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Wakefield Trinity: Chester’s in no hurry to replace Kear on his staff

relaxed WAKEFIELD Trinity boss Chris Chester says he will not be rushed into finding a replacement for head of rugby John Kear – and might even put the funds towards strengthening his actual playing squad.

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Disgraced England star Zak Hardaker in action for Castleford Tigers. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Castleford Tigers open dialogue with Hardaker as disgraced England star awaits cocaine judgement

CASTLEFORD TIGERS head coach Daryl Powell has revealed he is in talks with Zak Hardaker over whether the disgraced full-back still has a future with the League Leaders’ Shield winners.

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Kear sad as he leaves Wakefield Trinity to take over as coach of Bradford Bulls

DEPARTING head of rugby John Kear says he leaves Wakefield Trinity “with a heavy heart but in a good spot” after securing a release to take over as Bradford Bulls boss.

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Bradford Bulls's club captain, Lee Smith, with the new head coach, John Kear.

Bullish Kear is ready to rebuild fallen Bradford

NEVER let it be said John Kear does not like a challenge.

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Gareth Ellis

Drighlington handed Air Force test in Challenge Cup

Two of the areas community clubs ended up with ties against the armed forces after the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup first round draw was made tonight.

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Bradford Bulls new head coach John Kear .
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POLL: John Kear appointed as new Bradford Bulls coach

JOHN KEAR is the new head coach of Bradford Bulls.

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Who is Max Evans?

Who is Max Evans?

As he enters the 2018 ITV Dancing on Ice competition, we ask: who is Max Evans?

Jack Walker challenges Luke Gale during the Grand Final.

Leeds Rhinos: I want to get faster, bigger and stronger says Jack Walker

TEENAGE prodigy Jack Walker wants to cement himself a place with Leeds Rhinos in 2018 – and knows Ashton Golding will challenge him all the way.

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Wakefield Trinity's Kyle Wood.

Wakefield Trinity delighted as Kyle Wood signs new deal

WAKEFIELD Trinity hooker Kyle Wood has signed a new three-year contract, the Super League club have announced.

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Cory Aston, in action for Leeds Rhinos.

Cory Aston out to make a big impact after joining Castleford Tigers

HALF-BACK Cory Aston is looking to make a big impression on Super League in 2018 after completing his move to Castleford Tigers from Super League champions Leeds Rhinos.

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Francis Cummins dives in to score.

Leeds Rhinos Nostalgia: Cummins’ late try seals a stunning comeback win over the Warriors

THE 2000 season started and ended badly for Leeds Rhinos, but a remarkable spell in the middle of the year produced 13 successive Super League victories.

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Tom Briscoe.

‘My best is yet to come’ says Leeds Rhinos’ Tom Briscoe

TOM BRISCOE believes Leeds Rhinos are still yet to see the best of him and he is now mentally stronger in readiness for 2018.

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Ben Roberts.

Castleford Tigers: Ben Roberts will be a real threat from full-back insists Daryl Powell

IT MAY be a positional switch enforced on both but Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell believes Benny Roberts’ return to full-back in 2018 could be something to behold during the new season.

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Tigers Jake Trueman.

‘Incredible’ offer tempts Castleford Tigers’ to cash in on Luis Johnson

CASTLEFORD TIGERS have accepted an “incredible” £45,000 bid from Warrington Wolves for England Academy second-row Luis Johnson – but secured rising star Jake Trueman to a long-term deal at Wheldon Road.

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Castleford Tigers: ‘Incredible offer’ sees young Tiger Johnson join the Wolves

CASTLEFORD TIGERS have accepted an “incredible” £45,000 offer from Warrington Wolves for England Academy second-row Luis Johnson – but secured rising star Jake Trueman to a long-term deal at Wheldon Road.

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Lois Forsell.

England star Forsell becomes Leeds Rhinos Women’s Team’s first signing

England Women’s international, Lois Forsell, has become the first player to sign for the first Leeds Rhinos Women’s Team.

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Niall Walker.

Utility back Niall Walker pens 12-month deal at Hunslet

Utility back Niall Walker has signed for Hunslet on a 12-month contract.

Luke Gale in action during the Rugby League World Cup final between Australia and England. Picture: Tertius Pickard/

Castleford Tigers’ Luke Gale will only get better – Daryl Powell

DARYL POWELL has backed Castleford Tigers’ Man of Steel Luke Gale to “grow” as an England player.

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Leeds Rhinos' 6ft 5ins forward Jack Ormondroyd is hoping to make a big impression during the close season. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds Rhinos: Settled Jack Ormondroyd’s aiming to hit the ground running

SUPER LEAGUE rookie Jack Ormondroyd believes he will be better prepared for Leeds Rhinos’ next campaign in 2018.

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James Clare

Winger James Clare happy as he rejoins Castleford Tigers on a one-year deal

THERE will be few more popular deals confirmed this off-season than the return of winger James Clare to Super League side Castleford Tigers.

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