Super League terrified of Championship and League 1 progression, insists Doncaster CEO

DONCASTER CEO Carl Hall has insisted Super League clubs’ desire for change is down to the fact they are terrified of being caught up by the game’s ambitious sides outside the top flight as all 38 professional clubs prepare to sit down together for the first time this year today (Monday). With no decision still made on the long-term direction…

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Hall hopeful of another great advert for League 1 on Sunday at Doncaster

It has been the league at the centre of so many positive headlines and stories already this season – and Doncaster CEO Carl Hall is hopeful both the Dons and Bradford can provide another fantastic advert for League 1 on Sunday. The competition’s top-two lock horns at the Keepmoat on Sunday afternoon, with the Bulls and the Dons vying for…

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Doncaster’s Call Hall on season ticket sales, Hull link and a bright future for the Dons

It appears to be a challenging and testing time for everyone involved at the top of a rugby league club – though someone should try telling that to Doncaster CEO Carl Hall. The New Zealander – who has the town of Doncaster running through his veins – has just overseen a clever and canny season ticket campaign which has seen…

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Roundup: 13th August

More details from all of today’s games, alongside the rest of the weekend’s action, will feature in Monday’s League Express. Widnes Vikings picked up their first win of the 2017 Qualifiers as Corey Thompson’s brace helped them to a 36-12 victory at Halifax. Despite Fax’s red-hot winger Ben Heaton making it six tries in two appearances, they barely threatened a…

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VIDEO: 8-year-old coaching applicant given experience to remember

Eight-year-old Doncaster supporter Dante Cox was rewarded for a somewhat speculative application to the head coaching role, as he met the first-team and new head coach Richard Horne. The youngster sent his CV to chief executive Carl Hall, but he was eventually unsuccessful,  but the club invited him down to their Cantley Park training base to give him the chance to offer his…

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McDermott insists Leeds will treat Doncaster clash like a Super League tie

Leeds coach Brian McDermott has insisted his side will treat their Challenge Cup tie with part-time side Doncaster on Friday like a Super League game: adding that they will give Garry Thornton’s Dons the respect they deserve. The Rhinos are overwhelming favourites to progress to the last 16 of the cup on Friday night, when they face a Dons side…

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