Powell wary of impressive Warrington as Castleford prepare for top-four clash

Castleford coach Daryl Powell admits he’s been impressed by the influence Steve Price has had on Warrington as they prepare to face the in-form Wolves tonight. The Tigers know a win at Warrington would not only strengthen their grip on a play-off place, but potentially move them above Warrington into third should there be a sufficient swing in points difference.…

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Rankin confident Huddersfield can raise their game for Leeds clash once again

Huddersfield fullback Jordan Rankin hopes that the Giants’ recent trend of producing their best against local rivals Leeds continues tonight. Following the disappointment of last week’s Challenge Cup exit to Catalans, the Giants head to Emerald Headingley looking to solidify their place in the top eight – while also dragging the Rhinos further into the mire in the bottom half…

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Super League finally confirms appointment of Robert Elstone as chief executive

Almost a week on from him officially beginning his new job, Super League (Europe) have confirmed the appointment of Robert Elstone as the competition’s new Chief Executive. As widely anticipated, Elstone joins Super League from Premier League club Everton, where he held a position of seniority on their board for many years. His appointment is Super League’s first major step…

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Super League clubs ramp up interest in Featherstone half-back Tom Holmes

As many as four clubs are showing an interest in Featherstone half-back Tom Holmes. Holmes, who was recently voted ninth in TotalRL’s list of the top 50 players in the Championship, has impressed during his first season at Rovers, as they push for a place in this summer’s Qualifiers. He has formed an impressive partnership in the Featherstone halves with…

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COLUMN: While the game dawdles over its future, the lower leagues are crumbling

The popular phrase is that while Nero fiddled, Rome burned (or something like that) – and while that isn’t completely and utterly true of British rugby league in 2018, it does ring true to some extent. It would not be an over-exaggeration to say that at present, the sport in this country finds itself at a fascinating, and slightly drawn-out,…

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