Leeds to take on Melbourne in Australia in 2018 World Club Challenge

Super League champions Leeds Rhinos will travel to Australia to take on NRL winners Melbourne Storm in the 2018 World Club Challenge – as reported in League Express on Monday. The clash to determine the world’s best rugby league team, will be held on Friday 16 February at AAMI Park at 8pm. It will be only the third time the…

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Sarginson aquitted of assault charge

Former Wigan and England star Dan Sarginson has been cleared of all criminal charges following an incident at Burleigh Heads Hotel, Queensland, in June. The 24-year-old pleaded not guilty to assault occasioning bodily harm following a one-day trial in Southport Magistrates court. The court was shown footage of Sarginson being pushed down a flight of stairs following an altercation including…

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Cronk joins the Roosters

Sydney Roosters have confirmed the signing of Cooper Cronk on a two-year deal. The Australia international has joined the Roosters after bringing an end to his time at Melbourne Storm. Cronk, the 33-year-old, is a two-time Dally M medal winner following an illustrious spell at Storm, where he made 323 first-grade games. “We are delighted to have secured the services…

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Peter Mata’utia joins Leigh Centurions

Leigh Centurions have confirmed the signing of Newcastle Knights centre Peter Mata’utia on a three-year contract until the end of November 2020. The eldest of four brothers to play in the NRL for the Knights, the 26-year-old centre was ever present in 2017 when he made 24 NRL appearances, scoring seven tries. Mata’utia has made the decision to continue his…

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Tonga name squad for 2017 World Cup.. and it’s very impressive!

The Tongan Rugby League have officially named North Queensland Cowboys’ star Jason Taumalolo and former Kangaroos star Andrew Fifita in their 2017 Rugby League World Cup squad. Parramatta forward Manu Ma’u, Warriors’ winger David Fusitu’a and Roosters’ prop Sio Siua Taukeiaho will also play for Tonga. Taumalolo yesterday pledged his allegiance to Tonga for the tournament that starts later this month and will now…

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What’s Inside League Express: 2nd October edition

It’s been a hectic, dramatic and bumper week in the world of rugby league – and the new issue of League Express certainly continues that theme this week. We’ve got a stacked-out edition for you this week, with plenty of transfer news, big-name interviews and exclusive stories from all across the sport. Here’s what inside: We’ve all the details on…

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Melbourne Storm win NRL Grand Final

After missing out on success last year in the Grand Final, Melbourne defeated North Queensland Cowboys 34-6 to win the 2017 Grand Final in emphatic fashion. Despite brief resistance from the Cowboys in the second-half, Melbourne always looked on course to secure the Premiership from the start Melbourne struck first after 20 minutes when a Cowboys kick was dealt with…

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