Leigh set to lure Bradford playmaker

Leigh Centurions are poised to make Bradford hooker Matty Wildie one of their first signings for 2020. League Express understands that the former Wakefield and Featherstone playmaker is firmly on the club’s radar for next season’s squad. It comes after the Centurions last week signalled their promotion ambitions by signing Junior Sa’u, Mitch Clark and Adam Higson for the Championship…

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Blackpool bound

GARETH WALKER of League Express anticipates a thrilling Summer Bash today and tomorrow RUGBY League fixture planners aren’t always at the top of everybody’s Christmas lists, but you can’t fault their selections for this weekend’s Summer Bash fixtures. Every single one of the seven matches has plenty at stake. They all look evenly-matched contests, with the RFL hoping for a…

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Third Tier Magic

GARETH WALKER of League Express looks ahead to this weekend’s League I contests WHILE attention in the Betfred Championship this weekend switches firmly to the Summer Bash in Blackpool, there is also a full round of fixtures in the increasingly intriguing League One. Eight weeks into the new season, and just five points separate leaders Whitehaven from eighth placed Coventry…

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Tough times

League Express Championship correspondent GARETH WALKER hears about the efforts of one club to reverse its financial troubles. OLDHAM Chairman Chris Hamilton has seen more than most in terms of what it takes to run a Rugby League club outside the top flight. In almost 22 years in charge of the Roughyeds, Hamilton has fought the club’s own day-to-day battle…

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Wolfpack stress SBW aim

Toronto Wolfpack owner David Argyle has reiterated his desire to bring New Zealand superstar Sonny Bill Williams to the club. Reports emerged in Australia last week that the club was making an ambitious bid to sign the former Canterbury Bulldogs and Sydney Roosters back rower ahead of this year’s rugby union World Cup. Argyle was quoted stating his intention –…

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