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16th September: When Wakefield made the great escape

Richard de la Riviere looks back at what happened in Rugby League over the years on this day: 16th September Wakefield finalised Super League’s greatest act of escapology by beating Castleford 29-17 in one of the modern era’s most anticipated

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9th September: Yorkshire win roses battle

Richard de la Riviere looks back at what happened in Rugby League over the years on this day: 9th September Yorkshire kicked off the 1981 County Championship with a 21-15 win over Lancashire at Castleford, as they went about trying

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2nd September: Happy birthday, Eagles

Richard de la Riviere looks back at what happened in Rugby League over the years on this day: 2nd September Sheffield Eagles celebrate their 29th birthday today, having played their first match on this day in 1984. The seeds were

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26th August: Saints take the first Super League title

Richard de la Riviere looks back at what happened in Rugby League over the years on this day: 26th August A 13-try master class saw St Helens become the inaugural Super League champions as they showed top-four hopefuls Warrington no

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19th August: Senior injury clouds Rhinos’ Wembley hopes

Richard de la Riviere looks back at what happened in Rugby League over the years on this day: 19th August Leeds’ season was thrown into chaos on this day in 2005 when Keith Senior injured his ankle in a crushing

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12th August: Burgess makes an early impression

Richard de la Riviere looks back at what happened in Rugby League over the years on this day: 12th August An early Sam Burgess try helped Bradford consolidate third place in Super League as they beat Hull Kingston Rovers at

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5th August: Lions restore pride with victory over Kiwis

Richard de la Riviere looks back at what happened in Rugby League over the years on this day: 5th August Great Britain finally gave themselves something to smile about by wrapping up their three-match series with New Zealand on this

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29th July: The defeat that changed Wigan

Richard de la Riviere looks back at what happened in Rugby League over the years on this day: 29th July. Huge favourites Wigan were humiliated 37-24 by Catalans Dragons in the Challenge Cup semi-final on this day in 2007, as

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