RFL amends rule interpretations

The RFL has issued several changes in the interpretation of the Laws of the Game as a response to concerns expressed by coaches about the issue of gamesmanship that has been creeping into games recently, with Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell shining a spotlight on what he felt was cheating by Catalans players to gain penalties during the game between…

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Is this the real reason for Shaun Edwards’ equivocation on the Wigan job?

League Express editor MARTYN SADLER suggests one key reason why prospective Wigan coach Shaun Edwards may be having second thoughts about returning to the DW Stadium in 2020. Plenty of pundits and Wigan supporters have been scratching their heads to try to work out why Shaun Edwards, who was so enthusiastic about returning to Super League with the Warriors in…

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Warrington too strong for Wigan

Warrington Wolves maintained their challenge to Super League leaders St Helens with a hard fought 25-12 victory against Wigan Warriors at the Halliwell Jones Stadium tonight. The Wolves came into the game without Bryson Goodwin, who suffered an injury in the previous week’s game against Castleford Tigers, while Wigan were forced to make several changes from the team that lost…

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RFL approve renewal of Widnes membership

The Board of the Rugby Football League have granted RFL membership to the consortium that agreed a deal with the administrators to take over the club yesterday. The RFL therefore anticipates that Sunday’s Betfred Championship fixture against Featherstone Rovers will go ahead. A 12-point penalty has been applied, which is effective immediately, meaning that the Vikings will now go to…

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2019 SEASON PREVIEW: Excitement and anticipation in Perpignan

League Express editor MARTYN SADLER talks to Catalans Dragons coach STEVE McNAMARA about the Dragons’ prospects for the 2019 season. CATALANS DRAGONS created history last season when they became the first team outside England to win the Challenge Cup. And although their participation in the 2019 Challenge Cup has been thrown into doubt in recent weeks, with the Dragons refusing…

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