Liam Watts not charged by the RFL after controversial red card

Liam Watts has not been charged or cautioned after the latest round of Super League charges has been announced. The prop forward for Hull FC was sent off after contacting Wigan’s Michael McIlorum with his elbow. Wakefield Trinity’s Dean Hadley and three others have been charged however by the Match Review Panel The Hull FC loanee was sin binned on…

Read More

What’s Inside League Express: September 11th edition

It’s been another huge week in the world of rugby league: with promotions, relegations and coaching departures all confirmed over the last seven days. So what better way to warm up for the start of the new week than with the new edition of League Express? As always, it’s jam-packed full of the biggest news, gossip and hot topics from…

Read More

Dragons boost survival hopes with victory over Featherstone

Catalans Dragons boosted their survival hopes with a 26-12 win over Featherstone Rovers. Krisnan Inu gave the hosts an early lead however Sam Brooks responded after Ben Garcia was sinbinned. Luke Walsh slotted a penalty goal before Brayden Wiliame and Ben Garcia opened up a 12-point lead. Anthony Thackeray intercepted to reduce the deficit before half time. Louis Anderson and…

Read More

Hull KR promoted back to Super League after edging Widnes

Hull Kingston Rovers sealed an instant return to Super League with a 12-6 victory over Widnes Vikings. Jamie Ellis kicked KR into a narrow lead however Hep Cahill touched down for Widnes’ first score midway through the half. Thomas Minns collected a Mose Masoe offload to give the hosts a narrow half time lead with Ellis’ touchline conversion. The game…

Read More

Warrington safe from relegation after victory over Leigh

Warrington Wolves confirmed their place in the Super League for 2018 with a 32-30 win over Leigh Centurions. James Clare gave Leigh an early lead before Matty Russell and Ben Westwood turned the game on its head. Liam Hood and Antoni Maria put the Centurions eight points ahead however Kurt Gidley and Kevin Brown’s efforts gave Wire a narrow half…

Read More

Salford thrash Giants to keep top four hopes alive

Salford Red Devils kept their top four hopes alive with a comprehensive 52-14 victory over Huddersfield Giants. Gareth O’Brien slotted an early penalty goal before Kris Welham and Tyrone McCarthy’s tries saw Salford race into a 14-0 lead. Manu Vatuvei added a third try before Welham’s second and Niall Evalds score continue the hosts dominance. Jermaine McGillvary pulled a try…

Read More

Wigan go third after victory at 12-men Hull

Wigan Warriors fought off a gutsy comeback from 12-men Hull FC to move into third place with a 30-22 win. Marc Sneyd knocked over an early penalty before tries for Oliver Gildart and Mahe Fonua saw the game tied at 6-6. George Williams nudged Wigan ahead before Liam Watts was sent off for an incident involving Michael McIlorum with just…

Read More