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Leeds name Boxing Day team; Cuthbertson plays

Adam-Cuthbertson

Leeds Rhinos have named their team for the Boxing Day Festive Challenge against Wakefield Trinity Wildcats – with Adam Cuthbertson in line to make his debut in the game. Cuthbertson has been named in the Rhinos squad for the game, which takes place at Headingley Carnegie Stadium next Friday. And with several key squad members from last season’s Challenge Cup ... Read More »

Bailey enjoying link-up with Weyman and Walker

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New Hull KR man Ryan Bailey says he’s enjoying linking up with his new teammates – especially props Adam Walker and Mick Weyman, whom he believes he can form an excellent partnership with in 2015. Bailey has left Leeds Rhinos to link up with Chris Chester’s men for the forthcoming season, and he says that he’s enjoying being on board ... Read More »

Hull FC and Doncaster to continue dual registration deal

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Hull FC have extended their dual registration partnership with Championship club Doncaster for a further 12 months, as both sides continue to forge strong links on and off the field. Following a successful first season in partnership, with a number of Black and Whites first team stars appearing on loan for the Dons, the two clubs have agreed to continue ... Read More »

Super League preview: Giants aiming to step up effort

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After claiming the League Leaders Shield in 2013, the first time they had topped the table in 81 years, the pressure was on Huddersfield to produce the goods again as they prepared for 2014. Even though they didn’t quite manage it, they came close and finished just one point away from reclaiming the prize for finishing top of the league. ... Read More »

Broncos: Joey Grima thankful for support

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London Broncos head coach Joey Grima has praised chairman David Hughes for his continued support ahead of their upcoming Championship campaign. The Broncos are remaining full-time despite their relegation from Super League in 2014, and Grima says with Hughes’ support, the club are well placed to gain promotion back to Super League at the first attempt in 2015. “Our chairman ... Read More »

How will relegation change the Super League landscape?

Terry Campese: Panic buy or astute acquisition?

The signing of Terry Campese by Hull Kingston Rovers is an interesting one. 
 On the one hand, there’s the usual conundrum. He’s been absolute quality at times down the years, but he’s now the wrong side of 30, injury-prone and he wasn’t in great form last year. 
 He might go on to be another Brett Mullins or Bradley ... Read More »

Bulls: Jimmy Lowes relishing Championship challenge

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Bradford Bulls head coach James Lowes believes the club is in a similar position to when he first joined in the mid ’90s. At that time Bradford Northern had just become the Bulls and Lowes became a hero as the club enjoyed its most successful era. Now he has been handed the task of revitalising a Bulls outfit who suffered ... Read More »

Competition: Win tickets to Magic Weekend 2015

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Five leading players will enter into battle to gain the support of League Express readers over the Christmas period in the League Express annual Readers’ Poll, while another five will also do battle for the title of League Express Young Player of the Year. There are also polls in a wide variety of categories covering both the Super League and ... Read More »

Player of the year 2014: Vote in our annual poll now

Daryl Clark is on the shortlist

Five leading players will enter into battle to gain the support of League Express readers over the Christmas period in the League Express annual Readers’ Poll, while another five will also do battle for the title of League Express Young Player of the Year. There are also polls in a wide variety of categories covering both the Super League and ... Read More »

2015 Super League preview: Salford Red Devils

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The importance of a strong pre-season is not lost on Salford Red Devils coach Iestyn Harris, who is well aware of the need to pick up where they left off last season. After beating 2013 League Leaders Shield winners Huddersfield Giants 36-10 in July, Harris’ side went on to pick up five more wins in the last eight games. Although ... Read More »