Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Rugby League News

Martyn Sadler

Generous Cup Final odds?

First published in League Express, Monday 19th Aug 2013 The bookmakers are not taking a great deal of notice of the form book when it comes to forecasting the winner of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup Final. The best odds you can find on Wigan, at the time of writing (Sunday evening) is 1/3, while the best odds for Hull FC ... Read More »

A plea to the Giants

First published in League Express, Monday 12th Aug 2013 Huddersfield Giants are a very good Rugby League team, as they have been showing us all season, and as they emphasised on Friday night at Wigan. They are not necessarily the best team in the competition. We’ll find out who that is at Old Trafford on the first Saturday in October. ... Read More »

Head injuries disfigure Rugby League

First published in League Express, Monday 5th Aug 2013 Take a look at St Helens coach Nathan Brown’s comments about the latest injury to his stand-off half Gareth O’Brien by clicking here. Brown was absolutely spitting after the game, because the player responsible for O’Brien’s injury, the Catalan’s Zeb Taia, was allowed to remain on the field. He was put ... Read More »

Memories of 1985

First published in League Express, Monday 29th July 2013 So it’s Wigan and Hull for the 2013 Challenge Cup Final! That will be 28 years since that astonishing final between the same two teams in 1985, which Wigan won 28-24. Of all the Wembley Cup Finals, that’s the one I remember best, as though it were yesterday, perhaps because so ... Read More »