Rugby League Heroes: Doug Laughton

An Ashes winner player and World Club Challenge winning coach Doug Laughton is perhaps better known for his coaching exploits, but this outstanding backrower starred…

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Opinion: Let’s not belittle the Kangaroos and Kiwis

David Hinchliffe, the former secretary of the All Party Parliamentary Rugby League Group, suggests that we should demonstrate some understanding of why the Australians and…

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Opinion: The NRL’s appalling values

Robert Burgin is an Australian who has been involved with the development of Rugby League in South and Central America for many years. He is…

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McDermott backs USA to take Australia’s place

Former Leeds Rhinos and Toronto Wolfpack coach Brian McDermott has backed the United States to come to the Rugby League World Cup this year to…

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Woolf still hoping to coach Tonga in World Cup

St Helens coach Kristian Woolf, who signed an extended contract with the club last week, is still hoping that he will be able to coach…

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World Cup’s future to be decided within next four days

The Rugby League World Cup Chief Executive Jon Dutton believes that the fate of this year’s tournament could be decided within the next four days,…

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Rugby League Heroes: Olsen Filipaina

A brilliant career blighted by racism Roughly half of all today’s NRL players are of Maori or Pacific descent, but back in 1980, there were…

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Malta RL domestic competition has resumed

Malta’s three club domestic competition has resumed, as a precursor to national team selection for Euro D, which will see the Knights play in Bodrum,…

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Rugby League Heroes: Tim Sheens

Grand Finals and World Cups – the coach who won them all A Penrith junior, Tim Sheens played and coached the club throughout the 1970s…

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Which is bigger – the World Cup or the NRL?

Talking Rugby League with League Express editor Martyn Sadler Last week’s decision by the Australian Rugby League not to come to the World Cup, ostensibly…

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