Salford have chosen the right coach

Garry Schofield believes Richard Marshall is a good choice for Salford Well done to chief executive Ian Blease and Salford on a great choice of…

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Playing to the end: Garry Schofield pays tribute to a remarkable St Helens victory

80 minutes, 80 minutes, 80 minutes. Down the years, coaches have drummed into players the need to keep going right until the bitter end, and…

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Schoey’s Grand Final preview: A tough one to call

So, we’ve got the showdown of the overseas coaches Kristian Woolf and Adrian Lam, the retiring superstars James Graham (all being well) and Sean O’Loughlin,…

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Hull and Catalans a good outside bet

Garry Schofield ponders this week’s Super League play-off semi-finals So, what chance a Hull versus Catalans Grand Final? A month ago, you would have said…

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Could Hull become the first club to play in a Grand Final on their own ground?

Garry Schofield looks forward to this week’s opening round of play-off action. Could Hull become the first club to play in a Grand Final on…

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Watson’s Rugby League ambitions

Let’s reflect on a tale of two Lancastrian coaches, Ian Watson and Sean Long. I’m glad Adam Pearson took my advice and tried to get…

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Time to return to one governing body

GARRY SCHOFIELD suggests that Super League should return to the aegis of the Rugby Football League I thought it before the latest lockdown measures were…

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Should Widdop and Warrington cut their losses?

Further speculation over Gareth Widdop’s future at Warrington comes as absolutely no surprise to me. I’m not having a go at the player, because he…

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Hull of a choice for Super League Grand Final

I thoroughly enjoyed the NRL Grand Final, and congratulations to Craig Bellamy and Melbourne Storm on another success. It was tough on Penrith Panthers, who…

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Cup final was just what the game needed

Congratulations to Leeds, commiserations to Salford. And what a cracking match we were treated to. With the Wembley stands empty, Saturday’s showdown was certainly a…

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