League Express columnist supports Jones appeal

League Express columnist and Great Britain legend Garry Schofield will be the star guest at tomorrow evening’s Danny Jones Defibrillator Fundraiser. The Great Britain Legend and Golden Boot winner will host a Q&A session, offer his views on the modern game and share some tales from a glittering playing career for club and country. The event, which starts at 7.30pm,…

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Hanbury holds his lead in Albert Goldthorpe Medal table

Widnes Vikings star Rhys Hanbury is still leading this season’s Albert Goldthorpe Medal table after eight rounds of the Super League competition, following the points allocations for Easter Monday’s Round 8 matches. Hanbury received one point for his performance for the Vikings against St Helens, and he is now on 15 points, two points ahead of his nearest challengers, Chris…

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Perkins renews old friendships

When Hemel hosted five Hull KR players at training on Tuesday night it was a chance for Stags coach Troy Perkins to renew old friendships – and not just with Robins assistant coach Willie Poching. Perkins and Poching spent a year together as players at St George in Australia and it was that connection that brought Rovers first teamers Maurice…

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League Express commended in House of Commons following landmark 3,000th edition

A motion has been tabled in the House of Commons acknowledging the landmark 3000th edition of Rugby Leaguer and League Express, which was published this week. The motion recognises the periodical, in its various guises, as “an important and stalwart part of the rugby league tapestry since 1949.” It also encourages the libraries of both Houses to take a subscription…

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The 50 most dramatic Rugby League moments in 2015

The 2015 season contained enough memories to last a lifetime, with triumph and tragedy in equal measure. It was the season in which the RFL claimed that every minute would count, and in Monday’s League Express, editor MARTYN SADLER introduces a new five-part series that looks back at the season just gone and picks out the moments we’ll all remember, whether…

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Cougars continue to remember Jones

Keighley Cougars will leave the number six shirt vacant next season in memory of the late Danny Jones. Coach Paul March announced his squad numbers for the new season last night with a Jones’ old shirt remaining retired and a number of last year’s players promoted following impressive performances in 2015. It now looks as though the Cougars squad is…

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