Six young Super League players who could become stars in 2018

2017 featured no shortage of breakout stars in Super League. The likes of Jack Walker, Liam Marshall and Danny Richardson established themselves as top-flight players in their own right – but who are the ones to watch out for next season? Here, we pick out half a dozen young players who, by the end of next season, could well be…

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Five Super League fixtures we already can’t wait to see in 2018

St Helens v Castleford (Friday February 2, Totally Wicked Stadium) The season actually begins 24 hours earlier when Leeds travel to Warrington – but it’s hard not to look at the first Friday game of the new season with a wandering glance. Should Castleford and St Helens repeat their performance from the Super League play-offs – which was one of…

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Leeds v Hull FC: Four talking points ahead of tonight’s play-off semi-final

Will the (lack of a) South Stand make a difference? It’s bound to be a strange atmosphere at Headingley tonight, with the club’s legendary South Stand now mere rubble ahead of the rebuild of the stadium over the winter. That has reduced the capacity tonight to around 12,500 – but with one stand now completely non-existent, will it give Hull…

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Radford determined to end yet another Hull FC hoodoo on Friday night

It’s been so long since Hull FC won at Headingley, that the last time they did so, their coach Lee Radford was actually the captain that night. “That shows you how long it’s been between drinks that I was playing,” Radford laughed this week. It has, although without the historical significance or mainstream publicity, become Hull FC’s adopted new hoodoo.…

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