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Cast your vote: Who will win this year’s Grand Final?

Leeds Rhinos winning the 2012 Grand Final. ©RLPhotos

In this week’s issue of League Express newspaper, the regular reader’s poll focuses on the business end of the season, and we are asking you to vote for who you think, out of the top six clubs currently in Super League, will get to Old Trafford and lift the Super League trophy. You have until late on Sunday to cast ... Read More »

Who were the Super League stars at the weekend?

Danny Brough tied up this year's Goldthorpe Medal with a week to spare

  Martyn Sadler, the editor of Rugby League Express, reveals which players earned Game Star awards from our reporters in the weekend’s Super League games. Hull Kingston Rovers 22 Huddersfield Giants 26 – Danny Brough Reporter: Pete Stephenson “It wasn’t his best game, but Danny Brough did enough at crucial points of the game to ensure his side came away ... Read More »

Opinion: The rule change that improved our game

Tom-Makinson-try

This is an excerpt from a story published in this week’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. In recent years the good folk at the NRL have been intent on ... Read More »

Where are the fans?

Dean Collis

MARTYN SADLER wonders why crowds appear to be declining this season. This article first appeared in Monday’s edition of Rugby League Express. Rugby League supporters currently seem to be in decline. Throughout the game, crowds seem to be falling, with few exceptions. On Thursday night, for example, Huddersfield could only draw a little over 6,000 for the visit of Champions Wigan for ... Read More »

Bobbie’s back!

Bobbie Goulding

GARETH WALKER, the Championship correspondent of League Express, hails Bobbie Goulding’s appearance in the Championship for Barrow last Sunday. THERE was little doubt about the story with the most sporting romance last weekend. Barrow Raiders coach Bobbie Goulding stepped back onto a rugby league field for the first time in nine years and inspired his side to a 38-18 win ... Read More »

Garry Schofield: Who should play for England?

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This is an excerpt from a story published in today’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. There is no mid-season England international this year, but I still can’t resist picking ... Read More »

Research project reveals hidden danger of spinal injuries

Alex McKinnon

This is an excerpt from a story published in today’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. An academic team at Leeds Metropolitan University has published the results of a research ... Read More »

Pelissier being watched by four Super League rivals

Eloi-Pelissier

This is an excerpt from a story published in today’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Catalan Dragons hooker Eloi Pelissier has been approached by a host of Super League ... Read More »

Video: Reflecting on a memorable Magic Weekend

Magic Weekend 2013

Martyn Sadler, editor of League Express newspaper, looks back on a record-breaking and scintillating Magic Weekend, and explains how you can get all the latest news, stats and opinion. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the ... Read More »

Is Luke Walsh eyeing an early NRL return?

Luke-Walsh-Saints

This is an excerpt from a story published in today’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. St Helens have denied that star halfback Luke Walsh is set to make a ... Read More »