Wigan trio sign new long-term deals

Wigan Warriors have confirmed the retentions of Liam Farrell, Joel Tomkins and Taulima Tautai to long-term deals. Farrell, an England international, has penned a five-year deal, with Tomkins and Tautai signing for two and three years respectively. 26-year-old Farrell, who won the Harry Sunderland trophy in last year’s Grand Final success, has won eight trophies with the Warriors since making…

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Garry Schofield: My Magic Weekend Tips

The latest ‘Pulling No Punches’, Garry Schofield’s exclusive column in League Express, saw the Rugby League Hall of Famer preview the Magic Weekend. Read Garry’s column every week in League Express, available in stores or online at totalrl.com/le I can’t wait for the Magic Weekend on Saturday and Sunday. Regular readers of my column will know that I’ve always supported…

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St Helens will be desperate to impress Holbrook, says Amor

St Helens forward Kyle Amor says that everyone will be out to impress new coach Justin Holbrook on Saturday – hopefully giving everyone a lift in the wake of last week’s disastrous defeat to Castleford. The Saints were dumped out of the Challenge Cup in spectacular fashion, losing 53-10 in the final game before Holbrook arrived in the country ahead…

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Justin Carney ‘closing in’ on Hull Kingston Rovers switch

Salford winger Justin Carney is set to link up with Super League promotion hopefuls Hull Kingston Rovers, according to The Mirror. The powerhouse winger is understood to be closing in on a deal with the Championship leaders as they bolster their ranks ahead of the Qualifiers later this year. League Express revealed earlier this week that his time with the…

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