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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Garry Schofield reflects on an impressive second-half comeback at Wembley.

Congratulations to St Helens on ending their wait for a Challenge Cup win, and commiserations to Castleford. It’s never nice to lose any match, but…

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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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We put on a great show, says RFL Chairman

Rugby Football League Chairman Simon Johnson has told League Express of the pride he feels in Rugby League after Saturday’s Betfred Challenge Cup Final at…

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1895 Cup win will boost our community, says March

Featherstone Rovers assistant coach Paul March hailed the potential impact of his side’s 1895 Cup triumph on Saturday for the whole local community. March led…

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Woolf backs Roby to continue

Kristian Woolf saluted the leadership of his St Helens squad, old and young, as they engineered a second-half fightback to secure a first Challenge Cup…

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Powell proud of his players in defeat

Daryl Powell was left to mull over another near-miss with Castleford after their Challenge Cup sorrow on Saturday, but the Tigers coach acknowledged that he…

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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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