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Thousands raised in memory of Archie Bruce

A JustGiving page set up by the RFL Benevolent Fund in memory of Batley player Archie Bruce has already reached £3,000 in donations. Bruce, 20, was found dead in his hotel room in France, the morning after making his...

Results round up 18th Aug 19

All the results from today’s games. Super League Huddersfield Giants 0 – 24 Castleford TigersHull KR 10 – 38 Wakefield Trinity Championship Dewsbury Rams 10 – 34 Bradford BullsLeigh Centurions 34 – 22 Widnes VikingsSheffield Eagles 44 – 18 Barrow RaidersSwinton Lions...

Championship round-up: Rugby League in mourning over Batley youngster, cards aplenty at Swinton, Leigh...

Three sides confirmed their play-off places in Round 25 of the Betfred Championship.  Table-topping Toronto extended their winning run to 19 matches with a routine 46-0 victory over basement side Rochdale at Lamport Stadium. Matty Russell bagged a hat-trick, Gareth O’Brien and Chase Stanley...

Toronto game abandoned due to storm

Toronto Wolfpack registered their 19th consecutive victory – though it was cut short by thunder and lightning which forced a 74th minute abandonment against Rochdale. The Wolfpack were home and dry at the time, leading 46-0 in front of...

Batley player dies in Toulouse

Batley player Archie Kelly has tragically passed away, barely hours after making his debut for the Bulldogs in the 46-0 defeat by Toulouse in France. In a statement, chairman Kevin Nicholas said: “Batley Bulldogs are greatly saddened to announce...

Results round up 17th Aug 19

All the results from today’s games. Super League Catalan Dragons 4 – 17 London BroncosHull FC 22 – 44 Salford Red Devils Championship Toronto Wolfpack 46 – 0 Rochdale HornetsToulouse Olympique 46 – 0 Batley Bulldogs League 1 West Wales Raiders RL 16 –...

Bradford to leave Odsal for groundshare with Dewsbury at Tetley’s Stadium

Bradford will leave Odsal at the end of the season and groundshare will fellow Championship neighbours Dewsbury at the Tetley’s Stadium. The Bulls claim the 22,739-capacity Odsal stadium is no longer financially viable. The club have signed a two-year...

Toronto Wolfpack appoint new chairman and chief executive

Toronto Wolfpack have appointed Bob Hunter as the club’s new chairman and interim chief executive. Hunter has got the top job after David Argyle quit both roles in June after making racist comments towards Swinton player Jose Kenga. An experienced...

George Flanagan handed eight match ban

Bradford hooker George Flanagan has been banned for eight games for a Grade F “attack to the testicles” in the recent loss to Toronto. Flanagan, 32, was found guilty of making contact with Wolfpack full-back Hakim Miloudi while making...

Toulouse secure groundshare deal at 19,000 capacity Stade Ernest Wallon

Toulouse have agreed a deal to groundshare with their rugby union counterparts at Stade Ernest Wallon. The 19,000-capacity stadium hosted their Championship game against Toronto earlier this year, resulting in the Wolfpack’s only defeat of the season. Stade Toulousain’s chairman,...

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Marcus Rashford makes fitness admission amid Manchester United change of approach

Marcus Rashford has admitted he felt tired at the start of last season, but believes Manchester United will be fitter and stronger going...

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