Talking Rugby League: Was Magic Weekend a success, and should we keep it?

Was the Magic Weekend a successful event? I ask, because if it was, there is no reason to abandon it. If it wasn’t, then presumably…

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The King of St Helens

MARTYN SADLER reflects on an extraordinary achievement by an extraordinary player and looks at the leading appearance makers at the 12 Super League clubs.  …

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NRL’s multiple choices on expansion

League Express editor MARTYN SADLER considers the options facing the NRL as it plans for expansion beyond its current 17 clubs.   Oh to be…

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British coaches making a mark in the NRL

THOSE of us who take a close interest in what is happening in the NRL will have noticed the significant improvement experienced by three clubs…

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Are Rugby League’s NEDs doing the job we need them to do?

MARTYN SADLER, the editor of League Express, questions the role of Rugby League’s non-executive directors. A few weeks ago Eddie Hearn, the head of Matchroom…

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What makes a good commentator?

MARTYN SADLER, the editor of League Express, considers the qualities that make us want to watch and listen to a sporting event THE RECENT death…

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Reminding us of what might have been

League Express editor MARTYN SADLER reflects on an outstanding performance by England on Saturday. I WONDER what odds we might have got from Betfred if…

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IMG to reveal grading changes

In recent weeks IMG have been consulting the clubs about their grading proposals that were first revealed earlier this year. In doing that, they have…

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5 games to watch in April

League Express editor MARTYN SADLER recommends the games you should go out of your way to watch this month.   “Oh to be in England…

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Should we have two point field-goals?

League Express editor MARTYN SADLER likes what he sees with two-point field-goals in the NRL Back in 2021 the NRL introduced the concept of a…

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