Sean Gleeson (second left) was set upon by three men outside a bar in Wigan

Sean Gleeson could lose eye following savage street attack by three men

Hull KR centre Sean Gleeson may lose an eye after he was attacked outside a nightclub at the weekend. The 26-year-old was punched in the face a number of times following a row with three men in Wigan.

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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Leeds Rhinos also maintained their 100% record with a 40-12 victory over Catalan Dragons

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

Catalan Dragons 12 Leeds 40 match report: Sinfield shines for Leeds as Giants taste first defeat

Kevin Sinfield scored a personal tally of 16 points as Leeds ran away with the game, finishing 40-12 winners in the south of France against Catalan Dragons in the Super League last night.

Marwan Koukash's proposal of introducing a marquee player exemption rule has been rejected by the Super League clubs

Salford 0 St Helens 38: Reds owner Marwan Koukash apologises for 'bad performance' and promises it won't happen again

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

Jon Wilkin surges past the Salford cover for St Helens’s first try

Salford 0 St Helens 38 match report: Salford's dreams crushed by Luke Walsh

Big-spenders brought down to earth by Australian scrum-half's 18-point haul

Bradford coach Francis Cummins remains optimistic

'Vultures' circle ailing Bradford Bulls

The crisis-torn club is back in the hands of administrators

Marwan Koukash's proposal of introducing a marquee player exemption rule has been rejected by the Super League clubs

Super League club reject Salford owner Marwan Koukash's proposal to introduce marquee player exemption rule

Koukash wanted to attract the best in the world such as Sonny Bill Williams and Billy Slater by introducing a ruling that would allow clubs to have one player exempt from the salary cap

Stand-off Travis Burns (bottom right) landed the final kick to earn battling Hull KR a draw after they had trailed 24-6

Burns holds his nerve to cap Rovers’ thrilling comeback

Hull KR snatched a dramatic 24-24 draw after scoring two converted tries in the last three minutes to stun Huddersfield in a match which featured a 26-man brawl, with three sent to the sin bin.

League of their own: Daniel Mortimer lifts the trophy after Sydney’s win

Sydney Roosters 36 Wigan Warriors 14 match report: Wigan errors allow Michael Jennings to rule the roost

Michael Jennings became the first player to score a hat-trick of tries in rugby league's World Club Challenge as Sydney dismantled Wigan in ruthless fashion yesterday.

Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield picked up an ankle injury in the 18-12 win over Warrington Wolves

Leeds Rhinos 18 Warrington Wolves 12: Kevin Sinfield faces race to be fit for trip to Catalan Dragons after picking up ankle injury

The Rhinos stalwart limped out of Friday's victory and while it's too early to make predictions, coach Brian McDermott is hopeful of including his captain

Michael Jennings scored three tries against Wigan in the World Club Challenge

Sydney Roosters 36 Wigan Warriors 14 match report: Australian centre Michael Jennings blows away Warriors Down Under as hat-trick secures World Club Challenge trophy

An error-strewn display from the Super League champions saw them three scores behind within 22 minutes from which they never recover

Leeds 18 Warrington 12 match report: Tom Briscoe’s solo effort puts Wolves on back foot

England winger Tom Briscoe scored a sparkling try on his home debut to help Leeds compound Warrington’s miserable start to the Super League season with an 18-12 win that was more comfortable than the score suggests.

Sydney Roosters and Wigan Warriors players pose with the World Club Challenge trophy at the Allianz Stadium in Sydney

World Club Challenge: Sydney Roosters v Wigan Warriors - Shaun Wane challenges his Wigan side to make history

Wigan can become the first Super League side to win on Australian soil since the match became a regular fixture in 2000

Sydney Roosters and Wigan Warriors players pose with the World Club Challenge trophy at the Allianz Stadium in Sydney

Sam Burgess switch to rugby union overshadows Wigan's World Club Challenge quest

The best of Australian and British rugby league collide on Saturday at the end of a week that showed how difficult it has become for either to retain their crown jewels.

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