Sport Wigan won last year's Grand Final and the play-offs for the top eight will stay in 2015

The League's bottom four teams will compete with the top four in the Championship for the other four places in the following year's competition

Parish tells senior Salford players to step up and makes Ratchford a priority

Matt Parish has made the retention of Stefan Ratchford one of his first priorities as the new Salford coach.

Coach sorry for swearing at fans

The Wakefield assistant coach, Paul Broadbent, has apologised for swearing at supporters on Sunday. The incident came during the Wildcats' 46-6 defeat by St Helens, when Broadbent rounded on the fans.

Round-up: Hull KR build on recent revival with blitz of Wakefield

Hull KR continued their overdue revival, recording back-to-back wins for the first time this season with a 70-14 blitz of Wakefield.

Warrington coach wary of Saints

Warrington coach Tony Smith is urging caution as his table-topping team aim to complete a first Engage Super League double over St Helens in tomorrow's sold-out derby at the Halliwell Jones Stadium.

Fryston banned from cup after racist chants

The Castleford amateur club, Fryston Warriors, have been banned from the Challenge Cup for two years after crowd trouble at their ground.

New cap Brough swaps allegiance

Danny Brough will complete his transformation from captain of Scotland to England international by playing against the Exiles on 10 June.

Round-up: Chase scores four to leave sad Quins without a win in 10

Rangi Chase scored four tries as Castleford pulled out of their slump of four Super League defeats to beat Harlequins 56-24. Quins, now without a win in ten, led 14-6 in the first half and had Chris Riley announcing his arrival on loan from Warrington with two tries.

Robbie Hunter-Paul rules out coaching future

Former Bradford and Huddersfield favourite Robbie Hunter-Paul says he has no plans to go into coaching when he hangs up his boots at the end of the season.

Gentle is favourite to become Salford coach

Salford are getting closer to appointing their new coach, with Peter Gentle flagged up in Australia as the hot favourite.

Swinton focus on damage limitation

Swinton, the lowliest team left in the Challenge Cup, have set themselves some targets for their tie against the Super League leaders. The Championship 1 club have been drawn at Warrington on Friday night and they know what potent form the Wolves have been in of late.

Clay helps Salford seal much-needed win

Harlequins 16 Salford City Reds 34

Yeaman fires Hull home in pulsating derby

Round-up

Mason denies reports of union switch

Willie Mason has been named in Hull KR's squad to face Hull tomorrow, despite reports that he is ready to quit the club after just six games.

Menzies rolls back years in Dragons win

The Catalan Dragons made it three wins in a row to embed themselves in Super League's top eight. The Catalans backed up their victories at Warrington and Wigan by winning in Perpignan for the first time this season, 28-10 over Hull.

Holdsworth and Patten blitz Bulls

Salford Reds 56 Bradford Bulls 16
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