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Where Are They Now? Hull’s 2005 Challenge Cup heroes

Where Are They Now? Hull’s 2005 Challenge Cup heroes

Fullback: Motu Tony After lifting the cup with Hull in 2005, Tony played on the wing in their major final appearance against St Helens in the Grand Final the following year, eventually finishing his career at Wakefield. Tony is now

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Marshall confirms Halifax will remain part-time after signing new deal

Marshall confirms Halifax will remain part-time after signing new deal

Halifax coach Richard Marshall says he had no hesitation in penning a new long-term contract with the club. Marshall last week extended his existing deal at the Shay for a further two years, committing him to Fax until the end

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Five things to watch for in this weekend’s Super 8s

Five things to watch for in this weekend’s Super 8s

Can Warrington provide a calming pre-Wembley performance? It’s fair to say Warrington were out-of-sorts last week, when they lost their opening Super 8s match against St Helens. This Sunday they have a chance to put that right though, and remain

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Watson comments on Vidot’s exclusion from Salford team

Watson comments on Vidot’s exclusion from Salford team

He has been absent from the Salford team for almost two months: and Salford coach Ian Watson has opened up on Daniel Vidot’s exclusion from the Red Devils side. Vidot hasn’t played for Salford since the beginning of June, and

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TotalRL Power Rankings: w/c 8th August

TotalRL Power Rankings: w/c 8th August

TotalRL’s weekly ranking of the 10 clubs we feel have the edge on the rest – taking into account form, league position and forthcoming fixtures. #1 St Helens The Saints are undoubtedly one of Rugby League’s form teams at the

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Winners and losers from Round One of the Super 8s

Winners and losers from Round One of the Super 8s

Winner: Leeds Rhinos The Rhinos made a fairly convincing start to life in the Qualifiers on Saturday, thrashing Featherstone 62-6 to lay down a firm marker about any chances of being dragged into a relegation battle. With a huge clash

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Hudgell insists people will be surprised by identity of new coach

Hudgell insists people will be surprised by identity of new coach

Hull KR chairman Neil Hudgell has revealed that he feels people will be “pleasantly surprised” by the identity of their new coach. The Robins have agreed a deal in principle for a new man to take up the reins at

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Nigel Wood’s Q & A with the media

Nigel Wood’s Q & A with the media

RFL Chief Executive Nigel Wood last week held a media conference to discuss the current state of Rugby League. League Express was there, and here we present some of the key issues he discussed. Where are you up to with

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Championship focus – dual registration

Championship focus – dual registration

It’s the time of year that certain Championship coaches approach with caution. Two of them have admitted to this writer in recent weeks to uncertainty about the dual registration rules and their complications, after the controversy of 2014 when Batley

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Sa’u approves of Salford’s double swoop

Sa’u approves of Salford’s double swoop

Junior Sa’u has given his seal of approval to Salford’s latest signings. The Red Devils received a boost for the Qualifiers with the addition of Manly forwards Luke Burgess and Feleti Mateo, and Sa’u believes the NRL pair will help

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