The Standard Cup beckons!

If it’s Good Friday it’s the Standard Cup, and many Rugby League supporters around the north and beyond will be heading to Oldham tomorrow for one of the sport’s greatest traditional occasions. It’s the Standard Cup Final, which has been sponsored for several years by Napier Windows, and which is being hosted by Oldham RUFC at their Manor Park base…

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President’s Cup beckons!

THE long-awaited 2019 President’s Cup, which will again involve Great Britain Police, Great Britain Teachers and the UK Armed Forces, together with holders England Universities, gets underway tomorrow (Wednesday 10 April), at Twist Lane, the home of Leigh Miners Rangers. The Police take on the Armed Forces at 6.00pm, and the Students and the Teachers go head-to-head at 8.00pm. UK…

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BBC select Thatto Heath Crusaders v Dewsbury Rams

Dewsbury Rams’ trip to the last remaining amateur side Thatto Heath Crusaders has been selected by BBC sport to be shown on their website. The Crusaders have beaten Stanningley, Leigh Miners Rangers, Rochdale Mayfield and semi-professional outfit North Wales Crusaders to get to the fifth round of the famous competition. From the sixth round, the BBC will screen matches on…

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Today’s Student action ratified

Sports TG has confirmed today’s updated Student Rugby League programme. The fixture list includes, said an RFL spokesman, “play-off games between the current bottom-end Premier teams and the sides at the top of the lower divisions to determine if there is any promotion/relegation for next season’s Premier Divisions.” Fixtures are: Wednesday 3 April 2019 PREMIER NORTH PLAY-OFFS: Durham v Nottingham.…

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