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Cast your vote: Should club kits stick to tradition?

Joe-Burgess

In the latest issue of League Express newspaper, one reader – Geoffrey Williams from Chester – sent in a letter expressing his disappointment at the small number of Super League sides playing in their traditional kits. Here’s the message in full: I watched my team Widnes defeat local rivals Warrington recently and what a game it proved to be. It ... Read More »

Super League: The best players of round twenty-two

Alex Walmsley

Every Monday in League Express, we provide our readers with high quality, detailed match reports of every Super League match. Our reporters nominate a ‘Gamestar’ from every match, who is essentially the man of the match. Here are the seven men that won it this week and the reasons provided by our writers. *YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THIS WEEK’S LEAGUE EXPRESS ... Read More »

VOTE: Should Super League adopt bonus points next season?

Gen-14

RFL Chief Operating Officer Ralph Rimmer admitted to this week’s League Express that Super League clubs have mixed views on whether or not to introduce a bonus points system into the competition next season, after it was revealed last week that there has been no decision made on which system will be used from 2015. With greater integration between Super ... Read More »

Travis Burns extends Albert Goldthorpe Medal lead

Travis-Burns

Hull Kingston Rovers talisman Travis Burns has extended his lead atop the Albert Goldthorpe Medal standings thanks to another commanding performance against London Broncos on Saturday. The Australian picked up two points for his influence on the match, which saw his lead over Leon Pryce, who failed to register a Goldthorpe point, grow to four. Huddersfield pivot Danny Brough is ... Read More »

Robins too strong for winless Broncos

Hull Kingston Rovers were far too strong for London Broncos at The Hive this afternoon, defeating their hosts 10-62 to move to just one point outside the top eight. Rovers fullback Greg Eden scored a hat-trick, while the Broncos remain winless after 22 rounds of the Super League competition. In very hot conditions it was all too easy for the Robins, ... Read More »

Makinson Hat-Trick as Saints cane Vikings

Tommy Makinson scored three tries, and prop forward Mose Masoe scored two as St Helens remained at  the top of the Super League table with a 44-22 victory over Widnes Vikings at Langtree Park tonight. But both sides suffered injury blows. Kevin Brown left the field after 20 minutes after suffering a bad knock apparently suffering from concussion, while Luke ... Read More »

Rhinos down Red Devils in a Thriller

Leeds Rhinos held out a late desperate attack by Salford Red Devils to hang on for an 18-22 victory tonight at the AJ Bell Stadium. The game had its fair share of errors and moments of great skill, and it was a great advert for the entertainment value of Super League. The Rhinos were missing skipper Kevin Sinfield, who was ... Read More »

Rooney Returns to Rovers

Jamie-Rooney

Featherstone Rovers have confirmed that their former player Jamie Rooney has re-joined the club until the end of the season. Featherstone born Rooney joins his home town club from Gateshead and will be in the squad on Sunday for the trip to Whitehaven in the Kingstone Press Championship. Rooney made his first debut in 1998 at the Recreation Ground as ... Read More »

State of Origin comes to Ireland

Ireland

Tomorrow at 2pm in Dromore Rugby Club County Down an historic event in Irish Rugby League will take place when Northern Ireland host the Republic of Ireland for the first time in the newly structured State of Origin Series. Previously the series had been competed for by Leinster, Ulster and Munster but from 2014 Northern Ireland and the Republic of ... Read More »

Tigers fight back to snatch thrilling draw

Castleford Tigers scored three tries in the last 13 minutes at the KC Stadium to snatch a thrilling draw against Hull FC that had looked unlikely for much of the game. In a game that had largely been dominated by the home side, the Tigers were trailing 18-4 in the last quarter, but they sensed they could perhaps come back ... Read More »