Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Garry Schofield: Give the new structure a chance

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The RFL launched the game’s new professional structure last week, and there is plenty there to get your teeth into. As we’ve known for a while now, the top two divisions will each have 12 teams, and they will split into three competitions of eight teams later in the season. Now we have some meat on the bones and we ... Read More »

Cast your vote: Who’s the best British centre?

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In this week’s League Express newspaper, our regular readers’ poll asks you to identify the best British centre in Super League. Cast your vote now and let us know what you think – the results will be revealed in next Monday’s edition. The results from last week’s poll, which asked which of the teams currently positioned 5-10 in the Championship ... Read More »

Garry Schofield column: Ten best overseas stars

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This is Garry Schofield’s column from this week’s edition of League Express. If you like what you see, why not subscribe and pick up the hottest read in Rugby League each and every week? It was interesting to read last week that the veteran Australian commentator Ray Warren now rates James Graham as the best Englishman to play in Australia, ... Read More »

Super League: Albert Goldthorpe team of the week

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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 – an annual accolade created by the newspaper to reward the fairest and best player of the season. Here, we ... Read More »

Super League: The stars of the weekend

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Every Monday in League Express newspaper, our talented reporters select a man of the match for every game in every professional league. Here’s who stood out for us in round twenty of Super League – let us know if you agree or not by getting involved on Twitter or our free forum. Game: Warrington Wolves 72-12 London Broncos Reporter: John ... Read More »

Hull KR star stays top of Albert Goldthorpe race

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The race for League Express’ Albert Goldthorpe Medal is hotting up, with just eight rounds left of the Super League season. Hull KR star Travis Burns has been dominating at the top for some time now, and after Round 19 of the competition last week, Burns extended his lead at the top of the table. The Australian picked up the ... Read More »

Opinion: Culture, Image and Australian Rugby League

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Martyn Sadler, the editor of Rugby League Express newspaper, defends Australian Rugby League against one of its own media stars… Why do we panic so much about Rugby League’s image every time an Australian player is found to have done something silly? This week the Australian Rugby League media have been wetting themselves about a player who has literally wet ... Read More »

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

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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?

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  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

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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 »