What’s Inside League Express: 19th November edition

It may well be the off-season, but that hasn’t stopped the team at League Express! We’ve got another bumper edition coming your way this week – and you can read it online as early as Sunday night. Simply download the League Express app on your smart device, or head to Pocketmags.com to grab the best read in rugby league from…

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Exclusive: Long-serving Sky rugby league producer Neville Smith to leave role

Long-serving producer Neville Smith is to leave his role in charge of Sky Sports’ rugby league production, TotalRL can reveal. Smith has been at the forefront or Sky’s rugby league coverage for years, and is widely credited with helping secure prominent coverage for the sport over a consistent period of time. However, it has now emerged that Smith will step…

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Exclusive: John Duffy in talks to become new Leigh Centurions coach

Featherstone Rovers coach John Duffy is in talks to become the new head coach at Championship rivals Leigh Centurions, TotalRL can exclusively reveal. Duffy is under contract with Featherstone for 2019 but is interested in taking on the vacant coaching position at Leigh, despite a significant amount of turmoil surrounding the Centurions at the moment. They are still yet to…

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Rimmer happy with RLIF decisions

The Rugby Football League has welcomed the outcomes of this week’s International Federation meeting, which involve England playing a home series against Australia in 2020, and a Great Britain tour to the southern hemisphere next autumn. After a four-day Congress in York, the Federation has approved in principle an eight-year rolling calendar from 2019. “The next three years are vitally…

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New role for Ellis in Hull FC coaching changes

Hull FC have announced several changes to their coaching staff and the return of a reserve team ahead of the 2019 season. Former Challenge Cup winning captain Gareth Ellis will start pre-season in a new coaching role, after having been involved in an administration capacity for the last twelve months. Under guidance from head coach, Lee Radford, Ellis will now…

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Kear lauds Wales’ 2018 season

This year has been “the best since 2015”, according to Wales head coach John Kear. Wales and Ireland go head-to-head at the Racecourse Stadium in Wrexham on Sunday (3pm) and the winner will qualify for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup. The Dragons lost their opening European Championship encounter in France, but they responded with a 50-12 victory over Scotland.…

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Greenwood set for England debut on Sunday – as Myler replaces injured Tomkins

England head coach Wayne Bennett has confirmed that captain Sean O’Loughlin, half back Sam Tomkins and hooker Daryl Clark will miss this Sunday’s Third Test against New Zealand at Elland Road, kick off 3.15pm. O’Loughlin has been battling with a calf injury since the First Test win at Hull whilst Clark and Tomkins were injured in the victory at Anfield.…

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RLIF to award ‘golden caps’ to players with over 50 international appearances tonight

The Rugby League International Federation will honour the seven players who have made 50 or more international appearances in their career by awarding them special golden caps this evening. RLIF Chairman John Grant will present the caps at a celebration dinner to be held at Elland Road. He will award caps to honour the achievements of: Jim Sullivan (1921-1934): 54…

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