Can the Rabbitohs satisfy Sam again?

MARTYN SADLER, the editor of League Express, admits that he has mixed feelings about the return of Sam Burgess to South Sydney. So now the storm is dying down, and Sam Burgess has arrived back in Sydney to play for South Sydney next season, which was perhaps what we all expected from the moment England bombed out of the recent…

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Scorpions snap up Union winger

South Wales Scorpions have signed experienced former Cardiff Blues, Pontypridd and Cross Keys rugby union winger Kristian Baller from Pontypool. A shoulder injury in 2014 put Baller out of action for a spell, returning to action early this year in time for the end of the union campaign. The 28-year old then got a taste of Rugby League earlier this…

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The last time! Wigan 10 Leeds 4 in 1998

Wigan Warriors and Leeds Rhinos contested the very first Super League Grand Final in 1998, with Wigan coming out on top 10-4 in a thrilling match. Here is the match report that appeared in League Express 17 years ago. A full report of today’s game will feature in Monday’s edition of League Express. By MARTYN SADLER NINETY seconds from the…

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Hellewell happy with underdog tag

London winger Ben Hellewell believes the Broncos will use the underdog tag to their advantage when they face his former club Featherstone Rovers in the Kingstone Press Championship Shield final on Sunday. The Broncos defeated Dewsbury Rams in the semi-final to book their place in the inaugural Championship Shield showdown at the Select Security Stadium, Widnes. Hellewell, who spent two…

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