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  1. Give a subscription to Rugby League World Magazine or League Express as a gift for any occasion with our attractively designed gift cards. Gift cards can be purchased to cover 6 or 12 month subscriptions. Each gift card comes with its own envelope and contains a gift card code with instructions which the recipient can use to start their subscription at any time of their choosing. It’s the perfect hassle free gift option for any Rugby League fan! Click here to order
  2. RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD MAGAZINE - ISSUE 427 - (NOV 2016) Now available online - download our smartphone/tablet app from the Apple Store or Google Play for Android, or go to www.totalrl.com/rlw for desktop and other versions. Also in shops from Friday, 21st October. Order a copy (or a subscription) by post from www.totalrl.com/shop WHAT'S INSIDE... As we catch our breath at the end of another blockbuster domestic season by taking a look back at the Super League Grand Final and the Million Pound Game, we also dig deep into the crisis facing Cumbrian Rugby League as all three of its professional clubs now find themselves in League 1. Is the door to Super League likely to stay forever slammed shut on the sport’s ‘forgotten’ county? Leigh Centurions have proved the doubters wrong. It is possible for a Championship club to win promotion to Super League. Club owner Derek Beaumont and coach Neil Jukes tell us how they did it. Former Hull KR and Hull FC star Paul Cooke talks about his new book ‘Judas?’ in which he bares his soul about ‘that’ transfer and other turning points in his life. As Hemel Stags prepare for their hugely controversial link up with Dewsbury Rams, we look at the various differing blueprints being followed by League 1 expansion clubs in the quest for success. Wakefield winger Judah Mazive talks about his journey from Zimbabwe and how he is aiming to make his family proud by achieving success in Rugby League, and Tottenham born ex-footballer Iliess Macani explains the sharp learning curve involved in taking up a new sport as the former London Bronco heads for Bradford next season. Joe Vagana enjoyed a trophy-laden career with the Bulls. We catch up with the big man to find out where life has taken him since he hung up his boots. Liam Kay tells us why he is leaving Leigh to go promotion-chasing once again with Canadian newcomers Toronto Wolfpack in League 1. Spain are in our international spotlight as we chat with Miguel Blanco-Charters, who earned his call up via Twitter while playing amateur rugby with Seaton Rangers. Wath Brow Hornets provide our Rising Star, plus Dream XIII (Brett Hodgson), Getting To Know (Tom Johnstone), Random League, Women’s Rugby League (Thatto Heath & Leigh Miners Rangers), Dave Hadfield’s Last Tackle, Steve Mascord’s Bondi Beat and more!
  3. In the new issue of Rugby League World Magazine, we talk to the man behind the audacious bid to stage the 2021 Rugby League World Cup tournament in the USA. In shops Friday 26th Aug and online now - download the app or go to www.totalrl.com/rlw What else can you find inside... As the Rugby League season hurtles towards its conclusion, we choose our frontrunners for Man of Steel. Find out who we’ve picked and why. We have a big exclusive from the RFL’s disciplinary panel as we go behind closed doors to find out what goes on and if criticism of the system is justified. Discover our verdict inside! Dave Hadfield picks out six talismanic mid-season signings, Neil Harmon chooses his dream team and you can get to know Wigan’s Frank-Paul Nu’uausala in a quickfire round of quirky questions. Star columnist Saints prop Alex Walmsley pays tribute to the part-time heroes of the Championship and Cas Tigers’ Michael Shenton catches up with Featherstone’s Michael Channing. On the international scene, Steve Mascord discusses the changing of the guard at World Cup 2017, plus we ask if there's anything we can learn from the Olympic ideal and there’s our regular Planet League slot keeps you up to date with the latest happenings around the world. Big interviews this month include Chris Sandow, the troubled NRL star now proving a point with Warrington Wolves and Challenge Cup final opponent Jamie Shaul, the former brickie now building a formidable career at Hull FC. We also head into the boardroom at Batley to talk to long-serving club chairman Kevin Nicholas on how he has transformed the fortunes of the Bulldogs on and off the field. Bradford Bulls coach Rohan Smith tells us how he is managing to keep his head in a crisis and York City Knights player Jonny Presley reveals what life has been like as the club has battled for its survival this season. We ask is it time for Super League to support League 1 expansion clubs by going back on the road, plus Wigan’s Dom Manfredi on the injury that ended his season and Chris Chester on the resurrection of Wakefield. It’s packed with great reading, download it now or grab a copy in your local newsagent from Friday! Single copies & subscriptions also available by post from www.totalrl.com/shop
  4. Here's a Challenge Cup final challenge for you! Take a pic of yourself and/or friends with a copy of Rugby League World Magazine at Wembley or even just larking about near some other famous London landmark this weekend and we'll publish some of the best/funniest/daftest examples in our next issue! If you're watching the game at home or in the pub don't feel left out, pretend you're the Royle Family or on Gogglebox and send em in to us as well. There are three ways you can send your pix for our attention: Post them on Twitter to us @rlworld using hashtag #RLWatWembley Post them on your Facebook page and tag us @RugbyLeagueWorld or post them to our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/RugbyLeagueWorld Email them to us at rlwatwembley@totalrl.com Rugby League World is on sale from Friday 26th August, so grab your copy on the way and have a great Cup Final weekend!
