Gareth Ellis warns Wigan that confidence is high in Hull camp ahead of Wembley

This story originally featured in League Express’ Challenge Cup final preview special. To read the full issue, click here – and don’t forget to subscribe to ensure you get our digital edition celebrating this year’s Wembley winners as soon as it is released on Sunday night! Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis has warned Wigan that the Black and Whites are…

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Wane decided Wigan side for Wembley as he reveals admiration for counterpart Lee Radford

Wigan coach Shaun Wane will today tell his players the 17 he has chosen to try and win the Challenge Cup at Wembley on Saturday afternoon after admitting he already knows his side for the final – while also revealing his respect for the man he will go up against this weekend. Wane’s Warriors take on Lee Radford’s Hull, the…

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Wigan eyeing big mental victory ahead of Wembley trip with Salford triumph

Wigan forward Liam Farrell insists the Warriors cannot afford to let Wembley and the bright lights of next weekend’s Challenge Cup final prey on their mind tonight when they face Salford. The reigning Super League champions can take another big step towards a late push for the top four tonight if they beat the Red Devils, recording back-to-back wins in…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s Super League games

Leeds v St Helens (8pm, Sky Sports) Leeds have left fullback Ashton Golding out of their squad to play St Helens on Friday night. That means a likely recall for Jack Walker, St Helens – in their final game before Ben Barba’s 12-match suspension comes to an end – have made just one change to their 19-man squad. Tommy Lee…

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TotalRL Team of the Week: Super League Super 8s Round Two

Fullback: Zak Hardaker (Castleford) Hardaker continues to set the benchmark as the competition’s best fullback in both attack and defence: and he was outstanding last Friday as Castleford beat Salford to move in on the League Leaders’ Shield. Wing: Tom Davies (Wigan) The young Wigan winger scored a remarkable try during the Warriors’ win against Huddersfield: he now appears in…

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Wigan will not rest players this weekend ahead of Wembley trip, insists Shaun Wane

Wigan coach Shaun Wane has insisted he has no interest in resting several of his leading players this weekend with a trip to Wembley just days away on the horizon: saying their game against Salford is simply too important to consider doing so. The reigning Super League champions face a crunch clash against the Red Devils on Friday night, just…

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SQUAD WATCH: All the team news for Friday’s games

Leeds v Wigan (8pm, Sky Sports) Brett Delaney makes a welcome return for Leeds, with Josh Jordan-Roberts missing out. Wigan make two changes from the side that defeated Salford in the Challenge Cup, with youngsters Jack Wells and Josh Ganson replacing Joel Tomkins (groin) and Sam Powell (suspension). Liam Farrell retains his place in the squad despite not recovering in…

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Wigan winger Dom Manfredi nearing return from long-term injury lay-off

Wigan winger Dom Manfredi’s year-long injury nightmare is almost over: and he could yet feature for the reigning Super League champions as soon as next weekend. Manfredi has not played since last August following a serious knee injury during a game against Castleford in the Super 8s. It was initially feared he would miss the whole of the 2017 season,…

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Anthony Gelling posts video mocking sin-bin for heading the ball

We all know by now that Anthony Gelling is a bit of a character. But his latest shenanigans might just be the best yet. The Cook Island international was in the headlines once again on Sunday after he comically headed the ball away as Salford looked to restart the play during the Challenge Cup semi-final. His actions got him sin-binned,…

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