The winners and losers of the World Cup postponement

Talking Rugby League with League Express editor Martyn Sadler In last week’s column I gave ten reasons why we could be optimistic about the prospect…

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Ten reasons to be cheerful about the World Cup

Talking Rugby League with League Express editor Martyn Sadler If you want to know what I think about the role of the Australian Rugby League…

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A future structure for Rugby League competitions

MARTYN SADLER, the editor of League Express, put forward a proposal for a new competition structure that would involve all the 36 current full-time and…

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Get ready for another reorganisation!

Talking Rugby League with League Express editor Martyn Sadler Get ready for another reorganisation! It looks as though Super League will consist of only ten…

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Which is bigger – the World Cup or the NRL?

Talking Rugby League with League Express editor Martyn Sadler Last week’s decision by the Australian Rugby League not to come to the World Cup, ostensibly…

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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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