Reports suggest Australian Simon Woolford heading for Huddersfield job

Could Huddersfield Giants be set to turn to a former Canberra hooker to save their season? Reports in Australia have linked the Giants with a move for ex-Raiders hooker Simon Woolford as their new coach, with the 43-year-old seemingly in the mix to replace Rick Stone in charge at Huddersfield. Woolford, who has previously coached the New South Wales Country…

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A League of its own – third tier thrills

GARETH WALKER, the Championship correspondent of League Express, acknowledges a great competition outside Super League and the Championship. FIVE rounds into the new Betfred League One season and the competition is shaping up to be one of the best the third tier has ever seen. Just five matches in there is already no undefeated side, and just two points separate…

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Barba leads Albert Goldthorpe Medal standings

St Helens star Ben Barba enjoys a narrow lead in the Albert Goldthorpe Medal standings after the Betfred Super League Round 9 games on Easter Monday. Barba, who scored three points for his performance against Widnes Vikings on Monday, is one point ahead of his Saints team-mate James Roby, with Warrington’s Stefan Ratchford in third place three points further back.…

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Talanoa and Richardson head Super League’s scoring charts

After his two-try performance for Hull FC in their 27-26 victory over Wakefield Trinity on Easter Monday at the KCOM Stadium, Hull winger Fetuli Talanoa now tops the Super League try-scoring chart with eleven touchdowns. Talanoa is one ahead of St Helens fullback Ben Barba, who lies in second place with ten tries. Barba’s St Helens team-mate Mark Percival lies…

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What’s Inside League Express: Easter Monday edition

The feast of rugby league continues over the Easter period – and what better way to warm up for the Easter Monday action than with the new issue of League Express! Packed with all the latest news, hard-hitting opinions and insight and reports from the last seven days, we’ve another bumper issue this week. Here’s what’s inside: We’ve an update…

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What’s Inside League Express: 26th March edition

With Easter just around the corner, this week’s League Express has all the big rugby league issues covered as the most hectic period of the year approaches. With stories on and off the field grabbing the headlines over the last seven days, here’s a look at what we’ve got in store for you in this week’s paper – which you…

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What’s Inside League Express: March 12 edition

Transfer news, big-name interviews, exclusives and all the reaction from the weekend’s action – what better way is there to start your week than with the latest issue of League Express? Out from around 9:30pm Sunday night on your smart device (visit TotalRL.com/LE or download the League Express app on your App Store for more), here’s what we’ve got for…

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Mayor of Warrington resigns after comments about King brothers

The Mayor of Warrington has officially resigned following the storm concerning comments he made about Warrington Wolves brothers George and Toby King. Les Morgan commented in a Facebook group in the hours after the Wolves’ loss to Hull on Friday on a discussion noting: “Who is worse, Toby or George King? You decide?” Morgan said that it was ‘a pity that…

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