Friday, July 11, 2014
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London Skolars: Smokie Junor on the mend

Smokie-Junor

This is an excerpt from a story published in this week’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. London Skolars head coach Joe Mbu has reported that winger Smokie Junor is ... Read More »

Paul March loan move blocked

Paul-March

This is an excerpt from a story published in this week’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Keighley Cougars player coach Paul March’s attempt to join Hemel Stags on loan ... Read More »

Where are the fans?

Dean Collis

MARTYN SADLER wonders why crowds appear to be declining this season. This article first appeared in Monday’s edition of Rugby League Express. Rugby League supporters currently seem to be in decline. Throughout the game, crowds seem to be falling, with few exceptions. On Thursday night, for example, Huddersfield could only draw a little over 6,000 for the visit of Champions Wigan for ... Read More »

Rugby League podcast: Joe Grima’s nine-point plan

Joe-Grima-London-Broncos

In this week’s edition of Rugby League Down South, Ian Ramsdale interviews London Broncos coach Joe Grima, Skolars winger Smokie Junor and legendary commentator Stevo… What’s on this week? 03.00: A feature long interview with London Broncos head coach Joe Grima on his 9-point plan – a “white paper for the club’s future”. 30.00 An in-depth chat with London Skolars ... Read More »

Ellis and Oakes named players of the week

Andy Ellis. ©RLPhotos

Featherstone Rovers hooker Andy Ellis and Hunslet Hawks second rower John Oakes have been voted the Kingstone Press Players of the Week. Ellis was dominant in Featherstone’s 32-26 win against Batley Bulldogs, while Oakes produced a tireless display in Hunslet’s 31-12 triumph over Oxford. Every week each coach in both Kingstone Press Championship competitions is contacted to help produce the ... Read More »

Interview: Hunslet Hawks boss Barry Eaton

Barry-Eaton

This article originally appeared in issue 398 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 399 is currently in production and will be on sale from June 6. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… A former Barnsley FC youth prospect before developing into an accomplished scrum half, Barry Eaton has been ... Read More »

Scoreboard: This week’s Rugby League results

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Super League Bradford Bulls 20-12 Wakefield Wildcats Castleford Tigers 54-12 Hull Kingston Rovers London Broncos 12-50 St Helens 32-12 Salford Red Devils Warrington Wolves 24-6 Leeds Rhinos Widnes Vikings 26-26 Catalan Dragons Huddersfield Giants 31-22 Wigan Warriors Championship Barrow Raiders 38-18 Rochdale Hornets Batley Bulldogs 26-32 Featherstone Rovers Dewsbury Rams 38-18 North Wales Crusaders Keighley Cougats 14-28 Halifax Swinton Lions ... Read More »

Newcomers give cause for optimism

Kingstone Press Championship

Gareth Walker looks at the progress being made by the three clubs that joined Championship One for the first time last season. Now that Kingstone Press Championship One’s future is almost set, with Coventry Bears poised to join a 14-team competition next season, it’s is a good time to reflect on the progress of the division’s three fledgling clubs. Hemel Stags, ... Read More »

Rugby League podcast: Tony, Troy and Temata

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In this week’s edition of ‘Rugby League Down South’, Ian Ramsdale interviews former Broncos prop Karl Temata, who has just signed for Oxford, and meets London’s new youth director… What’s on this week 01.20 New London Broncos head of youth performance Darren Higgins, a few weeks into his post 15.20: Hemel Stags head coach Troy Perkins on their victory over ... Read More »

Championship One: What’s the plan for next year?

Oldham-v-Hunslet

This article originally appeared in issue 398 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 399 is currently in production and will be on sale from June 6. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… Rugby League World can reveal the latest plans for next season’s Championship One, which could see the ... Read More »