England’s unconvincing display against France in the World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday did nothing to enhance their hopes of winning the tournament on home soil.
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Saturday 18 February 2012
It might be early in the Super League season, but the meeting of two unbeaten sides at the Galpharm Stadium today has the look of a match with some long-term significance.
Friday 17 February 2012
Several Wigan Athletic supporters have been told they are "no longer welcome" at the club after a flare was let off during their Lancashire derby with Bolton. A 16-year-old was charged with possession of a flare after the device was ignited during Saturday's game at the Reebok. Sixteen others were arrested or cautioned for anti-social behaviour.
Monday 13 February 2012
Widnes had a painful lesson in the harsh realities of Super League as they were thrashed 66-6 at Huddersfield in their first away fixture.
Thursday 09 February 2012
Brett Delaney has signed a new, three-year contract at Leeds. "He's a back-rower who can play in the centres, rather than a centre who can play in the back-row," said the Leeds coach, Brian McDermott. "He will be a big part of our squad in the years ahead."
Saturday 04 February 2012
LA Fitness forced Anna Harding to pay £35 a month for membership of a gym it was impossible for her to use. She's not the only victim of what the Office of Fair Trading believes could be "unfair contracts". But the good news is that the practice could soon end.
Saturday 21 January 2012
Super League will be sponsored for the next three years by the transport company Eddie Stobart. The haulier already sponsors Widnes, whose chairman, Steve O'Connor, sold his business to the firm several years ago. Stobart takes over from Engage Assurance.
Thursday 19 January 2012
Chris Ashton will join Saracens next season after being attracted by the opportunity of working with his former Wigan rugby league idol Andy Farrell.
Friday 13 January 2012
After a five-year tour of the country, Karl Pryce has returned to his hometown club Bradford Bulls.
Monday 09 January 2012
Friday 30 December 2011
The career of the Great Britain centre Martin Gleeson is almost certainly over and those of two other Hull FC employees subject to lengthy interruptions after a drug-testing scandal at the club came to light yesterday.
Friday 23 December 2011
The Wigan manager, Roberto Martinez, believes his side have gained some much-needed momentum to help get their fight for survival under way.
Tuesday 13 December 2011
Wigan have completed the signing of the player they hope will fill the gap left by the switch of Joel Tomkins to rugby union with Saracens.
Friday 09 December 2011
Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan insisted yesterday he will not sack manager Roberto Martinez – even if the Latics are relegated this season.
Friday 18 November 2011
In-form full-back can announce himself on global stage by inspiring England to victory in the Four Nations final
Monday 07 November 2011
Saracens today confirmed the signing of England rugby league international Joel Tomkins, but will have to wait at least three years before having the chance to get their hands on his younger brother.
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