Friday, November 28, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Francis Cummins: It looked like we had given in

Francis Cummins. ©RLPhotos

Bradford coach Francis Cummins criticised “a handful” of players as the Bulls’ fell to their heaviest defeat of all time against Wigan yesterday. The Odsal side, who had seven first-team players out of action, were completely outclassed at the DW Stadium, losing 84-6. A dejected Cummins said: “Wigan were miles better than us. I can look at the situation we ... Read More »

Betts hails Vikings in wake of Saints win


Widnes coach Denis Betts has piled praise on his players after the Vikings dispatched St Helens 40-26 just days after a humiliating defeat to Warrington. The former Great Britain star said: “It was a local derby on our home pitch in front of our home fans so the result is very pleasing. We came very close over the last couple ... Read More »

Match report: Wigan Warriors 84-6 Bradford Bulls


In a nutshell The Warriors ran up an 84-6 scoreline for the second successive Easter Monday, following up last year’s demolition of Hull KR at Craven Park with an equally devastating scoreline against the depleted Bradford Bulls at the DW Stadium. How it unfolded The Warriors scored 15 tries in total through Green (2), Gelling (2), O’Loughlin,  Hampshire (2),  Farrell,  Hughes, Powell, Bateman, ... Read More »

Match report: Huddersfield Giants 36-16 Wakefield T Wildcats


In a nutshell The Giants gained their first home victory in Super League this season with a comfortable victory against the Wildcats, whose losing run continues. How it unfolded The Giants took the lead after seven minutes with a try by Jodie Broughton, converted by Brough, but the Wildcats were level nine minutes later when Jarrod Sammut converted his own ... Read More »

Rugby League betting tips: Make some money this Monday

Make some money on day two of Magic Weekend with our free betting tips

It promises to be another superb day of Rugby League. Here’s how I think it’s going to pan out, and how you can make a bit of money… Catalan Dragons v Hull Kingston Rovers Handicap: Catalan -12 Today’s live Sky match looks to be a very interesting game between two teams that on paper are relatively closely matched. Catalan started ... Read More »

All the squads for Easter Monday’s matches


Catalan Dragons v Hull Kingston Rovers (17:00 BST, Sky TV) Catalan 19 Man Squad: Escare, Pryce, Pomeroy, Oldfield, Bosc, Elima, Lima, Taia, Anderson, Mounis, Maria, Pelissier, Whitehead, Millard, Pala, Paea, Baitieri, Duport, Garcia Hull KR 19 Man Squad: Burns, Carlile, Caro, Costigan, Cox, Eden, Gardner, Green, Hall, J Hodgson, Horne, Keating, Larroyer, Lovegrove, Netherton, Poore, Salter, Welham, Weyman Castleford Tigers ... Read More »

James Graham wins battle of Britain


All last week the media had been trumpeting Rugby League’s ‘Battle of Britain’ – the clash between World Cup room-mates Sam Burgess and James Graham. And it proved to be just that on Good Friday! As Canterbury snatched a late 15-14 victory over South Sydney it was difficult to judge which of the two former Super League behemoths came out ... Read More »

How to download the latest issue of League Express

You can download the digital version of League Express by visiting

Due to technical issues, the digital edition of  today’s League Express newspaper would not properly download for a lot of subscribers. We have since rectified the problem and the new issue is ready to download now. If problems persist, please follow these instructions: Open the League Express app on your device Locate the cogwheel icon (settings) and select Login/Register from ... Read More »

Match report: Penrith Panthers 14-12 Gold Coast Titans


In a nutshell Former London Broncos star Jamie Soward slotted a 51st-minute penalty to edge Penrith Panthers past Gold Coast Titans in a thrilling Easter encounter. How it unfolded 8’ – Penrith open the scoring through Dean Whare, who dummies twice and sprints through the resulting gap. Jamie Soward slots the extras from the touchline: 6-0 31’ – Soward knocks ... Read More »