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Wayne Bennett keeping tabs on Greg Eden ahead of World Cup

Wayne Bennett keeping tabs on Greg Eden ahead of World Cup

England coach Wayne Bennett is casting a watchful eye over Castleford winger Greg Eden ahead of this year’s World Cup, Tigers coach Daryl Powell has confirmed – after the national boss reportedly changed his opinion of the former Huddersfield and

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Jamie Peacock tips Toronto to upset London.. and Castleford to win the cup

Jamie Peacock tips Toronto to upset London.. and Castleford to win the cup

Former England captain Jamie Peacock is tipping Castleford to win the Challenge Cup – but he thinks that Toronto Wolfpack will shock a few sides along the way in their inaugural season in the competition. Peacock, who is now head of

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VIDEO: Local lad Johnstone hoping to break his duck at Headingley

VIDEO: Local lad Johnstone hoping to break his duck at Headingley

Leeds-born Wakefield winger Tom Johnstone has admitted he’s hopeful familiar surroundings will be the backdrop for him to break his unlikely try drought at the start of the season on Friday night. Last year’s Young Player of the Year is

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Henderson anticipating special night as London face Toronto

Henderson anticipating special night as London face Toronto Updated

It’s a fixture that Andrew Henderson never imagined he’d be taking part in – and it’s one every rugby league fan will have surely never imagined they’d see at all! London versus Toronto in the sport’s oldest competition, the Challenge

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McGuire promises Leeds will not get carried away despite Catalans win

McGuire promises Leeds will not get carried away despite Catalans win Updated

Danny McGuire has promised Leeds will remain grounded despite their morale-boosting victory against Catalans last week – after admitting the week leading up to the game had been the toughest of his career ahead of Friday’s local derby with Wakefield.

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Jukes believes Gareth Hock is capable of England recall

Jukes believes Gareth Hock is capable of England recall

Leigh Centurions coach Neil Jukes believes forward Gareth Hock is capable of an England recall after a barnstorming display on Thursday night. The 33-year-old hasn’t played for his country since 2012, but scored two tries and was hugely influential during

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Wakefield without Reece Lyne and Anthony England for extended periods

Wakefield without Reece Lyne and Anthony England for extended periods

Wakefield Trinity have lost both centre Reece Lyne and prop Anthony England for a number of weeks due to injury. Lyne picked up a knee injury during last Sunday’s win against Salford, with coach Chris Chester admitting in the aftermath

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ANALYSIS: How Castleford’s defence is reaching title-winning form at last

ANALYSIS: How Castleford’s defence is reaching title-winning form at last

The 7th of May 2013 may not immediately strike a chord with too many Castleford fans on first glance, but it really should do – as that was the day the club’s present and long-term future took a significant turn

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Five talking points ahead of this weekend’s Super League

Five talking points ahead of this weekend’s Super League

Who will partner Theo Fages in the halves for St Helens in France? It’s been another week to forget for St Helens. Defeat to Hull was their third in succession, with their only victory this season against Leeds on the

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Higham expects Warrington to bounce back sooner rather than later

Higham expects Warrington to bounce back sooner rather than later

Leigh captain and former Warrington hooker Micky Higham has insisted the Wolves will come good sooner rather than later. The Centurions are looking for a third victory of the new season tonight when they take on Tony Smith’s side –

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