Sheffield coach Aston hits out at disciplinary system again

This story first appeared in Monday’s League Express. Sheffield Eagles boss Mark Aston has fired a second broadside at the game’s disciplinary process after Batley threequarter Jason Crookes escaped suspension over a recent incident. Aston last week labelled the process as “disgraceful” in League Express following two separate incidents in the game at Barrow. And he says the decision not to…

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Power Rankings: TotalRL’s in-form rankings for w/e April 15

1. Toronto (+1) The league leading Wolfpack have finally made it to the top of our rankings! With Super League leaders St Helens slipping to defeat, Toronto were victorious once again to cement their position at the top of the Championship.   2. Featherstone (+2) The top two in the Championship make up the top two in this week’s rankings!…

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Lebanese Official suspended indefintely from all Rugby League

The RLEF has banned Lebanese rugby league official, Ghassan Dandach, from all rugby league activities for conduct prejudicial to the sport. Following a complaint by the Lebanese Rugby League Federation, Ghassan Dandach, the federation’s women’s development officer, was found guilty of holding money due to the Lebanese Rugby League Federation accrued from the women’s international against Italy on 25 February…

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NRL to promote Touch Football at Premiership Matches

A form of Rugby League that produced superstars like Benji Marshall and Shaun Johnson will get a massive boost after an agreement between its governing body and the NR that will see Touch Football Australia (TFA) introduce an NRL Touch Premiership, with games to be played as curtain-raisers to NRL games from Round 11 of this year’s competition on Friday 18th…

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COLUMN: Jamie Jones-Buchanan’s incredible numbers don’t lie; he’s a Leeds icon

When you think of Leeds Rhinos’ self-titled golden generation, who do you think of first? Kevin Sinfield, perhaps; the man who led the side, famously kicked the goals and was first to lift each and every one of the trophies won by Leeds since their first Grand Final success of 2004 through to his retirement in 2015. Danny McGuire, maybe?…

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