Rugby League news
Some of the latest Rugby League news from different news agencies around the world on.
Morgan Escare's first-half hat-trick sets Catalan Dragons up for a comfortable win against bottom side London Broncos.
Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook and James Roby claim the tries as Super League Leaders' Shield favourites St Helens beat Leeds.
Hull FC dent the Super League play-off hopes of local rivals Hull KR with a convincing five-try victory.
Patrick Ah Van scores two tries as Widnes shock reigning Super League champions Wigan to close in on a play-off place.
Team news as Castleford Tigers host Bradford Bulls in Sunday's Super League fixture at Mend-A-Hose Jungle (15:30 BST).
Team news as Wakefield Wildcats host Salford Red Devils in Sunday's Super League fixture at Rapid Solicitors Stadium (15:00 BST).
Tonga forward Lopini Paea will join Wakefield on a one-year contract when his Catalans deal expires at the end of 2014.
Danny Brough's last-gasp drop-goal rescues Huddersfield a point in a topsy-turvy Super League game at Warrington.
Widnes captain Jon Clarke will become the club's head of strength and conditioning when he retires at the end of the season.
St Helens scrum-half Luke Walsh admits he thought his career would be ended by the horrific injury he suffered in July.
Castleford Tigers hooker Daryl Clark will join Warrington Wolves at the end of the season on a four-year contract.
Hull KR sign former Warrington forward Tyrone McCarthy on a two-year contract from Australian side Northern Pride.
London Broncos agree a deal to sign Fiji international Wes Naiqama from Penrith Panthers on a two-year deal from 2015.
Incoming Bath signing Sam Burgess is to play at centre after he completes his switch to rugby union from league.
Wigan coach Shaun Wane believes a mid-season training camp with rugby union side Bath was beneficial to both clubs.
Hundreds of Leeds Rhinos fans have gathered in the city to celebrate the club's victory in the Challenge Cup.
Hull KR make Chris Chester their head coach on a permanent basis following two months in temporary charge.
Leeds captain Kevin Sinfield hails Rhinos boss Brian McDermott as the "mastermind" of their Challenge Cup win.
Leeds claim their first Challenge Cup title since 1999 by beating West Yorkshire neighbours Castleford 23-10 at Wembley.
Hull KR extend the loan deal of forward Kevin Larroyer from Catalan Dragons for a second season.
Teenage stand-off Jordan Abdull signs a new two-year contract with Hull FC, following his first-grade breakthrough.
Bradford Bulls forward Chev Walker signs a one-year contract extension with the Championship-bound side.
France international scrum-half Thomas Bosc signs a new one-year contract with Catalan Dragons.
Hull FC coach Lee Radford speaks to BBC Radio Humberside after his side's 28-0 win over Hull KR.
Hull KR coach Chris Chester speaks to BBC Radio Humberside after the 28-0 loss to city rivals Hull FC.
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Hull KR coach Chris Chester tells BBC Radio Humberside Tyrone McCarthy is "the kind of player he wants" after signing the former Warrington Wolves forward on a two-year contract.
Watch highlights as Leeds Rhinos end their Challenge Cup final hoodoo with a 23-10 win over West Yorkshire rivals Castleford Tigers at Wembley
Leeds Rhinos players react to winning the Rugby League Challenge Cup their first lifting the cup in 15 years.
Ryan Hall powers over in the corner to make it 16-4 to Leeds during the first half of their Challenge Cup final clash with Castleford at Wembley.
Watch BBC Sport's opener for the Challenge Cup final at Wembley, as Castleford Tigers prepare to face Leeds Rhinos.
Castleford centre Michael Shenton and Leeds half-back Danny McGuire talk to the BBC's Super League Show about the buzz of excitement in the lead-up to Saturday's Challenge Cup final.
South African Tom van Vollenhoven scores a memorable try in the 1961 Challenge Cup Final at Wembley.
BBC Sport's Jonathan Davies says former Widnes and Wigan centre Joe Lydon is one of his Challenge Cup heroes.
Salford City Reds head coach Brian Noble chooses former Featherstone Rovers star David Hobbs as one of his Challenge Cup heroes.
Former England international and BBC commentator Ray French reflects on his Challenge Cup heroes - Sheffield Eagles.
Former St Helens and Wigan coach Ian Millward remembers his mentor David Murray who passed away last month.
Ex-Warrington forward Mike Cooper started the NRL season largely unknown in Australia, but is now being tipped for an England spot.
Jordan Meads once won a NRL Under-20 Grand Final for NZ Warriors, but his future now lies in England with Gateshead Thunder.
John 'Jack' Harrison was already a rugby league star, but his World War One bravery saw him become a hero in the city of Hull.