PODCAST: The Total Rugby League Show – Episode 3

The Total Rugby League Show is back this week as we review all the results from Round 2 of the Super League season. On this week’s show, Ben Hughes is joined as always by League Express Editor Martyn Sadler, Rugby League Journalist Doug Thomson, and by Rugby League World Editor Matthew Shaw. Plus we talk about the World Club Challenge…

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Lam to face his former club in World Club Challenge

Wigan Warriors will face Sydney Roosters in the World Club Challenge at the DW Stadium, Wigan, on Sunday 17th February, kicking off at 7.00pm. It will be the 27th Challenge since the Roosters were the inaugural winners in 1976, the sixth in Wigan, and the fourth at the DW Stadium Wigan won the last of their record four world club…

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When Wigan (and Wane) shook the world

Richard de la Riviere celebrates the thirtieth anniversary of Wigan’s memorable World Club Challenge victory over Manly in 1987. One story that hasn’t made my new book, ‘100 Days That Shook Rugby League’ is Wigan’s World Club Challenge win over Manly in 1987. I chose between that and Wigan’s win in Brisbane in 1994 and went with the latter. So,…

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All systems go for Wigan, says Lenagan

Wigan Chairman Ian Lenagan is hoping strongly that his club can win the World Club Challenge against the Cronulla Sharks today for the first time since he took over the Warriors almost a decade ago. “I’m in my tenth year and it’s the only trophy we’ve not won, although the club won it three times (1987, 1992 and 1994) prior…

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Tyrone McCarthy column: The World Club Series worked

Hull KR and Ireland forward Tyrone McCarthy gives his take on the recently completed World Club Series. So the NRL has kicked off and Super League has seen a full weekend of fixtures played since the World Club Series. Looking at the results we could feel like we have reasons to be disappointed by going down 3-0 to the NRL…

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Benji Marshall excited to take to Warrington turf

Benji Marshall is relishing the chance to experience the atmosphere of a packed Halliwell Jones Stadium when St George-Illawarra Dragons go head to head with Warrington Wolves in their mouthwatering World Club Series match on Friday February 20 (8.00pm). The former Kiwi international captain knows it will be a massive challenge for the NRL club to make the long trip…

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