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Mark Aston – Mr Sheffield Eagles

Mark Aston – Mr Sheffield Eagles Updated

In an era where some clubs change their coaches on an annual basis, Sheffield’s Mark Aston reached a remarkable milestone against Swinton on Saturday. Aston was at the helm for the 500th time, having been in charge for the newly

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SKY picking Batley v Featherstone is testament to the clubs and the Championship

SKY picking Batley v Featherstone is testament to the clubs and the Championship Updated

  Sky Sports raised eyebrows earlier this week when they confirmed their televised Challenge Cup game would be between Batley and Featherstone Rovers. Admittedly, the fifth round draw didn’t provide us with any mouthwatering ties, but usually in these situations,

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Kear determined to finish on a high at Batley

Kear determined to finish on a high at Batley Updated

Batley Bulldogs coach John Kear says he wouldn’t have been able to look his players in the eye had he walked out on them for Wakefield this season. The Bulldogs boss was last week appointed head of rugby at the

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Five things to expect from Good Friday

Five things to expect from Good Friday

One of the biggest days in the Super League calendar is almost upon us, with sixteen fixtures up and down the top three tiers taking place on Good Friday. Over the years, the day has treated us to some of

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Three Championship clubs that need a good Easter period

Three Championship clubs that need a good Easter period

1. Halifax RLFC FIXTURES: March 25th: OLDHAM (A) March 28th: BRADFORD BULLS (H) April 3rd: FEATHERSTONE ROVERS (A) It’s fair to say that 2016 has been a year to forget for Halifax so far. Four defeats in their opening six

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Preview: Bradford Bulls v London Broncos

Preview: Bradford Bulls v London Broncos

Bradford Bulls lost 31-30 in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup at Dewsbury and will be looking to bounce back when they entertain London Broncos at The Provident Stadium. “We were bitterly disappointed,” said Bradford coach James Lowes. “We’re looking forward to getting back on

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Preview: Leigh Centurions v Swinton Lions

Preview: Leigh Centurions v Swinton Lions

Leigh Centurions had a convincing 68-14 home win over Workington Town in the Challenge Cup last weekend, setting up a fifth round tie away at French side Toulouse Olympique. Coach Neil Jukes admitted that the Easter period is tough, however,

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Fax welcome return of captain

Fax welcome return of captain

Halifax have been handed a major boost ahead of the Easter period, with captain Scott Murrell back in contention. Murrell is expected to go straight back into the team to face Oldham on Friday after recovering from plastic surgery on

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Batley and Fev clash picked for TV

Batley and Fev clash picked for TV

The Challenge Cup fifth round tie between Batley and Featherstone will be broadcast to a national audience, with Sky Sports selecting the game for its coverage. It will be the first time a Championship cup tie has been broadcast by

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Super League leaders Widnes draw Rochdale in Challenge Cup

Super League leaders Widnes draw Rochdale in Challenge Cup

Super League leaders Widnes Vikings have been handed an away tie in the fifth round of the Challenge Cup against League 1 side Rochdale Hornets. Four Super League sides enter the competition at this stage; Wakefield have been handed an

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