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Grading every Championship club’s first half of the regular season

Grading every Championship club’s first half of the regular season

Hull Kingston Rovers (1st): A Heading into the season, the Robins couldn’t really win. Everyone expected them to take the Championship by storm, so their current position at the top of the league is no real surprise to anybody. But

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Power Rankings: W/c April 24th

Power Rankings: W/c April 24th

1. Leeds Rhinos (0) Leeds remain at the top of the pile following their routine victory over Doncaster in the Challenge Cup. Although the victory was expected, it continued their strong run of form, and with Castleford losing they are

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Five things we learned from this weekend’s action

Five things we learned from this weekend’s action

1. Hull FC have the resilience to win trophies When Liam Watts was dismissed midway through the first half of Hull’s game with Castleford, Hull fans were fearing the worst. Despite being ahead comfortably, the Tigers are almost unstoppable when

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WATCH: Swinton stun Huddersfield to advance in the Challenge Cup

WATCH: Swinton stun Huddersfield to advance in the Challenge Cup

Challenge Cup kings Swinton Lions produced one of the biggest cup upsets in years, and they did it after just one training session all week. Swinton advanced to the last 16 of the Challenge Cup with a stunning 28-24 win

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Plenty in reserve – How Halifax are benefitting from funding their reserve grade

Plenty in reserve – How Halifax are benefitting from funding their reserve grade

This article first appeared in the April 17th edition of League Express. For articles like this every week, buy League Express every Monday in stores or online at totalrl.com/le. Richard Marshall was so determined to maintain a reserve team at

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What’s Inside League Express: April 24th edition

What’s Inside League Express: April 24th edition Updated

It’s been another busy week in the world of rugby league – and this week’s edition of League Express is the ultimate companion to kick-start your week with. Four teams are split by a point at the top of Super

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Robins shock Centurions at Leigh Sports Village

Robins shock Centurions at Leigh Sports Village

Hull Kingston Rovers will progress to the sixth round of the Ladbroke’s Challenge Cup after defeating Super League club Leigh Centurions 10-23 at Leigh Sports Village on Saturday afternoon. The Robins took an early lead with two tries in the

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Time to re-think Easter for the Championship

Time to re-think Easter for the Championship

GARETH WALKER, the Championship correspondent of League Express, asks whether the heavy Easter programme should apply to Championship clubs. IS the Easter programme unfair on part-time players in particular? Last week this column charted the considerable sacrifice that these players

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Dewsbury land Featherstone forward

Dewsbury land Featherstone forward

Neil Kelly has made his first signing as Dewsbury’s head coach after signing Featherstone forward Sam Day on a one-month loan. The playmaker has been allowed to join the Rams to get some game time, with the likes of Anthony

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Hull KR lose James Donaldson for remainder of 2017

Hull KR lose James Donaldson for remainder of 2017

Hull Kingston Rovers forward James Donaldson has been ruled out for the remainder of the 2017 season after suffering a knee injury. Donaldson, who is currently the club’s joint top try-scorer this year alongside centre Andrew Heffernan, injured his anterior cruciate

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