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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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Sinfield ready to exorcise Wembley demons

Sinfield ready to exorcise Wembley demons

Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield is ready to put his Wembley hoodoo to bed this weekend by finally lifting the Challenge Cup – but insists he won’t be having painful flashbacks about his previous experiences at the national stadium. Sinfield

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EXCLUSIVE: Brian McDermott on quest for cup glory

EXCLUSIVE: Brian McDermott on quest for cup glory

Ahead of their Challenge Cup Final clash against Wembley tomorrow, Brian McDermott has revealed just how tough his first year in charge of Leeds Rhinos was – calling it the most challenging time of his coaching career. McDermott eventually steered

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Challenge Cup Final: The key battles

Challenge Cup Final: The key battles

Guest writer James Oddy takes a look at the key areas in which Saturday’s Challenge Cup Final between Castleford Tigers and Leeds Rhinos will be won and lost.. The coaches: Brian McDermott (Leeds) vs Daryl Powell (Castleford) It’s interesting to

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Leeds Rhinos name cup final squad

Leeds Rhinos name cup final squad

Leeds Rhinos head coach Brian McDermott has named his 19-man squad for the Challenge Cup Final against Castleford Tigers, with Stevie Ward and Mitch Achurch the two men included alongside the 17 players McDermott named on Monday. The Rhinos boss

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Opinion: Huby not the first Wembley fitness gamble

Opinion: Huby not the first Wembley fitness gamble

Gavin Miller in 1986, Kris Radlinski in 2000, Keith Senior in 2005. All players who went into a Challenge Cup Final with a massive question mark over their fitness, and this pretty illustrious list can add another member to the

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Craig Huby in Castleford Tigers cup final squad

Craig Huby in Castleford Tigers cup final squad

Craig Huby is IN Castleford’s 19-man squad for the Challenge Cup Final this weekend, just two weeks after dislocating his elbow against Widnes Vikings. The fitness of Huby – one of the standout props in Super League this season –

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London Youth to take centre stage at Challenge Cup Final

London Youth to take centre stage at Challenge Cup Final

London and the South East will be represented at Saturday’s Tetley’s Challenge Cup Final at Wembley Stadium by some of the best and brightest young Rugby League talent in the region. Under-15s from the 13 clubs in the London Junior

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