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Kallum Watkins in all three Super League Dream Teams

Kallum Watkins in all three Super League Dream Teams

Last week the RFL revealed its Dream Team for the 2014 season. The Dream Team is selected by ballot among members of the Rugby League media, and the team that was unveiled last week contained eight players – Zak Hardaker,

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Comment: Two (referees) is company, three’s a crowd

Comment: Two (referees) is company, three’s a crowd

Did you see the story coming out of Australia last week suggesting that the NRL is contemplating having three referees on the pitch? Have you heard a crazier idea? How many officials do they want? We are going to get

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Opinion: Super League season set to end with a bang

Opinion: Super League season set to end with a bang

Anyone who likes watching Super League on TV must have enjoyed the two offerings from Sky Sports last Thursday and Friday night, with Warrington and Huddersfield finishing level, and then St Helens edging out Leeds by a single point at

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Opinion: Super League’s French entrée has to be cultivated

Opinion: Super League’s French entrée has to be cultivated

On Friday night I was privileged to be a guest of the Catalan Dragons chief executive Christophe Jouffret for dinner prior to the game between the Dragons and Warrington Wolves. I’d spent the week in Perpignan and had taken the

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Opinion: Culture, Image and Australian Rugby League

Opinion: Culture, Image and Australian Rugby League

Martyn Sadler, the editor of Rugby League Express newspaper, defends Australian Rugby League against one of its own media stars… Why do we panic so much about Rugby League’s image every time an Australian player is found to have done

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Who were the Super League stars at the weekend?

Who were the Super League stars at the weekend?

  Martyn Sadler, the editor of Rugby League Express, reveals which players earned Game Star awards from our reporters in the weekend’s Super League games. Hull Kingston Rovers 22 Huddersfield Giants 26 – Danny Brough Reporter: Pete Stephenson “It wasn’t

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Where are the fans?

Where are the fans?

MARTYN SADLER wonders why crowds appear to be declining this season. This article first appeared in Monday’s edition of Rugby League Express. Rugby League supporters currently seem to be in decline. Throughout the game, crowds seem to be falling, with few exceptions.

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Video: Reflecting on a memorable Magic Weekend

Video: Reflecting on a memorable Magic Weekend

Martyn Sadler, editor of League Express newspaper, looks back on a record-breaking and scintillating Magic Weekend, and explains how you can get all the latest news, stats and opinion. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online

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Video: Magic Weekend 2014 day two preview

Video: Magic Weekend 2014 day two preview

League Express Editor Martyn Sadler gives his thoughts on what is set to be a thoroughly exciting day two of 2014 Magic Weekend, and also shares his views on all of day one’s action. Want more Rugby League news and

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All augurs well for the Magic Weekend

All augurs well for the Magic Weekend

Martyn Sadler looks forward to what he hopes will be a sparkling weekend of Rugby League action at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. This is an amended version of his ‘Talking Rugby League’ in this week’s issue of League Express, which is still

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