Rugby League

Sam Burgess ‘Extremely Lucky’ To Avoid Serious Neck Injury

England forward Sam Burgess says he was “extremely lucky” to avoid a serious neck injury after being carried off and taken to hospital during South Sydney’s loss to St George Illawarra on Sunday. The 27-year-old had a clash of heads with fellow Englishman Mike Cooper. He lay prone on the pitch for several minutes, while receiving medical care, before being …

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First Openly Gay Rugby Player Hails Overwhelming Support

The first British rugby league player to come out as gay says he has been “overwhelmed” and “humbled” by fans’ and fellow players’ support for him. Keegan Hirst, who is separated from his wife, said the time had come “to be true to myself”. The father-of-two told the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire show he did not want “to go on some …

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Rugby Player Makes Huge Sacrifice For The Good Of His Team

Veteran Bulldogs back-rower Frank Pritchard would’ve hated to see the club’s large of crop of young talent depart Belmore, thus why he made the decision to head overseas with a year left on his contract to link up with Hull FC. A selfless decision, Pritchard said signing a two-year deal to see out his career in the English Super League …

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Rugby Player Pulls Off Incredible 100m Drop Out Kick

Aaron Brown of Dewsbury Rams showed immense kicking power with the 100m kick of a life time! [adsenseyu2] Aaron Brown of Dewsbury Rams showed immense kicking power with the 100m kick of a life time!https://t.co/YrZkYAnMaZ — Sky Sports RL (@SkySportsRL) June 22, 2015 [adsenseyu4]

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Danny Jones: Brave Wife Of Tragic Rugby Player Cheered By Crowds As She Cradles Their Twins On The Pitch

Heartbroken Lizzie Jones carried five-month-old twins Bobby and Phoebe onto the pitch before her husband’s Keighley Cougars team-mates took on Coventry. The wife of tragic rugby league player Danny Jones lovingly cradles their twins – in a poignant reminder of a mirror image of the star and his children. Heartbroken Lizzie Jones was cheered by crowds as she carried five-month-old …

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