Saturday, August 23, 2014
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Chan to head back home

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Hull KR loanee Jason Chan has confirmed that he will be heading home at the end of the season, ending a six-year association with Super League. Chan, who is currently on loan at Rovers from Huddersfield Giants, insists the move back is for family reasons, but assured Robins fans he has loved his time in East Hull this season. “I ... Read More »

Luke Dorn blog: Cas star speaks to TotalRL.com

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Wembley is now just a matter of days away, and to continue our unrivalled buildup to the big event on Saturday, we’ve brought back our weekly blog with Castleford Tigers star Luke Dorn. The full-back has been sensational for Castleford this year, and he sat down with our man Aaron Bower to talk about the game, the buildup, and just ... Read More »

Gareth Ellis signs new Hull FC deal

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Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis has signed a contract extension that will keep him at the KC Stadium until the end of 2016. The 33-year-old former England international had the pick of First Utility Super League clubs when he decided to return from the NRL three years ago and opted to pen a three-year deal with the Airlie Birds. Although ... Read More »

Gallery: Wigan Warriors train with Bath RU

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As we mentioned earlier today, Wigan Warriors have used their week off to undergo a different kind of training, as they collided with Bath Rugby Union in a novel move between the two clubs. It’s rare that both codes come together in such a manner, and both clubs have spoken of how positive an experience the session has been. The ... Read More »

Codes collide as Wigan and Bath train together

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Two rugby codes collided this week as Wigan Rugby League travelled to Bath Rugby Union for some dual-training in the South West. Whilst the two sides are at different stages of their season – Wigan have just three fixtures left of their regular First Utility Super League campaign whilst Bath will kick-off their Aviva Premiership campaign away to Sale Sharks ... Read More »

Video highlights: Warrington Wolves v Castleford Tigers

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Extensive video highlights from Friday’s Super League round 24 clash between Warrington Wolves and Castleford Tigers at the Halliwell-Jones Stadium. What do you think about this match? Discuss this and much more on our free fans’ forum. For more Rugby League news and features, subscribe to League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with us ... Read More »

Challenge Cup: The Rhinos’ run to the final

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In preparation for this weekend’s Challenge Cup final, we’re taking a look at both Leeds and Castleford’s incredible runs to the showpiece Wembley event, with the Rhinos first up in the spotlight. Leeds have had it far from easy on their run to Wembley, facing high quality opposition in each and every round they’ve played in this year’s cup. So ... Read More »

Vote: Who will win Saturday’s Challenge Cup final?

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Every week in League Express we ask our readers to give us their predictions or opinions on some of the game’s hottest topics or talking points. This week, we’re asking you to predict a winner from Saturday’s Challenge Cup final. Will Castleford conquer the Rhinos or will Leeds get their hands on the game’s most prestigious trophy? What do you ... Read More »

Shannon McDonnell keen on extending Saints stay

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St Helens full-back Shannon McDonnell wants to make his deal with the Super League leaders a permanent one after impressing on his debut last week. The 27-year-old Australian penned a short-term deal in July to cover injuries after finding himself without a club. It expires at the end of this season. On his Saints debut last week, he scored two ... Read More »

Vikings take out League Express advert to apologise to Tigers

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Widnes Vikings purchased a full-page advertisement in this week’s League Express newspaper to apologise to Castleford Tigers for their fans’ involvement in a disgraceful pitch invasion following their semi-final defeat to the West Yorkshire club. The page read: “Congratulations, Castleford Tigers. “Widnes Vikings would like to take this opportunity to apologise to each and every person or organisation with a ... Read More »