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How not to market the Challenge Cup!

How not to market the Challenge Cup!

“We’re conscious that the Challenge Cup has lost its shine. It’s probably become our third biggest property. Magic Weekend has overtaken it in terms of fans and we’re conscious of that. There’s a lot we’ve got to sit down and discuss. We’ll

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Forever Salford

Forever Salford

Martyn Sadler, the editor of League Express, explains why Salford Red Devils would be unwise to change the name of the club. This is a version of an article that first appeared in this week’s edition of League Express  

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Ganson defends James Child on Brough penalty

Ganson defends James Child on Brough penalty

League Express editor Martyn Sadler speaks to the RFL’s Match Officials Director Steve Ganson about a controversial penalty that was awarded during last Thursday’s Super League clash between Huddersfield Giants and Salford Red Devils. The most controversial moment of the

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Rob Burrow – a Rugby League phenomenon

Rob Burrow – a Rugby League phenomenon

Martyn Sadler, the editor of League Express, pays tribute to an extraordinary Rugby League player I often wonder whether we realise how lucky we are to have some players in our midst who will surely be regarded as legends of

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Martyn Sadler: Ten things that I’d like to see on Sky’s coverage of Rugby League this season

Martyn Sadler: Ten things that I’d like to see on Sky’s coverage of Rugby League this season

Martyn Sadler, the editor of League Express, looks ahead to this season’s coverage of Rugby League by Sky Sports This will be a historic season for Sky’s coverage of Rugby League for one very simple reason. For the first time

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Sky’s brothers in Rugby League

Sky’s brothers in Rugby League

With Rugby League about to hit the screens on Sky again with Thursday night’s big kick-off from St Helens‘ newly named Totally Wicked Stadium, League Express editor  MARTYN SADLER pays tribute to the departed Stevo by reprising his book review that came

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When is a contract not a contract?

When is a contract not a contract?

League Express editor Martyn Sadler considers the tricky issue of player contracts in an expanded version of an article that first appeared in Monday’s edition of the newspaper.   Currently there’s a lot of publicity about players walking out on

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League Express to celebrate 50 most significant moments of the 2016 season

League Express to celebrate 50 most significant moments of the 2016 season

The 2016 season contained many memorable moments and League Express has decided to mark the most significant ones and to list them in their order of importance. League Express editor MARTYN SADLER will introduce a new five-part series that looks

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Rugby League’s International Future

Rugby League’s International Future

  With the Four Nations about to start this weekend, Martyn Sadler, the editor of Rugby League Express, shares his fantasy about how international Rugby League competitions could lead the growth of the game worldwide. This is an amended version

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The Colour Purple

The Colour Purple

League Express editor Martyn Sadler responds to criticism by some Widnes supporters following a comment he made on Twitter last night. Last night I tweeted a comment when I was watching Widnes and Wigan to the effect that I wished

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