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St Helens announce signing of Luke Douglas

St Helens announce signing of Luke Douglas

St Helens have signed Scotland international Luke Douglas on a three-year deal from NRL side Gold Coast Titans – as revealed in League Express a number of weeks ago. Douglas has played for Cronulla as well as the Titans –

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Steve Michaels hopeful of new deal with Hull FC

Steve Michaels hopeful of new deal with Hull FC

This story first appeared in Monday’s League Express. In future, why wait until midweek to hear the biggest and best stories? Subscribe to League Express in just a few short clicks to secure the best read in rugby league when

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Ben Cockayne calls Million Pound Game a “disgrace”

Ben Cockayne calls Million Pound Game a “disgrace”

Hull KR fullback has called the Million Pound Game concept a “disgrace” – and has questioned whether a game of this significance aligns with the RFL’s policy on player welfare and mental health. Cockayne will be in the Rovers side

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Willie Poching and Justin Morgan appointed to roles for New Zealand

Willie Poching and Justin Morgan appointed to roles for New Zealand

New Zealand coach David Kidwell has appointed Justin Morgan and Willie Poching as his assistant coaches for next month’s test against Australia and the Four Nations tournament in England. Current Hull KR assistant Poching¬†has spent the last 17 years involved

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Nine debutants in Super League Dream Team 2016

Nine debutants in Super League Dream Team 2016

Four clubs have players represented in this year’s Super League Dream Team – with Hull FC and Warrington taking 10 of the 13 spots as nine men were voted into the team for the first time. The 2016 Dream Team

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Radford admits Hull must respond quick to save their season

Radford admits Hull must respond quick to save their season

Hull FC coach Lee Radford insists his side have to show a quick response to defeat on Friday night – otherwise their season may well come to an abrupt end. The Black and Whites were beaten 23-6 at home to

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Smith praises Lineham as Warrington claim League Leader’s Shield

Smith praises Lineham as Warrington claim League Leader’s Shield

Warrington Wolves coach Tony Smith heaped praise on winger Tom Lineham after he came in from the cold to produce a pivotal performance in their victory against Hull on Friday, which helped secured the League Leader’s Shield. The Wolves won

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Webster in rare position of hoping his reign ends on Saturday

Webster in rare position of hoping his reign ends on Saturday Updated

Few, if any, coaches, have wished their reign in charge at a club to come to an end – but that is the unique position James Webster finds himself in on Saturday afternoon. With Tim Sheens arriving next year, Webster

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Symonds hoping to avoid the alien prospect of relegation

Symonds hoping to avoid the alien prospect of relegation

Coming from the NRL, it’s only understandable that Tom Symonds wasn’t too clued up on the race for promotion and relegation. After all, it took most people in the UK a good while to get their head around the Super

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York City Knights name just 13 players in travelling squad for Toulouse

York City Knights name just 13 players in travelling squad for Toulouse

York City Knights have named a squad of just 13 players for their trip to Toulouse for the League 1 play-off semi-finals on Saturday evening. The Knights were told by the RFL earlier this week that if they were to

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