  5. This ad for Opro mouthguards is running in the new issue of Rugby League World Magazine, available online now & in shops from Friday 26th Aug. We want to encourage as many players as possible to take up the offer of a free mouthguard by completing a short survey via the link in the ad below, so please go to www.opro.com/rlw to complete the survey and claim your free Opro mouthguard, thanks! And please also pick up a copy of Rugby League World this weekend too, or downloads the app and read it online now!! You can also order a copy of the mag by post from www.totalrl.com/shop
  6. This ad for Opro mouthguards is running in the new issue of Rugby League World Magazine, available online now & in shops from Friday 26th Aug. We want to encourage as many players as possible to take up the offer of a free mouthguard by completing a short survey via the link in the ad below, so please go to www.opro.com/rlw to complete the survey and claim your free Opro mouthguard, thanks! And please also pick up a copy of Rugby League World this weekend too, or downloads the app and read it online now!! You can also order a copy of the mag by post from www.totalrl.com/shop
  7. In the new issue of Rugby League World Magazine, York City Knights player Jonny Presley reveals what life has been like as the club has battled for its survival this season. RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD MAGAZINE - ISSUE 425 (SEPT 2016) - IN SHOPS FRIDAY 26TH AUG - ONLINE NOW! Also inside this issue... As the Rugby League season hurtles towards its conclusion, we choose our frontrunners for Man of Steel. Find out who we’ve picked and why. We have a big exclusive from the RFL’s disciplinary panel as we go behind closed doors to find out what goes on and if criticism of the system is justified. Discover our verdict inside! Dave Hadfield picks out six talismanic mid-season signings, Neil Harmon chooses his dream team and you can get to know Wigan’s Frank-Paul Nu’uausala in a quickfire round of quirky questions. Star columnist Saints prop Alex Walmsley pays tribute to the part-time heroes of the Championship and Cas Tigers’ Michael Shenton catches up with Featherstone’s Michael Channing. On the international scene, Steve Mascord discusses the changing of the guard at World Cup 2017, and looking further ahead we chat to the man behind the audacious bid from the USA to stage the 2021 tournament, plus we ask if there's anything we can learn from the Olympic ideal and there’s our regular Planet League slot keeps you up to date with the latest happenings around the world. Big interviews this month include Chris Sandow, the troubled NRL star now proving a point with Warrington Wolves and Challenge Cup final opponent Jamie Shaul, the former brickie now building a formidable career at Hull FC. We head into the boardroom at Batley to talk to long-serving club chairman Kevin Nicholas on how he has transformed the fortunes of the Bulldogs on and off the field. Bradford Bulls coach Rohan Smith tells us how he is managing to keep his head in a crisis. We ask is it time for Super League to support League 1 expansion clubs by going back on the road, plus Wigan’s Dom Manfredi on the injury that ended his season and Chris Chester on the resurrection of Wakefield. It’s packed with great reading, download your copy now or get it in shops from Friday! Subscriptions & single copies also available by post from www.totalrl.com/shop
  8. In the new issue of Rugby League World Magazine, we head into the boardroom at Batley to talk to long-serving club chairman Kevin Nicholas on how he has transformed the fortunes of the Bulldogs on and off the field. RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD MAGAZINE - ISSUE 425 (SEPT 2016) - IN SHOPS FRIDAY 26TH AUG - ONLINE NOW! Also inside this issue... As the Rugby League season hurtles towards its conclusion, we choose our frontrunners for Man of Steel. Find out who we’ve picked and why. We have a big exclusive from the RFL’s disciplinary panel as we go behind closed doors to find out what goes on and if criticism of the system is justified. Discover our verdict inside! Dave Hadfield picks out six talismanic mid-season signings, Neil Harmon chooses his dream team and you can get to know Wigan’s Frank-Paul Nu’uausala in a quickfire round of quirky questions. Saints prop and former Batley Bulldog Alex Walmsley pays tribute to the part-time heroes of the Championship and Cas Tigers’ Michael Shenton catches up with Featherstone’s Michael Channing. On the international scene, Steve Mascord discusses the changing of the guard at World Cup 2017, and looking further ahead we chat to the man behind the audacious bid from the USA to stage the 2021 tournament, plus we ask if there's anything we can learn from the Olympic ideal and there’s our regular Planet League slot keeps you up to date with the latest happenings around the world. Big interviews this month include Chris Sandow, the troubled NRL star now proving a point with Warrington Wolves and Challenge Cup final opponent Jamie Shaul, the former brickie now building a formidable career at Hull FC. Bradford Bulls coach Rohan Smith tells us how he is managing to keep his head in a crisis and York City Knights player Jonny Presley reveals what life has been like as the club has battled for its survival this season. We ask is it time for Super League to support League 1 expansion clubs by going back on the road, plus Wigan’s Dom Manfredi on the injury that ended his season and Chris Chester on the resurrection of Wakefield. It’s packed with great reading, download your copy now or get it in shops from Friday! Subscriptions & single copies also available by post from www.totalrl.com/shop
