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Garry Schofield: My 10 wishes for 2014

Garry Schofield: My 10 wishes for 2014

Happy New Year to all our readers! In order to celebrate the start of 2014, here are my wishes for the year. 1 I’d love to see Wigan go down under in February and win the World Club Challenge, as

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You don’t always get what you wish for

You don’t always get what you wish for

Garry Schofield looks at how his wishes for 2013 turned out in practice… A year ago in my column I laid out my ten wishes for 2013, and I have to confess that I thought I was being pretty optimistic

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Bring back the County Cup!

Bring back the County Cup!

Former Great Britain star Garry Schofield on a disappointing visit to Headingley… I went to the Leeds-Wakefield game on Boxing Day, but no amount of positivity could convince anyone who went that it was even a half-decent game. With such

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Readers’ poll: GB legend makes his picks

Readers’ poll: GB legend makes his picks

Last week, League Express published their readers’ poll competition. Here are my choices. Super League Player of the Year: There’s only one choice here, and it has to be Danny Brough who led Huddersfield to the League Leaders’ Shield. Individually

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The decision to keep McNamara on baffles me

The decision to keep McNamara on baffles me

The news that Steve McNamara will continue to coach England despite taking up a new position with the Sydney Roosters surprised more than a few of you, I’d imagine. For me, it’s one of the strangest decisions I’ve seen taken

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Why we should heed Andrew Johns’ advice

Why we should heed Andrew Johns’ advice

Now that the World Cup is over, it’s important that the game focuses not just on what went right, but also on what can be improved. In fairness, so much about the World Cup was absolutely fantastic, so it would

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Bowing out with glory

Heartbreaking. There’s no other word that can describe England’s late defeat to New Zealand on Saturday afternoon at Wembley. A World Cup campaign which looked like it was never going to get going came gloriously to life as we had

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It’s do or die for England

It’s not easy writing a column sometimes – especially when every England performance so far in this World Cup has been the same! In all of the games so far, we’ve seen 20 minutes of decent stuff with not much

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Never to be forgotten

When news filtered through on Saturday that Steve Prescott’s incredible battle against terminal cancer had finally come to an end, I and a number of former players who had assembled at Hull to watch England’s World Cup match with Fiji

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Workington did the World Cup proud

What a week! This World Cup really came of age last week with great performances from teams like Fiji, Scotland, Tonga, the USA and the Cook Islands. Friday’s and Saturday’s games were predictably one-sided, but we all know that the

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