THE BIG INTERVIEW: Ian Smith on State of Mind and the struggles of refereeing

These days, rugby league has every right to be proud of its support and enhancement of the game’s handling of player welfare. In such a macho, tough sport, barriers have been increasingly broke down in recent years to encourage players who are struggling with their mental health to speak out – as evidenced superbly by this weekend’s dedicated State of…

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Powell to keep faith in fringe players for Castleford’s clash with Hull KR

Castleford coach Daryl Powell welcomes back two key players for Sunday’s clash with Hull KR – but insists the players who caught the eye so much at Warrington last week will not be dropped as a result. Prop Junior Moors and Jake Webster are expected to be in Powell’s side for the visit of the Robins on Sunday afternoon, both…

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