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Hemel players to miss play-off game because of timing

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Hemel Stags have been dealt a major blow ahead of their do or die play-off encounter against Gateshead on Sunday night, after it was revealed that some of their players are unable to make the trip due to the timing of the kick-off. League Express reported on Monday that Hemel had attempted to get the RFL to intervene over a ... Read More »

Rugby League World – The Play-Offs Issue

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Rugby League World issue 402 – ‘The Play-Offs Issue’ – is online now and in shops from Friday 12th September. Here’s a glimpse at what’s inside. The Super League season is heading towards a thrilling climax – and we assess each team’s chances in the closest race for Old Trafford ever. The top six teams have dominated the competition all ... Read More »

Championship: Sharp and Backhouse players of the week

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Featherstone Rovers full-back Will Sharp and York City Knights second-row Ryan Backhouse have been voted Championship Players of the Week. Both players had key roles in their side’s important wins over Halifax and Hunslet Hawks respectively. Every week each coach in both the Kingstone Press Championship and Championship One is contacted to help decide the awards. Kingstone Press Player of ... Read More »

Rugby League Scoreboard: Sunday August 17

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First Utility Super League Bradford Bulls 34-28 Hull FC Huddersfield 28-14 Widnes London Broncos 40-36 Leeds Rhinos Kingstone Press Championship Sheffield 36-28 Whitehaven Batley Bulldogs 14-16 Dewsbury Rams Halifax 4-20 Featherstone Rovers Keighley 20-30 North Wales Crusaders Rochdale 10-22 Doncaster Swinton 6-56 Leigh Centurions Workington Town 32-18 Barrow Raiders Kingstone Press Championship One Gateshead 52-20 South Wales Scorpions Gloucestershire All ... Read More »

5 things to expect from the Rugby League weekend

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Wigan Warriors and Hull KR kicked off another action-packed Rugby League weekend with a fantastic 14-14 draw on Thursday night, and set the platform nicely for another weekend full of drama, twists and turns. With Super League back for just one week before taking another break for the Challenge Cup final, it is already shaping up to be a massive ... Read More »

Ridyard reaps reward second week in a row

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Leigh Centurions stand-off Martyn Ridyard and Oldham winger Mo Agoro have been voted Kingstone Press Players of the Week. Every week each coach in both Kingstone Press Championship competitions is contacted to help produce the awards. Kingstone Press Player of the Week – Martyn Ridyard (Leigh Centurions) Leigh Centurions stand-off Martyn Ridyard has become the first player to win the ... Read More »

Scoreboard: Rugby League scores: Sunday August 3

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First Utility Super League Castleford Tigers 64-18 London Broncos Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 18-36 Huddersfield Giants Widnes Vikings 28-10 Hull KR Kingstone Press Championship Batley 6-36 Leigh Doncaster 22-26 Sheffield Featherstone 62-12 Barrow Halifax 36-24 Dewsbury Rochdale 30-28 North Wales Crusaders Swinton 10-17 Keighley Workington 20-18 Whitehaven Kingstone Press Championship One Gateshead 34-26 Hemel Stags Gloucestershire All Golds 16-22 York Hunslet ... Read More »

Kieran Dixon to make comeback this weekend

London Broncos winger Kieran Dixon. ©RLPhotos

London Broncos star Kieran Dixon will finally make his comeback from a horrific injury this weekend – on dual-registration for Hemel Stags. The 21-year-old tore the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and ruptured both his medial collateral ligament (MCL) and posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) in his left knee while representing England Knights last October. And after telling TotalRL he was hopeful ... Read More »

York City Knights kick off the drop-goal challenge

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Championship One side York City Knights have kicked off (quite literally!) a new Super League TV challenge in which teams are asked to land as many drop-goals as they can in 60 seconds. Watch the video below to see how winger George Elliott got on. James Haynes provided the passes. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and ... Read More »

Championships: Ridyard and Emanuelli voted players of the week

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Leigh Centurions stand-off Martyn Ridyard and South Wales Scorpions stand-off Paul Emanuelli have been voted Kingstone Press Players of the Week. Ridyard was a central figure in Leigh’s 72-22 victory over Rochdale Hornets, while Emanuelli landed the decisive drop goal to seal only South Wales’s second win of the season – a 19-18 triumph over London Skolars. Every week each ... Read More »