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TotalRL Power Rankings: w/c 8th August

TotalRL Power Rankings: w/c 8th August

TotalRL’s weekly ranking of the 10 clubs we feel have the edge on the rest – taking into account form, league position and forthcoming fixtures. #1 St Helens The Saints are undoubtedly one of Rugby League’s form teams at the

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Winners and losers from Round One of the Super 8s

Winners and losers from Round One of the Super 8s

Winner: Leeds Rhinos The Rhinos made a fairly convincing start to life in the Qualifiers on Saturday, thrashing Featherstone 62-6 to lay down a firm marker about any chances of being dragged into a relegation battle. With a huge clash

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Hudgell insists people will be surprised by identity of new coach

Hudgell insists people will be surprised by identity of new coach

Hull KR chairman Neil Hudgell has revealed that he feels people will be “pleasantly surprised” by the identity of their new coach. The Robins have agreed a deal in principle for a new man to take up the reins at

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Nigel Wood’s Q & A with the media

Nigel Wood’s Q & A with the media

RFL Chief Executive Nigel Wood last week held a media conference to discuss the current state of Rugby League. League Express was there, and here we present some of the key issues he discussed. Where are you up to with

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Championship focus – dual registration

Championship focus – dual registration

It’s the time of year that certain Championship coaches approach with caution. Two of them have admitted to this writer in recent weeks to uncertainty about the dual registration rules and their complications, after the controversy of 2014 when Batley

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Sa’u approves of Salford’s double swoop

Sa’u approves of Salford’s double swoop

Junior Sa’u has given his seal of approval to Salford’s latest signings. The Red Devils received a boost for the Qualifiers with the addition of Manly forwards Luke Burgess and Feleti Mateo, and Sa’u believes the NRL pair will help

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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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