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Toronto to face five opening away games in League 1

Toronto to face five opening away games in League 1

New League 1 club the Toronto Wolfpack have been handed five successive away matches to open their inaugural league campaign in 2017. The Wolfpack will open the season with a trip to London Skolars on Saturday 4 March, and they

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Hull KR to host Bulls in Championship opening weekend

Hull KR to host Bulls in Championship opening weekend

Hull Kingston Rovers will host Bradford Bulls in the opening weekend of the 2017 Kingstone Press Championship competition on Sunday 5 February, while the season will begin the previous day when newly promoted Toulouse host Batley Bulldogs in France. The

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Saints to host Leeds in Super League opener

Saints to host Leeds in Super League opener

St Helens will host Leeds Rhinos in the opening game of the 2017 Super League season at Langtree Park. The Super League season will begin on Thursday 9 February with an inter-county game to be broadcast by Sky Sports. The

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Catalans sign Luke Burgess

Catalans sign Luke Burgess

Catalans Dragons have signed prop forward Luke Burgess on a two-year contract from the start of the 2017 season. Burgess, who joined Salford Red Devils during 2016 from NRL club Manly Sea Eagles, was the inaugural winner of the Albert Goldthorpe

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Ferres out of England squad – replaced by Ward

Ferres out of England squad – replaced by Ward

England forward Brett Ferres has been ruled out of the Ladbrokes Four Nations after picking up a calf injury during training in London. Ferris, 30, who plays for Leeds Rhinos and featured in the 2013 World Cup, 2014 Four Nations

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Fages’ management issue response to League Express story

Fages’ management issue response to League Express story

The management team for St Helens and France half-back Theo Fages have issued a statement in response to an article in Monday’s issue of League Express. It reads: “Theo Fages’ agents, TM Group UK, have expressed their disappointment in the

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What’s in League Express – 17th October edition

What’s in League Express – 17th October edition

To get your copy of League Express on Sunday night – before it hits the newsstands Monday morning – click here. The Super League season may be over: but the rugby league world never stops turning – and as England

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Aston wants Sheffield to win Championship Shield

Aston wants Sheffield to win Championship Shield Updated

Sheffield Eagles coach Mark Aston wants his side to win the Championship Shield and finish the year on a high. The Eagles were widely expected to challenge for the top four again this season after having finished there last year.

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Sims determined to avoid more Challenge Cup heartache

Sims determined to avoid more Challenge Cup heartache Updated

Ashton Sims admits the pain of last year’s shock Challenge Cup semi-final defeat to Hull KR is still fresh in his mind as the club looks to avoid another upset this Saturday to make it back to Wembley. Widely considered

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Aston confident a change in captain will have desired effect at Sheffield

Aston confident a change in captain will have desired effect at Sheffield

Sheffield coach Mark Aston hopes that the decision to appoint Steve Thorpe and Quentin Laulu-Togagae as captain and vice-captain can help turn the club’s season around. The pair replaces Mitch Stringer and Michael Knowles and Aston said: “We are in

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