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

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Tomkins made the move to the NRL in the off-season for £700,000 and will make his debut for his new club in their season-opening fixture

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

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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

Super League: Castleford stay top with victory over Hull KR while Widnes remain perfect after downing Huddersfield Giants

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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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