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Match preview: Widnes Vikings v Keighley Cougars

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The first of the four Tetley’s Challenge Cup quarter-finals takes place this evening, as the lowest ranked team left in the competition, Keighley Cougars, head to Widnes to face Denis Betts’ Vikings outfit. Keighley coach Paul March – who is still serving a two-month stadium ban – has indicated that he will send a very different Cougars side to the ... Read More »

Match preview: Warrington Wolves v Leeds Rhinos

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Warrington will be looking to keep up the pace with the top four in Super League, as they take on table-topping Leeds in tonight’s televised Super League clash. However, the Wolves will have to do it without two of their biggest players, as both Ben Westwood and Trent Waterhouse will be missing for Tony Smith’s men. Westwood is beginning a ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Super League preview (part two)

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League Express editor Martyn Sadler and TotalRL news reporter Aaron Bower preview this weekend’s Super League clashes between London Broncos and Hull FC, Castleford Tigers and Hull Kingston Rovers, and the highly anticipated relegation battle between Bradford Bulls and Wakefield Wildcats. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League ... Read More »

TotalRL TV: Super League preview (part one)

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League Express editor Martyn Sadler and TotalRL news reporter Aaron Bower preview tonight’s Super League clash between Huddersfield Giants and Wigan Warriors and discuss Friday night’s mouth-watering trio of matches – Leeds Rhinos v Warrington Wolves, Catalan Dragons v Widnes Vikings, and St Helens v Salford Red Devils. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version ... Read More »

Match preview: Huddersfield Giants v Wigan Warriors

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Huddersfield Giants can move within two points of the top four if they secure victory tonight, but they will have a tough task on their hands, as they take on in-form Wigan Warriors at the John Smiths Stadium. The Warriors’ young clutch of stars were outstanding during their 25-4 victory over Salford last time out, as Shaun Wane’s men coped ... Read More »

Match preview: St Helens v Huddersfield Giants

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St Helens and Huddersfield will be looking to keep up the pace with leaders Leeds Rhinos tonight, as they lock horns in a hugely important Super League clash in front of the Sky cameras. The two sides had contrasting fortunes at Magic Weekend, with the Saints on the wrong end of a hammering from Warrington Wolves. And they will be ... Read More »

Match preview: Leeds Rhinos v Hull FC

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Leeds Rhinos will look to cement their position at the top of Super League this evening, as they take on out-of-sorts Hull FC at Headingley Carnegie. The Rhinos can potentially open up a three-point lead with a victory, and they are boosted by a couple of big returns for the clash. Kallum Watkins returns from illness to add some strike ... Read More »

Match preview: Salford Red Devils v Wigan Warriors

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It will be like a school reunion for the Salford Red Devils squad this evening, as several of the team prepare to face their old club, as they take on Wigan Warriors. The game will be the first time that Salford coach Iestyn Harris has gone up against his former side – where he served as Shaun Wane’s assistant before ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull FC v Hull Kingston Rovers

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The second Hull derby of the season takes place on Saturday at Magic Weekend, with the Robins looking to make it a double by backing up their 21-20 win against the Black and Whites from earlier this year. However, they will be looking to avenge that controversial defeat at Magic last year, when Chris Green scored a dramatically late – ... Read More »

Match preview: Warrington Wolves v Catalan Dragons

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An out-of-sorts Warrington side will be looking to avoid another shock defeat tonight, as they take on a resurgent Catalan Dragons live in front of the Sky cameras. After coming up short against relegation-threatened Bradford last time out, they will desperate to start heading up the table by beating the French outfit at the Halliwell Jones Stadium The big news ... Read More »