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Author Archives: League Express

Top 3 lose in Super League

St Helens’ 42-0 defeat at the hands of the Catalan Dragons today in Perpignan at the Stade Gilbert Brutus means that the three teams that went into Super League’s Round 16 fixtures at the top of the league ladder all went down to defeats. It began on Thursday night, when second-placed Leeds Rhinos were pipped by Huddersfield Giants 22-24 at ... Read More »

Sinfield, Coslett & Bolton awarded honours

England captain Kevin Sinfield has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to Rugby League. And Sinfield is joined in the Honours List by World Cup organiser Sally Bolton, who receives an OBE for services to Rugby League, and St Helens’ iconic Welsh star Kel Coslett, who is now the game day manager with the ... Read More »

Wigan gain 46-6 revenge over Tigers

In a Nutshell Wigan were far too strong for a weakened Castleford Tigers, and gained revenge for their Challenge Cup defeat a week earlier at the DW Stadium How it unfolded The Tigers came into the game without several of their leading players, including captain Michael Shenton, Marc Sneyd, Andy Lynch and Daryl Clark. It meant they were always going ... Read More »

Giants hold on to beat Rhinos

Super League XIX Leeds Rhinos v Huddersfield

In a Nutshell Leeds Rhinos lost at home for the first time this season, going down 22-24 to Huddersfield Giants at Headingley Carnegie. How it unfolded The Rhinos began the game with Ben Jones-Bishop replacing the suspended Zak Hardaker at fullback, while they were still without the injured Danny McGuire, Rob Burrow and Paul Aiton. Robbie Ward was selected to ... Read More »

London Skolars: Smokie Junor on the mend

Smokie-Junor

This is an excerpt from a story published in this week’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. London Skolars head coach Joe Mbu has reported that winger Smokie Junor is ... Read More »

Hardaker not to appeal against suspension

Zak-Hardaker

Leeds Rhinos star Zak Hardaker will not appeal against the five-match suspension imposed on him by the RFL on Tuesday for using homophobic language in the Rhinos’ recent clash with Warrington Wolves. Following his RFL hearing Hardaker issued a statement through his club that suggested he would accept the RFL’s decision. “Firstly, I would like to once again say sorry for ... Read More »

Doncaster planning for 2015 already

Paul-Cooke

This is an excerpt from a story published in this week’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Doncaster coach Paul Cooke says that plans for the 2015 are starting already. ... Read More »

Glenn Morrison pens new Dewsbury deal

Glen-Morrison

This is an excerpt from a story published in this week’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Dewsbury Rams coach Glenn Morrison believes the club has plenty of potential to ... Read More »

Paul March loan move blocked

Paul-March

This is an excerpt from a story published in this week’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Keighley Cougars player coach Paul March’s attempt to join Hemel Stags on loan ... Read More »

Featherstone shopping spree set to continue

Fev

This is an excerpt from a story published in this week’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Featherstone Rovers coach Andy Hay says there will be more arrivals at the ... Read More »