Dave Hadfield: There should be no fond farewell for Sam Burgess

You’ll forgive me, I hope, if I don’t join in the general mood of celebration over the impending departure of Sam Burgess to rugby union….

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A frustrating few weeks on the sidelines

It has been a difficult couple of weeks for me, having picked up a groin injury against the Catalan Dragons in round five. I find…

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JJB meets Mike ‘Stevo’ Stephenson

An ex player of great repute, Mike “Stevo” Stephenson has been the face and voice of Sky Sports’ Rugby League coverage for over two decades….

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Put Sally in charge of Super League

This article first appeared in Martyn Sadler’s ‘Talking Rugby League’ column in this week’s edition of Rugby League Express On Monday 31 March the RFL…

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Time for players to exercise some muscle

I was interested to read an article last week about the newly-elected NFL Players Association (NFLPA) president Eric Winston. Winston has been a gridiron player…

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Grounds for optimism on TV audiences

This is an updated version of the Talking Rugby League article that first appeared in Monday’s issue of League Express   The average audience for…

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Ben Cockayne: We need to put two halves together

Hull KR winger Ben Cockayne, 30, has joined the Total Rugby League team as a columnist. Check back every Wednesday to read his thoughts on…

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Alex Walmsley: Wellens would make a brilliant coach

St Helens star Alex Walmsley, 23, has joined the Total Rugby League team as a columnist. Check back every Tuesday to read his thoughts on…

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‘It was the best footy feeling I’ve ever had’

Castleford Tigers utility back Luke Dorn, 31, has joined the Total Rugby League team as a columnist. Check back every Thursday to read his thoughts…

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‘It’s a breath of fresh air being back in Hull’

Hull KR winger Ben Cockayne, 30, has joined the Total Rugby League team as a columnist. Check back every Wednesday to read his thoughts on…

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