This year is set to be a special year for every First Utility Super League, Kingstone Press Championship and League 1 club, and Rugby League Rocks will showcase the skills and personality of many of the sportís biggest stars.

The official launch of the eagerly-anticipated 2015 season will take place on Sunday, 1st February (6.00pm) at Victoria Warehouse, Manchester, when, for the first time, fans can take part in the opening celebrations at a fantastic new event Ė Rugby League Rocks.

Over 11,000 people saw Leeds Rhinos beat Bradford Bulls 34-14 in front of a packed crowed for Jamie Peacock's testimonial.

Wakefield Wildcats beat Hull FC 46-10 in the Gareth Ellis testimonial.

St Helens beat Wigan 28-12 at Langtree Park

Castleford Widnes 20-18

Huddersfield won 38-6 against Halifax

Warrington 40-0 Hull KR

Hull KR claimed the Clive Sullivan Trophy after coming back from 22-6 down to beat arch rivals Hull FC 28-22 at the KC Stadium on Sunday.

St Helens suffered defeat in their first run out of the new campaign as they went down 20-16 to Widnes.

Wigan were beaten 18-14 by Leigh Centurions in Paul Prescott's testimonial.

Salford Red Devils won 66-4 victory over the Swinton Lions at the AJ Bell Stadium.

Castleford Tigers beat Doncaster 32-12 at the Keepmoat Stadium.

Huddersfield's clash at Bradford was postponed due to frost and snow at Odsal.

Until the 31st December you can take advantage of the fantastic early bird offer to the 2015 First Utility Super League Grand Final. The offer entitles you to a £5 discount off all tickets purchased plus a free Super League Grand Final scarf. You could attend the climax of the Super League season for as little as £15.

New Zealand capped a wonderful unbeaten 4 Nations display with a win over Australia in Wellington on Saturday.

Despite the Aussies posting tries at the start of each half, New Zealand held firm with Manu Vatuvei scoring 2 tries, one of which was an amazing fingertip effort in the corner.

In one of the sports most defining moments of 2014, international Rugby League was rocked by a decision deemed controversial in some quarters.

Australia reeling from a defeat to New Zealand in the first game, needed to make amends and post a win to keep themselves in the tournament.

The competition being held in Australia was at 16-12 to the Australians, Australian Greg Inglis looked to have knocked the ball dead, Australian referee Gerard Sutton referred it up to Australian video referee Bernard Sutton but the Australians decided to disallow it saying the ball was on the way up when it was touched by Ryan Hall.

The most exciting era in the history of Rugby League since the sport switched to summer in 1996 will kick off with six fixtures in a new-look First Utility Super League over the weekend of February 5-8 2015.

The sports flagship competition features 12 clubs from next season, when a league structure allowing for the return of promotion and relegation will ensure that every minute of every match in every competition matters.

The Super League fixtures for the first phase of the 2015 season will be published at 9.00pm on Sunday 19th October 2014.

The new format culminates in a split at mid way through the season, the official graphic on how this new format works is attached to the READ MORE of this story.

After one of the most tightly contested super leagues in years and with the dawn of a new era upon the sport, the Saints pulled off an unlikely victory at the theatre of dreams on Saturday.

Following an unbelievable loss of composure by Ben Flowers in the 3rd minute, both teams having chances with only a penalty apiece to separate until Wigan, down to 12 men soldiered to a try by young Joe Burgess just before half time, Matty Smith missing that conversion and another penalty.

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Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers cemented its reputation as the sportís must-see occasion at Wembley Stadium last Saturday when the 2014 Challenge Cup final lived up to all expectations.

On an afternoon of high drama and spectacular action, the Rhinos claimed their first Challenge Cup victory in 15 years to the delight of their supporters in a bumper crowd of 77,914.
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