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Wigan set for injury boost ahead of Hull FC clash

Wigan set for injury boost ahead of Hull FC clash

Wigan coach Shaun Wane will receive two major injury boosts this weekend after confirming Joel Tomkins and Joe Burgess are likely to be fit for Saturday’s trip to Hull FC. The duo missed the defeat to Wakefield on Monday –

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Six Castleford players in revised 27-man England Elite Performance Squad

Six Castleford players in revised 27-man England Elite Performance Squad

Following a review of both the Samoa Test and the first phase of Elite Performance Squad (EPS) sessions held between February and May, England head coach Wayne Bennett and his coaching staff have selected a 27-man squad for the second

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GOSSIP: Toronto Wolfpack eye up Ashton Sims

GOSSIP: Toronto Wolfpack eye up Ashton Sims

This story first appeared in Monday’s League Express. To ensure you don’t miss out on stories like this in future as soon as they’re released, click here to open your digital subscription to League Express: for the price of a

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COLUMN: Only the players can halt the increasingly dire fixture backlog

COLUMN: Only the players can halt the increasingly dire fixture backlog

Look, here’s the black and white of it all: we play too many games of rugby league in this country. The debate surrounding¬†player welfare and fixture congestion has – rightly – reared its ugly head again this week after most

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TotalRL’s Team of the Round: Bank Holiday Monday edition

TotalRL’s Team of the Round: Bank Holiday Monday edition

Fullback: Gareth O’Brien (Salford) Salford’s Million Pound Man remains in superb form this year; and he was crucial in helping the Red Devils keep in touch with league leaders Castleford after their thumping win over Warrington on Monday afternoon. An

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Smith “furious” Huddersfield were allowed Bank Holiday off

Smith “furious” Huddersfield were allowed Bank Holiday off

Warrington coach Tony Smith has admitted he’s “furious” that this weekend’s opponents Huddersfield were afforded the luxury of Bank Holiday Monday off while most other teams had to contend with the rigours of another double-header weekend. Huddersfield did not have

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Widnes reject approaches to sell Super League franchise

Widnes reject approaches to sell Super League franchise

LEAGUE EXPRESS can reveal that the board at Super League side Widnes Vikings have knocked back approached from a number of non-heartlands territories in regards to selling their Super League franchise and moving top-flight rugby out of the town. League

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What’s Inside League Express: Bank Holiday Monday edition

What’s Inside League Express: Bank Holiday Monday edition

Don’t wait until Monday to get your hands on this week’s paper: instead, open your online subscription and have the paper delivered straight to your smart device EVERY Sunday night without needing to leave the house! Most of you may

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Huddersfield lead race to sign Jordan Turner as Super League return nears

Huddersfield lead race to sign Jordan Turner as Super League return nears

Former St Helens half-back Jordan Turner is closing in on a return to Super League – with Huddersfield Giants thought to be the front-runners to land his signature. Reports in Australia have suggested Turner, who is yet to play for

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Talking points ahead of Friday’s Super League action

Talking points ahead of Friday’s Super League action

Do Widnes stand any chance against the league leaders? On paper, it looks a daunting task for Widnes at Castleford this evening. There’s no Joe Mellor, no Tom Gilmore, Rangi Chase is ineligible.. long story short, they are doing it

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