Our expert Leeds fan tips the Rhinos for victory over Melbourne

We quizzed our expert Leeds fan, Tom Gilfeather, on the club’s World Club Challenge match with Melbourne. It’s here. Billed as the biggest game in our history, Leeds travel to Melbourne with the hopes of Super League on our shoulders. As Wigan found in 2014, travelling to Australia is a significant challenge in itself and to win the game would…

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Garry Schofield: World Club Challenge win would be Leeds’ greatest ever accomplishment

In this week’s League Express column ‘Pulling No Punches’, Garry Schofield had his say on Leeds’ World Club Challenge game with Melbourne. You can read content like this first every week in League Express. If Leeds pull off the near-impossible and win the World Club Challenge on Friday by beating Melbourne Storm, it will be the greatest achievement in the…

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View from the terraces: TotalRL’s expert fan panel preview Hull KR’s game with Catalans

Hull KR fan: James Deighton Congratulations to Leeds Rhinos, doing what they do best and coming back at the death to take home the two points, but when even those from across the river say Rovers were hard done to, you know something is wrong. I’m sure we are all aware of the controversy surrounding the disallowed Hull KR try,…

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I’ve nothing to prove to the NRL, says Sam Tomkins ahead of Souths clash

Sam Tomkins insists he has nothing to prove as he prepares to face NRL opposition for the first time since leaving the Southern Hemisphere. The 28-year-old spent two seasons at New Zealand Warriors before returning to Wigan in 2016. It proved to be a mixed spell for the England international, who admits his time Down Under had its ups and…

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View from the terraces: TotalRL’s expert fan panel preview Thursday’s games

Leeds Rhinos v Hull Kingston Rovers Leeds fan: Tom Gilfeather Last week’s performance against Warrington was absolutely superb. The halves seemed to gel very well and Jack Walker was phenomenal at the back. Our last tackle options appeared vastly improved on years gone by. Yes, there were a few teething problems, but this is hardly a major worry in the…

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COLUMN: Does British rugby league have an inferiority complex doing more harm than good?

Of the many phrases I hear coaches and players say on a regular basis, one that sits somewhere near the top would be ‘ only worry about what you control’. It’s a sound phrase, with credible reasoning behind it that applies to life in general, not just rugby league or sport. It’s pointless getting upset about things which you can’t…

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Super League Gamestars: Round One

Marc Sneyd – Hull FC In a game of few stand-out performers, Marc Sneyd was creative and kicked his conversions well against Huddersfield. He kicked a stunning 40-20 and produced a wonderful chipped kick for one of Fetuli Talanoa’s three tries. A solid start to the season. Jack Walker – Leeds Rhinos Jack Walker played with such composure and was…

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