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England have great chance to win Four Nations, says Roby

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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 ... Read More »

Kieron Cunningham: Saints “deserve” Grand Final spot

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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 ... Read More »

Opinion: Could Laurent Frayssinous be SL coach of the year?

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If you possibly can, try and cast your mind all the way back to the beginning of March. Spring was in the air, relegation seemed a long way away for Bradford and London, and the most successful Rugby League World Cup in history was still fresh in the memory. In fact, one of the main reasons relegation wasn’t a certainty ... Read More »

Amor looking to make his own Grand Final memories

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St Helens forward Kyle Amor is looking to beat Catalan Dragons tonight and reach Old Trafford again – but this time, he wants to play a part in a Grand Final success, rather than stand on the sidelines. Amor was part of Leeds’ squad for both the 2009 and 2010 Grand Final showpieces, but failed to play a part in ... Read More »

Bulls squad is “Super League standard”, says Ferres

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Bradford Bulls managing director Steve Ferres believes the standards the club have set in terms of playing and coaching staff next year is pushing towards the “top end of Super League” in certain aspects, as the club gears up for life in the Championship next year. The Bulls have a 30-strong squad signed up for next season, as well as ... Read More »

Hardaker or Escare: Who is Super League’s best No.1?

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As seems to be the case every year when it comes to the Super League Dream Team, there are a fair few candidates who have split opinion when it comes to their inclusion – or exclusion – from the side. And this year, most of the talk seems to be based around who should be the full-back for Super League’s ... Read More »

Opinion: Has Thursday night Super League run its course?

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When British Rugby League undergoes its major restructure in the coming months, one of the biggest areas of concern for those involved in the game is how to solve the age old dilemma of attendances. League Express revealed this week that only four Super League clubs were able to post an increase on their average gates for 2014, with some ... Read More »

Reasons to be cheerful for those not in Super League’s play-offs

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The play-offs is up and running courtesy of a thumping victory for Wigan Warriors on Thursday night – but that doesn’t mean the other four clubs who will be competing in Super League next year should be forgotten just yet. Hull FC, Hull Kingston Rovers, Salford Red Devils and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats will all carry ambitions of making the top ... Read More »

Matty Smith signs four-year deal at Wigan Warriors

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Wigan Warriors half-back Matty Smith has put pen to paper on a new four-year deal with the club, ensuring he will remain with the Warriors until at least the end of the 2018 season. Since signing from Salford Red Devils in July 2012, Smith has become an integral part of Shaun Wane’s side; winning the Lance Todd Trophy in the ... Read More »

Leeds Rhinos admit “concern” after Aiton contacted by ASADA

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Leeds Rhinos chief executive Gary Hetherington has said that hooker Paul Aiton has finally been contacted by the Australian Anti-Doping Agencey (ASADA), and admits there is “concern” over a potential ban for the star after new reports emerged Down Under. Aiton was named as one of 17 past and present Cronulla Sharks players who were facing investigation over the club’s ... Read More »