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COLUMN: Central contracts are a good step forward: but should all clubs get access?

Like most things in rugby league, the issue of the Rugby Football League opting to centrally contract a select group of players is going to…

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COLUMN: Only the players can halt the increasingly dire fixture backlog

Look, here’s the black and white of it all: we play too many games of rugby league in this country. The debate surrounding player welfare and…

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COLUMN: Magic Weekend is great.. but what’s the event’s end game?

Over the last 11 years, Magic Weekend has more than merited its place on the domestic rugby league calendar. Having been as both a supporter…

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COLUMN: Do the RFL need to make reserve grade compulsory once again?

It’s the elephant in the room which simply will not go away: and that’s why the RFL now need to step in and take matters…

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COLUMN: Super League Nines is now more viable than ever.. and here’s who should run it

If Wednesday’s news that the Nines World Cup is set to finally become a reality in 2019 didn’t strike a chord with Super League, I’m…

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ANALYSIS: How Castleford’s defence is reaching title-winning form at last

The 7th of May 2013 may not immediately strike a chord with too many Castleford fans on first glance, but it really should do –…

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COLUMN: Morgan Escare’s career revival is a great lesson for young players

It’s hard to look anywhere other than Super League leaders Castleford if you’re wanting a feel-good rugby league story at the minute. But if you…

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COLUMN: Is ‘Big City Rugby League’ where the future of the sport lies?

The news this week that cities such as Newcastle, Coventry and Bristol are interested in acquiring existing Super League franchises may have caught a few…

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How Bradford Bulls could have lined up if they hadn’t lost their star players

Fullback – Lee Gaskell – The former St Helens youngster was a pivotal part of Bradford’s quest to gain promotion back to Super League in…

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Five talking points ahead of this weekend’s Super League action

Who will be Widnes’ half-back pairing on Friday night? Life isn’t easy for Widnes Vikings at the moment. Beaten on their own turf by Huddersfield…

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