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Match preview: Huddersfield v St Helens

Huddersfield captain Danny Brough. ©RLPhotos

Arguably the tie of the round in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup this weekend is the tussle between last year’s league leaders Huddersfield and current table toppers St Helens. With the Saints still undefeated in 2014, it is a huge test for Paul Anderson and his men to overturn former ally Nathan Brown. The Giants have seemingly been given a huge ... Read More »

Match preview: Widnes Vikings v Bradford Bulls

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Widnes will be hoping to continue their excellent start to the season by keeping Bradford Bulls in negative points, as the two sides collide at the Select Security Stadium on Sunday. The Vikings will be heading into the game in high spirits, after managing to keep Hull FC scoreless last week, winning 7-0 at the KC Stadium. And Denis Betts ... Read More »

Match preview: Hull FC v Salford Red Devils

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Hull FC will be looking to bounce back from their disappointing defeat at home to Widnes tonight, as they face a resurgent Salford Red Devils side. The Black and Whites suffered the humiliation of being kept scoreless by their opponents last weekend, and they will need to rediscover their attacking spark against a Salford team who bounced back to winning ... Read More »

Match preview: Catalan Dragons v Huddersfield Giants

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Catalan Dragons will be looking to finally pick up their first win of 2014, as they entertain Huddersfield Giants in the South of France. It is only the second time the Dragons have played at home this season, but the game already looks to have taken on extra significance for Laurent Frayssinous’ men, who are still on zero points this ... Read More »

Match preview: Leeds Rhinos v London Broncos

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Headingley Carnegie stages a meeting of two teams in contrasting form tonight, as the unbeaten Leeds Rhinos take on London Broncos, who have yet to pick up a point in 2014. After last week’s impressive victory over an in-form Widnes Vikings side, confidence will be high amongst the Leeds ranks that they can record their fifth victory in six games ... Read More »

Match preview: Warrington Wolves v Wigan Warriors

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It is a rerun of the 2013 Super League Grand Final tonight, as Warrington and Wigan lock horns once again in what promises to be a titanic tussle. It has been far from a perfect start for both sides so far in 2014, but the Wolves are on somewhat of a roll after recording three straight victories in as many ... Read More »

Match preview: Castleford Tigers v Hull FC

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Castleford Tigers will be looking to preserve their unbeaten start to Super League XIX this afternoon, as they face Hull FC at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle. The Tigers have recorded four wins from their first four games, including a dramatic 36-31 victory over Wigan last Sunday. They have recieved a welcome boost on the injury front too, with centre Jake Webster ... Read More »

Match preview: Bradford Bulls v Huddersfield Giants

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West Yorkshire rivals Bradford Bulls and Huddersfield lock horns this afternoon, with the Giants looking to avenge a brace of defeats suffered at the hands of the Bulls last year. The Bulls sprung a surprise early last campaign by winning at the John Smiths Stadium, before dismantling a youthful Giants outfit in the final weekly round clash of 2013. That ... Read More »

Match preview: London Broncos v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

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Wakefield will be looking to make it back-to-back wins in the Super League, and inflict a fifth straight defeat in the London Broncos in the process on Saturday. After thrashing Catalan Dragons last time out, a second straight win would make for fantastic viewing for the Wildcats fans, who are seeing their squad slowly come together after some late recruitment. ... Read More »