Premium: Contingency plans in place should Bolton fail to be ready for cup semi-finals

The Rugby Football League are putting contingency plans into place for an alternative venue for this year’s Challenge Cup semi-final should the financial situation concerning Bolton Wanderers cause too serious an issue to overcome. The University of Bolton Stadium is pencilled in to host both semi-final matches in this year’s cup at the end of July – just as it did…

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Warriors prop Ligi Sao available to Super League for 2020 season

New Zealand Warriors forward, Ligi Sao has been offered to Super League clubs for next season by his management. The 26-year-old prop, who can also operate at loose-forward, is currently in the Warriors’ 19-man squad to face Brisbane Broncos this weekend and has made several appearances in the NRL this season. However, his contract expires with the Warriors at the…

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Salford will do ‘everything possible’ to support Turgut and fundraising efforts, says Blease

Salford Red Devils CEO Ian Blease has insisted the club will do everything possible to try and support former player Jansin Turgut as he continues to fight for his life following serious injuries suffered in Ibiza. Turgut, who left the Red Devils earlier this month, is in a serious condition following a fall which has resulted in serious surgery. But Blease…

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Mellor on open market after turning down initial deal from Huddersfield

Huddersfield forward Alex Mellor is to test his value on the open market after deciding against signing a new contract with the Giants for now and rejecting their initial offer regarding an extension to his existing deal. The highly-rated forward is out of contract at the end of this season, and League Express understands at least one other Super League…

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Clark best-performing hooker – Price

Warrington coach Steve Price insists Daryl Clark is the best-performing hooker in Super League at the moment. The England international, who heads the Albert Goldthorpe Medal table, was at his brilliant best once again on Sunday, helping guide Warrington to a 26-24 win over Wigan in the Challenge Cup to set up a quarter-final clash with Hull KR. And when…

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Premium: Leeds fail in incredible move to try re-sign Danny McGuire

Leeds Rhinos have tried and failed with a sensational bid to bring Danny McGuire back to the club for the final months of his playing career. McGuire has already confirmed that this season will be his last as a player, but League Express can reveal that the Rhinos enquired with Hull Kingston Rovers about a sensational switch for the 36-year-old…

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What’s Inside League Express: May 13th edition

It’s been a blockbuster weekend in the Challenge Cup – and the action off the field is arguably just as exciting as on it, with the transfer market beginning to hot up. The new issue of League Express has everything from the latest ins and outs across Super League to the biggest off-field issues covered too – as well as,…

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