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Giants: McGillvary hoping to peak at the right time

Jermain McGillvary

Huddersfield winger Jermaine McGillvary is disappointed with his inconsistent form so far this season. But he insists he is ready to hit top gear in time for the business end of the campaign. The 26-year-old, who is the Giants’ top scorer in 2014, said: “I started like a house on fire, but, whether it is confidence or form, I had ... Read More »

Andy Lynch shrugs off calls for England inclusion

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Castleford Tigers prop Andy Lynch says an England call-up ahead of this year’s Four Nations is not on his mind and that he is focused on performing for his team, not individual accolades. The 34-year-old has been in superb form this season and many pundits have been linking him with a call-up into Steve McNamara’s England squad. “I just go ... Read More »

Powell happy to be able to focus on Challenge Cup

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Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell admitted, in the aftermath of Sunday’s Super League victory over London Broncos, that it seems strange to be able to focus at last on Sunday’s Challenge Cup-tie against Widnes at a sold out Leigh Sports Village. “It seems an age since we beat Wigan in the quarter-finals, and it’s good to be able to talk ... Read More »

No decision on future made, says Adrian Morley

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Experienced Salford prop Adrian Morley says talks are underway about his future with the Red Devils, but insists a decision has not been made. The 37-year-old joined Salford at the start of the season from Warrington on a one-year deal. This article originally appeared in this week’s edition of League Express newspaper, and we broke the news before anyone else. ... Read More »

Morley: We’re not concerned with the play-offs now

Adrian Morley

Veteran frontrower Adrian Morley says Salford are hurting after their embarrassing 41-point thrashing at the hands of Wigan last week. The Red Devils were beaten 45-4 at the DW Stadium on Thursday, virtually ending their faint hopes of making the play-offs. Morley described the display from his Salford side as embarrassing. “I felt we’d turned a bit of a corner ... Read More »

Matty Ashurst: “I’m excited by a new challenge”

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This article originally appeared in the latest edition of League Express newspaper, and we broke the news before anyone else. Click here to download the digital version to your computer, smartphone or tablet Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have signed Matty Ashurst from Salford Red Devils. The 24-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the Wildcats and will join up with his ... Read More »

Brett Kearney: “It’s definitely not the way I wanted to leave”

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This article originally appeared in this week’s edition of League Express newspaper, and we broke the news before anyone else. Click here to download the digital version to your computer, smartphone or tablet Bradford fullback Brett Kearney has revealed he will end his five-year stint with the Bulls at the end of the season and return to Australia. The 30-year-old, ... Read More »

Cast your vote: Who will contest the Challenge Cup final?

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In this week’s poll, provided by League Express newspaper, we’re asking you to predict who will win this weekend’s Challenge Cup semi-finals. Will it be the Castleford-Leeds showdown everyone in West Yorkshire wants, or the battle of the Cheshire clubs Warrington and Widnes? Cast your vote below and let us know what you think. The results will be in next ... Read More »

Danny Brough has Travis Burns in his sights

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Two-time Albert Goldthorpe medal winner Danny Brough has moved within two points of leader Travis Burns in the 2014 standings thanks to a commanding display against Wakefield on Sunday. The Huddersfield Giants half-back was awarded two points for his display, while Burns, who has led for much of the season, failed to register a point in Hull KR’s defeat to ... Read More »

Super League: Albert Goldthorpe team of the weekend

Kevin-Brown

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. *YOU CAN ... Read More »