Saturday, December 20, 2014
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London Broncos announce squad numbers

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London Broncos Rugby League has announced their squad numbers for the 2015 Kingstone Press Championship season. Head coach Joey Grima has included nine London produced and developed players in his 26-man squad whilst bringing in a wealth of experience from the UK and overseas. “I’m really pleased with a mix of youth and experience we have in the squad,” said ... Read More »

Catalans Dragons confirm pre-season schedule

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Catalans Dragons have announced that they will play two pre-season games  before the launch of the Super League XX. They will first face London Broncos on Saturday 17 January in the South of France, in a game that pits Super League against Championship, following the Broncos’ relegation from Super League. They will then play at Carcassonne on Saturday 24 January ... Read More »

Manly sack jailed Jamil Hopoate

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NRL club Manly Sea Eagles have sacked their second player in just over a week, after they cut Jamil Hopoate from their playing squad – just hours after he was jailed for assault. Hopoate – who is the son of former NRL star John – was sentenced to at least a year in prison for an assault on Valentines Day ... Read More »

Melbourne Storm to wear sleeveless shirt

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The Auckland Nines has established somewhat of a reputation for outlandish and different shirts – just take a look back through last year’s collection to find proof of that. But for the 2015 edition, Melbourne Storm are going one step further – by unveiling their SLEEVELESS shirt for the event, inspired by AFL jerseys commonly seen in Australia. “The Auckland ... Read More »

England Academy ready to do their country proud

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England Academy coach Richard Marshall believes his team are fully focused and ready to do their country proud ahead of their final Test against the Australian Schoolboys on Friday at Leigh Sports Village (7.00pm). England’s under-18s were narrowly defeated 18-22 last Saturday by the Schoolboys but Marshall says that the youngsters are eager to bounce back and have put together ... Read More »

Will the BBC recognise Steve Prescott MBE?

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Rugby League fans have been on something of a crusade since the BBC released their list of ten nominees for the Sports Personality of the Year Award, which will be handed out this Sunday in Glasgow. The omission of Sam Burgess from that shortlist is one that caught many fans of the game by surprise, especially given his heroics for ... Read More »

Lomax injury on track

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Not seen our exclusive chat with St Helens star Jonny Lomax in Monday’s League Express? Read it here.. St Helens star Jonny Lomax has revealed he is on track to return from his horrific knee injury on schedule, and is targeting a return to action in pre-season. Lomax damaged his knee during Saints’ defeat against Catalans Dragons in June, missing ... Read More »

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