Leeds are Super League Champions

Leeds Rhinos have lifted the Super League trophy after beating Yorkshire rivals Castleford Tigers 20-12 at the Totally Wicked Stadium. Early tries from Maisie Lumb and Lacey Owen gave the Tigers an 8-0 lead, before an Abby Eatock try reduced the deficit at the break. With Leeds growing in confidence in the second half it wasn’t long before matters were…

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Finnigan wants to continue Thunder growth

Newcastle Thunder coach Simon Finnigan has said promotion to the Championship on Sunday would only further the positive work the club as a whole are doing for Rugby League. With a thriving youth set up across the North East and numerous locally produced players featuring for the Thunder first team in recent years the game is definitely on the up…

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Oldham eyeing perfect send-off for Naylor

Oldham chairman Chris Hamilton has said there is a real determination within the squad to send departing coach Scott Naylor out on a high. Naylor’s seven-year reign at the club comes to an end with Sunday’s promotion decider against Newcastle Thunder, and Hamilton is hoping his coach can see the side return to the Championship before bidding farewell to the…

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