Schoey: Duffy picked up a poisoned chalice at Leigh

Commiserations to John Duffy on his departure from Leigh, which came as a surprise to me. I think it’s another case of a coach paying…

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Schoey: RFL Academy u-turn the right call

Garry Schofield welcomes the RFL’s decision to restore elite Academy licences to Bradford Bulls, Castleford Tigers and Hull KR after an outpouring of criticism. I…

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C for semi final celebrations

Upfront: The League Express opinion – Mon 31st May 2021 It’s W for Wembley as eight teams eye a ticket to the national stadium on…

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Rugby League Heroes: Tony Barrow

Leigh enjoyed their finest day fifty years ago this year, beating Leeds at Wembley to win the Challenge Cup. Playing stand-off for the Leythers was…

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Schoey: Academy changes are baffling

Garry Schofield has plenty of questions for the RFL on the latest round of Academy licenses and challenges the assertion that it is designed to…

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Loan rangers: How Championship & League 1 clubs are coping with no dual registration this season

There might be no dual registration this season, but that hasn’t stopped the flow of fringe first team players from Super League clubs down into…

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Talking Rugby League

League Express editor MARTYN SADLER discusses some of the current issues in Rugby League. This is taken from his ‘Talking Rugby League’ column in this…

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Let’s say thanks to Leigh Sports Village

Talking Rugby League with League Express editor Martyn Sadler Last week the RFL announced that the two Betfred Challenge Cup Semi-Finals will be played as…

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Is stripping players of honours ever justified?

Talking Rugby League with League Express editor Martyn Sadler Should players who win major individual awards, such as the Steve Prescott Man of Steel, the…

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Wigan lack entertainment value, says Schoey

Garry Schofield thinks a change of coach may be necessary for Wigan to maintain their winning ways while also adding a bit of flair and…

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