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Talking Rugby League: Steve McNamara’s learning curve

Talking Rugby League: Steve McNamara’s learning curve

🕔14:39, 17.Dec 2013

I was glad to see that England coach Steve McNamara will stay in Rugby League in 2014, even though on the other side of the world, rather than going into rugby union with the Bath club, where his former colleague

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Clubs’ survival issues part of the RL narrative

Clubs’ survival issues part of the RL narrative

🕔14:22, 13.Dec 2013

Part of the Rugby League narrative is the constant battle of clubs to survive. We have recently had severe doubts about three clubs coming to the staring line for the 2014 season – London Broncos in Super League, Swinton Lions

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The prospect of England vs the Celtic nations

The prospect of England vs the Celtic nations

🕔14:19, 13.Dec 2013

I don’t know how far the RFL has got in planning the domestic representative season, and whether the idea of playing England versus the Exiles is already cast in stone. But if it isn’t, I would like to propose an

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It is good to see the RFL rejecting gimmicks

It is good to see the RFL rejecting gimmicks

🕔14:16, 13.Dec 2013

I’m very glad to see that the RFL has rubbished the idea that England or Great Britain is being lined up to play a hybrid form of rugby against the touring Australian Wallabies rugby union team next December. After a

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What qualities should a Golden Boot winner have?

What qualities should a Golden Boot winner have?

🕔14:10, 13.Dec 2013

The latest edition of Rugby League World magazine has named the six players who have been shortlisted for this year’s Golden Boot award. The winner will be announced in the issue of the magazine that is due for publication on

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Where now for international Rugby League?

🕔16:08, 25.Nov 2013

You only had to watch the first ten minutes of England’s World Cup semi-final at Wembley on Saturday to see how vital international sport is, and how it transcends the club game. Super League and the NRL are great competitions

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What is wrong with Australia?

🕔16:12, 18.Nov 2013

If you’re like me you’ll find it rather odd this week not to have any World Cup games to watch before Saturday. With the group games and the quarter-finals now having been completed, we only have three more matches to

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The Headingley Experience

🕔16:15, 11.Nov 2013

Visiting Headingley on Friday night to see the World Cup was a wonderful experience, and not just because the New Zealand team gave us a great exhibition of exciting Rugby League. At half-time they were leading 40-0, and their performance

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The World Cup and the media

🕔16:17, 7.Nov 2013

MARTYN SADLER, the editor of League Express, suggests that Rugby League could do a lot to help itself get more coverage in the national media. This is a modified version of an article that appeared in this week’s newspaper.  

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Smaller nations, and smaller clubs, do us proud

🕔14:25, 7.Nov 2013

MARTYN SADLER, the editor of League Express, pays tribute to the World Cup’s smaller nations. This is a modified version of part of his ‘Talking Rugby League’ article in this week’s newspaper. The more you watch the World Cup, the

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