Obituary: Ricky Bibey – The Challenge Cup winner with Wigan Warriors and St Helens

RICKY BIBEY (September 22, 1981 – July 16, 2022) Ricky Bibey featured in two Challenge Cup final clashes between arch-rivals Wigan Warriors and St Helens…

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Obituary: Phil Jackson – The Ashes-winning Great Britain skipper

PHIL JACKSON (June 9, 1932 – July 20, 2022) Phil Jackson was a Barrow legend who won a World Cup and two Ashes series with…

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The Garry Schofield Column: Leigh Centurions will return to Super League stronger than before

As much as I love Headingley, it’s not the right venue for the Summer Bash. I went several times when it was at Blackpool, which…

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Championship Focus: New stadium is a major incentive for financially ‘fragile’ Workington Town

Workington Town directors have thanked players and members of staff who have agreed to a pay cut as they bid to “secure the financial stability”…

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Leading try, goal and points scorers in Super League, Championship and League One

Wigan Warriors’ Bevan French took the outright lead in the Super League try-scoring charts with his hat-trick against Hull Kingston Rovers last week. French now…

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Keegan Hirst’s Rugby League return hits RFL roadblock

Keegan Hirst may be unable to return to Rugby League with Batley Bulldogs this season because of an RFL registration rule. Hirst, the first Rugby…

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Keegan Hirst makes shock return to Rugby League

Keegan Hirst has made a surprise return to Rugby League by signing with Championship side Batley Bulldogs. It was while at Batley in 2015 that…

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Betfred Championship news round-up

BATLEY BULLDOGS coach Craig Lingard has challenged his players to find a cure for their lengthy bout of homesickness – starting when Sheffield visit the…

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Leigh Centurions confirm new contract for Blake Ferguson

Former Australia winger Blake Ferguson has signed a new two-year contract with Championship leaders Leigh Centurions. Ferguson, an ex-Cronulla Sharks, Canberra Raiders, Sydney Roosters and…

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Championship Focus: Headingley has a tough task emulating Blackpool as a Summer Bash venue

Innovations often come and go at a remarkable pace in Rugby League, but few have become as instantly popular as the Summer Bash. Looking to…

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