Broncos continue defying the odds (from Monday’s League Express)

MARTYN SADLER reflects on the unexpected rise of the London Broncos. At the start of the season Sky Sports would have looked at the fixture list and wondered which London Broncos home fixtures they would feature in their broadcast schedule. Inevitably they would have expected, like everyone else, that the Broncos would struggle to win a game this season. I…

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Super League’s complex web of player moves

By MATTHEW SHAW and AARON BOWER (from League Express) The potential departure of Junior Vaivai from Hull Kingston Rovers is the hidden catalyst for several transfers across Super League, including Robert Lui from Salford to Leeds, to fall into place. This website exclusively broke the news of Lui’s imminent switch across the Pennines from Salford to the Rhinos on Saturday,…

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Albert Goldthorpe Table tightens up

This season’s Albert Goldthorpe Medal table shows possibly the tightest ever race for top place, with only three points separating the top seven candidates after 19 rounds of Super League fixtures. The two leaders are St Helens fullback, Lachlan Coote and Castleford Tigers prop forward, Liam Watts are now both on 20 points, after Watts drew level with one point…

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Statement: London Skolars

League Express published a story in League 1 News in their 3rd June Edition stating that Toronto Wolfpack purchased a sizable minority share in London Skolars. The club have since been in touch and released the following comments from Terry Browne, Chairman of London Skolars Limited. “I would like to make clear that neither Toronto Wolfpack or anyone associated with them own…

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Thunder sign Samoan International

Newcastle Thunder have strengthened their attacking options for the rest of the season with the signing of Samoan international Matthew Wright. The 28-year-old, who is set to arrive on Tyneside later this month, can play numerous positions and will give Thunder extra options at fullback, wing, centre and hooker. Auckland-born Wright, who was selected to play for the Australian Schoolboys in…

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