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Leon Pryce named new head coach of Workington

Leon Pryce named new head coach of Workington

Former Great Britain halfback and Super League legend Leon Pryce is the surprise appointment as head coach of League One club Workington Town. The 36-year-old, who had one of the most glittering and illustrious playing careers of the modern era,

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What’s Inside League Express: 16 October Edition

What’s Inside League Express: 16 October Edition

The World Cup is approaching fast on the horizon – but this week’s League Express has matters both closer to home, as well as overseas, on the agenda. As always, there’s the usual big stories from the world of Rugby

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RFL insist Bradford Bulls will play in League 1 in 2018

RFL insist Bradford Bulls will play in League 1 in 2018

The RFL’s Ralph Rimmer has insisted that Bradford Bulls WILL play in League 1 in 2018. Conspiracy theories aplenty have raged following the Bulls’ relegation from the Championship that secret plans are afoot to keep Bradford in the second-tier next

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Payne handed new deal by Newcastle after impressive start

Payne handed new deal by Newcastle after impressive start

Newcastle Thunder have handed Jason Payne a two-year contract to remain as the club’s head coach. Payne took charge of the club on an interim basis following the sacking of Mick Mantelli earlier in the season and guided them into

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Barrow back in the big time after Cumbrian derby triumph

Barrow back in the big time after Cumbrian derby triumph

Barrow Raiders will bring Championship rugby back to Cumbria after securing promotion in the League 1 Promotion Final on Sunday. The Raiders defeated fierce rivals Whitehaven 10-6 in front of 3,128 spectators at Craven Park to ensure a return to

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Barrow secure promotion to the Championship with victory over Whitehaven

Barrow secure promotion to the Championship with victory over Whitehaven

Barrow Raiders clinched promotion to the Championship after winning the Cumbrian play-off final against Whitehaven 10-6. Shane Toal scored twice to secure victory for Paul Crarey’s side in a game that was witnessed by 3,128 fans at Barrow’s Craven Park.

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Cumbria’s promotion showdown

Cumbria’s promotion showdown

GARETH WALKER of League Express looks ahead to this weekend’s crucial games in the Championship and League One A SEASON’S work goes on the line for the remaining clubs outside Super League this weekend, with the Championship Shield final and

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Hemel Stags coach Troy Perkins to step down

Hemel Stags coach Troy Perkins to step down

Hemel Stags coach Troy Perkins has announced that he is stepping down after 12 seasons with the club. Perkins joined the Stags in 2006 as player-coach and immediately took the club to a NL3 Grand Final appearance against Bramley. In

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League Express Podcast – Episode 5 – the play-offs and the Million Pound Game

League Express Podcast – Episode 5 – the play-offs and the Million Pound Game

The new League Express Podcast is out! It’s a big week in the world of rugby league, with the Super League play-offs, the Million Pound Game and the League 1 Promotion Final all taking place over the next few days:

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Epic Cumbrian derby awaits in League 1 play-off final

Epic Cumbrian derby awaits in League 1 play-off final

Bitter rivals Barrow Raiders and Whitehaven will face off in the League 1 play-off final after both teams earned semi-final victories on Sunday. The two Cumbrian clubs defeated Newcastle and York City Knights respectively to book their place in the

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