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Thunder snap up Parker

Thunder snap up Parker

Newcastle Thunder have signed centre Dan Parker from Coventry Bears. Parker, who moved to the Bears from the amateur game, impressed in 2015 scoring seven tries and 34 goals in 21 games. Now, the former West Hull player is hoping

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Convincing win over hosts South Africa for Lebanon (12-40) in RLWC Qualifier, GAME 1

Lebanon are in pole position to contest their first Rugby League World Cup since 2000, after a convincing first leg win over hosts South Africa in Brakpan, near Pretoria In the searing heat, the Cedars ran in seven tries, three

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England hammer France in Leigh Test match

England hammer France in Leigh Test match

England were far too strong for France this afternoon at the Leigh Sports Village, scoring 15 tries and 12 goals to a solitary French try to steamroll their opponents 84-4. The English played some sparkling rugby at times, although the

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Ireland End Scotland’s Hopes of Retaining the European Championship

Ireland End Scotland’s Hopes of Retaining the European Championship

IRELAND END SCOTLAND’S HOPES OF RETAINING RUGBY LEAGUE EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP A late try from Ireland fullback Scott Grix consigned Scotland to a 24-22 defeat in an entertaining Rugby League European Championship clash at Galashiels. After trailing at the break, a

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Printable club-by-club 2016 fixtures from all three tiers

Printable club-by-club 2016 fixtures from all three tiers

As promised in this week’s League Express, we have created special fixture cards that you can download and print completely free of charge. No matter who you support – whether it’s Super League champions St Helens or League One newcomers

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Wolves sign Joe Westerman

Wolves sign Joe Westerman

Joe Westerman has left Hull FC and will join Warrington Wolves on a three-year deal from the 2016 season. A transfer fee of £150,000 has been paid to Hull to release Westerman from his contract. Westerman, 25, broke onto the

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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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