Catalans confirm Gigot is free to resume career after ban quashed

Tony Gigot has been cleared to return to his playing career after winning his appeal following histwo2-year suspension by decision of the French Anti-Doping Agency. Catalans Dragons chairman Bernard Guasch said: “We are delighted of this decision. We have always supported Tony and believed in him and we are really happy of this ending.” More on this story in Monday’s…

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Four half-backs Hull Kingston Rovers could target to boost their ranks

Hull Kingston Rovers’ winless start to the new season continued on Thursday night with a second successive defeat since their return to Super League, this time losing 20-11 to Leeds. Robins coach Tim Sheens was quick to point out there were improvements in his side’s performance, but they have scored only 17 points in their two games this season. Speculation…

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Oliver Holmes promises Castleford will respond against Widnes on Sunday

Castleford fans, make sure to pick up a copy of this coming Monday’s League Express for an exclusive interview with Holmes on his Tigers future beyond this season. Castleford forward Oliver Holmes has promised that the Tigers will issue a response on Sunday against Widnes and show the rest of Super League the real Tigers class of 2018. Daryl Powell’s side…

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Wakefield enjoying pressure of being favourites, insists Chester, ahead of Salford clash

Wakefield coach Chris Chester says his side are relishing, not dreading, the role of being favourites for games in 2018 as they aim to make it two from two at the start of the new season tonight. Trinity host Salford live on Sky Sports in Friday’s only Super League game this week – and just like last week against Hull…

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McDermott praises Keinhorst – but Leeds suffer injury blows as they head to Melbourne

Leeds Rhinos coach Brian McDermott praised centre Jimmy Keinhorst as his hat-trick helped them preserve their unbeaten start to the Super League season – but they will head to Melbourne for the World Club Challenge without two key players following Thursday’s win over Hull KR. The Rhinos won 20-11 at Elland Road to make it two wins from two, but…

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