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Author Archives: League Express

Jon Clarke dreaming of Wembley send-off

Jon Clarke. ©RLPhotos

This is an excerpt from a story published in today’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Widnes Vikings captain Jon Clarke admits it would be a dream ending to his ... Read More »

McManus: It’s time to abolish video referees

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This is an excerpt from a story published in today’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. St Helens Chairman Eamonn McManus has come out strongly against video referees, suggesting that ... Read More »

Shaun Lunt: It’s never a good time to play Leeds

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This is an excerpt from a story published in today’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Huddersfield hooker Shaun Lunt thinks the Giants could be Leeds Rhinos’ bogey team, but ... Read More »

Powell: Huby deserves England call-up

Castleford prop Craig Huby made his debut for the Tigers 11 years ago. ©RLPhotos

This is an excerpt from a story published in today’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has paid tribute to the resurgence of Craig ... Read More »

Zak Hardaker facing lengthy ban

Zak Hardaker

This is an excerpt from a story published in today’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Leeds Rhinos star Zak Hardaker could be facing suspension for between four and eight ... Read More »

Match Report: Leeds Rhinos 25 Leigh Centurions 12

In a Nutshell Leigh Centurions held the Rhinos for 72 minutes at Headingley on Friday night before the the Rhinos scored 13 points in the last eight minutes to clinch a Challenge Cup semi-final spot. How it unfolded The Rhinos opened the scoring in the sixth minute with a fine try by Ryan Hall, converted by Sinfield, which gave no ... Read More »

Goldthorpe: Daryl Clark has Travis Burns in his sights

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In-form Castleford hooker Daryl Clark moved within two points of Albert Goldthorpe Medal leader Travis Burns yesterday thanks to a stunning man-of-the-match display in the Tigers’ 54-12 win over Hull Kingston Rovers. The Englishman, 23, was awarded three points for his performance, which brought him to 16 for the season, just two behind Burns who, despite scoring a try in ... Read More »

Cox signs new deal for Robins

Hull KR forward Jordan Cox has signed a two-year contract extension. The prop or second rower joins fellow Academy graduates James Green and Macauley Hallett in agreeing a new deal that will keep him at the KC Lightstream Stadium until the end of 2016. Cox, who turned 22 earlier this week and is currently two matches short of his 50th ... Read More »

Match Report: Huddersfield Giants 31 Wigan Warriors 22

In a Nutshell Huddersfield Giants recovered from an early 12-point deficit to earn a convincing victory – their second of the season against Wigan – at the John Smith’s Stadium How it unfolded Wigan scored two tries in the opening quarter of the game through returning captain Sean O’Loughlin and Matty Bowen, after having had one disallowed by reserve hooker ... Read More »

NRL basks in Origin success

Origin-Queensland-celebration

The NRL has revealed that the biggest opening game audience in State of Origin Series history – a combined metropolitan and regional audience of 4.058 million viewers – watched New South Wales secure a 12-8 victory over Queensland at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday in the 100th State of Origin game between the two sides. The match, which was broadcast ... Read More »