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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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Leeds quartet join Bradford

Leeds quartet join Bradford

Bradford Bulls have completed month-long loan deals for four Leeds Rhinos players. Jordan Lilley, a regular for the Rhinos last year, will be joined by Sam Hallas, Josh Jordan-Roberts and Mikolaj Oledzki at Odsal as the Bulls boost their ranks ahead

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Championship star fails drug test

Championship star fails drug test

Donald Kudangirana, the Dewsbury Rams winger, has failed a drugs test, according to the club. The Championship club confirmed in a statement that the player is suspended from the club until he attends an RFL hearing next month. Kudangirana spent

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Six clubs we’re most excited about in 2017

Six clubs we’re most excited about in 2017

We’re days away from the official start of the season, and we cannot wait. The Championship takes centre stage at the weekend before the beginning of the Super League season a week after. To heighten our excitement, there are numerous

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The best signing at every Championship club

The best signing at every Championship club

Batley Bulldogs – Dane Manning The second-row joined the club in a controversial move from the Bulldogs’ top four rivals. There’s no doubting his quality – Manning has been one of the best forwards in the competition for years and

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