The Heat Is On for Carl Ablett

He may have won seven Super League Grand Finals in his time with Leeds Rhinos, but how did that prepare Carl Ablett for life outside…

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The Self-Isolation Chronicles: Dewsbury Rams

1. Their media and marketing manager became a social media sensation. Dewsbury’s Steve Downes, who works in the club’s off-field staff, had been producing video…

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Quickfire Q & A with Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook

He’s one of London’s most famous exports, and he has a certain way with words which means you might want to cover your ears if…

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The Self-Isolation Chronicles: Batley Bulldogs

1. Head coach Craig Lingard was a contestant on Countdown. Current Batley coach and bonafide club legend Craig Lingard featured on popular TV quiz show…

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Where (Alau) Eagles Dare

It puts a Thursday night trip across the M62 into perspective when you discover the lengths people have to go to in order to enjoy…

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The Self-Isolation Chronicles: Halifax

1. Frank Watene post-rugby career has involved paintballing and St John’s Ambulance. Former Halifax cult hero Watene still resides in the town, after retiring in…

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The Self-Isolation Chronicles: London Broncos

1. Eddie Battye was a buffalo farmer. Battye was like a bull in a china shop in causing damage to Super League defences upon London…

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The Norwegian internationals who couldn’t be any different or more alike

Norwegian Rugby League internationals Dan Horne and Daniel Daatland have quite a lot in common. They almost share a first name, they went to school…

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Garry Schofield has strong doubts about the Ashes series, but he is pleased to see Shaun Wane’s getting his coaching team organised

It’s good to see Shaun Wane get his England backroom team in place. But despite his optimistic comments, I really can’t see the Ashes series…

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The Self-Isolation Chronicles: Whitehaven

1. Head coach Gary Charlton once received a life-ban from Rugby League. During a first spell at Whitehaven in 1989, in his playing career, Charlton…

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