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Challenge Cup Report: Loughborough University V GB Police

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Loughborough University 24 – 38 GB Police By Richard Oxley, at Loughborough University, Sunday The first round of the 2014 Tetley’s Challenge Cup saw Great Britain Police make the journey along the M1 to the unrivalled sporting facilities of Loughborough University, who, boasting an unblemished 2013/14 BUCS record, were in a confident mood. GB Police coach, Mark Robinson, called for ... Read More »

New sponsor for National Conference League

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The National Conference League have linked up with leading Cider brand Kingstone Press for a brand new and exciting sponsorship deal for 2014. Already the title sponsor of the Kingstone Press Championships, an Official Partner of the England Rugby League team, and a partner in the Rugby League World Cup  at the end of 2013, Kingstone Press will be the ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls change ownership

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Bradford Bulls have released a statement clarifying the current situation with regard to the ownership of the club. The statement reads: Bradford Bulls can today announce the completion of a change to its ownership. OK Bulls Ltd was this morning placed into administration following a discrepancy over the planned transfer of shares to the club’s current directors, an agreement which ... Read More »

Welsh champions target capital challenge

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Welsh champions Torfaen Tigers aim to make the most of their first Tetley’s Challenge Cup appearance when they travel to South West London Chargers for a first round tie in Chiswick on Saturday (2.00pm). Torfaen, the 2013 South Wales Rugby League Conference champions, travel to face Harry Jepson Trophy winners South West London Chargers in a tie that sees two ... Read More »

Super League agrees new TV deal with Sky Sports

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Super League has agreed a new five-year contract with Sky Sports. The new contract comes into place from 2017 and will extend Rugby League’s partnership with Sky Sports into a fourth decade. As part of the deal, Sky Sports will provide enhanced coverage of the whole sport, including the resumption of live Championship action from 2015 when Rugby League embraces ... Read More »

Who will get relegated from Super League in 2014?

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The most exciting (and straightforward!) part of the new Super League restructure has got to be the re-introduction of promotion and relegation. Not only will it improve the quality and intensity of the Rugby League on show, it also allows us to make predictions on who will be in with a shout of going down at the end of the ... Read More »

League Express – Mon 27th Jan

Inside this week’s League Express we cover all the latest news from the world of Rugby League, both in Europe and Australasia. We have news from every Super League, Championship and Championship One club, and we have full coverage of the amateur game and the game in France. We preview the 2014 seasons for Bradford Bulls and Hull FC, speaking ... Read More »

Crusaders looking for improvement

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Former Bradford Bulls Super League star Michael Platt (pictured) will feature in the North Wales Crusaders side set to take on Leigh Centurions this Sunday as head coach Clive Griffiths looks to improve on their display against Widnes. The Wrexham-based side are likely to face an under-strength Centurions side – due to their game against Salford City Reds on Friday ... Read More »

Wigan release Lauaki

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Wigan Warriors have confirmed that the club have parted company with prop Epalahame Lauaki. After numerous requests from the player over the last year to be released from his playing contract,  the club has agreed to his request. The player is now back in New Zealand with his family. Lauaki joined Wigan in 2012 on a three year contract from ... Read More »

Super League Magic Weekend details confirmed

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The Super League Magic Weekend will return to the Etihad Stadium, Manchester on Saturday May 17 and Sunday May 18 2014. The weekend will feature four matches on the Saturday and three on the Sunday at the home of Manchester City, which plays host to the event for the third successive year. The action kicks off on Saturday May 17 ... Read More »