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The Chairman of Salford City Reds has released a statement about today's ruling.
Everyone is working every available hour to ensure that the on-going negotiations progress forward into an outcome that secures the future success of the Salford Rugby League Club. We appreciate what a stressful time this is for staff, players and supporters and thank you all for your patience and understanding.
What today’s ruling provides is the time needed to secure the investment and we are grateful for the opportunity to do so.
One thing is foremost in our minds - Salford’s rugby club must continue for the fans of today to enjoy and for the generations of fans to come.
Salford City Reds have released a statement after the club was given 28 days to settle its debt with HMRC and two former players
Salford City Reds can confirm that the result of this morning’s court hearing was a further adjournment until Monday 4th February 2013.
This additional time has been granted following careful consideration of the current position regarding new investment into the business.
All concerned parties agreed that there was a real possibility that a positive conclusion could be reached and that this would be preferable to the execution of the lodged winding up petition against Salford Football Club 1914 Ltd.
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Jason Robinson has been in Manchester, holding coaching sessions with disadvantaged young people.
It has been nearly six years since the former Wigan Rugby League and Sale Rugby Union star retired from professional sport.
A teenager who spent eight months in hospital after being paralysed in a rugby accident has finally returned to school.
George Claxton was just 15 when he dislocated his neck playing for Blackburn under 15s in February.
Former Sale Sharks rugby union player David Tait has been found dead in Hong Kong.
It's understood the 25 year old was found dead on Wednesday after falling from an apartment block.
A statement on the club's website said:
"The rugby community will be shattered by the passing of such a gifted and popular young man who was respected by everyone he played alongside. He wasn't simply a talented rugby player, he was also extremely bright and successful in his life outside of rugby.
"We will do everything we can to help support David's family and the players who played alongside him. His family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers."
Premiership Rugby expressed their sadness at the news of David's death. "At this desperately sad time words can hardly do justice to the way everyone involved with Aviva Premiership Rugby will feel about David's passing," said Premiership Rugby Chief Executive, Mark McCafferty.
"Everyone at Premiership Rugby would like to offer their condolences and support to David's family and friends at this very difficult time."
The Tait family said: "The family is devastated and we would ask you to please respect our privacy."
Warrington Wolves players will be taking part in a charity basketball game on Saturday in aid of After Adoption.
The game begins at 10:30 at Birchwood Tennis & Leisure Complex in Warrington.
The players will include: Mick Higham, Paul Wood, Rhys Williams, Gareth O’Brien, Ben Currie, Brad Dwyer, James Laithwaite, Jordan Burke, Ryan Shaw, Danny Bridge, James Mendeika, James Saltonstall, Gavin Bennion and Gene Ormsby.
For more details please visit the After Adoption website.
Our sports reporter Dan Hewitt is at Sale Sharks after their director of rugby Bryan Redpath was removed from his position.
He says: "Confusion at Sale Sharks: CEO Steve Diamond tells me he's in charge until end of the season. Bryan Redpath staying on as coach.
"However, Redpath has not confirmed he will stay on. He's been given 2 days to decide what he wants to do. It's conceivable he'll reject that offer.
"Sale keen to show they want to keep him. Diamond not clear at all on whether he thinks he'll stay. Decision could be as early as tonight."
Sale Sharks captain David Seymour says his side can turn their season around.
Sharks have lost their first six games in the Aviva Premiership - but on Sunday they turn their attentions to Europe and a clash with Cardiff Blues at the City of Salford Stadium in the Heineken Cup.