The coaches of the 1895 Cup final back this year’s format for 2022

This year’s AB Sundecks 1895 Cup Final coaches James Webster and James Ford have both backed the competition’s 2021 format, and would like it to…

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A freedom of sorts

Talking Grassroots Rugby League with Phil Hodgson of League Express There was very good news – as far as it stands anyway – from the…

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Two great finals in glorious sunshine, but Covid still lurks

Upfront: The League Express opinion – Mon 19th July 2021 Saturday’s Wembley double-header provided an indicator of the best we could see at the World…

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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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A Challenge Cup Final like no other

Talking Rugby League with League Express editor Martyn Sadler This is the week when we all have to keep our fingers crossed, particularly if you…

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Two former Super League players relishing their 1895 Cup Wembley clash on Saturday

Craig Hall and Kieran Dixon will take the field for Saturday’s 1895 Cup Final with clear personal memories of past Wembley experiences. The experienced duo…

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Rugby League Heroes: Matthew Elliott

The man who coached the Bulls to glory There were few more influential figures behind Bradford Bulls’ incredible successes in the first decade of summer…

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World Cup boost already banked for amateur game

Talking Grass Roots with Phil Hodgson Yet more excellent news to relay on the 2021 Rugby League World Cup and, as previously, not related to…

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The battle for Rugby League to survive the pandemic

Upfront: The League Express opinion – Mon 12th July 2021 Nobody is pretending that having to deal with the unprecedented challenges the pandemic has posed…

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Rugby League Heroes: Gary Connolly

The Saint who shone for Wigan A world-class fullback and a world-class centre, Gary Connolly was magnificent for St Helens, Canterbury, Wigan, Leeds and Great…

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