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Wales and France win in opening weekend of European Championship

Wales and France win in opening weekend of European Championship

Holders Scotland were downed in the defence of their European Championship title as Wales registered their first triumph since 2010, winning 18-12 in Wrexham. “I’m absolutely delighted,” said Wales coach John Kear. “In the first half we played a controlled,

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Rhinos prevail in Grand Final thriller

Rhinos prevail in Grand Final thriller

Leeds Rhinos proved that fairty tales do come true when they beat Wigan 22-20 in the Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford to become the first team to win the treble since St Helens in 2006. And it was

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The last time! Wigan 10 Leeds 4 in 1998

The last time! Wigan 10 Leeds 4 in 1998

Wigan Warriors and Leeds Rhinos contested the very first Super League Grand Final in 1998, with Wigan coming out on top 10-4 in a thrilling match. Here is the match report that appeared in League Express 17 years ago. A

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Hardaker is 2015 Man of Steel

Hardaker is 2015 Man of Steel

Leeds Rhinos fullback Zak Hardaker has been named the 2015 Steve Prescott MBE Man of Steel. Shortlisted alongside team-mate Adam Cuthbertson and St Helens forward Alex Walmsley, the 23-year-old England player received the award as the standout performer in 2015

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Burgess wants England starting spot

Burgess wants England starting spot

WIGAN’s in-form winger Joe Burgess says he enjoyed his first time with England last year in the Four Nations but is after an international debut against the New Zealand. Burgess was part of the 2014 Four Nations squad but did

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Wakefield retain their place in Super League in Million Pound Game

Wakefield retain their place in Super League in Million Pound Game

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats defeated Bradford Bulls 24-16 in a thrilling encounter today in the Million Pound Game at Belle Vue in front of 7,236 spectators. In a game in which the tension rose throughout the 80 minutes, it was a

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Hellewell happy with underdog tag

Hellewell happy with underdog tag Updated

London winger Ben Hellewell believes the Broncos will use the underdog tag to their advantage when they face his former club Featherstone Rovers in the Kingstone Press Championship Shield final on Sunday. The Broncos defeated Dewsbury Rams in the semi-final

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Baldwinson wants more success

Baldwinson wants more success

Recently crowned Kingstone Press Young Championship Player of the Year, Jordan Baldwinson is eager to win one more accolade with Featherstone Rovers as they battle it out for the Kingstone Press Championship Shield on Sunday against London Broncos. Baldwinson, who

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Atkin relishing tough battle

Atkin relishing tough battle Updated

Swinton Lions’ semi-final match winner Chris Atkin is anticipating the toughest challenge of the season when they lock horns with Keighley Cougars in the Kingstone Press League 1 play-off final on Sunday October 4 (2.00pm). Atkin, who kicked the winning

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White enjoying promotion push

White enjoying promotion push

Keighley Cougars top try-scorer Paul White is enjoying being part of the promotion race as they aim to tackle Swinton Lions this Sunday at the Select Security Stadium, Widnes, in the Kingstone Press League 1 play-off final. White, who has

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