Third Tier Magic

GARETH WALKER of League Express looks ahead to this weekend’s League I contests WHILE attention in the Betfred Championship this weekend switches firmly to the Summer Bash in Blackpool, there is also a full round of fixtures in the increasingly intriguing League One. Eight weeks into the new season, and just five points separate leaders Whitehaven from eighth placed Coventry…

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Up For the Cup

GARETH WALKER of League Express looks ahead to the weekend’s Challenge Cup action. THIS weekend sees the Championship clubs join the Coral Challenge Cup, with a host of fascinating clashes in prospect. The BBC has chosen the Yorkshire derby between Keighley Cougars and Bradford Bulls to screen online on Sunday afternoon, where a bumper crowd is expected to see Craig…

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Wolfpack stress SBW aim

Toronto Wolfpack owner David Argyle has reiterated his desire to bring New Zealand superstar Sonny Bill Williams to the club. Reports emerged in Australia last week that the club was making an ambitious bid to sign the former Canterbury Bulldogs and Sydney Roosters back rower ahead of this year’s rugby union World Cup. Argyle was quoted stating his intention –…

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Eagles take flight

GARETH WALKER of League Express looks at the remarkable start to the season by Championship side Sheffield Eagles. JUST three rounds into the new Championship season and only two of the 14 clubs are undefeated – with one of those being Sheffield Eagles. After a disappointing 2018 campaign which coach Mark Aston refused to shy away from, the Eagles have…

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League of their own

GARETH WALKER of League Express looks ahead to the new Betfred League 1 season. WITH Super League and the Championship having already got their seasons underway, this weekend is the turn of Betfred League One. Eleven clubs will be vying for two promotion spots and looking at the squads that have been assembled, it seems certain to be a fascinating…

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