Wolves snap up England union star

As revealed in Monday’s League Express, Warrington Wolves have signed former England International centre Luther Burrell from Rugby Union side Northampton Saints on a contract that will run until November 2021. Burrell, 31, who stands 6ft 3in and weighs 17 stone, will join the Wire from July 1, when his Union contract expires. He toured Argentina with England in 2013…

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Farrell to have surgery on torn pectoral muscle

Wigan Warriors forward Liam Farrell will undergo surgery for a pectoral muscle tear after sustaining the injury in Wigan Warriors’ 20-8 defeat to the Sydney Roosters in the Betfred World Club Challenge on Sunday evening. The 28-year old second-rower picked up the injury in the 50th minute of Wigan’s loss to the Roosters on Sunday and is expected to be…

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What’s Inside League Express: February 18th

Wigan might not have won the World Club Challenge on Sunday evening, but they played with pride and represented British Rugby League with dignity and commitment. In this week’s League Express we report on the big game and give our reaction to it. But of course there is lots more to League Express than just the World Club Challenge. We…

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Wolfpack repel Vikings challenge

Toronto Wolfpack retained their unbeaten record under Brian McDermott, while Widnes Vikings suffered their first defeat of the season as the Wolfpack prevailed 30-6 today in a ‘home’ game played at Newcastle’s Kingston Park as the second game in a double header that also involved Newcastle Thunder and Doncaster. It was an impressive performance by the Wolfpack against a team…

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Toulouse and Doncaster get off the mark

In the Championship Toulouse Olympique went behind early on to Rochdale Hornets at the Stade Ernest Argeles, when Brandon Wood touched down for a converted try. But their lead didn’t last long and Toulouse struck back to score eight tries in total at regular intervals during the game to finally get off the mark in the Championship after they suffered…

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PODCAST: The Total Rugby League Show – Episode 3

The Total Rugby League Show is back this week as we review all the results from Round 2 of the Super League season. On this week’s show, Ben Hughes is joined as always by League Express Editor Martyn Sadler, Rugby League Journalist Doug Thomson, and by Rugby League World Editor Matthew Shaw. Plus we talk about the World Club Challenge…

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McShane heads Albert Goldthorpe Medal table

Castleford Tigers’ hooker Paul McShane sits at the top of the Albert Goldthorpe Medal table tonight after earning three points for the second successive round of Super League fixtures for his performance in Castleford’s 18-26 victory at Hull FC on Thursday night. McShane picked up three points in round 1 for his performance in the Tigers’ victory over the Catalans…

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Catalans get off the mark against Giants

Catalans Dragons got their season up and running in Perpignan today with a convincing 27-10 victory over Huddersfield Giants that included two early tries from Brayden Wiliame. The Giants got off to a good start, with Matt Frawley touching down after just six minutes, with his halfback partner Izaac Farrell adding the conversion. The Dragons replied when Brayden Wiliame touched…

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PODCAST: The Total Rugby League Show – Episode 2

The Total Rugby League Show returns this week with a look back at all the results from a superb opening weekend of the Super League season. On this week’s show, Ben Hughes is joined by League Express Editor Martyn Sadler, Rugby League Journalist Doug Thomson, and by Rugby League World Editor Matthew Shaw. Plus we talk the London Broncos with…

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