Championship Focus: Reasons to be cheerful

After a difficult 2020, Gareth Walker looks at reasons for optimism at each Championship club Batley Bulldogs – Keegan Hirst (pictured) and Jodie Broughton are…

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Rugby League’s trailblazers

Gareth Walker journeys back to the sport’s historic origins Just days after Rugby League celebrated its 125th birthday, it seems a fitting time to look…

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Woolf opposes subs increase

St Helens coach Kristian Woolf insists Super League should not increase its substitutions this season, because it would work against previous rule changes and damage…

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Tuimavave ready for resurgent Samoa

Hull FC centre Carlos Tuimavave will again put his hand up for Samoa in next year’s World Cup and is excited by the form of…

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Championship changes afoot

Gareth Walker looks at the early movers and shakers in the second tier for 2021 Since my recent column on the list of star names…

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Rested Red Devils ready for Rhinos test

Salford Red Devils will have just two full training sessions before Saturday’s return to action against Leeds Rhinos at Warrington’s Halliwell Jones Stadium (ko6.30pm), but…

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The Batley legend recording history

Three years ago Craig Lingard started a project to record the history of a club that he helped to shape. The Batley coach is the…

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Hill keen to carry on

Warrington Wolves prop Chris Hill says his squad’s best wishes got to the Hull FC players that have tested positive for Covid-19, but it hasn’t…

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One of the best: Gareth Walker looks ahead to a mouth-watering third tier in 2021

While this year has been such a frustration for all sporting clubs, the moves already being made by several in Betfred League 1 for next…

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Price cautious on Inglis Origin reports

Warrington Wolves coach Steve Price (pictured) believes it would be difficult for star signing Greg Inglis to return to State of Origin this year following…

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