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Ellis hoping home advantage pays dividends for Hull

Ellis hoping home advantage pays dividends for Hull

Gareth Ellis hopes to crown Hull FC’s 150th anniversary with a Ladbrokes Challenge Cup triumph but will have to get past his former club Leeds Rhinos in the quarter-finals tomorrow (8.00pm). Ellis, who had four seasons at the Rhinos, is in

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Robins hold off Catalans to enter Cup semi-finals

Robins hold off Catalans to enter Cup semi-finals

Hull Kingston Rovers held off a strong Catalans Dragons second-half revival at the KC Lightstream Stadium tonight to win their Challenge Cup quarter-final tie 32-26 to become the first team to go into the hat for the Cup semi-finals. But

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“I’d never live it down if we lost,” says Hill

“I’d never live it down if we lost,” says Hill

Warrington Wolves forward Chris Hill admits that given how he still lives in Leigh, he’d probably never be able to live it down if his Wolves side succumbed to the Centurions this Saturday. Hill famously started his career with Leigh

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Solving the problem of the Challenge Cup

Solving the problem of the Challenge Cup

With the quarter-finals taking place this weekend, TONY NOLAN, a regular columnist for League Express, puts forward a proposal that he believes would help restore the magic of the Challenge Cup. In 2015 British Rugby League is in a new

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Sculthorpe and Kamara to conduct semi-final draw

Sculthorpe and Kamara to conduct semi-final draw

Former Great Britain and St Helens star Paul Sculthorpe MBE and television presenter Chris Kamara will conduct the draw for the semi-finals of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup live on BBC Two at Langtree Park, St Helens on Sunday June 28.

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Higham hoping for Wolves send off

Higham hoping for Wolves send off

HE MAY not get the chance to play at the Halliwell Jones Stadium again this season, but departing Warrington Wolves hooker Micky Higham is hoping for a belated send-off when he returns to the ground with Leigh next month. The

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Challenge Cup QF TV Schedule

Challenge Cup QF TV Schedule

All four Ladbrokes Challenge Cup quarter-final ties will be broadcast live on television over the weekend of June 25 to 28. The action kicks off at the KC Lightstream Stadium on Thursday June 25 when Hull Kingston Rovers, whose last

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Wembley statue nears its completion

Wembley statue nears its completion

With 100 days to go before Rugby League celebrates its 120th birthday, the historic Wembley Stadium statue that will be unveiled on Ladbrokes Challenge Cup final day is nearing completion. The statue will be located on the Wembley concourse and commemorates

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Welsh speaking school to play at Wembley

Welsh speaking school to play at Wembley

Welsh speaking school Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf have made history in becoming the first Welsh school to ever play Rugby League at Wembley Stadium after beating St Bernard’s of Barrow 20-12 in a thrilling semi-final in Chorley. Ten years ago,

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Centurions draw Warrington in Challenge Cup

Centurions draw Warrington in Challenge Cup

  Leigh Centurions will play Warrington Wolves in the quarter-finals of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup on the weekend of June 27/28, after the draw was made at Belle Vue on Sunday evening by Neil Fox and Tony Barrow, legends of

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