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Day of destiny nears for Wembley Songs of Praise choir

Day of destiny nears for Wembley Songs of Praise choir

The 32 individual winners of the BBC’s Songs of Praise Challenge Cup choir are in the final stages of preparation for their big moment in the Wembley spotlight this weekend. The winners, who were selected from entries from Rugby League clubs

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Smith reveals Stuart Pearce will give Wembley pep talk for Warrington

Smith reveals Stuart Pearce will give Wembley pep talk for Warrington

Warrington Wolves coach Tony Smith has revealed that former England footballer Stuart Pearce will give his side a pre-Wembley pep talk ahead of this weekend’s Challenge Cup final. Pearce is a notorious rugby league fan and is a big Warrington

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Where Are They Now? Hull’s 2005 Challenge Cup heroes

Where Are They Now? Hull’s 2005 Challenge Cup heroes

Fullback: Motu Tony After lifting the cup with Hull in 2005, Tony played on the wing in their major final appearance against St Helens in the Grand Final the following year, eventually finishing his career at Wakefield. Tony is now

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Challenge Cup Final tickets selling at record rate

Challenge Cup Final tickets selling at record rate

Almost 70,000 tickets have already been sold for the Challenge Cup final between Hull FC and Warrington Wolves. Demand for tickets has been incredibly high since the semi-finals, with the RFL confirming that they are being sold at a record

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Hull FC prevail in Challenge Cup cracker

Hull FC prevail in Challenge Cup cracker

Hull FC are one win away from ending their Wembley hoodoo after winning a pulsating semi-final against Wigan 16-12. Two tries in four second-half minutes proved to be the difference, as Lee Radford’s men came from 8-2 down to take

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Sims determined to avoid more Challenge Cup heartache

Sims determined to avoid more Challenge Cup heartache Updated

Ashton Sims admits the pain of last year’s shock Challenge Cup semi-final defeat to Hull KR is still fresh in his mind as the club looks to avoid another upset this Saturday to make it back to Wembley. Widely considered

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Eorl Crabtree column: Challenge Cup is losing its magic

Eorl Crabtree column: Challenge Cup is losing its magic Updated

This column originally appeared in Rugby League World. Get your copy every month in stores, or alternatively, purchase an online subscription at totalrl.com/shop. I’m worried that the Challenge Cup is losing its appeal and we can’t afford to let it

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Looking back at the Challenge Cup semi-finalists’ previous experience at this stage of the competition

Looking back at the Challenge Cup semi-finalists’ previous experience at this stage of the competition

Challenge Cup semi-final weekend is almost upon us, and excitement continues to rise as we get closer to discovering who will be the first winner of major silverware in 2016. The four clubs involved, Hull FC, Wigan, Warrington and Wakefield,

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Garry Schofield column: So who will get to Wembley?

Garry Schofield column: So who will get to Wembley?

Every week, leading Rugby League columnist Garry Schofield writes for League Express about the big talking points in the game. As a special treat to celebrate Challenge Cup semi-final weekend, here is the Hall of Fame inductee’s preview ahead of

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Atkins wants to see the Halliwell Jones Stadium bouncing

Atkins wants to see the Halliwell Jones Stadium bouncing

Warrington Wolves centre Ryan Atkins is looking forward to another exciting derby clash against Widnes Vikings in this Friday’s Challenge Cup quarter-final game at the Halliwell Jones Stadium. The Wolves have already secured two victories against the Vikings this season

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