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FRIDAY FLASHBACK: Salford’s last victory at Wigan.. in 1997!

FRIDAY FLASHBACK: Salford’s last victory at Wigan.. in 1997!

Salford have made a habit of defying expectations this year. And tonight’s trip to Wigan gives them another chance to do that – and end one of their longest hoodoos in the game. 20 years have passed since they last

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Atkins says both sides will be desperate for victory on Friday night

Atkins says both sides will be desperate for victory on Friday night

Warrington centre Ryan Atkins believes both the Wolves and Friday’s opponents St Helens will be desperate for two priceless points in their Super League meeting tonight. The Wolves know they can move level on points with seventh-placed Saints with a

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England are heading in right direction, insists Bennett ahead of Samoa clash

England are heading in right direction, insists Bennett ahead of Samoa clash

England coach Wayne Bennett insists his group are “doing things right” and are heading in the right direction ahead of this autumn’s World Cup as they prepare for their only game before the tournament this weekend. The run-up to England’s

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Powell ready to step up as unlikely senior player in Wigan crisis

Powell ready to step up as unlikely senior player in Wigan crisis Updated

At the age of 24, Sam Powell is anything but a senior player in terms of how old he is. However, when he looks around the Wigan team that takes to the field against Salford on Friday, he may well

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Powell praises Castleford after they edge thriller at Huddersfield

Powell praises Castleford after they edge thriller at Huddersfield

Castleford coach Daryl Powell expressed his delight after watching his side extend their lead at the top of the table to three points with a narrow victory at Huddersfield. Jesse Sene-Lefao’s late try proved to be the difference between the

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Huddersfield didn’t get what they deserved, says Rick Stone

Huddersfield didn’t get what they deserved, says Rick Stone

Huddersfield coach Rick Stone insisted his side didn’t get what they deserved from Thursday night’s defeat to Castleford. A late Jesse Sene-Lefao try saw the Giants go down 26-21 to the league leaders, after leading by a point heading into

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Corey Thompson to leave Widnes at the end of this season

Corey Thompson to leave Widnes at the end of this season

Widnes Vikings have announced that winger Corey Thompson has activated a clause in his contract which will allow him to return home to Australia next season. Thompson, who joined the Vikings in 2016  from Canterbury Bulldogs, has opted to return to Australia

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Powell excited to see his squad depth in action tonight

Powell excited to see his squad depth in action tonight

Castleford coach Daryl Powell insists he’s excited, not nervous, to see how the first real test of his squad’s depth shows up tonight. The Tigers have been predominantly in good health for most of this season – but tonight they

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Mamo warns his best is yet to come in a Huddersfield shirt

Mamo warns his best is yet to come in a Huddersfield shirt

Huddersfield full-back Jake Mamo has warned Giants fans that his best is yet to come in a claret and gold shirt. Mamo has started life at Huddersfield well, scoring three tries in his first three games and looking increasingly at

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Smith believes St Helens are not too different since Cunningham departure

Smith believes St Helens are not too different since Cunningham departure

Warrington coach Tony Smith admits that while he’s seen some “subtle differences” in the way Friday’s opponents St Helens play, he still believes they are a very similar side to how they operated under Keiron Cunningham. The Wolves will move

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