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Leigh Centurions confirms Purtill to join club

Leigh Centurions confirms Purtill to join club

Leigh Centurions have confirmed that Kieron Purtill will join Neil Jukes’ coaching staff at the end of the current season on a two-year contract. Purtill has worked alongside some of the game’s most highly regarded coaches since his playing career

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FEATURE: An uncapped England XIII – how good is it?

FEATURE: An uncapped England XIII – how good is it?

With England seemingly possessing frightening strength in depth these days, you may have noticed a small note on something altogether rather different in this Monday’s League Express. Editor Martyn Sadler decided to prove the depth we have in our ranks

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Koukash confirms Salford appeal to be referred

Koukash confirms Salford appeal to be referred

Salford owner Marwan Koukash has got his wish – and the club’s appeal into their six-point deduction has been referred to an independent body. Koukash insisted last week that in the interest of fairness and clarity, he wanted their appeal,

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Massey aiming to finish career as a one-club man

Massey aiming to finish career as a one-club man

Castleford Tigers forward Nathan Massey has revealed he knocked back interest from Australia to remain at the club earlier this year: and says he’s only interested in spending his entire career at Castleford. Massey has developed into one of the

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Cunningham determined to prove doubters wrong at St Helens

Cunningham determined to prove doubters wrong at St Helens

Keiron Cunningham has hit back at online criticism following St Helens’ Magic Weekend defeat to Huddersfield by insisting that he will prove the doubters wrong. The Saints were hammered by the Giants in Newcastle over the weekend, a result which

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Schofield blasts Rhinos “gutless, clueless and rudderless”

Schofield blasts Rhinos “gutless, clueless and rudderless”

Leeds Rhinos great and Rugby League Hall of Famer Garry Schofield has blasted his former club in a sensational dressing-down of the club. Schofield told the Yorkshire Evening Post that the club are “gutless, clueless and rudderless” in 2016 after

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Magic Weekend breaks records

Magic Weekend breaks records

For the second year in succession record crowds travelled to Newcastle to witness a two-day festival of Rugby League that saw a full round of First Utility Super League fixtures played at the Dacia Magic Weekend. An all-time record crowd

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Chester targeting three more wins for the top eight

Chester targeting three more wins for the top eight

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats coach Chris Chester revealed he is aiming for three more victories from their final eight league games to secure what looks like an increasingly certain place in the top eight. The Wildcats, undoubtedly last year’s whipping boys

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Frayssinous refuses to blame Richards for loss

Frayssinous refuses to blame Richards for loss

Catalans Dragons coach Laurent Frayssinous refused to blame the errant goalkicking of winger Pat Richards as a reason for their Magic Weekend defeat to wakefield. The Dragons slumped to a 25-24 loss to the in-form Wildcats, missing out on the

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Wakefield stun Catalans in a thriller

Wakefield stun Catalans in a thriller

Jacob Miller kicked a quite incredible drop goal from the halfway line to make it nine wins from ten under Chris Chester as Wakefield coach. The Wildcats, trailing 14-0 midway through the first half, battled back and, after Pat Richards

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