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Catalans Dragons 24 Castleford Tigers 32: Daryl Powell’s delight at ‘big win’ in Perpignan

Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell was delighted with his side’s 32-24 away win against Catalans Dragons which all but confirmed the Super League leaders a semi-final spot in the end of season play-offs.

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Wakefield's Scott Grix, right.  Picture: Scott Merrylees

Wakefield Trinity v St Helens: Experienced Grix ensures the dream lives on for Trinity

HE can take the ‘Grandad’ jibes fine, but Wakefield Trinity’s players certainly now know not to joke about certain other things around Scott Grix.

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BEEN THERE: Zak Hardaker is hoping his experience of winning Grand Finals can benefit leaders Castleford Tigers. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Catalans v Castleford Tigers: Hardaker backs McNamara to turn ailing Dragons around

ZAK HARDAKER has not always enjoyed a smooth relationship with Steve McNamara given, when the current Catalans Dragons chief was in charge of England, he threw the talented full-back out of his 2013 World Cup squad due to a discipline breach.

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Announcement of the new head coach for Featherstone Rover John Duffy. Pictured During the press conference with left, Davide Longo, General Manager, and Right, Mark Campbell, Chairman of Featherstone Rover.

Dave Craven: Pressure is quickly on Duffy to entertain at Featherstone Rovers

I HAVE to admit that, like many, I thought Mark Campbell had lost his marbles when sacking Featherstone Rovers coach Jon Sharp.

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Jordan Baldwinson is stopped by John Bateman and Tommy Leuluai.    Picture Bruce Rollinson

Wigan Warriors 34 Leeds Rhinos 0: Rhinos’ youngsters impress despite defeat to Wigan

England stand-off George Williams scored two tries to make up for an off day with the boot as Wigan put a weakened Leeds to the sword with victory at the DW Stadium.

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Danny Washbrook of Hull FC is tackled

Hull FC 14 Huddersfield Giants 10: Ellis back to edge out Giants as Hull end losing run

WITH games as poor as this you have to simply look for the positives.

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Jack Logan in action for Hull FC.

Halifax v Hull KR: Robins sign Logan from city rivals Hull FC ahead of Qualifiers

IT IS Halifax who may crucially need to win Sunday’s final regular Championship game against Hull KR to secure their Qualifiers berth – but their opponents made the eye-catching transfer deadline news late on Friday.

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Hull FC v Huddersfield Giants - Top-four finish would be ‘mission accomplished’ ... for now

HEAD COACH Lee Radford has labelled tonight’s game with Huddersfield Giants as “Judgement Day” for Hull FC and, for one, Jake Connor certainly wants to act like his Terminator.

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Warrington's Brad Dwyer has signed for Leeds.

Leeds swoop to sign Warrington’s Dwyer

Leeds Rhinos have signed Warrington Wolves hooker Brad Dwyer as a direct replacement for the retiring Rob Burrow.

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Castleford's Danny Orr.

Catalans v Castleford Tigers: Lifelong fan Danny Orr willing Tigers to come out on top

AS MUCH as finishing top of Super League will be an incredible achievement for Castleford Tigers’ players this season, they are not the only ones eager to cement it.

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Jamie Jones-Buchanan.

Wigan v Leeds: Rhinos turn to youth as Cup semi-final looms

THERE will be plenty of cynics believing many of the 13 injured players missing for Leeds Rhinos at Wigan Warriors tonight will be fit in time for next weekend’s Challenge Cup semi-final against Hull FC.

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Hull FC v Huddersfield Giants: Carefree Giants now dangerous opponent in Super 8s

NOW the pressure is off, Huddersfield Giants’ Ryan Hinchcliffe believes his side have earned the right to enjoy their rugby league – and that could make them dangerous.

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Video - Coach Lee Radford hails imminent return of Hull FC captain Ellis

LEE RADFORD admits the return of captain Gareth Ellis is “huge” for his side as they seek a first win in four games.

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Jack Walker. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds Rhinos: Super League clubs circling after rising star Walker rejects full-time contract

TEENAGE SENSATION Jack Walker is set to leave Leeds Rhinos after turning down the offer of a three-year full-time contract.

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I want to go out on a high at Leeds Rhinos, says retiring Rob Burrow

LEEDS RHINOS legend Rob Burrow has made the somewhat surprise decision to retire at the end of this season.

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Up for the cup: L-r, Gary Hetherington, Steve Patterson, Steve Cavanagh and Ryan Hall.

Leeds Rhinos and Yorkshire CCC heading for Headingley GC for new challenge

HEADINGLEY is a word synonymous with rugby league and cricket. And golf, too, of course, with Headingley GC currently celebrating their 125th anniversary.

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‘Boredom’ prompts change for Featherstone Rovers as John Duffy steps in

BLUNT-TALKING Featherstone Rovers chairman Mark Campbell revealed he had become bored watching his side under Jon Sharp but believes new head coach John Duffy will “excite” fans at Post Office Road.

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John Duffy is Featherstone's new head coach.

Duffy confirmed as Featherstone’s new head coach

FEATHERSTONE Rovers have appointed 37-year-old former Warrington, Leigh and Scotland stand-off John Duffy as their new head coach.

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Duffy set to replace ‘stunned’ Sharp

JOHN DUFFY will be unveiled as Featherstone Rovers’ new head coach today as Jon Sharp revealed he is “stunned, shocked, gobsmacked” by his sudden departure from Post Office Road.

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ON THE MOVE: Danny McGuire will join Hull KR for next season from Leeds Rhinos.

Mutually beneficial move sees Danny McGuire switch to ambitious Hull KR

HULL KR head coach Tim Sheens says the impressive acquisition of Leeds Rhinos captain Danny McGuire is “brilliant” for the club’s development.

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