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Green and Pettybourne back for Wigan Warriors

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Wigan Warriors have been handed a huge boost ahead of this Thursday’s trip to Hull KR, after former Rovers half-back Blake Green returned to the squad following a serious arm injury. Green has spent almost three months on the sidelines after a bicep injury, but will return to the fold for the Thursday night trip across the Pennines. “Greeny is ... Read More »

Cast your vote: Who will win the Lance Todd trophy this year?

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Every week in League Express newspaper, we run a reader poll in which we ask for our audience’s feedback and thoughts on the game’s hottest topics. This week, we are asking you to predict who will win the 2014 Lance Todd trophy – the award given to the man of the match in the Challenge Cup final. This year, it ... Read More »

Super League: The race for top spot is hotting up

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With just four regular season games left and six clubs mathematically in the race to claim the League Leaders shield, 2014 could prove to be one of the tightest Super League seasons yet. With many of the competing teams still to play each other, it is almost impossible to predict who will finish top of the pile. Saints currently lead ... Read More »

Video: Tigers fans line the streets for Wembley tickets

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Following their emphatic victory against Widnes Vikings in Sunday’s Challenge Cup semi-final, Castleford Tigers fans have been queuing up outside the Mend-A-Hose Jungle to buy their tickets for the final at Wembley, in which they will take on Leeds Rhinos. This video, provided by Super League TV, features interviews with the excited fans. What do you think about this story? ... Read More »

Two week break will suit Ta’ai, says Anderson

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Huddersfield coach Paul Anderson believes in-form back-rower Ukuma Ta’ai will be on fire against Widnes on Sunday thanks to a two-week break. The Tongan World Cup star strained his groin a fortnight ago and was not risked in round 23 against Wakefield. With a week off for the Challenge Cup, Anderson believes he will be at his peak when the ... Read More »

Kingstone Press Championship team of the week named

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Ahead of their huge showdown against Featherstone Rovers this weekend, Halifax’s Gareth Potts has been named player of the week in the Kingstone Press Championship. Potts played a key role in Halifax’s 20-17 win against North Wales Crusaders – a win that moved them above Rovers into second place on the ladder. He joins the likes of Martyn Ridyard and ... Read More »

Leigh Centurions confirm full-time status

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Leigh Centurions head of rugby Derek Beaumont has confirmed that the club will go ahead with plans to become full-time next year, after they confirmed top spot in the Championship last weekend. Their home win over Featherstone Rovers last Friday cemented their position at the top of the division – as well as confirming the largest amount of central funding ... Read More »

Kris Welham “low on confidence”, won’t face Wigan

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Hull KR coach Chris Chester says centre Kris Welham has lost confidence in his own ability and will play on dual registration duty with Gateshead Thunder until he rediscovers some form. The 27-year-old has scored more Super League tries for the Rovers than anyone else, but has been out of sorts in 2014. On Sunday, he played 80 minutes for ... Read More »

Challenge Cup video highlights: Leeds Rhinos v Warrington Wolves

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Extensive video highlights of Saturday’s thrilling Challenge Cup semi-final clash between Leeds Rhinos and Warrington Wolves at Langtree Park. What do you think about this video? Discuss this and much more on our free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news and features, subscribe to League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with us on ... Read More »

Video: Daryl Clark wins try of the month for July

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Castleford hooker Daryl Clark has been awarded BRUT’s try of the month award for July thanks to a sensational solo effort against Widnes in round 19. Watch the video below to see who else made the top five. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and much more on our free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news ... Read More »