Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Official Super League Dream Team revealed

Daryl-Clark

The most competitive First Utility Super League season of all is reflected in the selections of the 2014 Dream Team, the 13 players deemed to be the biggest stars of a year to remember for all Rugby League fans. The all-English Dream Team is drawn from seven clubs and features eight debutants as well as Jamie Peacock, the Leeds Rhinos ... Read More »

Goldthorpe Medal: Final tables confirmed

Danny-Brough

Both the individual and team tables for the 2014 Albert Goldthorpe Medal were finalised when Super League completed its 27th round of the season at the weekend. As revealed last week, Huddersfield Giants stand-off Danny Brough was the overall winner with a round to spare, grabbing his third prestigious medal and the second in two years. His closest competitor was ... Read More »

Kevin Brown reveals delight at Dream Team selection

Kevin-Brown-Widnes

The RFL will today announce the names of the players who have been selected in the 2014 Super League Dream Team. And, League Express understands, Kevin Brown will make a small piece of history by becoming the first Widnes Vikings player ever to be named in the Dream Team, which is now in its nineteenth year. And Brown admits that ... Read More »

Super League: Albert Goldthorpe team of the week

Morgan Escare

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 »

Our Achilles heel showed up again, says Webster

James-Webster

Wakefield head coach James Webster talks to the media after his team’s 42-18 loss to Hull KR. Webster speaks about the 2014 season and looks ahead to next year. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and much more on or free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news and features, subscribe to League Express newspaper and Rugby ... Read More »

Chris Chester “proud of intensity and commitment”

Chris Chester

Hull KR head coach Chris Chester talks to the media after his team’s 42-18 win over Wakefield in their final game of the 2014 Super League season. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and much more on or free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news and features, subscribe to League Express newspaper and Rugby League World ... Read More »

Rugby League Scoreboard: Sunday 14 September

Featherstone-Halifax

Not too many games going on around the country today – but the ones that are carry huge significance in the race for success in the Championships. There is a solitary game in Super League as Wakefield and Hull KR both bring their seasons to an end with a Yorkshire derby. But it’s the Championship where most of the attention ... Read More »

St Helens react to table-topping success

Wellens-Paul-Saints-Leeds

St Helens have issued the following statement, with club captain Paul Wellens and CEO Mike Rush reacting to their League Leaders Shield triumph. Rush said: “The Shield is the culmination of a season where Nathan Brown, his coaching staff and all the players have worked hard often in times of adversity. They came together as a team and deserve all ... Read More »

Super League play-offs: Week One Schedule

Warrington-in-Grand-Final

After Castleford’s defeat against Catalan ensured St Helens would finish top of Super League 2014, the schedule for the first week of the play-offs has been confirmed. Only Leeds knew their final position in the table heading into the weekend’s fixtures, and they will play a sudden death encounter against Catalan, with the loser knowing their season comes to an ... Read More »

Dragons end Tigers’ leadership dream

Catalan Dragons brought Castleford Tigers’ dreams of winning the League Leaders’ Shield to a cruel end in Perpignan on Saturday, subjecting the Tigers to a 28-6 defeat at the Stade Gilbert Brutus. The first 29 minutes of the game were evenly contested, with neither side finding it easy to break through in a game played in good conditions and fought ... Read More »