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Challenge Cup: Cas lose Carney


Castleford Tigers player Justin Carney has been suspended for two matches and fined £300 by an independent disciplinary tribunal after pleading guilty to making a Grade B dangerous throw on London Broncos player Thomas Minns in the 69th minute of a First Utility Super League Round 23 fixture. An independent appeals tribunal has dismissed the appeal by Castleford player Weller ... Read More »

NRL legend Minichiello retires


Anthony Minichiello has announced he will retire at the end of the 2014 season, bringing to an end a 15-year career in the NRL. The former Australian international is on course to become the most-capped player in Sydney Roosters history by the end of the current campaign, and the 34-year-old admits he is content with his decision to retire at ... Read More »

Crowd Watch: Super League fixture analysis, Round 23


Welcome to our weekly look at the crowd figures across Super League, as we examine the attendance stats for Round 23. After our piece which detailed just how clubs were doing in terms of overall average attendances, we’ve decided to go one better and look at each fixture from the previous round – comparing it to the 2013 equivalent. We’ll look at ... Read More »

The Fab Five: Week ending Sunday August 3


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, a win for Widnes means the play-off race is starting to look more and more like a closed shop. And the Championship is hotting up too after some surprise results – ... Read More »

Scoreboard: Rugby League Tables: Sunday August 3


Don’t miss a beat with today’s Rugby League results in the Super League, Championship and Championship One.’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 »

Scoreboard: Rugby League scores: Sunday August 3


First Utility Super League Castleford Tigers 64-18 London Broncos Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 18-36 Huddersfield Giants Widnes Vikings 28-10 Hull KR Kingstone Press Championship Batley 6-36 Leigh Doncaster 22-26 Sheffield Featherstone 62-12 Barrow Halifax 36-24 Dewsbury Rochdale 30-28 North Wales Crusaders Swinton 10-17 Keighley Workington 20-18 Whitehaven Kingstone Press Championship One Gateshead 34-26 Hemel Stags Gloucestershire All Golds 16-22 York Hunslet ... Read More »

Pressure on us, says Castleford Tigers star


Castleford Tigers forward Andy Lynch says there is pressure on the team this weekend, as they attempt to avoid being the first team to lose to London Broncos in 2014. The Broncos have yet to pick up a point in Super League this season and, with just five games left in the regular season, Lynch believes they cannot afford to ... Read More »

Kieran Dixon to make comeback this weekend

London Broncos winger Kieran Dixon. ©RLPhotos

London Broncos star Kieran Dixon will finally make his comeback from a horrific injury this weekend – on dual-registration for Hemel Stags. The 21-year-old tore the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and ruptured both his medial collateral ligament (MCL) and posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) in his left knee while representing England Knights last October. And after telling TotalRL he was hopeful ... Read More »

Lynch and Clark rested for Castleford Tigers


Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has rested several big hitters ahead of their clash against London Broncos this Sunday, with the Challenge Cup semi-final looming large over the horizon. Powell has left out in-form Andy Lynch and Daryl Clark for the clash against the already-relegated Broncos, after admitting earlier this week he was tempted to rest some of his ... Read More »

Rugby League European Championship fixtures announced


France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales will meet each other in the autumn after the draw was confirmed for the 2014 European Championships. The winners will qualify for the 2016 Four Nations tournament to be held in the northern hemisphere. It will be a re-entry into the Test arena for all four after the 2013 World Cup where the Scots, particularly, ... Read More »