Murrell hoping to avenge heartbreak of 2006 by guiding Halifax to Challenge Cup semi-finals

There is genuine Challenge Cup history to be made this weekend for either Bradford or Halifax – and while a place in the semi-finals of rugby league’s most prestigious competition is uncharted territory for most of the players that will be involved on Sunday, one man in particular is determined to call himself a cup semi-finalist. The winners of this…

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McIlorum signs again in Perpignan

Catalans Dragons hooker Micky McIlorum has signed a new two-year contract with the club. The Ireland International will remain at the Gilbert Brutus Stadium until the end of the 2021 campaign. McIlorum, 31, played his entire professional career at Wigan before joining the Dragons last season. He has made 29 Super League appearances and scored three tries since joining the…

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Hudgell hits out at ‘sheer inconsistency’ of disciplinary hearings after Tomkins ban

Hull Kingston Rovers chairman Neil Hudgell has expressed his dismay at the ‘sheer inconsistency’ concerning disciplinary cases that reach a hearing after captain Joel Tomkins’ ban was upheld on Tuesday evening. Tomkins will miss Rovers’ Challenge Cup quarter-final with Warrington on Friday after failing to overturn his one-match ban following a Grade B incident during their win over Salford at…

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Premium: Contingency plans in place should Bolton fail to be ready for cup semi-finals

The Rugby Football League are putting contingency plans into place for an alternative venue for this year’s Challenge Cup semi-final should the financial situation concerning Bolton Wanderers cause too serious an issue to overcome. The University of Bolton Stadium is pencilled in to host both semi-final matches in this year’s cup at the end of July – just as it did…

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What’s Inside League Express: May 27th edition

After another eventful week in the world of Rugby League, we have all the news and views on all the big stories in the latest issue of League Express. Available to read from around 9pm on your smart device, simply by downloading the League Express app or going to TotalRL.com/LE, we’ve got another action-packed issue on the way. Here’s what’s…

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Dragons create Super League record – Today’s Rugby League Results

Catalans Dragons have defeated Wigan Warriors 33-16 today in the first ever Rugby League game to be played in the Nou Camp Stadium. The game was played in front of a record crowd for a regular season Super League game of 31,555. The Dragons led 8-6 at half-time but extended their lead in the second half to a convincing 23-point…

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