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Tigers scouring the market, says Daryl Powell

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Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell admits he is looking elsewhere for potential halfbacks, after it was announced star half Marc Sneyd has joined Hull FC for 2015 and beyond. The Tigers, who are being linked with a move for Bradford’s Luke Gale for the 2015 season, are assessing their options after Salford accepted a bid of around £100,000 for the ... Read More »

Radford “over the moon” to land Leon Pryce

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Hull FC coach Lee Radford has described new signing Leon Pryce as one of Super League’s most in-form half-backs and expects him to have a positive influence on the club’s youngsters. “I’m over the moon to get Leon,” Radford told League Express. “He’s arguably one of the form halves in the competition this year. The experience he will bring is ... Read More »

Cast your vote: Who will win this year’s Grand Final?

Leeds Rhinos winning the 2012 Grand Final. ©RLPhotos

In this week’s issue of League Express newspaper, the regular reader’s poll focuses on the business end of the season, and we are asking you to vote for who you think, out of the top six clubs currently in Super League, will get to Old Trafford and lift the Super League trophy. You have until late on Sunday to cast ... Read More »

Sunday’s Rugby League Results

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First Utility Super League Leeds Rhinos 32 Catalan Dragons 31 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 20 Hull FC 20 Warrington Wolves 50 Bradford Bulls 24   Kingstone Press Championship Batley Bulldogs 34 Barrow Raiders 4 Doncaster 22 Whitehaven 16 Featherstone Rovers 56 North Wales Crusaders 18 Keighley Cougars 48 Rochdale Hornets 6 Leigh Centurions 30 Dewsbury Rams 22 Sheffield Eagles 14 Halifax ... Read More »

Tigers gain dramatic win over Red Devils

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Castleford Tigers centre Jake Webster scored a try with five seconds remaining to give a 14-10 victory to Castleford Tigers against the visiting Salford Red Devils at the Mend-a-Hose Jungle tonight. The Red Devils will be cursing themselves tonight that they were unable to hold on for what would have been a thrilling victory. The Tigers held a 6-0 lead ... Read More »

PNG win Commonwealth Championship

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Papua New Guinea has won the inaugural Commonwealth Rugby League Championship, defeating Australia 22-8 in the final of the Nines competition in Cumbernauld. The tournament is an exhibition sport for the Commonwealth Games, and is likely to have a similar status when the 2018 Commonwealth Games are held on the Gold Coast in Australia. Wales took the bronze medal, beating ... Read More »

Vikings back to winning ways against Broncos

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Widnes Vikings got back to winning ways today at The Hive, with a 20-42 victory against bottom of the table London Broncos. The Broncos took an early lead when Josh Drinkwater landed a penalty almost from half way. But the Vikings replied when winger Patrick Ah Van touched down a kick over the defence, and Danny Tickle added the goal. ... Read More »

Australia to face PNG in Commonwealth Nines Championship Final

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Australia will face Papua New Guinea later this afternoon in the final of the Commonwealth Championship being held in Cumbernauld this weekend. The Australians defeated Canada 20-0 in their semi-final, while Papua New Guinea won a very tight semi-final 12-6 against Wales. It means that Wales will take on Canada in a game to decide third place. Meanwhile England will ... Read More »

Saints beat Wigan in thriller

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St Helens held on for a thrilling 12-16 victory against Wigan at the DW Stadium tonight. Wigan took the lead after eight minutes when Sam Burgess scored in the left corner when he touched down a brilliantly judged kick from Sam Powell. Matty Smith couldn’t add the conversion. St Helens halfback Luke Walsh suffered what appeared to be a painful ... Read More »

Giants hold on to beat Robins

Huddersfield Giants secured their ninth win in ten games at the KC Lightstream Stadium tonight, holding on to beat Hull Kingston Rovers 22-26 in a thrilling match in front of 8,953 spectators. The game was finely balanced, 16-16 at half-time, but the Giants pulled away to a ten-point lead in the second half before the Robins rallied and closed the ... Read More »