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Video: Tigers fans line the streets for Wembley tickets

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Following their emphatic victory against Widnes Vikings in Sunday’s Challenge Cup semi-final, Castleford Tigers fans have been queuing up outside the Mend-A-Hose Jungle to buy their tickets for the final at Wembley, in which they will take on Leeds Rhinos. This video, provided by Super League TV, features interviews with the excited fans. What do you think about this story? ... Read More »

Two week break will suit Ta’ai, says Anderson

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Huddersfield coach Paul Anderson believes in-form back-rower Ukuma Ta’ai will be on fire against Widnes on Sunday thanks to a two-week break. The Tongan World Cup star strained his groin a fortnight ago and was not risked in round 23 against Wakefield. With a week off for the Challenge Cup, Anderson believes he will be at his peak when the ... Read More »

Kris Welham “low on confidence”, won’t face Wigan

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Hull KR coach Chris Chester says centre Kris Welham has lost confidence in his own ability and will play on dual registration duty with Gateshead Thunder until he rediscovers some form. The 27-year-old has scored more Super League tries for the Rovers than anyone else, but has been out of sorts in 2014. On Sunday, he played 80 minutes for ... Read More »

Challenge Cup video highlights: Leeds Rhinos v Warrington Wolves

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Extensive video highlights of Saturday’s thrilling Challenge Cup semi-final clash between Leeds Rhinos and Warrington Wolves at Langtree Park. What do you think about this video? Discuss this and much more on our free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news and features, subscribe to League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with us on ... Read More »

Video: Daryl Clark wins try of the month for July

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Castleford hooker Daryl Clark has been awarded BRUT’s try of the month award for July thanks to a sensational solo effort against Widnes in round 19. Watch the video below to see who else made the top five. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and much more on our free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news ... Read More »

Isa charged on two counts of dangerous contact

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Widnes Vikings player Willie Isa has been charged with two disciplinary offences following incidents in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup semi-final against Castleford Tigers at Leigh Sports Village. Isa has been charged with Grade B dangerous contact on Castleford Tigers player Kirk Dixon in the 62nd minute of the game. He has also been charged with Grade B dangerous contact on ... Read More »

Vikings apologise after fans invade pitch in Challenge Cup

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Widnes Vikings have released a statement following yesterday’s Challenge Cup semi-final loss to Castleford Tigers, in which a group of fans invaded the pitch at the end of the match. It reads: “We have pledged to work with the RFL to investigate the disgraceful scenes that followed at the conclusion of the Semi-Final of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup at Leigh ... Read More »

Saints sign seven scholarship starlets

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St Helens have secured the services of seven young players, six of which hail from the Club’s ‘Outstanding’ Scholarship programme. Lewis Furlong, Robert Fairclough, Mike Weldon, Josh Eaves, Matthew Costello, Brad Billsborough and Matthew Lees have all put pen to paper on pro terms. Neil Kilshaw, Saints Player Performance Manager, said: “All seven players are a credit to their community ... Read More »

RFL release statement addressing Widnes pitch invaders

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Following the incident involving some spectators at the end of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup semi-final at Leigh Sports Village between Castleford Tigers and Widnes Vikings yesterday, the RFL have said they will await reports from the stadium, the police and the two clubs before deciding what action to take. The behaviour of the vast majority of fans was exemplary and ... Read More »

Thursday XIII: Challenge Cup Kings

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There’s only one path we could have gone down this week for our Thursday 13; given how it’s Challenge Cup semi-final weekend, we had to ask you for your iconic cup greats! In truth, there were a whole host of stars we could have picked from over 100 years of cup action, but we threw the challenge out to you ... Read More »

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