Castleford chief executive victim of 'vicious assault'

Castleford chief executive victim of 'vicious assault'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Steve Gill has been associated with the club for more than 50 years Castleford Tigers rugby club chief executive Steve Gill was “viciously” assaulted during a town-centre attack, the club has said. The Betfred Super League leaders said the attack happened in Bridge Street, Castleford, early on Friday. A […]

Said Jamal from Afghanistan on cusp of Castleford Tigers spot

Said Jamal from Afghanistan on cusp of Castleford Tigers spot

Image copyright Castleford Tigers Image caption Said Jamal, who fled Afghanistan, hopes to make an impact in rugby league with Castleford Tigers A boy who fled war-torn Afghanistan after his father was killed by the Taliban is on the cusp of a professional rugby league career. Said Jamal, 15, arrived in the UK and settled […]

Paralysed player sends legal letter to Australia's NRL

Paralysed player sends legal letter to Australia's NRL

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A dangerous tackle ended Alex McKinnon’s NRL career Lawyers for paralysed player Alex McKinnon have written to Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) amid a report he is planning a multi-million-dollar lawsuit. The Daily Telegraph said McKinnon is seeking compensation from the NRL and the player whose tackle injured him. […]

Sheffield Eagles to play home games in Wakefield

Sheffield Eagles to play home games in Wakefield

Image copyright Wakefield Trinity Image caption Sheffield Eagles will play at Wakefield Trinity’s Belle Vue Stadium A Rugby league club said it has been forced to move almost 30 miles (48km) away from its home city. Sheffield Eagles said it had failed to find a venue in the city for the 2017 season but had […]

Ronan Costello: Huddersfield Giants academy death 'accidental'

Ronan Costello: Huddersfield Giants academy death 'accidental'

Image copyright Huddersfireld Giants Image caption Ronan Costello was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary The death of a 17-year-old rugby player was “accidental”, an inquest has ruled. Ronan Costello, of Huddersfield Giants Under-19s, died three days after he suffered a severe traumatic brain injury against Salford Red Devils on June 11. Bradford Coroner’s Court heard […]

Former Wales star Gibbs' wife 'hit by motorbike'

Former Wales star Gibbs' wife 'hit by motorbike'

Image copyright Kaidi Photography The wife of former Wales rugby international Scott Gibbs is in a critical condition in an Italian hospital after being hit by a motorcycle, her family have said. Kate Weaver-Gibbs, 32, was injured on Friday while the couple walked near their home in Verona. The beauty and travel writer suffered multiple […]

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