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Super League preview: Giants aiming to step up effort

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After claiming the League Leaders Shield in 2013, the first time they had topped the table in 81 years, the pressure was on Huddersfield to produce the goods again as they prepared for 2014. Even though they didn’t quite manage it, they came close and finished just one point away from reclaiming the prize for finishing top of the league. ... Read More »

Broncos: Joey Grima thankful for support

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London Broncos head coach Joey Grima has praised chairman David Hughes for his continued support ahead of their upcoming Championship campaign. The Broncos are remaining full-time despite their relegation from Super League in 2014, and Grima says with Hughes’ support, the club are well placed to gain promotion back to Super League at the first attempt in 2015. “Our chairman ... Read More »

Bulls: Jimmy Lowes relishing Championship challenge

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Bradford Bulls head coach James Lowes believes the club is in a similar position to when he first joined in the mid ’90s. At that time Bradford Northern had just become the Bulls and Lowes became a hero as the club enjoyed its most successful era. Now he has been handed the task of revitalising a Bulls outfit who suffered ... Read More »

Competition: Win tickets to Magic Weekend 2015

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Five leading players will enter into battle to gain the support of League Express readers over the Christmas period in the League Express annual Readers’ Poll, while another five will also do battle for the title of League Express Young Player of the Year. There are also polls in a wide variety of categories covering both the Super League and ... Read More »

Player of the year 2014: Vote in our annual poll now

Daryl Clark is on the shortlist

Five leading players will enter into battle to gain the support of League Express readers over the Christmas period in the League Express annual Readers’ Poll, while another five will also do battle for the title of League Express Young Player of the Year. There are also polls in a wide variety of categories covering both the Super League and ... Read More »

2015 Super League preview: Salford Red Devils

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The importance of a strong pre-season is not lost on Salford Red Devils coach Iestyn Harris, who is well aware of the need to pick up where they left off last season. After beating 2013 League Leaders Shield winners Huddersfield Giants 36-10 in July, Harris’ side went on to pick up five more wins in the last eight games. Although ... Read More »

Three cheers for England Academy

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At this time of year, it’s difficult to find too many stories to get genuinely excited about in the world of Rugby League. The long winter nights are traditionally partnered with a lack of feelgood news about our game. But anyone who was at Leigh Sports Village on Friday night will have seen a fantastic performance that would have firmly ... Read More »

My life in Rugby League: Richie Mathers

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With the Australian Schoolboys currently touring, does it bring back memories of your series win against them with the England Academy in 2002? Yes, absolutely! When I look back now and think of the set-up that Mike Gregory, God rest his soul, put together, it was very special. I remember it being really fiery in the first game at Knowsley ... Read More »

Five stars to do battle in League Express readers’ poll

Huddersfield's Danny Brough was voted player of the year by League Express readers in 2013

Five leading players will enter into battle to gain the support of League Express readers over the Christmas period in the newspaper’s annual Readers’ Poll, which will be unveiled in tomorrow’s edition of the publication, which can be downloaded to the digital device of your choice tonight (after 11pm)  by clicking here. There are also polls in a wide variety ... Read More »

Taia signs new deal with Catalans

Zeb Taia has signed today a new three year contract with the Catalans Dragons that will keep him at the Gilbert Brutus Stadium until the end of 2017. The former New Zealand international, who arrived at the club in 2013, scored 22 tries in 52 Super League appearances. Zeb Taia said: “My family and I love the life here, we ... Read More »

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