The World Cup and the media

MARTYN SADLER, the editor of League Express, suggests that Rugby League could do a lot to help itself get more coverage in the national media….

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Smaller nations, and smaller clubs, do us proud

MARTYN SADLER, the editor of League Express, pays tribute to the World Cup’s smaller nations. This is a modified version of part of his ‘Talking…

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How the World Cup format was created

MARTYN SADLER explains his input into the format of the 2013 Rugby League World Cup. Ah well, if I don’t blow my own trumpet, then…

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The ups and downs of the England coach

Isn’t Rugby League a funny old game? I can’t think of any other sport that can elate you and depress you within such short timescales….

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Australia seeking a ten

Martyn Sadler checks out the threat from Australia in the Rugby League World Cup 2013. The Australians come into every major Rugby League tournament as…

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World Cup set to break records

First published in League Express, Monday 21st Oct 2013 The World Cup begins on Saturday and already it looks to be a record-breaking tournament in…

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Chickens coming home to roost

First published in League Express, Monday 14th Oct 2013 This column on 22 July this year, just less than three months ago, carried the headline…

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Who should run Super League?

First published in League Express, Monday 7th Oct 2013 The RFL will hold an extraordinary general meeting on Wednesday to debate the proposed new structure…

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Will Sam crack the NRL?

First published in League Express, Monday 30th Sept 2013 The news that the New Zealand Warriors have signed Sam Tomkins on a three-year contract was…

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What a week for Danny Brough!

First published in League Express, Monday 23rd Sept 2013 Danny Brough has had an outstanding season in leading the Giants to the League Leaders’ Shield,…

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