Featherstone Rovers confirm Carr as head coach

Featherstone Rovers have confirmed the appointment of Ryan Carr as their new head coach, following the shock departure of John Duffy to Leigh Centurions. The 30-year-old joins on a two-year deal, heading over to the UK from New South Wales Cup side Mounties, having also being involved in the academy set-ups at Cronulla Sharks and South Sydney Rabbitohs, while during…

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Toronto and Toulouse will NOT play in the Challenge Cup

Toronto Wolfpack and Toulouse Olympique have confirmed they will NOT be entering the Challenge Cup next season. The two Championship clubs have omitted themselves from the competition, and will not partake in the Round Four when Championship sides join the competition. Last season saw the Wolfpack crash out to Warrington Wolves in the sixth round, while Toulouse chose not to…

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THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS: Top 50 Significant Moments of 2018

WELL IT’S BEEN QUITE A YEAR! League Express have continued their yearly countdown of the most significant moments in Rugby League, from Jamaica qualifying to the World Cup to Catalans Dragons winning the Challenge Cup, it’s been a year to remember for us all. Editor Martyn Sadler will be running down a collective 50 moments on which moments during the year were the…

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League Express – The Lowdown: December 3rd Edition

Another bumper issue of League Express hit the stores today, with all the latest Rugby League news and features, available in-stores or online at totalrl.com/le. Here, to give you a flavour of some of the exclusive content, we begin a lowdown of the new issue. Cougars Director Demands Facts Former Keighley Cougars director Simon Harrison urged the current board at the…

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St Helens academy star assaulted outside night club

Scum bags. https://t.co/AUUFTVM0zM — George Williams (@George7Williams) December 2, 2018 St Helens academy star Joe Sharratt has suffered serious head injuries after an incident in Manchester at the weekend. The Saints youngster was caught on video outside of Manchester’s Factory 251 nightclub being assaulted, which has resulted in bouncers from the venue being sacked. The footage shows a friend of…

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Fittler appointed New South Wales coach for 2018

New South Wales have announced the appointment of Brad Fittler as the coach of the Blues’ State of Origin team for the next two seasons. Fittler has been coaching Lebanon at this year’s World Cup, where they reached the quarter-finals of the tournament before being eliminated by Tonga. However, he will now coach the Blues. “Given the importance of this…

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