Friday, September 19, 2014
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Wakefield: Michael Carter calls on Wildcats fans

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Wakefield Trinity Wildcats chairman Michael Carter has issued a rallying cry to the people of Wakefield – get behind your team, and we can spend the full salary cap in 2015. The Wildcats secured their safety in Super League with seven games remaining, a feat many consider incredible following an off-season of turmoil. And Carter admits that their main target ... Read More »

Super League: Albert Goldthorpe team of the week

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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 »

Chase and Escare join Goldthorpe race

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Salford Red Devils talisman Rangi Chase and Catalan Dragons full-back Morgan Escare are making a late charge to win this season’s Albert Goldthorpe Medal. After being awarded three and two points respectively in this week’s League Express newspaper, the duo have closed to within seven and six points of current leader Travis Burns, who holds a two-point cushion over Leon ... Read More »

Cast your vote: Who’s the best British centre?

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In this week’s League Express newspaper, our regular readers’ poll asks you to identify the best British centre in Super League. Cast your vote now and let us know what you think – the results will be revealed in next Monday’s edition. The results from last week’s poll, which asked which of the teams currently positioned 5-10 in the Championship ... Read More »

Catalans and St Helens enjoy strong wins

Elliott Whitehead scored a hat-trick of tries as the Catalan Dragons rebounded from their horror show a week earlier against Wigan to romp home with a 40-6 victory against Wakefield Trinity Wildcats at the Stade Gilbert Brutus. The star of the show for the Dragons was former Bradford Bulls star Elliott Whitehead, who scored a hat-trick of tries as the ... Read More »

Vikings get back on track with Wolves victory

Widnes Vikings came back to form with a bang, inflicting Warrington Wolves first defeat after ten successive victories with a 28-14 verdict. Prior to the game Widnes paid tribute to their recently deceased number one supporter Pat Price, and her memory was clearly an inspiration for the Widnes team. The Vikings took an early grip on the game with a ... Read More »

Sinfield dismissed as Rhinos and Tigers draw

Leeds captain Kevin Sinfield was sensationally dismissed for headbutting Castleford star Luke Dorn with eight minutes remaining as the Rhinos and Tigers finished level on 24 points each. The Tigers opened the scoring when Michael Shenton touched down in the first minute, with Marc Sneyd adding the conversion. The Rhinos levelled when Tom Briscoe jumped for a Danny McGuire kick ... Read More »

Super League: Albert Goldthorpe team of the week

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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. Here, we ... Read More »

Super League: The stars of the weekend

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Every Monday in League Express newspaper, our talented reporters select a man of the match for every game in every professional league. Here’s who stood out for us in round twenty of Super League – let us know if you agree or not by getting involved on Twitter or our free forum. Game: Warrington Wolves 72-12 London Broncos Reporter: John ... Read More »

Championship: Centurions finally fall at Doncaster

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Leigh Centurions suffered their first Championship defeat of the season yesterday as they went down 24-16 away to Doncaster after a big second-half rally from the hosts. Leigh, who had won all their previous 18 Championship games this season, had led 16-6 at half-time following tries from Martin Aspinwall, Ryan Brierley and Sean Penkywicz. But Doncaster fought back in the ... Read More »