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Garry Schofield: How I think this week’s play-offs will unfold

Garry Schofield: How I think this week’s play-offs will unfold

It has been one of the strangest ends to the regular season for years, with all the top teams losing matches they were expected to win. That was perfectly encapsulated at the weekend by Saints and Castleford, with neither of

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Super League: Albert Goldthorpe team of the week

Super League: Albert Goldthorpe team of the week

Every week in League Express newspaper, three stand-out players from all seven Super League matches are awarded points (ranging from one to three depending on their influence on that particular game) that decide who wins the prestigious Albert Goldthorpe medal

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League Express reporter apologises for Carvell controversy

League Express reporter apologises for Carvell controversy

A League Express journalist has written an apology to Castleford prop Garreth Carvell and his family after writing a match report that credited a dangerous throw on the former Great Britain star as the best tackle of the game. Phil

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Joel Monaghan wants to send brother off in style

Joel Monaghan wants to send brother off in style

Warrington Wolves winger Joel Monaghan is relishing the final games of this season as they will be his last playing alongside brother Michael. The elder Monaghan sibling recently revealed his plans to retire at the end of the season and

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Rugby League: Highlights of the week (w/c September 1st)

Rugby League: Highlights of the week (w/c September 1st)

Try of the week Michael Oldfield’s hat-trick try for the Catalan Dragons against Hull Kingston Rovers on Sunday came from a great passing movement and a superb dive into the corner by the Australian winger. Team of the week Warrington

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Super League: Albert Goldthorpe team of the week

Super League: Albert Goldthorpe team of the week

Every week in League Express newspaper, three stand-out players from all seven Super League matches are awarded points (ranging from one to three depending on their influence on that particular game) that decide who wins the prestigious Albert Goldthorpe medal

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On this day: Wigan beat Saints to win Premiership

On this day: Wigan beat Saints to win Premiership

September 8th, 1996 Wigan and St Helens produced a wonderful finale to the 1996 domestic season, the first in the game’s history which had been played throughout the summer months. Saints had famously broken their neighbours’ stranglehold on the Challenge

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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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Super League: Albert Goldthorpe team of the week

Super League: Albert Goldthorpe team of the week

Every week in League Express newspaper, three stand-out players from all seven Super League matches are awarded points (ranging from one to three depending on their influence on that particular game) that decide who wins the prestigious Albert Goldthorpe medal

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