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Rugby League supports State of Mind

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This coming weekend Rugby League will once join forces with State of Mind to raise awareness of mental health issues within sport. Activities at the seven Super League fixtures in Round 25 will highlight some of the sterling work that is already taking place with player, the wider game and its communities. Now in its fourth year, the State of ... Read More »

Cast your vote: Who will win the League Leader’s Shield?

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Every week in League Express we ask our readers to give us their predictions or opinions on some of the game’s hottest topics or talking points. This time, we’re asking you to predict who will finish top of the Super League table at the end of the season and win the League Leader’s Shield. Will Saints hang onto their lead ... Read More »

Featherstone unlikely to go full-time, says chairman

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Featherstone Rovers chairman Mark Campbell says the club are unlikely to go full-time next year, despite being favourites to finish second in the Championship this season and pocket the £450,000 prize money. Speaking after the Rovers’ convincing 20-4 victory over their rivals for second spot Halifax at the weekend, Campbell blamed the departure of a raft of investors earlier in ... Read More »

Halifax chairman: Featherstone red hot favourites for second

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Halifax chairman Michael Steele has admitted Featherstone Rovers are now big favourites to finish second in the Championship and take the extra £250,000  in RFL central funding that comes with the runner-up spot. Fax were beaten 4-20 at home on Sunday and are now two points behind their West Yorkshire rivals in third place. “It’s not over until the final ... Read More »

Vikings take out League Express advert to apologise to Tigers

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Widnes Vikings purchased a full-page advertisement in this week’s League Express newspaper to apologise to Castleford Tigers for their fans’ involvement in a disgraceful pitch invasion following their semi-final defeat to the West Yorkshire club. The page read: “Congratulations, Castleford Tigers. “Widnes Vikings would like to take this opportunity to apologise to each and every person or organisation with a ... Read More »

Broncos winger Keiran Dixon to join Hull Kingston Rovers

London Broncos winger Kieran Dixon. ©RLPhotos

London Broncos winger Kieran Dixon will join Hull Kingston Rovers next season. League Express understands that the deal has been done, and that Dixon has passed a medical with the Robins. This article originally appeared in this week’s edition of League Express newspaper. Click here to download the digital version to your computer, smartphone or tablet Dixon, who played for ... Read More »

Video highlights: Hull Kingston Rovers v Wigan Warriors

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Extensive video highlights from Thursday’s Super League round 24 clash between Wigan Warriors and Hull Kingston Rovers. Click here to read the full report. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and much more on or free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news and features, subscribe to League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can ... Read More »

Video highlights: St Helens v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

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Extensive video highlights of Friday’s Super League round 24 clash between table-toppers St Helens and Wakefield Wildcats. Click here to read an in-depth report. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and much more on or free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news and features, subscribe to League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can ... Read More »

Super League: Albert Goldthorpe team of the weekend

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Every week in League Express newspaper, three stand-out players from all seven Super League matches are awarded points (ranging from one to three depending on their influence on that particular game) that decide who wins the prestigious Albert Goldthorpe medal – an annual accolade created by the newspaper to reward the fairest and best player of the season. *YOU CAN ... Read More »

Super League: Danny Brough takes Goldthorpe top spot

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Huddersfield Giants stand-off Danny Brough is in line to win his third Albert Goldthorpe Medal after overtaking leader Travis Burns at the weekend. With a maximum three points from his side’s dismantling of Widnes, Brough edged a point clear of Burns, who failed to register in the Goldthorpe standings in Hull KR’s draw with Wigan. Sign up to our free ... Read More »