Six of the Best: Magical Wembley final moments

TotalRL.com’s Challenge Cup Final buildup rolls on with our Six of the Best feature – and this week, we could only realistically talk about the Wembley showpiece. Despite a brief sabbatical between 2000 and 2006 due to the rebuilding of the stadium, Wembley is very much the spiritual home of the Challenge Cup, and this Saturday looks like providing one…

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Tyrone McCarthy column: The World Club Series worked

Hull KR and Ireland forward Tyrone McCarthy gives his take on the recently completed World Club Series. So the NRL has kicked off and Super League has seen a full weekend of fixtures played since the World Club Series. Looking at the results we could feel like we have reasons to be disappointed by going down 3-0 to the NRL…

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TRL TV: Websters says Wakey were dumb

Wakefield coach James Webster says his side was gutsy against St Helens but “dumb” with the ball and weren’t good enough to beat the defending champions. The Wildcats ran Saints close on their own turf, losing by just four points in a tight affair. A disappointed Webster said after the game that the performance was an improvement after they were…

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TRL TV: Cunningham praises Saints side

St Helens coach Kieran Cunningham has applauded his players’ efforts in beating Wakefield and has described the four-point win as a massive victory for the club. An injury-depleted Saints saw off the Wildcats 20-16 at Rapid Soliticiors Stadium on Friday night, to keep their unbeaten record in Super League this year in tact. Cunningham praised the performance of his team,…

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TOTALRL TV: Super League Grand Final Wrap

TotalRL TV takes a look at the 2014 Super League grand final between St Helens and Wigan, reviewing all the talking points from Old Trafford including the Ben Flower incident. League Express editor Martyn Sadler and reporter John Davidson sat down to talk about the game that made headlines around the world, from Colombia to Calcutta, and give their verdicts…

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England have great chance to win Four Nations, says Roby

St Helens hooker James Roby believes England have a great chance of winning the Four Nations, despite being without the 28-year-old, who may have to undergo surgery in the off-season. In Roby’s place, youngsters Daryl Clark and Josh Hodgson will lead England and the Saints star has backed them both to excel in the pressure cooker of Australia and New…

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What does James Graham have to do to win a Grand Final?

One win from eight grand finals makes for shocking reading. Sure, some Rugby League players have long careers and never make it to the big dance, but James Graham surely must feel like he is a tad cursed. The English prop won his first Grand Final, with Saints over Hull FC in 2006, in just his fourth year of Super…

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Kieron Cunningham: Saints “deserve” Grand Final spot

St Helens assistant coach Kieron Cunningham insists the players deserve their place in the Super League Grand Final, after they defeated in-form Catalan Dragons 30-12 to earn a spot at Old Trafford. Cunningham likened Saints’ return to the showpiece event to the “good old days”, and says the squad are fully deserving of their place in the final, where they…

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Wilkin: Work-life balance essential for good mental health

St Helens and England star Jon Wilkin believes that achieving balance in life is crucial to a Rugby League player’s mental health. Speaking ahead of his side’s top-of-the-table clash against Challenge Cup winners Leeds Rhinos at Headingley Stadium this evening (8.00pm) in a First Utility Super League round dedicated to State of Mind, Wilkin highlights that obsession can have negative…

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