Hull and Wigan name squads for Challenge Cup Final

Hull FC and Wigan have named strong squads for the Challenge Cup Final. The Black and Whites have made one change to their 19-man squad following their defeat to Huddersfield, with Steve Michaels replacing Jansin Turgut. It leaves Lee Radford with his strongest possible squad available as they look to retain the trophy. Meanwhile, Wigan have made two changes to…

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Wigan set sights on music charts with charity single

Wigan Warriors have launched a charity single ahead of this weekend’s 2017 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Final, and it’s set to go viral. The hit, which has already amassed more than 120,000 views on Facebook, has been produced by fan Pual Holden to raise funds for Wigan Youth Zone and Joining Jack. Called “Wigan Warriors Anthem – Marching on to Wembley”, the…

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Clubb prepares for emotional homecoming at Wembley after horrendous year

Four months ago, it’s probably fair to assume Tony Clubb wasn’t really giving too much thought to walking out at Wembley this weekend. The prop recalls to TotalRL: “We played Castleford at home and I got rushed to hospital that night. During the game, I was getting pains in my back and I knew what they were, but it was…

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TotalRL’s picks for the 2017 Lance Todd Trophy: favourites and outsiders

With this year’s Challenge Cup final between Hull FC and Wigan approaching fast on the horizon, we’ve taken a look through the betting and the odds to try and pick out who could be a good bet to win this year’s Lance Todd Trophy. With the odds put forward by competition sponsors Ladbrokes, here’s some value bets for the honour…

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Hull are the favourites and will be under pressure at Wembley, insists Liam Farrell

This story originally featured in League Express’ Challenge Cup final preview special. To read the full issue, click here – and don’t forget to subscribe to ensure you get our digital edition celebrating this year’s Wembley winners as soon as it is released on Sunday night! It may be mind games, it may be the truth. But Wigan forward Liam…

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Gareth Ellis warns Wigan that confidence is high in Hull camp ahead of Wembley

This story originally featured in League Express’ Challenge Cup final preview special. To read the full issue, click here – and don’t forget to subscribe to ensure you get our digital edition celebrating this year’s Wembley winners as soon as it is released on Sunday night! Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis has warned Wigan that the Black and Whites are…

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WATCH: Five of the Best: Memorable Challenge Cup finals

We’ve already looked at six of the best Wembley final moments in the run-up to this weekend’s thriller between Warrington and Hull FC – now it’s time to look at some of the greatest finals in history in general. But instead of us talking about them – why not watch the highlights to get you in the mood for Saturday?…

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Wane decided Wigan side for Wembley as he reveals admiration for counterpart Lee Radford

Wigan coach Shaun Wane will today tell his players the 17 he has chosen to try and win the Challenge Cup at Wembley on Saturday afternoon after admitting he already knows his side for the final – while also revealing his respect for the man he will go up against this weekend. Wane’s Warriors take on Lee Radford’s Hull, the…

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QUIZ | Can you name every Lance Todd Trophy winner of the Super League era?

In our latest quiz, we’re looking ahead to the Challenge Cup final. Wigan and Hull FC will compete in a repeat of the 2013 showpiece, and it goes without saying that there’s a lot on offer. Individually, the opportunity is there for all 34 players involved to write their name into history by winning the Lance Todd Trophy, an award…

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