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  1. Auto Poster Marwan Koukash: Ex-Salford Red Devils owner reveals plans for Liverpool-based club

    Marwan Koukash relinquished control of Salford Red Devils in January 2018 after five years as owner of the Super League club Former Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash hopes to form a new rugby league club based in Liverpool. Koukash relinquished control of the Red Devils in January 2018...
  2. Auto Poster Ukuma Ta'ai: Huddersfield Giants are kept waiting over Tonga international's new visa

    Ukuma Ta'ai has won eight caps for Tonga Huddersfield are having to wait to play Tonga international Ukuma Ta'ai this season because of the back-row forward's application for a new visa. Ta'ai, 32, has made 145 Super League appearances in six seasons at the West Yorkshire club, since signing...
  3. Auto Poster Brett Delaney: Eye injury forces ex-Leeds Rhinos back-rower to retire

    Brett Delaney played 213 games for Leeds Rhinos during nine years at Headingley Former Leeds Rhinos, Gold Coast and Parramatta back-rower Brett Delaney has retired from professional rugby league after a repeat of a facial injury. Delaney, 33, joined Championship side Featherstone Rovers for...
  4. Auto Poster Jamie Ellis: Castleford Tigers half-back out for up to six months

    Jamie Ellis made 18 Super League appearances in 2018 Castleford Tigers half-back Jamie Ellis has been ruled out for up to six months with a serious knee injury. The 29-year-old suffered the injury prior to their pre-season friendly with Featherstone last month and requires surgery. Ellis is...
  5. Auto Poster Super League: Wigan Warriors v Leeds Rhinos

    Nathaniel Peteru is included in the Leeds Rhinos side Betfred Super League Venue: DW Stadium Date: Friday, 8 February Kick-off: 19:45 GMT Coverage: Full commentary on 5 live sports extra and BBC local radio, plus live scores on the BBC Sport website Wigan Warriors head coach Adrian Lam has kept...
  6. Auto Poster Jonny Lomax: St Helens half-back signs new four-year deal with Super League club

    Jonny Lomax has scored 89 tries and 103 goals during his time with St Helens St Helens half-back Jonny Lomax has signed a new four-year deal to keep him with the Super League club until the end of the 2022 season. The 28-year-old came through the Saints academy and has made 190 appearances...
  7. Auto Poster Super League: Hull FC v Castleford Tigers

    Joe Westerman missed the rest of the 2018 Super League season after sustaining a knee injury last July Betfred Super League Venue: KCOM Stadium Date: Thursday, 7 February Kick-off: 19:45 GMT Coverage: BBC Radio 5 live sports extra & BBC local radio; live scores on the BBC Sport website Hull FC...
  8. Auto Poster Will Hope: Swinton Lions forward angry at ambulance wait after serious injury

    Will Hope played for Ireland at the 2017 World Cup Swinton forward Will Hope says he waited for three hours for an ambulance while in "agony" with serious leg injuries sustained in Sunday's Championship match against Sheffield. Hope, 25, suffered a broken leg, dislocated ankle and torn...
  9. Auto Poster 'Time for Ben Barba to find a new vocation' - NRL bans full-back over 'assault'

    5 February 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new...
  10. Auto Poster Ben Barba: Jon Wilkin says it would be a 'loss to rugby league' if full-back is banned

    Ben Barba was named 2018 Man of Steel in what was his only full season in Super League It would be a "loss to rugby league" if Man of Steel Ben Barba was banned for life, says former team-mate Jon Wilkin. Barba was the leading try-scorer in Super League in 2018 but looks likely to be banned...
  11. Auto Poster Man of Steel Barba faces Super League ban

    Ben Barba was named 2018 Man of Steel in what was his only full season in Super League Man of Steel Ben Barba will not be allowed to play in Super League if he is banned by the NRL in Australia, the Rugby Football League says. The 29-year-old former St Helens full-back was the leading...
  12. Auto Poster Super League: London Broncos v Wakefield Trinity

    London Broncos brought in Ryan Morgan from St Helens Betfred Super League Venue: Trailfinders Sports Ground Date: Sunday, 3 February Kick-off: 15:00 GMT Coverage: Updates on BBC local radio and live scores on the BBC Sport website London Broncos have five new faces in their squad as they return...
  13. Auto Poster Super League: Warrington Wolves v Leeds Rhinos

    Blake Austin joined Warrington on a three-year deal from Canberra Raiders Betfred Super League Venue: Halliwell Jones Stadium Date: Saturday, 2 February Kick-off: 17:15 GMT Coverage: Updates on BBC local radio and live scores on the BBC Sport website Warrington Wolves have included five new...
  14. Auto Poster Scott Dureau: Ex-Catalans Dragons half-back treated for cancer

    Scott Dureau was named in Super League's Dream Team in 2011 and 2012 Former Catalans Dragons half-back Scott Dureau has said he is having chemotherapy after his cancer returned. The 32-year-old is on the coaching staff at Newcastle Knights in his native Australia. "I had surgery in 2014 to...
  15. Auto Poster Kallum Watkins: Leeds Rhinos skipper 'like new signing' on return from knee injury

    Kallum Watkins has 130 tries in 240 games for Leeds Rhinos Skipper Kallum Watkins is like a new signing for Leeds Rhinos after his recovery from a cruciate ligament knee injury, says head coach David Furner. Watkins, 27, missed all but 14 games of the 2018 season because of the injury, but...