Trinity repel Viking invasion

Wakefield Trinity were too strong for Widnes Vikings at the Beaumont Legal Stadium on Friday night, coasting to a comfortable 30-4 victory to consolidate their place in the top eight. Wakefield took an early lead when Bill Tupou scored the first try after two minutes from a flat pass by Liam Finn. Sam Williams missed the conversion and was unable to…

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Five talking points ahead of this weekend’s Super League

1. How far can the Red Devils rise? Salford are fourth in Super League. Let that sink in for a minute. It’s not by fluke, either. The Red Devils have been terrific so far this season and are fully deserving of their place in the play-offs. The big question hanging over them now is their ability to maintain their current…

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Widnes make Chase enquiry

Widnes Vikings have made a failed attempt to sign Rangi Chase. League Express exclusively revealed the Vikings made an audacious play to bring the maverick halfback to the Select Security Stadium as their recruitment efforts continue to show no reward. Chase made his return to action on Sunday in Castleford’s victory over Catalans, having missed the previous two games following…

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FEATURE: Talking points ahead of this weekend’s Super League

Is Warrington’s form reaching critical levels yet? Five games, five defeats. It’s been far from an ideal start for Tony Smith and Warrington – made all the more perplexing by the fact that they hammered Brisbane in the World Club Series. On Friday they travel to St Helens – a team who have been in the spotlight themselves, although they eased the…

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Five things we learned from Friday’s Super League action

Matt Parcell is the real deal at hooker for Leeds It’s only been six games, but you can already tell that Matt Parcell is going to be a brilliant signing for Leeds. The Rhinos’ resurgence continued on Friday with a good win against Wakefield and, to quote Rhinos coach Brian McDermott, Parcell was “outstanding” – laying on tries for fun…

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