PODCAST: The Total Rugby League Show – Episode 6

The latest edition of the Total Rugby League Show is up and running and this week’s big talking points include Wigan’s points deduction appeal, the return of the Great Britain Lions, and a review of last weekend’s results in Super League, Championship and League 1. On this week’s show, host Ben Hughes is joined by League Express Editor Martyn Sadler,…

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Lions slip to late Aussie surge

THE BARLA Lions lost their opening game of the Tri-Series in Fiji, against the Australian Affiliated States, 28-20 after having led 20-18 with only a few minutes remaining. BARLA meet Fiji Bati Residents tomorrow (Friday) in the final game of the competition. Full reports on both games will feature in Monday’s League Express. Meanwhile BARLA tour PRO Dave Parkinson reflects: “The…

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A letter from Fiji…

Baby-faced Reece Rushworth is fresh from a match-winning touchdown that helped the BARLA Lions to a 22-20 win over West Fiji on Thursday writes Dave Parkinson. Despite his tender years, Reece has packed a lot of experiences in, from joining York Acorn at 12 to a short stint with Featherstone Rovers academy. Following that, Reece took a hiatus but thankfully…

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Half measures not good enough for Great Britain

RICHARD de la RIVIERE reacts to the news that Great Britain will be revived and will tour Australia in 2019. “THE Great Britain team will just be the England team in different jerseys!” That’s been the most common reaction to last week’s news that Great Britain will tour the Southern Hemisphere in 2019 after a 12-year hiatus. It seems a…

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Prince Harry appointment greeted by APPRLG

The All-Party Parliamentary Rugby League Group has welcomed the news that His Royal Highness Prince Harry is now the new patron of the Rugby Football League. The appointment came when Her Majesty The Queen announced she would be standing down from the role. During her time as patron, The Queen attended a variety of Rugby League events, including presenting the…

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