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Aston wants Sheffield to win Championship Shield

Aston wants Sheffield to win Championship Shield Updated

Sheffield Eagles coach Mark Aston wants his side to win the Championship Shield and finish the year on a high. The Eagles were widely expected to challenge for the top four again this season after having finished there last year.

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Winding-up petition issued against Bradford

Winding-up petition issued against Bradford

A petition to wind-up the Bradford Bulls has been issued. According to a document published on The Gazette, a Petition to wind up the Championship club was presented on 11 July 2016 by the commissioners for HM revenue and customs. The

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Hull FC sweating on Watts for Challenge Cup

Hull FC sweating on Watts for Challenge Cup

Hull FC prop Liam Watts faces a race to be fit for Friday’s Challenge Cup semi-final against Wigan after he was forced from the field in Friday’s win over Salford. Watts picked up a calf injury at the AJ Bell

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Leigh could recruit further before deadline

Leigh could recruit further before deadline

Leigh Centurions could bring in at least one further signing ahead of Friday’s transfer deadline, with Australian Mitch Brown among the possibilities. At the start of the week, the club had targeted two outside backs and a forward ahead of

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Marshall open to new additions at Halifax

Marshall open to new additions at Halifax

Halifax coach Richard Marshall admits he could look to bring new signings to the club before the July 22 signing deadline due to a handful of injuries. Marshall’s back row resources are currently stretched after Dane Manning was ruled out

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Widnes considering move for Soward

Widnes considering move for Soward

Widnes are believed to have lined up Jamie Soward for the 2017 season, should Kevin Brown leave the Vikings in a shock move to St Helens. Reports in League Express this week linked Widnes’ influential halfback with a shock move

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Garry Schofield ranks every Super League halfback pairing

Garry Schofield ranks every Super League halfback pairing

Last week, Garry Schofield caused quite a stir in his League Express column ‘Pulling No Punches’ as he blasted Huddersfield’s halfback duo of Jamie Ellis and Danny Brough, labelling them as the worst halfback partnership in Super League. Schofield, never

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This week’s League Express gamestars

This week’s League Express gamestars

Huddersfield v Hull FC – Jake Connor It’s never nice to see a winning streak come to an abrupt halt. But at least Hull fans can take comfort from the fact that the player who masterminded their downfall will be

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Chase set to train with Castleford today

Chase set to train with Castleford today

Castleford Tigers’ new recruit Rangi Chase will start training with the club today (Monday) following the shock announcement of his signing on Saturday morning. The Tigers have signed Chase, who pulled out of his two-year contract with Leigh Centurions in

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Rumours of Leeds star leaving are ‘pure speculation’, insists chief executive

Rumours of Leeds star leaving are ‘pure speculation’, insists chief executive

Leeds Rhinos chief executive Gary Hetherington has labelled rumours linking Ryan Hall with a move to rugby union as “pure speculation”. Hetherington insists that no more stars will leave the club this season, and played down talk of Hall being

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