Wolves snap up England union star

As revealed in Monday’s League Express, Warrington Wolves have signed former England International centre Luther Burrell from Rugby Union side Northampton Saints on a contract that will run until November 2021. Burrell, 31, who stands 6ft 3in and weighs 17 stone, will join the Wire from July 1, when his Union contract expires. He toured Argentina with England in 2013…

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Farrell to have surgery on torn pectoral muscle

Wigan Warriors forward Liam Farrell will undergo surgery for a pectoral muscle tear after sustaining the injury in Wigan Warriors’ 20-8 defeat to the Sydney Roosters in the Betfred World Club Challenge on Sunday evening. The 28-year old second-rower picked up the injury in the 50th minute of Wigan’s loss to the Roosters on Sunday and is expected to be…

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What’s Inside League Express: February 18th

Wigan might not have won the World Club Challenge on Sunday evening, but they played with pride and represented British Rugby League with dignity and commitment. In this week’s League Express we report on the big game and give our reaction to it. But of course there is lots more to League Express than just the World Club Challenge. We…

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Morris treble helps Roosters beat Wigan in World Club Challenge

BRETT MORRIS scored a hat-trick of tries as Sydney Roosters beat Wigan 20-8 to win the World Club Challenge. It means the NRL champions equalled their hosts’ record tally of four triumphs in the contest. Morris crossed twice early on, and Sio Siua Taukeiaho added a conversion, before the reigning Super League champions responded with a smart Tom Davies score,…

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Wigan warned: Roosters are ready for World Club Challenge bid

SYDNEY ROOSTERS might still be preparing for the new NRL season, but coach Trent Robinson says his side will be switched on for their big World Club Challenge cash at Wigan Warriors on Sunday night (7.00). Australia’s reigning champions are out to match Wigan’s record tally of four triumphs in the annual meeting of the Northern and Southern Hemisphere kingpins…

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