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McNamara is out of contract with the RFL and despite the move yet to be confirmed, his media officer tweeted that he will definitely be staying in the game

Matty Smith has signed a deal at the DW Stadium until 2016

Smith plotting future success after signing for the Warriors

Wigan yesterday completed the signing of the Salford scrum-half Matty Smith in time to give him his debut at Wakefieldtomorrow.

McGuire turns on style in Rhinos' title push

Danny McGuire and Damien Blanch were the key men as Leeds and Catalan Dragons made up ground on the Super League leaders at the weekend.

Elliott Whitehead celebrates scoring Bradford's fourth try

Broken Bradford shake off woes in brave win

Wigan 22 Bradford 30

CARL ABLETT: The Leeds forward found the going ‘intense’ in the monsoon-like conditions

McNamara learns nothing new from beating the Exiles

It is debatable how much Steve McNamara really learned from his England team's victory over the best – or some of the best – of Super League's overseas players.

McNamara has healthy squad for Exiles Test

The England coach, Steve McNamara, has reported a clean bill of health for Saturday's International Origin Test against the Exiles at Langtree Park.

Round-up: Huby pounces for Tigers to turn tables and bring end to Salford's winning streak

Salford's winning run ended at three matches as they were pipped at the post by Castleford yesterday. The in-form City Reds were on their way to their fourth victory when Sean Gleeson's try made it 30-22 with time running out.

England omit veteran Morley

Great Britain's most capped player, Adrian Morley, has been left out of the England squad for the fixtures against the Exiles on 16 June and 4 July.

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Tomkins' tries set example but red cards mar Wigan display

St Helens 16 Wigan 42

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Wigan handed toughest draw

Holders Wigan will be at home to their arch-rivals St Helens in the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup.

DANNY BROUGH: Huddersfield’s half-back was vital with his kicking against Bradford Bulls

Brough keeps Giants on top with vintage performance against Bulls

Half-back Danny Brough inspired Huddersfield to their fourth straight Super League success and maintained their place at the top of the table with a 20-6 victory at the Bradford Bulls yesterday.

Leeds Rhinos desperate for Challenge Cup success

Richard Mathers has some wonderful memories of Leeds' Challenge Cup final exploits but he will be doing his best to deny his old club a third consecutive trip to Wembley when he returns to Headingley with Wakefield for tomorrow's fourth-round tie.

Gareth Hock, of Wigan, is shackled by the St Helens defence at Langtree Park

Hock and Lima lead Wigan to derby win at Saints' new home

Injury-hit Wigan won a passionate and bruising Super League derby to inflict a first defeat on the St Helens caretaker coaches, Mike Rush and Keiron Cunningham. Saints never recovered from losing the scrum-half Jonny Lomax with a badly broken thumb after 16 minutes and Wigan ran out 28-10 winners in front of an 18,000 capacity crowd at Langtree Park.

Warrington profit from Lauaki’s lack of discipline

Wigan 20 Warrington 22

Ian Henderson: The Catalans’ hooker faces three weeks out after suffering an ankle injury

Dragons look to bounce back without injury-hit Henderson

The Catalan Dragons have to try to bounce back today from their first defeat of the season without a tranche of key players.

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Bradford Bulls, who have recently lost Elliot Kear and Craig Kopczak to injury, have been told that Ian Sibbit needs a shoulder operation and will be out for around 12 weeks.

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