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Seven reasons to read this week’s League Express

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Nigel Wood exclusive We sit down with the RFL chief and find out how he wants to ignore the Australians and push forward with an international Rugby League calendar Click here to download the digital version of League Express newspaper to the device of your choice Steve McNamara exclusive We also chatted to England coach Steve McNamara and got his ... Read More »

Seven reasons to read this week’s League Express

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All the latest Four Nations news and reaction Where did it go wrong for England? Should Steve McNamara be sacked? Can New Zealand defeat the Kangaroos in the final? Click here to download the digital version of League Express newspaper to the device of your choice Keighley call for changes Cougars chairman Gary Fawcett claims the club has formally submitted ... Read More »

Seven reasons to read today’s League Express

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All the reaction from England’s loss to Australia in the Four Nations on Sunday, including interviews with Steve McNamara, Ryan Hall, Sean O’Loughling and Josh Charnley Reaction and analysis from the final round of the Alitalia European Cup featuring Scotland, Wales, Ireland and France Jamie Peacock tells us about his idea to improve international Rugby League Travis Burns offers his ... Read More »

Garry Schofield: Lucky England urgently need to improve

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I was astonished to hear the pundits on the BBC saying how well England played against Samoa, and making excuses for a lucky win. If it wasn’t for the two tries that came from kicks because of some poor play from the Samoan fullback, then we may have found ourselves on the losing side. One thing is certain – there ... Read More »

Sione Mata’utia: A young breadwinner and record breaker

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I never saw Reg Gasnier’s first Test appearance for Australia back in 1959. At the time I was a schoolkid living in the country and had to be content to listen to a radio broadcast of the match that crackled with sounds of static. It was the First Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground against the touring Kiwis, won 9-8 ... Read More »

Opinion: International Rugby League wins again

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Anyone watching the opening games of this year’s Four Nations tournament on television on Saturday couldn’t have failed to be impressed by the quality of the games and by the obvious enjoyment of most of the spectators in an almost full to capacity Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. To judge by what we saw in the first game, there must be ... Read More »

Seven reasons to read this week’s League Express

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Four Nations reaction: As well as in-depth reports of both opening matches, we have exclusive interviews with several England players as well as Australian captain Cameron Smith. Click here to download the digital version of League Express newspaper to the device of your choice Cunningham Q&A: We sit down with the new St Helens coach and find out his plans ... Read More »

Opinion: We need to get out and sell the European Championship

This week's League Express has full reports of both European Championship matches.  Go to http://totalrl.com/le to download a copy.

Ireland’s shock victory over France in Dublin last week, coupled with a virtuoso performance by Danny Brough for Scotland against Wales in Workington, should have been enough to get everyone talking about the European Championship. But as the games were not televised nor widely reported by a media for which barely seven days ago Rugby League was the hottest topic ... Read More »

Feature: A player who could have been a contender

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League Express editor Martyn Sadler reviews ‘Tries and Prayers – A Rugby League Journey’ by former Wigan, Penrith, Wakefield and Runcorn utility Bill Ashurst How often have we seen talented sportsmen whose achievements don’t match their talents? It’s a story that is as old as the hills, and we’ve seen it in countless films, including the great 1950s classic film ‘On ... Read More »

Seven reasons to read this week’s League Express

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1. It comes with free pull-out posters of all 2015’s professional fixtures – Super League, Championship and League One Click here to download the digital version of League Express newspaper to the device of your choice 2. It features in-depth reports from both European Championship matches last week – Ireland v France and Scotland v Wales Click here to download ... Read More »