  9. RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD MAGAZINE - ISSUE 425 (SEPT 2016) - IN SHOPS FRIDAY 26TH AUG - ONLINE NOW! What's inside this month... As the Rugby League season hurtles towards its conclusion, we choose our frontrunners for Man of Steel. Find out who we’ve picked and why. We have a big exclusive from the RFL’s disciplinary panel as we go behind closed doors to find out what goes on and if criticism of the system is justified. Discover our verdict inside! Dave Hadfield picks out six talismanic mid-season signings, Neil Harmon chooses his dream team and you can get to know Wigan’s Frank-Paul Nu’uausala in a quickfire round of quirky questions. Star columnist Saints prop Alex Walmsley pays tribute to the part-time heroes of the Championship and Cas Tigers’ Michael Shenton catches up with Featherstone’s Michael Channing. On the international scene, Steve Mascord discusses the changing of the guard at World Cup 2017, and looking further ahead we chat to the man behind the audacious bid from the USA to stage the 2021 tournament, plus we ask if there's anything we can learn from the Olympic ideal and there’s our regular Planet League slot keeps you up to date with the latest happenings around the world. Big interviews this month include Chris Sandow, the troubled NRL star now proving a point with Warrington Wolves and Challenge Cup final opponent Jamie Shaul, the former brickie now building a formidable career at Hull FC. We also head into the boardroom at Batley to talk to long-serving club chairman Kevin Nicholas on how he has transformed the fortunes of the Bulldogs on and off the field. Bradford Bulls coach Rohan Smith tells us how he is managing to keep his head in a crisis and York City Knights player Jonny Presley reveals what life has been like as the club has battled for its survival this season. We ask is it time for Super League to support League 1 expansion clubs by going back on the road, plus Wigan’s Dom Manfredi on the injury that ended his season and Chris Chester on the resurrection of Wakefield. It’s packed with great reading, download your copy now or pick up a copy in your local newsagent on Friday. Order a single copy or a subscription by post here.
  10. Regardless of Qualifiers results, @BatleyRLFC should be proud, says ex-winger McGillvary: https://t.co/F5gZ5Nhvwo https://t.co/pujMOLwxkr

  11. VIDEO: Can @CTRLFC make the top four? You bet, insists fullback Luke Dorn: https://t.co/1N8Teh6TDN https://t.co/wIV2fW4D5O

  12. WATCH: Exclusive interview with Castleford fullback Luke Dorn on the Super 8s and more. https://t.co/1N8Teh6TDN https://t.co/R6CfOmJRLP

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  14. RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD MAGAZINE - ISSUE 424 (AUG 2016) - ON SALE FRIDAY 29TH JULY. The Super 8s are on the horizon and we have a club-by-club guide to the clubs who have made the cut and will be challenging for this year’s Super League crown. Our big player interviews this month feature Wakefield’s David Fifita who has helped propel the club into the top eight and the Challenge Cup semi-final, and Tony Gigot who is enjoying a successful return to Catalans Dragons. In the Championship, we chat to Jamie Soward on why he’s chosen to help London Broncos promotion charge and Leigh’s Tom Armstrong aims to claim more silverware before heading to Widnes. Off the field, we investigate whether Rugby League sponsorship sold too cheap and Gary Carter writes about his road to recovery after a horrific attack before last year’s England v NZ Test in London left him fighting for life. The big international news is the launch of the 2017 World Cup and we have all the details for you, including the fall-out from the shock resignation of the tournament CEO, plus a fixture chart so you can track who’s playing who and where. St Helens star Alex Walmsley also offers his thoughts on England’s chances of victory under Aussie supercoach Wayne Bennett. Elsewhere, Warrington Wolves centre Ryan Atkins' assembles his dream team, we get to know new Huddersfield Giants recruit Tom Symonds, Michael Shenton catches up with Castleford Tigers star Junior Moors and we examine the culture shock experienced by players who take up refereering. Plus all the RL World regular features - it’s another packed issue, download your copy now or nip down to the shop this Friday, 29th July.
  15. RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD MAGAZINE - ISSUE 423 (JULY 2016) - ONLINE NOW, IN SHOPS FRIDAY 24th JUNE. Frank 'The Tank' Pritchard is our cover star and the Hull FC forward talks to us about his career so far and plans for a first-season title with the Black & Whites. We investigate the pitfalls of club legends hanging up their boots and giving coaching a go, uncover the secret world of the ten-percenters, ask if our refs are up to scratch and why more British Asians don't play Rugby League. Our regular columnists Alex Walmsley, Eorl Crabtree, Steve Mascord and Dave Hadfield have their say on a range of topics and Michael Shenton catches up with former RLW columnist turned Sky TV pundit Jon Wells. Fax star Adam Tangata talks about swapping the Cook Islands for The Shay, and Brett Ferres picks his Dream XIII. We scour the Championship for the best talent in our second tier scouting report and get to know Widnes new boy Jack Buchanan. All this and lots more besides in another packed issue!