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Powell admits it’s getting to must-win stage for Cas

Powell admits it’s getting to must-win stage for Cas

Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell has conceded that it is getting to the time of the season which, with his side’s position in the league table, means Sunday’s game against Hull FC looks increasingly like a must-win contest. Powell’s side

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Barrow chief calls on RFL to look at Super 8s structure

Barrow chief calls on RFL to look at Super 8s structure

Barrow Raiders chairman David Sharpe has called on the RFL to take a close look at how the Super 8s league structure is impacting on clubs in the third tier of the sport. Sharpe told the North-West Evening Mail that

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Ronan Costello’s family issue message to rugby league public

Ronan Costello’s family issue message to rugby league public

The family of Ronan Costello have thanked Rugby League fans for the compassion and generosity shown since the 17-year-old Huddersfield Giants Academy player tragically passed away on Tuesday. Ronan’s family have said that they appreciate well-wishers’ concerns in offering financial

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Huddersfield Giants sign Tom Symonds

Huddersfield Giants sign Tom Symonds

Huddersfield Giants have signed Manly Sea Eagles forward Tom Symonds on a three-and-a-half year contract – as revealed in League Express two weeks ago. “Tom is a player we enquired about a few years back but he was still making

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Four uncapped players Wayne Bennett should watch this week

Four uncapped players Wayne Bennett should watch this week

Wayne Bennett is in England on a fact-finding mission ahead of this year’s Four Nations, and the new England coach is expected to take in a number of games this week as he scouts for talent. Here’s four uncapped stars

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Brown “desperate” for England call after being in Bennett meeting

Brown “desperate” for England call after being in Bennett meeting

Widnes Vikings captain Kevin Brown has said he’s “desperate” to force his way back into the reckoning England selection after revealing that he was at the meeting held by coach Wayne Bennett on Monday night. Brown gets a chance to

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COLUMN: The league structure that ticks all the boxes

COLUMN: The league structure that ticks all the boxes

Last week, TotalRL writer Aaron Bower wrote about how the new league structure is in danger of losing its integrity ahead of only the second ever Super 8s later this year. The replies from our readers threw up a whole

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Lui admits he’s not wised up to Super 8s league structure.. yet!

Lui admits he’s not wised up to Super 8s league structure.. yet!

Salford Red Devils half-back Robert Lui is probably not alone in one aspect of his life as a Super League player – after admitting he’s not really sure how the league structure works in this country! Most fans have had

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Calls heard for minute’s applause to remember Ronan Costello

Calls heard for minute’s applause to remember Ronan Costello

As expected, the Rugby League community are coming out in force to rally around those affected by the tragic death of Ronan Costello earlier this week – and support which grew for an initial idea raised online by a fan

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Jones-Bishop and Wakefield only looking up

Jones-Bishop and Wakefield only looking up

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats winger Ben Jones-Bishop has insisted that, following Sunday’s win against Huddersfield, the only way his side are looking on the table is upwards. That win at the Giants made it all-but certain Wakefield will feature in the

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