Friday, January 30, 2015
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Super League: Albert Goldthorpe team of the week

Greg-Eden

Every week in League Express newspaper, three stand-out players from all seven Super League matches are awarded points (ranging from one to three depending on their influence on that particular game) that decide who wins the prestigious Albert Goldthorpe medal – an annual accolade created by the newspaper to reward the fairest and best player of the season. *YOU CAN ... Read More »

Elmbridge Eagles saved by Broncos sponsor

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A London rugby club which was badly affected by the winter floods will benefit from a summer spruce-up of its facilities – thanks to a leading builders merchant, which sponsors London Broncos. Elmbridge Eagles Rugby League Club, in Esher, has been selected as the winning applicant to scoop a makeover from Selco Builders Warehouse. The builders merchant, which has 34 ... Read More »

Podcast: Joey Grima and London’s new hooker

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In this week’s episode of Rugby League Down South – Ian Ramsdale’s superb Rugby League podcast – you can find interviews with Broncos coach Joey Grima, and new signing Ray Nasso… *YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THIS WEEK’S LEAGUE EXPRESS ONTO YOUR COMPUTER, SMARTPHONE OR TABLET BY CLICKING HERE* This week’s interviews and where to find them 02.30 New Broncos signing, hooker ... Read More »

Bulls sign Jake Mullaney from Red Devils

Jake-Mullaney

Bradford Bulls have completed the signing of Salford Red Devils star Jake Mullaney, with the Australian becoming the second new recruit to sign up at Odsal for 2015. The Australian has penned a one-year deal with James Lowes’ side for next season, having made twelve appearances for the Red Devils so far in 2014. He admits he is excited by ... Read More »

Robins too strong for winless Broncos

Hull Kingston Rovers were far too strong for London Broncos at The Hive this afternoon, defeating their hosts 10-62 to move to just one point outside the top eight. Rovers fullback Greg Eden scored a hat-trick, while the Broncos remain winless after 22 rounds of the Super League competition. In very hot conditions it was all too easy for the Robins, ... Read More »

Makinson Hat-Trick as Saints cane Vikings

Tommy Makinson scored three tries, and prop forward Mose Masoe scored two as St Helens remained at  the top of the Super League table with a 44-22 victory over Widnes Vikings at Langtree Park tonight. But both sides suffered injury blows. Kevin Brown left the field after 20 minutes after suffering a bad knock apparently suffering from concussion, while Luke ... Read More »

Rhinos down Red Devils in a Thriller

Leeds Rhinos held out a late desperate attack by Salford Red Devils to hang on for an 18-22 victory tonight at the AJ Bell Stadium. The game had its fair share of errors and moments of great skill, and it was a great advert for the entertainment value of Super League. The Rhinos were missing skipper Kevin Sinfield, who was ... Read More »

Rugby League crowds: Up or down? We investigate

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One of the biggest talking points this season has been the apparent dwindling of crowds all across Super League. After the huge euphoric high of the Rugby League World Cup, there has been a random drop in crowds that seems unexplainable. However, are crowds actually down, or is it just another unsubstantiated rumour amongst Rugby League fans? We’re aiming to ... Read More »

Sutcliffe’s big chance is now, says Leeds Rhinos boss

Sutcliffe

“Obviously Kev isn’t there, and Mitch Achurch won’t make it either with his injury. Other than that, Andy Yates is our only other long-term injury, so we’ve got a relatively consistent team there which is something we haven’t had for weeks and weeks, so in that it’s a huge positive,” McDermott said. “It’s an option for Liam Sutcliffe to come ... Read More »

Tigers fight back to snatch thrilling draw

Castleford Tigers scored three tries in the last 13 minutes at the KC Stadium to snatch a thrilling draw against Hull FC that had looked unlikely for much of the game. In a game that had largely been dominated by the home side, the Tigers were trailing 18-4 in the last quarter, but they sensed they could perhaps come back ... Read More »