Wigan Warriors Blake Green (right) celebrates scoring during the First Utility Super League match at the Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington

Warrington 4 Wigan 12 match report: Liam Farrell foils Wolves as Wigan show their strength

Super League champions Wigan rediscovered their defensive steel to condemn error-ridden Warrington to a second home defeat in three matches in tonight's Grand Final rematch.

Richie Myler admits that the memory of last season's Super League Grand Final defeat will remain with him forever

Super League 2014: Richie Myler admits Grand Final heartache is driving on Warrington ahead of visit of reigning champions Wigan

Warriors defeated the Wolves in last season's Old Trafford showpiece and Myler reveals that the memory of defeat is unlikely to ever leave him

Ben Jones-Bishop scored two tries as Leeds beat Widnes

Salford Red Devils 12 Warrington Wolves 28 match report: Ambitious Salford shocked by Wolves’ fast start

Warrington got their third Super League win in a row to inflict more pain on Salford.

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Kallum Watkins’ late try helped rescue a point for Leeds

Huddersfield Giants 12 Leeds Rhinos 12 match report: Leeds saved by Kallum Watkins to leave Giants sour

Leeds demonstrated exceptional defence to salvage a point from a Super League thriller as Huddersfield were held to a second consecutive home draw tonight.

Joe Mellor shone for the Widnes Vikings on his return from injury during their victory over the Salford City Reds

Super League 2014: Widnes maintain 100% record with 32-18 victory over gritty Salford City Reds

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Leeds Rhinos teenage stand-off Liam Sutcliffe has joined rivals Bradford Bulls on an initial one-month loan

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The teenager will spend the next months with the Bulls, who are experiencing a period of extreme financial difficulty

England full-back Sam Tomkins during a trial match for the New Zealand Warriors

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Francis Cummins hails win as Bradford defy chaos

Francis Cummins highlighted the gutsy performance of his emerging forwards and praised the “character” of his squad after beleaguered Bradford defied another week of off-field turmoil to claim their second win in three matches.

Liam Finn of the Castleford Dragons

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Leroy Cudjoe’s try looked to have put Huddersfield in charge but they were denied by a Widnes fightback

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Koukash's expensively assembled side were thrashed by Super League contenders Saints in fron tof their home fans

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