Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Bulls: Bradford withdraw legal appeal

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Bradford Bulls have confirmed the club’s decision to withdraw its legal challenge of the points deduction imposed earlier this year. A spokesperson for the board of directors has made the following statement: “As part of our last press release on the matter, the directors indicated the club would only proceed with legal action in the event it would be of ... Read More »

Video: Coventry Bears on their entry into Championship One

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The RFL announced recently that Coventry Bears will enter Rugby League’s semi-professional Kingstone Press Championship One competition in 2015. Formed in 1998, the club have grown to become one of the sport’s most successful community clubs and will play their home games at the 4,000-capacity Butts Park Arena. In this video, supplied by Super League TV, we hear from several ... Read More »

Tigers: Carvell signs Cas contract

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Castleford Tigers have confirmed that prop Garreth Carvell has signed a contract to keep him at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle until the end of the 2014 season, following his recent release from Hull FC. Carvell said: “I’m loving it here at Castleford Tigers, I knew a few of the lads beforehand so it’s been pretty easy settling in. They are a ... Read More »

Six Super League players charged

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Six players have been charged with disciplinary offences committed in First Utility Super League Round 21 fixtures. Kevin Sinfield of Leeds Rhinos has been charged with making a Grade C head-butt on Castleford Tigers player Luke Dorn in the 74th minute of a match played on Thursday July 17. Four players – Travis Burns and Adam Walker of Hull Kingston Rovers, ... Read More »

International: Schools RL gaining momentum in Lebanon

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The Lebanese Rugby League Federation has pointed to its expanding school’s rugby league championship, sponsored by construction and telecommunications company GMEA for the third successive year, as an indicator of further growth of the sport in the country. The LRLF is in the process of rolling out a new schools and community club strategy which divides the country into operational ... Read More »

Super League: Albert Goldthorpe team of the week

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Every week in League Express newspaper, three stand-out players from all seven Super League matches are awarded points (ranging from one to three depending on their influence on that particular game) that decide who wins the prestigious Albert Goldthorpe medal – an annual accolade created by the newspaper to reward the fairest and best player of the season. *YOU CAN ... Read More »

Chase and Escare join Goldthorpe race

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Salford Red Devils talisman Rangi Chase and Catalan Dragons full-back Morgan Escare are making a late charge to win this season’s Albert Goldthorpe Medal. After being awarded three and two points respectively in this week’s League Express newspaper, the duo have closed to within seven and six points of current leader Travis Burns, who holds a two-point cushion over Leon ... Read More »

Watts: Black and Whites owe fans a performance

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Hull FC forward Liam Watts says his side owes its loyal supporters a good performance after they were torn apart by Wigan on Friday night. That “embarrassing” loss means the Airlie Birds have only Bradford and London – both of whom are now relegated – beneath them, and they head into a tough match against in-form Castleford on Thursday desperate ... Read More »

The Fab Five: Week ending Sunday July 20

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It’s been another outstanding weekend of Rugby League action, with shocks, twists and surprises all across the country to seriously shake up the top three divisions. In Super League, the play-off race has tightened up after a shock win for Widnes on Friday night. And the Championship is hotting up too after some surprise results – with Championship One looking ... Read More »

Scoreboard: Rugby League tables: Sunday July 20

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Don’t miss a beat with today’s Rugby League results in the Super League, Championship and Championship One. TotalRL.com’s scoreboard has full, comprehensive results for all the action from today’s games. Here are the official tables for all three divisions. And don’t forget that full reports of EVERY team that played today is in tomorrow’s edition of League Express – which ... Read More »