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How not to market the Challenge Cup!

How not to market the Challenge Cup!

“We’re conscious that the Challenge Cup has lost its shine. It’s probably become our third biggest property. Magic Weekend has overtaken it in terms of fans and we’re conscious of that. There’s a lot we’ve got to sit down and discuss. We’ll

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Rabbitohs too strong for Tigers

Rabbitohs too strong for Tigers

South Sydney Rabbitohs gained a convincing 28-8 victory over Wests Tigers today at ANZ Stadium in the third game of the Indigenous Round of fixtures. The Rabbitohs came into the game after making several changes to their matchday squad announced

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Forever Salford

Forever Salford

Martyn Sadler, the editor of League Express, explains why Salford Red Devils would be unwise to change the name of the club. This is a version of an article that first appeared in this week’s edition of League Express  

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Warrington too hot for Saints

Warrington too hot for Saints

Warrington Wolves overcame a slow start tonight, going down 0-14 after 26 minutes before roaring back to beat St Helens 40-18 at the Halliwell Jones Stadium, without three of their players who are with England in Australia. The game began

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Kangaroos despatch Kiwis in Smith’s 50th Test

Kangaroos despatch Kiwis in Smith’s 50th Test

Australia gave a superbly clinical performance today at GIO Stadium in Canberra, defeating New Zealand 30-12 after being 24-0 ahead at half-time. In what was Australian captain Cameron Smith’s fiftieth game for his country, the result was never in doubt

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Eels earn rare victory against Cowboys in Townsville

Eels earn rare victory against Cowboys in Townsville

Parramatta were too good for North Queensland Cowboys tonight in Townsville, beating the Cowboys, who were again without Johnathan Thurston, by a convincing 26-6 scoreline. Thurston, recovering from injury, had been expected to play but remained on the sidelines for

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Today’s Ladbroke’s Challenge Cup Results

Today’s Ladbroke’s Challenge Cup Results

Round Five Huddersfield Giants 24 Swinton Lions 28 Salford Red Devils 29 Toronto Wolfpack 22 Dewsbury Rams 23 Batley Bulldogs 22 (After Golden Point) Featherstone Rovers 30 Oldham Roughyeds 4 Whitehaven 12 Halifax 36 York City Knights 28 Barrow Raiders

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Raiders put Titans to the sword

Raiders put Titans to the sword

The rapidly improving Canberra Raiders were far too strong for an injury-depleted Gold Coast Titans this morning at the Cbus Super Stadium, winning 42-16 with the help of a first-half hat-trick from the NRL’s form winger Jordan Rapana, who is

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Raiders hold off the Eels for their second victory

Raiders hold off the Eels for their second victory

Canberra Raiders scored five tries to secure their second NRL victory of the season, defeating Parramatta 30-18 at GIO Stadium on Saturday. The Raiders had led 22-6 at half-time, but when the Eels came back to 22-18 in the second

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Martyn Sadler: Make the Challenge Cup a group stage competition

Martyn Sadler: Make the Challenge Cup a group stage competition

Martyn Sadler, the editor of League Express, explains how the Challenge Cup could be restored to its former glory. This is an updated and modified version of an article that first appeared in the March edition of Rugby League World

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