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Opinion: Five candidates to replace Sinfield as England captain

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The Rugby League world is still reeling from the shocking news that England captain Kevin Sinfield has announced his retirement from the international game – leaving Steve McNamara in search of a new captain for this year’s Four Nations. Sinfield was widely expected to lead England into battle for the tournament, with no suggestion that his international career was about ... Read More »

I didn’t sledge Sinfield, says ‘shocked’ Dorn

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Luke Dorn admits he was ‘shocked’ when he was headbutted by Kevin Sinfield in the last meeting between Leeds and Castleford – but insisted he didn’t provoke the England captain by sledging him in the buildup to the incident. Sinfield received the first red card of his career last month after a hot-tempered incident with the Castleford full-back during the ... Read More »

Sinfield ready to exorcise Wembley demons

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Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield is ready to put his Wembley hoodoo to bed this weekend by finally lifting the Challenge Cup – but insists he won’t be having painful flashbacks about his previous experiences at the national stadium. Sinfield lost three straight Challenge Cup Final matches between 2010 and 2012 at Wembley, before enduring the heartbreak of that late ... Read More »

Ban has given me focus, says Sinfield

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Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield is ready to return from his two-match ban this weekend against Warrington, and he says his fortnight away from playing has given him extra focus to succeed. Sinfield was infamously sent off against Castleford two weeks ago after headbutting Luke Dorn, and after sitting out his ban, he is almost certain to return to the ... Read More »

Leeds Rhinos captain joins forces with Prostate Cancer UK

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Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield admits the last couple of weeks have been full of mixed emotions, as he prepares to make his comeback from suspension in the Challenge Cup next weekend. Sinfield received a two-match ban for headbutting Castleford’s Luke Dorn in their 24-24 draw two weeks ago, but he admits he has used the time wisely, and is ... Read More »

Thursday XIII: Goal kicking Rugby League stars

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For this week’s look at a Rugby League 13 of a very different nature, we’ve decided to look at the men that are trustworthy and reliable with boot to ball. The art of goal kicking has changed dramatically over the years, but the importance of it to a Rugby League game is still as massive as it ever was. With ... Read More »

Debate: Should captains be punished more severely?

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Round 21 of Super League is only one game old, yet there are already plenty of talking points to discuss from the game on Thursday night. Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers both had the chance to move top of Super League with a win, but they couldn’t be seperated in a thrilling 24-24 draw. However, the biggest talking point from ... Read More »

Nobody hurting more than Kev, says Leeds Rhinos boss

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Leeds Rhinos head coach Brian McDermott insists Kevin Sinfield did not cost the Rhinos victory on Thursday night, after he was uncharacteristically sent off for the first time in his career. Ben Thaler showed the Rhinos and England skipper red after he clashed heads with Castleford full-back Luke Dorn during their 24-24 draw at Headingley, and although McDermott said it ... Read More »

Kevin Sinfield believes Magic Weekend is great for RL

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Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield believes the Magic Weekend is a hugely important fixture for Rugby League to have, and claims the game should be applauded for putting such an entertaining spectacle together. The Rhinos face Wigan in the final game of day one of Magic Weekend 2014 on Saturday looking to cement their position at the top of Super ... Read More »

Kevin Sinfield – Boot n All!

Martyn Sadler talks to the winner of the 2012 Rugby League World Golden Boot. “UNREAL,” was Kevin Sinfield’s reaction to the news that he had been awarded the Golden Boot by Rugby League World for his near-perfect year in 2012, making him the fourth English player to receive the game’s ultimate personal accolade since it was first awarded by Open ... Read More »

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