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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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All Golds turning heads

All Golds turning heads

Gareth Walker, the Championship correspondent of League Express, pays tribute to one of the improving southern sides currently operating in Kingstone Press League 1 Of all the results outside Super League last weekend, the most head-turning came in Gloucester. The

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Eels halfbacks guide them to victory

Eels halfbacks guide them to victory

Parramatta halfbacks Corey Norman and Clint Gutherson led the Eels to a 20-12 victory over Manly at Brookvale on Sunday afternoon, aided and abetted by fullback Bevan French, who took his NRL try-scoring tally to 20 in 14 appearances. Junior

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Warriors win close encounter against Newcastle

Warriors win close encounter against Newcastle

NEW Zealand Warriors scraped home for a late 26-22 victory in Auckland against Newcastle Knights. The Knights had taken the lead with 15 minutes remaining with the second of back-to-back tries to Nathan Ross. But as the clock ticked down veteran

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Vikings off the mark with a draw in Perpignan

Vikings off the mark with a draw in Perpignan

Widnes Vikings fought back from a 14-6 half-time deficit to secure a 14-14 draw in Perpignan against the Catalans Dragons, getting off the mark in Super League this season after three matches. The game was played in heavy rain and

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Ganson defends James Child on Brough penalty

Ganson defends James Child on Brough penalty

League Express editor Martyn Sadler speaks to the RFL’s Match Officials Director Steve Ganson about a controversial penalty that was awarded during last Thursday’s Super League clash between Huddersfield Giants and Salford Red Devils. The most controversial moment of the

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All today’s Rugby League results

All today’s Rugby League results

Kingston Press Championship Toulouse Olympique 58 Dewsbury Rams 2 Ladbroke’s Challenge Cup second round West Hull 18 Thatto Heath 16 West Hull will now play Whitehaven at home in the third round League 1 Cup first round Oxford 30 Coventry

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Rob Burrow – a Rugby League phenomenon

Rob Burrow – a Rugby League phenomenon

Martyn Sadler, the editor of League Express, pays tribute to an extraordinary Rugby League player I often wonder whether we realise how lucky we are to have some players in our midst who will surely be regarded as legends of

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Martyn Sadler: Ten things that I’d like to see on Sky’s coverage of Rugby League this season

Martyn Sadler: Ten things that I’d like to see on Sky’s coverage of Rugby League this season

Martyn Sadler, the editor of League Express, looks ahead to this season’s coverage of Rugby League by Sky Sports This will be a historic season for Sky’s coverage of Rugby League for one very simple reason. For the first time

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Sky’s brothers in Rugby League

Sky’s brothers in Rugby League

With Rugby League about to hit the screens on Sky again with Thursday night’s big kick-off from St Helens‘ newly named Totally Wicked Stadium, League Express editor  MARTYN SADLER pays tribute to the departed Stevo by reprising his book review that came

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