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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 »

Keighley Cougars to meet with lawyers over possible action

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Keighley Cougars chairman Gary Fawcett will meet with with an industry leading lawyer on Thursday, as the club look into potential legal action over their relegation from the Championship. The Cougars were relegated to the third tier after their 26-24 defeat to Featherstone which, coupled with Batley’s victory over Doncaster, saw them take the fifth and final relegation spot in ... Read More »

We won’t be taking Dons lightly, says Leigh star

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Leigh forward Jake Emmitt insists the Centurions will not be underestimating the ability of Doncaster – their first opponents in the Championship play-offs – when they lock horns this Sunday. The Dons were one of only two sides to inflict defeat on the league leaders in 2014 (the other being Leeds Rhinos in the cup) and Emmitt does not want ... Read More »

Championship: Dave Woods to depart Whitehaven

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Following a board meeting earlier this week, Whitehaven have confirmed Dave Woods is surplus to requirements and that they are looking for a new coach for 2015. Woods, who arrived at Whitehaven in 2012, has an impressive coaching record, helping Castleford back into Super League in 2005 and winning promotion from Championship One with both Gateshead and York in 2008 ... Read More »

Championship: Players of the week revealed

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Sheffield Eagles full-back Quentin Laulu-Togagae and Hunslet Hawks winger Gavin Duffy have been voted Championship Players of the Week. Both players had key roles in their side’s important wins over Rochdale Hornets and South Wales Scorpions respectively. Everyweek each coach in both the Kingstone Press Championship and Championship One is contacted to help decide the awards. Kingstone Press Championship Player ... Read More »

Cougars seek legal advice over inconsistent RFL rulings

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Keighley Cougars chairman Gary Fawcett claims he is seeking legal advice after the West Yorkshire side were relegated from the Championship yesterday. Fawcett is upset at two key decisions made by the RFL that have directly impacted the Cougars’ season. Firstly, player-coach Paul March was given a two-month stadium ban for questioning a match official, then, more recently, some of the ... Read More »

Championship play-offs: Week One schedule

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After the conclusion of the regular season in the Kingstone Press Championship and Championship One, the scheduling for the first week of the play-offs has been confirmed. And there is an amazing repeat of last year’s Championship Grand Final in the first week of the play-offs, with defending champions Sheffield looking to keep their season alive by beating Batley – ... Read More »

Kingstone Press Championship round-up

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There was much to be sorted out in the Kingstone Press Championship heading into the final round of regular season fixtures – and a late, late score at Keighley had a massive impact on the final standings. With just three minutes left in the game between Keighley and Featherstone, the Cougars were on course for safety, leading 24-22 against second-placed ... Read More »

Rugby League Scoreboard: Sunday September 7

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It’s the penultimate round of the regular season in Super League 2014 – and crucially, the final round of this year’s Championship season. With so much still to sort out in that particular division, it makes the action all the more pivotal – and with TotalRL.com’s live scoreboard, you need not go anywhere else! We’re covering all the bases in ... Read More »