THROWBACK | Wakefield and St Helens play out 76-point thriller

With Wakefield Trinity hosting St Helens later today, we’re throwing you back on Thursday to this classic encounter between the two sides in Round 20 of the 2016 season. Jacob Miller’s hat-trick had given Wakefield a chance to draw level at 34-34 but Liam Finn’s conversion missed and St Helens, inspired by Kyle Amor off the bench, went on to…

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RUGBY LEAGUE HEROES | Kevin Ashcroft

WITH underdogs Leigh playing Champions Leeds in the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup on Friday, Kevin Ashcroft is a great name from the past who has experience of this fixture, helping the Leythers upset the odds at Wembley in 1971. The talented hooker also played for Dewsbury, Rochdale Hornets, Warrington and Great Britain before embarking upon a coaching career. Ashcroft…

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COLUMN | Don’t just ‘support’ reserve grade, RFL, make it happen

Reserve grade has been the talk of the sport this week. Gareth Walker’s excellent article in the Daily Mirror this week has sparked talk among players past and present, supporters and coaches alike. The general consensus? A fully-fledged re-launch of reserve grade would be a monumental boost to the sport game-wide. So when the Rugby Football League issued a statement in…

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