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League Express, Britain’s best-selling weekly Rugby League newspaper, has announced it is to release its first ever digital-only edition on Thursday April 24. The issue is designed to give Rugby League fans access to all the reports, stats and analysis from the Easter week Super League games without having to wait until Monday for the print edition to come out. ... Read More »

Paleaaesina wants regular starting spot

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Hull FC prop Iafeta Paleaaesina claims he returned from a two week spell on the sidelines as a better player. The three-time New Zealand international was dropped from Lee Radford’s side after the Airlie Birds defeated Salford 30-8, missing the round eight win over Huddersfield Giants and the Hull derby in round nine. He returned for Easter Monday’s victory over ... Read More »

Moore submits EGP, misses hometown reunion

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London Broncos hooker Scott Moore has submitted an early guilty plea for a high tackle and will miss his side’s Super League clash with former club St Helens on Thursday May 1. The 26-year-old was born in St Helens and made his debut for the club aged 16 in 2004. He has since played for Castleford Tigers, Huddersfield Giants, Widnes ... Read More »

Jon Wilkin ready for huge Leeds test in Challenge Cup

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St Helens forward Jon Wilkin admits his side need to be ready for opponents Leeds Rhinos in Saturday’s colossal Tetley’s Challenge Cup tie, admitting they cannot take anything for granted despite their win earlier in the season. Saints edged a 14-10 thriller back in March thanks to a late Tommy Makinson try, but Wilkin believes that the Rhinos will raise ... Read More »

Logan Tomkins extends loan deal at Salford Red Devils

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Wigan Warriors confirm that Hooker Logan Tomkins has joined Salford Red Devils on Loan until the end of the season. The loan initially for One Month has now been extended for the rest of the 2014 season. Logan will now be eligible to figure for the Red Devils in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup and also be allowed to play against ... Read More »

Rugby League podcast: A Texas exile in Eastbourne

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In this week’s edition of ‘Rugby League Down South’, Ian Ramsdale interviews London Broncos’ top try scorer, Mason Caton-Brown, chats with London Skolars star Ryan McDonald, and learns how an exiled Texan is starting a Rugby League team in Eastbourne. As always, it’s a must-listen. Interviews in the podcast this week… 03.00: London Broncos top try scorer Mason Caton-Brown 12.00: ... Read More »

Hull KR star could miss rest of season due to injury

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Hull Kingston Rovers have been dealt a huge blow coming out of the Easter period, as prop Justin Poore looks set to miss the remainder of the season with a broken knee cap. Poore – who only signed for the Robins at the beginning of this season – suffered the injury during Rovers’ 37-24 defeat to Catalan Dragons in the ... Read More »

Danny Bridge recalled by Warrington Wolves

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Warrington have recalled forward Danny Bridge from his loan spell with Super League strugglers Bradford. Bridge, 21, has been with the Bulls for the last two months and made eight appearances, drawing praise from coach Francis Cummins. However, he will now head back to to the Halliwell Jones Stadium with immediate effect. “Danny has been very good for us and ... Read More »

Agar sees Sammut’s strength at sweeper

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Wakefield coach Richard Agar believes the majority of Jarrod Sammut’s Wildcats future could be spent playing at full-back. The former Bradford pivot was initially brought in to cover the loss of centre Lee Smith, allowing utility back Paul Sykes to switch from stand-off to centre and give Sammut a chance to shine in the halves. However, after much experimentation, Agar ... Read More »

Richard Agar rues first-half interceptions

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Wakefield coach Richard Agar has blamed two first-half interception tries for his side’s Easter Monday loss against Huddersfield Giants. Trinity were within two points of their West Yorkshire rivals mid-way through the first half, and were certainly giving as good as they got, but costly errors handed the Giants two more scores and meant they went into the break with ... Read More »