Harry Newman and Oliver Wilson added to England Knights squad

Leeds centre Harry Newman and Huddersfield forward Oliver Wilson, who were both members of the England Academy team who beat the Australian Schoolboys last autumn, are joined by London Broncos duo Jordan Abdull and Rob Butler in a revised Knights Performance Squad to prepare for this autumn’s historic international fixture against Jamaica at the Emerald Headingley Stadium. (Details of Jamaica…

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Blakeley to lead Giants’ medical team

Huddersfield Giants have appointed England Knights physiotherapist Steven Blakeley as the club’s new Head of Medical. The former Wigan physio has joined the club’s backroom staff to lead their medical team, with the Giants keen to bolster their coaching department. A former player at Salford, Blakeley has also spent time with football powerhouse Manchester City. “I’m glad to join such…

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LEAGUE EXPRESS PREMIUM | Major broadcast company holds talks over Championship TV deal

CHANNEL 4 has expressed an interest in broadcasting Championship Rugby League. RFL chief executive Ralph Rimmer confirmed in a Championship and League 1 meeting held last week that the free-to-air broadcaster were one of three companies they had held discussions with about a future broadcast deal post 2021. You can read the full story in League Express, which is available…

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