Friday, November 21, 2014
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Cast your vote: Should Steve McNamara be sacked?

Steve-McNamara

After crashing out of yet another international tournament without reaching the final, England coach Steve McNamara’s future has again been called into question. In today’s League Express, former GB star Garry Schofield calls for the former Bradford boss to be immediately sacked and replaced by Castleford coach Daryl Powell, while others believe he has the team playing good rugby and ... Read More »

Cast your vote: What should Flower’s punishment be?

Ben-Flower-sent-off

Later tonight, Wigan prop Ben Flower will face the RFL’s disciplinary board and be given a ban for assaulting St Helens half-back Lance Hohaia in Saturday’s Grand Final. If you haven’t seen the ruthless attack, Flower reacted badly to an off-the-ball scuffle with the New Zealander in the third minute of the encounter, punching him to the ground before striking him ... Read More »

Vote: Who should have been given an England call-up?

Tom Makinson played an integral part in St Helens' journey to the top of Super League and the Grand Final, but did not make McNamara's England squad

On Sunday, England boss Steve McNamara named his 24-man squad for this month’s Four Nations tournament. It’s hard to argue with the majority of his selections, but there are certainly a handful of players who did more than enough to merit inclusion in his side. Out of the following players, who do you feel was most unfortunate to miss out? ... Read More »

Cast your vote: Who should win Man of Steel?

Roby

The four-man shortlist for this year’s Steve Prescott Man of Steel award has been released. Four different clubs are represented, with evergreen Jamie Peacock of Leeds Rhinos headlining the bill alongside St Helens stalwart James Roby. Exciting Castleford youngster Daryl Clark and barnstorming Warrington prop Chris Hill make up the quartet. Who deserves to win the award most? Let us ... Read More »

Cast your vote: Who should have been in the Dream Team?

Carney

Every week in League Express newspaper, readers are invited to share their thoughts on the hottest topics in Rugby League by voting in regular online polls. In the latest issue, the newspaper focused on the recently-named Dream Team, which caused much controversy when it was released. They have identified six players who had a case for a spot in the ... Read More »

Vote now: Who should be inducted into the Hall of Fame?

Does Malcolm Reilly get your vote?

The RFL announced last week that two of the greatest players in Rugby League history are to be inducted into the sport’s most exclusive club, the Rugby League Hall of Fame. The identity of the new inductees will be announced at the John Smith’s Stadium in Huddersfield on Friday October 17 at a special Hall of Fame dinner. But we ... Read More »

Comment: Five half-backs who can replace Kevin Sinfield

McNamara-Steve

When Kevin Sinfield announced his retirement from international Rugby League yesterday, he cited wanting to blood the next generation as a reason for the decision. That’s because, despite being nearly 34, he was firmly in coach Steve McNamara’s plans and would have almost certainly started alongside in-form NRL star Gareth Widdop in next month’s Four Nations. There is now a ... Read More »

Cast your vote: Who will win the League Leader’s Shield?

Huddersfield League Leader's Shield

Every week in League Express we ask our readers to give us their predictions or opinions on some of the game’s hottest topics or talking points. This time, we’re asking you to predict who will finish top of the Super League table at the end of the season and win the League Leader’s Shield. Will Saints hang onto their lead ... Read More »

Vote: Who will win Saturday’s Challenge Cup final?

Challenge-Cup-bottom

Every week in League Express we ask our readers to give us their predictions or opinions on some of the game’s hottest topics or talking points. This week, we’re asking you to predict a winner from Saturday’s Challenge Cup final. Will Castleford conquer the Rhinos or will Leeds get their hands on the game’s most prestigious trophy? What do you ... Read More »

Cast your vote: Who will win the Lance Todd trophy this year?

Challenge-Cup

Every week in League Express newspaper, we run a reader poll in which we ask for our audience’s feedback and thoughts on the game’s hottest topics. This week, we are asking you to predict who will win the 2014 Lance Todd trophy – the award given to the man of the match in the Challenge Cup final. This year, it ... Read More »