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Countdown underway for new rugby Super League season

It less than 3 weeks to go until the start of the new rugby Super League season and the excitement is building.

To mark the start of the new season the Super League have released a new promotional video featuring all our region's 6 sides - Castleford Tigers, Huddersfield Giants, Hull FC, Hull Kingston Rovers, Leeds Rhinos and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats.



Rhinos find a replacement for departing Aiton

Leeds Rhinos have signed Gold Coast Titans hooker Beau Falloon for the 2016 season.

The 28-year-old joins the Treble winning side on a one year deal following the announcement that Paul Aiton will join the Catalans Dragons next year.

Beau Falloon Credit: DAN PELED/AAP/Press Association Images

We are pleased to have signed a player with the experience that Beau has. He has been playing in the NRL for eight seasons and, having spoken to him, I know he is very excited about the challenge of coming to England and playing with the Rhinos. We obviously lost Paul Aiton for a long period this season and it will be good to have more options in our squad for next season and Beau certainly offers that as we look to build on our achievements in 2015."

– Leeds Rhinos Head Coach Brian McDerott

Wildcats preserve Super League status

Wakefield preserved their Super League status with a nail-biting 24-16 win over Bradford in the inaugural one million pound game at Belle Vue

The Wildcats' 17-year stay in the top flight went on the line in the one-off game to decide the final place in Super League for 2016, and it needed a try from hooker Scott Moore a minute from time to finally settle the game.

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