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Garry Schofield: Championship Round One Predictions

Garry Schofield: Championship Round One Predictions

Garry Schofield is a regular contributor in League Express with his weekly column ‘Pulling No Punches’. Read the opinions that matter first every week by buying the paper in stores on Mondays, or read online every Sunday evening at https://pocketmags.com/league-express-magazine.

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David Fifita named in Dewsbury squad to take on Rochdale

David Fifita named in Dewsbury squad to take on Rochdale

Dewsbury Rams have named four Wakefield players in their squad for the club’s opening Championship fixture with Rochdale, with David Fifita among the quartet. Max Jowitt, who was named League Express’ Rookie of the Year in 2016, will also be joined by

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Alistair Leak – The Pied Piper Of Batley

Alistair Leak – The Pied Piper Of Batley

This article was first published in Rugby League World during the Summer of 2016. Want to read more articles like this? Get Rugby League World every month in stores or by purchasing online at totalrl.com/RLW. The story of the Pied

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Championship set to shine ahead of fascinating 2017 campaign

Championship set to shine ahead of fascinating 2017 campaign

This year, perhaps more than ever, there is a huge amount of interest around the Kingstone Press Championship. Whether it be monitoring relegated Hull KR’s fortunes, those of promoted Toulouse and Rochdale, or the continuing drama that has been Bradford

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One player to watch at every Championship club this season

One player to watch at every Championship club this season

Batley Bulldogs – Joel Farrell Farrell is a new signing at the Bulldogs after making the move from fierce rivals Dewsbury Rams. Widely regarded as one of Dewsbury’s star performers last year, the back-row looks set to thrive under Matt

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Diskin keen to keep Batley players’ minds on the task in Toulouse

Diskin keen to keep Batley players’ minds on the task in Toulouse

Batley coach Matt Diskin has insisted he is confident his side can deliver in Toulouse this weekend as he prepares for his debut match as a first-team coach – but says he is keen to remind his players the trip

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Hull KR confirm return to ‘Craven Park’ stadium name

Hull KR confirm return to ‘Craven Park’ stadium name

Hull Kingston Rovers’ Lightstream Stadium is to be renamed as KCOM Craven Park for the start of the new season. The move will take the famous stadium back to its roots for the first game of the new season on

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Rugby League journalists give their Championship predictions

Rugby League journalists give their Championship predictions

It is the moment in pre-season every journalist dreads. Yes, the season is so close we can feel it and there’s a sense of excitement buzzing around offices up and down the country, but at the same time, there is

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Wigan and Swinton continue dual-registration partnership

Wigan and Swinton continue dual-registration partnership

Wigan Warriors and Swinton Lions will continue working together through dual-registration, the clubs have confirmed. The two clubs were in partnership last year, with five Wigan players turning out for the Lions as they consolidated their position in the Championship.

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Halifax land Aussie prop

Halifax land Aussie prop

Halifax have swooped to sign Australian prop Alex Mammone on a one-year deal, with an option to further the contract into 2018. 6’4 Mammone previously ended a three-month trial with London Broncos and has joined Halifax amid several offers. “I’m

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