League Express Podcast #9 -Wakefield Trinity relegated, Leeds thumped, Championship relegation battle heats up and NRL prelim preview

Take a look at this week’s episode of the League Express podcast with Editor MARTYN SADLER and Co-host JAKE KEARNAN. In this week’s League Express…

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Talking Rugby League: Why have England handicapped themselves for Tonga series?

LAST week the RFL hosted a press conference to preview the forthcoming Test series between England and Tonga.  It’s certainly a series to look forward…

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England captain George Williams driven by World Cup pain ahead of Tonga series

GEORGE WILLIAMS is confident that the England squad will have the cattle to overcome a strong Tongan side in next month’s Test series.  Nearly twelve…

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Kristian Woolf looks ahead to challenge of taking Tonga to England

WITH the NRL finals set to come to an end in the next fortnight, Kristian Woolf’s side is set to have three weeks to prepare…

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Shaun Wane’s plans to manage tight England turnaround for Tonga series

FIVE weeks out from the kick-off of the three-match England v Tonga Test series, England coach Shaun Wane will now look to lock in a…

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Wheelchair Rugby League World Cup Final 2021

Match of my Years: Wheelchair Rugby League World Cup Final 2021

FUTURE TENSE Stephen Ibbetson doesn’t have far to look back to find an encounter that will live long in the memory and also influence the…

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Maxime Stefani

It’s tough to make it to the top in rugby league, particularly in France where rugby union is so strong. So what makes a young French player choose the path towards a professional contract?

TAKE IT TO THE MAX Rugby League World talks to 25-year-old second-row Maxime Stefani who turned pro last year with Toulouse Olympique and has been…

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Ash Handley

“My debut was probably the worst game I’ve ever had for Leeds, so at that moment in time I probably wasn’t thinking I’d still be here today.” – Ash Handley

“As captain, in everything you do you need to be thinking ‘Is this the right thing to do for the team?’. You have to put…

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James Simpson MBE

“It’s my job to make the players adaptable, so they can face whatever is in front of them.” – James Simpson MBE

RIDING HIGH England Wheelchair Rugby League World Cup hero James Simpson MBE has now switched his focus to coaching and the results are already impressive….

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Scotland

Our journey around the villages, towns and cities that have rugby league running through their veins heads north of the border to Scotland.

BREAK FOR THE BORDER IT’S PRODUCED a World Cup-winning captain and hosted two Challenge Cup finals, but can rugby league ever take root in Scotland?…

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