Cup triumphs and cup concerns

Talking Rugby League with League Express editor Martyn Sadler “Why are you biased in favour of St Helens?” someone asked me recently. “I don’t think…

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An event high on emotion

MARTYN SADLER reflects on a memorable Challenge Cup Final   The official Met Office temperature at 3.00pm on Saturday at Wembley was 27 degrees Centigrade,…

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Saints come from behind to win the Cup

St Helens overturned a 12-6 half-time deficit to win the Betfred Challenge Cup, overcoming a stern challenge from Castleford Tigers in sweltering condition to win…

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Challenge Cup history through the front pages of League Express

MARTYN SADLER, the editor of League Express, celebrates some of his newspaper’s iconic Challenge Cup Final front pages. League Express was launched in September 1990,…

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Shenton’s second Wembley chance

MARTYN SADLER speaks to Castleford captain MICHAEL SHENTON about the Tigers’ appearance in the Betfred Challenge Cup final later today.   FIVE days after the…

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Wellens confident of a great day at Wembley

League Express editor MARTYN SADLER talks to St Helens assistant coach Paul Wellens about what he expects from tomorrow’s Betfred Challenge Cup Final against Castleford…

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Grant Millington looking forward to Wembley climax to his Castleford career

MARTYN SADLER talks to a player now in the autumn of his career, but who appreciates what could be one last opportunity to win a…

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A Challenge Cup Final like no other

Talking Rugby League with League Express editor Martyn Sadler This is the week when we all have to keep our fingers crossed, particularly if you…

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World Cup on a knife-edge

Talking Rugby League with League Express editor Martyn Sadler Will the World Cup go ahead? I certainly hope so, but the problems with the Covid…

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Leeds to pay tribute to their greatest star

Talking Rugby League with League Express editor Martyn Sadler Anyone who is old enough to have seen John Holmes play for Leeds can feel very…

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