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Promotion Play-off would be a ‘logistical nightmare’ for Barrow

Promotion Play-off would be a ‘logistical nightmare’ for Barrow

Barrow coach Paul Crarey has said his side will give nothing less than 100 percent when they face Toulouse on Saturday, even though a win and a second-placed finish would leave them facing a “logistical nightmare”. Should the Raiders finish

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Aspinwall set to make 300th appearance

Aspinwall set to make 300th appearance

Barrow Raiders forward Martin Aspinwall is in line to make his 300th career appearance when they take on Coventry Bears on Sunday afternoon. It is a special landmark for any player to reach and while he admits there have been

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Hornets net Kilshaw

Hornets net Kilshaw

ROCHDALE HORNETS have acted quickly to secure the services of Alan Kilshaw as Ian Talbot’s replacement as head coach. Kilshaw, who in the past has coached at Warrington Wolves and Warrington Wizards, has most recently been in Australia where he

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Women’s RL: Oulton Raidettes the team to beat

Women’s RL: Oulton Raidettes the team to beat

For many a year Featherstone Rovers’ Ladies side were the team to beat in Women’s Rugby League. Then came along Thatto Heath and Bradford Thunderbirds who are now always challenging for the trophies as well and with the game constantly

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Naked ambition

Naked ambition

Lorraine Marsden catches up with a team who have bared all to help grow the female student game Little over two years ago, Liverpool University’s Womens Rugby League team were facing an ominous future. With dwindling numbers, it looked as

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2015 Preview: Wigan Warriors

2015 Preview: Wigan Warriors

For Wigan Warriors, 2014 was a case of so near yet so far. Wins against Leeds Rhinos and Warrington Wolves in the final league matches of the season were not quite enough to claim the League Leaders Shield, while they

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Super League: The race for top spot is hotting up

Super League: The race for top spot is hotting up

With just four regular season games left and six clubs mathematically in the race to claim the League Leaders shield, 2014 could prove to be one of the tightest Super League seasons yet. With many of the competing teams still

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Chris Clarkson hoping to win fitness battle

Chris Clarkson hoping to win fitness battle

Leeds Rhinos back rower Chris Clarkson is hoping he will be fit enough to face Widnes Vikings on Sunday after spending this week in a protective boot. The 24-year-old came off the bench for the Rhinos in last week’s narrow

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Leeds Rhinos: Kirke tested against the best

Leeds Rhinos: Kirke tested against the best

Leeds Rhinos forward Ian Kirke represented Rugby League yesterday when he went head to head with some of Britain’s top stars in a unique cross-sport fitness test. Kirke, along with Olympic bronze medallist gymnast Kristian Thomas, England Commonwealth weightlifter Sonny

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Foster: “We shouldn’t be worrying about mortgage payments”

Foster: “We shouldn’t be worrying about mortgage payments”

To say it has been a tough two years for Bradford Bulls would be a huge understatement. Rugby League World finds out what it’s been like for the players as they enter a new era under incoming chairman Marc Green…

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