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Eight reasons to read this week’s League Express

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Koukash v Leigh Centurions head of rugby Derek Beaumont speaks to Gareth Walker and dismisses a claim that Salford owner Dr Marwan Koukash didn’t try to snap up half-back Ryan Brierley Click here to download the digital version of League Express newspaper to the device of your choice Sneyd relying on experience In an exclusive interview, Hull FC half-back Marc ... Read More »

England should play the Knights, says Schofield

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Former Great Britain captain Garry Schofield believes a match between the England national team and the second-string Knights is the best solution for a mid-season representative fixture. Writing in his ‘Pulling No Punches’ column in this week’s League Express, the 49-year-old said he feels strongly there should be at least one test during the campaign similar to State of Origin, ... Read More »

International: Ashes series back on the agenda

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The success of the Four Nations Tournament, with record-breaking attendances and huge television ratings, has embarrassed the NRL hierarchy – which now wants more, not less, international Rugby League. According to Sydney media reports there is now talk of organising a British Lions tour with a three-Test Ashes series. This move comes less than a year after the Australians rejected ... Read More »

Seven reasons to read this week’s League Express

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Nigel Wood exclusive We sit down with the RFL chief and find out how he wants to ignore the Australians and push forward with an international Rugby League calendar Click here to download the digital version of League Express newspaper to the device of your choice Steve McNamara exclusive We also chatted to England coach Steve McNamara and got his ... Read More »

Seven reasons to read this week’s League Express

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All the latest Four Nations news and reaction Where did it go wrong for England? Should Steve McNamara be sacked? Can New Zealand defeat the Kangaroos in the final? Click here to download the digital version of League Express newspaper to the device of your choice Keighley call for changes Cougars chairman Gary Fawcett claims the club has formally submitted ... Read More »

Seven reasons to read today’s League Express

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All the reaction from England’s loss to Australia in the Four Nations on Sunday, including interviews with Steve McNamara, Ryan Hall, Sean O’Loughling and Josh Charnley Reaction and analysis from the final round of the Alitalia European Cup featuring Scotland, Wales, Ireland and France Jamie Peacock tells us about his idea to improve international Rugby League Travis Burns offers his ... Read More »

Garry Schofield: Lucky England urgently need to improve

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I was astonished to hear the pundits on the BBC saying how well England played against Samoa, and making excuses for a lucky win. If it wasn’t for the two tries that came from kicks because of some poor play from the Samoan fullback, then we may have found ourselves on the losing side. One thing is certain – there ... Read More »

Sione Mata’utia: A young breadwinner and record breaker

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I never saw Reg Gasnier’s first Test appearance for Australia back in 1959. At the time I was a schoolkid living in the country and had to be content to listen to a radio broadcast of the match that crackled with sounds of static. It was the First Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground against the touring Kiwis, won 9-8 ... Read More »

Opinion: International Rugby League wins again

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Anyone watching the opening games of this year’s Four Nations tournament on television on Saturday couldn’t have failed to be impressed by the quality of the games and by the obvious enjoyment of most of the spectators in an almost full to capacity Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. To judge by what we saw in the first game, there must be ... Read More »

Seven reasons to read this week’s League Express

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Four Nations reaction: As well as in-depth reports of both opening matches, we have exclusive interviews with several England players as well as Australian captain Cameron Smith. Click here to download the digital version of League Express newspaper to the device of your choice Cunningham Q&A: We sit down with the new St Helens coach and find out his plans ... Read More »