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Sinfield dismissed as Rhinos and Tigers draw

Leeds captain Kevin Sinfield was sensationally dismissed for headbutting Castleford star Luke Dorn with eight minutes remaining as the Rhinos and Tigers finished level on 24 points each. The Tigers opened the scoring when Michael Shenton touched down in the first minute, with Marc Sneyd adding the conversion. The Rhinos levelled when Tom Briscoe jumped for a Danny McGuire kick ... Read More »

Super League: Albert Goldthorpe team of the week

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Every week in League Express newspaper, three stand-out players from all seven Super League matches are awarded points (ranging from one to three depending on their influence on that particular game) that decide who wins the prestigious Albert Goldthorpe medal – an annual accolade created by the newspaper to reward the fairest and best player of the season. Here, we ... Read More »

Super League: The stars of the weekend

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Every Monday in League Express newspaper, our talented reporters select a man of the match for every game in every professional league. Here’s who stood out for us in round twenty of Super League – let us know if you agree or not by getting involved on Twitter or our free forum. Game: Warrington Wolves 72-12 London Broncos Reporter: John ... Read More »

Championship: Centurions finally fall at Doncaster

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Leigh Centurions suffered their first Championship defeat of the season yesterday as they went down 24-16 away to Doncaster after a big second-half rally from the hosts. Leigh, who had won all their previous 18 Championship games this season, had led 16-6 at half-time following tries from Martin Aspinwall, Ryan Brierley and Sean Penkywicz. But Doncaster fought back in the ... Read More »

Wigan and Salford consolidate in Super League

Wigan moved into third place in the Super League table with a convincing 16-37 victory at the Stade Gilbert Brutus against Catalan Dragons tonight. And Salford Red Devils defeated Hull FC 35-2 at the AJ Bell Stadium to draw level with their opponents on points, while edging to within four points of the play-off places. Wigan scored six tries through ... Read More »

Saints retain top spot with comfortable Bulls win

St Helens remain in top spot in the Super League table with a comfortable 46-22 victory over Bradford Bulls at Langtree Park, although the Bulls fought back with four tries in the final 30 minutes after being 40-0 down at that point. But in the early part of the game it was all too easy for Saints as they overpowered ... Read More »

Rhinos score five tries in final quarter to beat the Robins

For almost 60 minutes Leeds Rhinos and Hull Kingston Rovers looked as though they could fight out a 0-0 draw, which would have been the first of its kind in Super League. It had been a tight first half, but with neither side looking like scoring, although the Robins probably came the closest when Liam Salter headed for the corner, ... Read More »

Tigers secure 44-30 victory over Giants

Castleford Tigers consolidated the top four with a convincing 44-30 victory over Huddersfield Giants at the Mend-a-Hose Jungle tonight. The Giants took an early lead when Chris Bailey burrowed over the line from dummy-half, with Leroy Cudjoe converting. But the Tigers replied quickly when Marc Sneyd caught on the full a long kick by Luke Robinson, and he broke through ... Read More »

Wildcats win opens up top-eight race

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats defeated Widnes Vikings 12-10 at the Rapid Solicitors Stadium tonight to move to within two points of the eighth-placed Vikings and opening up the race for eighth place with the prospect of a thrilling finish to the season. At half-time the Vikings led 0-4, having scored the only try of the game through Danny Tickle, who got ... Read More »

Tigers sign Roberts from Storm

Castleford Tigers has announced the signing of Ben Roberts from NRL side Melbourne Storm on a two-year deal from the start of 2015. The 28-year-old, who has played over 130 games in the NRL, will link up with the Tigers over the winter, with an option to stay for a third year at the end of his contract. Roberts said: ... Read More »