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Maroons name large squad for Origin II

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Queensland have named a 22-man squad for the second State of Origin test as several of their biggest names battle to regain fitness. Coach Mal Meninga is giving Greg Inglis (ankle), Billy Slater (shoulder) and Daly Cherry-Evans (knee) as much time as possible to prove their fitness but has drafted in Anthony Milford, Will Chambers, Willie Tonga, Ben Hunt and ... Read More »

Webster: Avoiding the drop not main goal

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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. New Wakefield Trinity Wildcats coach James Webster has passionately declared that beating the drop ... Read More »

Burgess flabbergasted by England call-up

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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. Wigan Warriors winger Joe Burgess has revealed his shock at being included in the ... Read More »

Jon Clarke dreaming of Wembley send-off

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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. Widnes Vikings captain Jon Clarke admits it would be a dream ending to his ... Read More »

McManus: It’s time to abolish video referees

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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. St Helens Chairman Eamonn McManus has come out strongly against video referees, suggesting that ... Read More »

Shaun Lunt: It’s never a good time to play Leeds

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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. Huddersfield hooker Shaun Lunt thinks the Giants could be Leeds Rhinos’ bogey team, but ... Read More »

Powell: Huby deserves England call-up

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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. Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has paid tribute to the resurgence of Craig ... Read More »

Zak Hardaker facing lengthy ban

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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. Leeds Rhinos star Zak Hardaker could be facing suspension for between four and eight ... Read More »

Challenge Cup: Semi-final draw

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The draw for the semi-finals of the 2014 Challenge Cup was televised live on BBC Two. Here’s who will face off for the chance to lift the prestigious trophy at Wembley… Ties to be played on August 9th and 10th Widnes Vikings v Castleford Tigers Leeds Rhinos v Warrington Wolves Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the ... Read More »

Tigers shock Wigan to reach Cup semi-final

In a Nutshell Castleford Tigers played magnificently, especially in defence, to beat Wigan 4-16 in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup quarter-final at the DW Stadium. How it unfolded There had been a considerable degree of needle in the buildup to the game, and the two sides clearly had that in mind as they went at each other early on. The Tigers ... Read More »