Talking Rugby League: Should we list a salary cap figure with the matchday squad?

There are some one-sided games cropping up in Super League recently, as well as some very tight matches. The games in Perpignan and Wakefield this…

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Talking Rugby League: Can anyone produce a viable plan for Bradford Bulls’ Odsal Stadium?

Last week Bradford Bulls held a fans forum at Odsal in which their owner, Nigel Wood, the former RFL Chief Executive, released some information about…

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Talking Rugby League: Magic Weekend crowds have fun, but why don’t they increase?

A total of 62,154 supporters attended this year’s Magic Weekend in Newcastle – 36,821 on Saturday and 25,333 on Sunday. That is marginally higher than…

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Time for Lee to break into a smile

MARTYN SADLER reflects on Friday night’s convincing Castleford victory against the stumbling Giants Castleford coach Lee Radford made it clear in an interview earlier in…

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Talking Rugby League: Internationals prove a hit Down Under – so why drop them?

You might have noticed that it was a wonderful weekend in the southern hemisphere if you enjoy watching international and representative Rugby League. For the…

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Talking Rugby League: Could we have a new World Cup winner this year?

How many nations could realistically have a chance of winning this year’s Rugby League World Cup? I was reading an article in the Australian media…

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George Williams a different player for England than for Warrington Wolves

Two victories for England teams on Saturday came against contrasting opponents. The French are not thought to be strong enough to provide worthy opposition to…

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Talking Rugby League: The team Shaun Wane should pick for England against All Stars

I strongly hope that the clash between England and the Combined Nations All Stars at Warrington this Saturday will draw a near-capacity attendance. There are…

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Talking Rugby League: Let’s pay tribute to Rugby League’s own statesman James Roby

I’m sure most people would agree that we have seen a remarkable few days in the life of the nation, with the tributes to Her…

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Talking Rugby League: A bright future for Sheffield Eagles?

Having been at Tottenham on Saturday, it’s interesting to reflect on the Challenge Cup Final 24 years ago, when Sheffield Eagles defeated Wigan 17-8 on…

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