:17
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Tim Smith returns to Wakefield Trinity Wildcats
Australian scrum-half Tim Smith returns to Wakefield Trinity Wildcats on a one-year deal.
Oct 13, 11:15
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
Greater Manchester Police looking into punches thrown by Wigan's Ben Flower
Greater Manchester Police are looking into the punches thrown by Wigan Warriors prop Ben Flower on Lance Hohaia during Saturday's Super League Grand Final.
Oct 13, 10:44
Aaron Murphy of Huddersfield Giants during the Super League match between Huddersfield Giants and Bradford Bulls at Etihad Stadium on May 18, 2014
Aaron Murphy signs contract extension with Huddersfield Giants
Aaron Murphy signs a contract extension running until 2018 with Huddersfield Giants.
Oct 13, 08:05
RFL chief executive Nigel Wood during the First Utility Super League Grand Final between St Helens and Wigan Warriors at Old Trafford on October 11, 2014
Nigel Wood: 'St Helens showed great character'
Super League chief executive Nigel Wood offers his congratulations to St Helens following their Grand Final triumph against Wigan Warriors.
Oct 12, 18:36
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
Lance Hohaia holds no grudge with Ben Flower
Lance Hohaia insists that he holds no grudge against Ben Flower following the shocking incident which ended his Super League Grand Slam final after just two minutes.
Oct 12, 16:17
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
Ben Flower apologises for punching Lance Hohaia in Super League Grand Final
Wigan Warriors prop Ben Flower says sorry for the punch on St Helens's Lance Hohaia that got him sent off during the Super League Grand Final on Saturday.
Oct 12, 13:08
Paul Wellens of St Helens in action during the Super League match between Warrington Wolves and St Helens at The Halliwell Jones Stadium on February 13, 2014
Paul Wellens relieved to end run of Super League Grand Final defeats
St Helens captain Paul Wellens says that losing five Super League Grand Finals in a row has made this year's win "all the more sweeter".
Oct 12, 09:37
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
Shaun Wane: Ben Flower is "devastated" over dismissal
Shaun Wane says that Wigan Warriors prop Ben Flower is "devastated" after being sent off within two minutes of their Grand Final defeat to St Helens.
Oct 11, 23:29
Paul Wellens of St Helens in action during the Super League match between Warrington Wolves and St Helens at The Halliwell Jones Stadium on February 13, 2014
Paul Wellens: 'We're ready for Wigan Warriors'
Paul Wellens insists St Helens are ready to take on Wigan Warriors in today's Super League Grand Final.
Oct 11, 16:32
Wigan coach Shaun Wane during the Stobart Super League match between Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves at the DW Stadium on March 23, 2012
Shaun Wane: Wigan Warriors want Super League Grand Final win "really badly"
Wigan Warriors head coach Shaun Wane insists that his players "really badly" want to beat St Helens in the Super League Grand Final.
Oct 11, 10:57
Wigan coach Shaun Wane during the Stobart Super League match between Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves at the DW Stadium on March 23, 2012
Shaun Wane and Sean O'Loughlin sign new Wigan Warriors contracts
Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane and captain Sean O'Loughlin sign new three-year contracts on the eve of their Super League Grand Final showdown with St Helens.
Oct 10, 19:32
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RFL confirm points structure for 2015
The Rugby Football League confirms the new points system for the 2015 season, with bonus points set to be scrapped.
Oct 9, 22:28
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
Nathan Brown: 'Very little pressure on St Helens'
St Helens coach Nathan Brown ships all the pressure on Wigan Warriors ahead of Saturday's Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford.
Oct 9, 12:15
Kyle Amor of St Helens in action during the Super League match between Warrington Wolves and St Helens at The Halliwell Jones Stadium on February 13, 2014
Kyle Amor: 'Reaching Super League Grand Final is crazy'
St Helens' Kyle Amor says that reaching the Super League Grand Final is a "crazy" achievement that surpasses his expectations.
Oct 9, 08:59
Australia's Johnathan Thurston scores a try during the 2013 Rugby League World Cup semi-final match between Australia and Fiji at Wembley Stadium in London, England on November 23, 2013
Australia's Johnathan Thurston ruled out of Four Nations with shoulder injury
Australia's Johnathan Thurston is forced to withdraw from the Four Nations tournament in Brisbane with a shoulder injury.
Oct 8, 12:36
Larne Patrick of Wales is held up by Mark Offerdahl of USA during the Rugby League World Cup Group D match between Wales and USA at the Glyndwr University Racecourse Stadium on November 3, 2013
Mark Offerdahl released by Bradford Bulls
Bradford Bulls confirm that forward Mark Offerdahl is to leave the club at the end of the season following a string of injury problems.
Oct 7, 17:14
Wigan coach Shaun Wane during the Stobart Super League match between Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves at the DW Stadium on March 23, 2012
Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane expecting "fantastic" Super League Grand Final
Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane believes that that Saturday's Super League Grand Final against St Helens will be a "fantastic" match.
Oct 6, 18:53
Antonio Kaufusi of London Broncos poses for a headshot during the London Broncos Photocall at Honourable Artillery Company on January 11, 2013
Antonio Kaufusi to leave Huddersfield Giants
Huddersfield Giants confirm that prop Antonio Kaufusi will leave the club later this month.
Oct 6, 13:23
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
Sean O'Loughlin named England captain
Steve McNamara names Sean O'Loughlin as his new England captain following the recent retirement of Kevin Sinfield from the international game.
Oct 5, 15:15
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 "proud" despite Warrington Wolves defeat
Warrington Wolves coach Tony Smith says that he is "proud" of his players, despite them losing to Wigan Warriors in the Super League playoffs.
Oct 4, 16:12