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Brett Kearney: Bateman will play for England

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Bradford Bulls full-back Brett Kearney has tipped former team-mate John Bateman, 20, for international honours. The 30-year-old Australian, who will face Bateman’s Wigan Warriors later today, told the T&A newspaper: “Papa was a Bradford junior and a very good one at that. I think the first time I saw him was when I got to a game early and they ... Read More »

Rugby League betting tips: Make some money this Monday

Make some money on day two of Magic Weekend with our free betting tips

It promises to be another superb day of Rugby League. Here’s how I think it’s going to pan out, and how you can make a bit of money… Catalan Dragons v Hull Kingston Rovers Handicap: Catalan -12 Today’s live Sky match looks to be a very interesting game between two teams that on paper are relatively closely matched. Catalan started ... Read More »

All the squads for Easter Monday’s matches

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Catalan Dragons v Hull Kingston Rovers (17:00 BST, Sky TV) Catalan 19 Man Squad: Escare, Pryce, Pomeroy, Oldfield, Bosc, Elima, Lima, Taia, Anderson, Mounis, Maria, Pelissier, Whitehead, Millard, Pala, Paea, Baitieri, Duport, Garcia Hull KR 19 Man Squad: Burns, Carlile, Caro, Costigan, Cox, Eden, Gardner, Green, Hall, J Hodgson, Horne, Keating, Larroyer, Lovegrove, Netherton, Poore, Salter, Welham, Weyman Castleford Tigers ... Read More »

James Graham wins battle of Britain

Sam Burgess and James Graham clashing in 2013. ©ColWhelan/ActionPhotographics

All last week the media had been trumpeting Rugby League’s ‘Battle of Britain’ – the clash between World Cup room-mates Sam Burgess and James Graham. And it proved to be just that on Good Friday! As Canterbury snatched a late 15-14 victory over South Sydney it was difficult to judge which of the two former Super League behemoths came out ... Read More »

How to download the latest issue of League Express

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Due to technical issues, the digital edition of  today’s League Express newspaper would not properly download for a lot of subscribers. We have since rectified the problem and the new issue is ready to download now. If problems persist, please follow these instructions: Open the League Express app on your device Locate the cogwheel icon (settings) and select Login/Register from ... Read More »

Match report: Penrith Panthers 14-12 Gold Coast Titans

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In a nutshell Former London Broncos star Jamie Soward slotted a 51st-minute penalty to edge Penrith Panthers past Gold Coast Titans in a thrilling Easter encounter. How it unfolded 8’ – Penrith open the scoring through Dean Whare, who dummies twice and sprints through the resulting gap. Jamie Soward slots the extras from the touchline: 6-0 31’ – Soward knocks ... Read More »

Benji Marshall confirms Rugby League return

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Benji Marshall has formally requested an early release from his Auckland Blues rugby union contract, and is aiming for a return to the NRL. The New Zealand legend, 29, has struggled to adapt to the new code since switching from Wests Tigers last year and both his agent, the club, and New Zealand Rugby have confirmed his intentions to return ... Read More »

Match report: Parramatta Eels 18-21 Wests Tigers

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In a nutshell A Pat Richards penalty from half-way, plus a field-goal from Luke Brooks, helped Wests edge the Eels 18-21 in a thrilling Easter encounter in front of a record-breaking crowd of 50,668. How it unfolded 9’ – Australian international Jarryd Hayne opens the scoring for the Eels with a well-taken try, which wasn’t converted: 4-0. 23’ – The ... Read More »

Match Report: Sheffield Eagles 34 Doncaster 42

In a Nutshell Doncaster recovered from a 28-12 half-time deficit to finish like a runaway train to take the points in the South Yorkshire derby at Owlerton Stadium. How it unfolded The Eagles seemed to be in control at the break and held a 16-point advantage, but that was eradicated within 18 minutes of the restart and Paul Cooke’s men ... Read More »

Match Report: Canberra Raiders 24 Melbourne Storm 22

In a Nutshell The Raiders were behind for almost the entire match before they finally managed to snatch a winning score two minutes from the end at CIO Stadium on Sunday How it unfolded The Storm shot out to a 6-16 lead through tries from Ryan Hinchliffe, Sisa Waqa and Mahe Fonua, with Cameron Smith converting two of them. The ... Read More »