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Sinfield inspired by early Wembley memory

Sinfield inspired by early Wembley memory

MARTYN SADLER speaks to Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield on the eve of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup Final Leeds captain Kevin Sinfield has never won a game at Wembley. Or at least that’s what most people think. But if you

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Leeds Rhinos refute Aiton rumours

Leeds Rhinos refute Aiton rumours

Leeds Rhinos head coach Brian McDermott insists their preparation for tomorrow’s Challenge Cup Final has not been affected by talk connecting hooker Paul Aiton to the doping scandal in Australia – calling the talk “rumours”. Aiton was reported by Australian

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Challenge Cup Final: Who will claim the Lance Todd Trophy?

Challenge Cup Final: Who will claim the Lance Todd Trophy?

The countdown is well and truly on to kick-off at Wembley Stadium, as Leeds and Castleford are set to do battle for the Challenge Cup. But as well as the team honours at stake, there is also the prestigious Lance

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McDermott wants cup win for players

McDermott wants cup win for players

Leeds Rhinos boss Brian McDermott wants to finally end the club’s horrific history with the Challenge Cup on Saturday – and add what he described as ‘the missing piece of the jigsaw’ to the careers of many of his senior

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I didn’t sledge Sinfield, says ‘shocked’ Dorn

I didn’t sledge Sinfield, says ‘shocked’ Dorn

Luke Dorn admits he was ‘shocked’ when he was headbutted by Kevin Sinfield in the last meeting between Leeds and Castleford – but insisted he didn’t provoke the England captain by sledging him in the buildup to the incident. Sinfield

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Challenge Cup Final: The stats that matter

Challenge Cup Final: The stats that matter

Castleford Tigers and Leeds Rhinos meet for the first time in a Challenge Cup final on Saturday, so with that in mind, here’s TotalRL.com’s handy guide to all the milestones and statistics that truly matter ahead of this mouthwatering event.

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Opinion: Challenge Cup has fairytale ending whoever wins

Opinion: Challenge Cup has fairytale ending whoever wins

It’s been described as the most anticipated Challenge Cup Final since the showpiece event returned to Wembley – and for either Castleford Tigers or Leeds Rhinos, Saturday will provide the culmination of a fantastic and enthralling Rugby League tale. Both

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Important travel information for Challenge Cup Final

Important travel information for Challenge Cup Final

Fans travelling to London on Saturday August 23 for the Tetley’s Challenge Cup at Wembley Stadium (3.00pm) are asked to consider the following notices (courtesy of the RFL): Prior to your journey, please visit the Transport For London website –

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The pressure is on Leeds, says Daryl Powell

The pressure is on Leeds, says Daryl Powell

Daryl Powell has stoked the flames ahead of the Challenge Cup Final, by admitting that all the pressure is on Leeds, not his Castleford Tigers side. Powell believes that given Leeds’ extraordinary record with the Challenge Cup in the last

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Daryl Powell on coaching Leeds, Rugby Union and motivation

Daryl Powell on coaching Leeds, Rugby Union and motivation

Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell admits he should probably have continued as Leeds Rhinos coach for at least another year, as he looks to become the man that continues his old club’s extraordinary hoodoo with the Challenge Cup this weekend.

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