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Three potential standout ties from tonight’s Challenge Cup draw

Three potential standout ties from tonight’s Challenge Cup draw

After a phenomenal weekend for the Challenge Cup in which five amateur teams dumped out professional opposition, the stage is set for tonight’s fourth round draw. With all 12 Championship sides entering the fray alongside the amateur and League 1

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Smith has second thoughts on Gidley

Smith has second thoughts on Gidley

Warrington Wolves coach Tony Smith has revealed that his plan to play Kurt Gidley at fullback for the club in 2016 has changed, owing to his impressive partnership with Chris Sandow. Gidley was believed to be a short-term option in

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Five things to watch for in the Championship this weekend

Five things to watch for in the Championship this weekend

Will Batley claim another big scalp in the opening month? Although they slipped to defeat against Featherstone, Batley and John Kear have managed to catch the attention of a few people so early in the Championship season. That loss to

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Powell: “There’s shedloads of improvement left in us”

Powell: “There’s shedloads of improvement left in us”

Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell issued a stark warning to the rest of Super League following their 31-24 win at Hull – saying that there’s “shedloads” of improvement left in his team. The Tigers made it five points from a

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Five storylines to watch for in this weekend’s Super League

Five storylines to watch for in this weekend’s Super League

Super League returns to a full programme this weekend, with the three remaining unbeaten sides in the competition looking to extend their impressive starts to the year. One of those records could go on Thursday when Hull face Castleford –

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TEAM NEWS: Willie Mason in line to make Catalans debut

TEAM NEWS: Willie Mason in line to make Catalans debut

Willie Mason is in line to make his debut for Catalans Dragons this Saturday after being named in Laurent Frayssinous’ 19-mans squad for the clash against Super League champions Leeds. Mason, who joined the Dragons on a one-year deal earlier

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Four under-the-radar players who could decide Hull v Castleford

Four under-the-radar players who could decide Hull v Castleford

Tonight’s televised game – one of two to take place on Thursday – is a mouthwatering clash between two of Super League’s three remaining unbeaten sides: Hull FC v Castleford Tigers. The Black and Whites are top of the league

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Wane expecting tough challenge from Salford

Wane expecting tough challenge from Salford

Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane believes his side are set for a tough clash against Salford tonight – but says if his side play how they can, they’ll be tough to beat. The Warriors face the Red Devils in a

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Cunningham says St Helens squad stronger than 2014 champions

Cunningham says St Helens squad stronger than 2014 champions

St Helens coach Keiron Cunningham believes that his class of 2016 as a whole is stronger than the Saints squad that went on and lifted the trophy back in 2014. The Saints won Super League during Nathan Brown’s final season

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Ben Crooks eagerly anticipating Hull return on Thursday

Ben Crooks eagerly anticipating Hull return on Thursday

Castleford Tigers centre Ben Crooks says he can’t wait for his return to former side Hull FC on Thursday night – admitting that the game was the first fixture he watched out for when they were released. Crooks returns to

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