More Than A Game – Widnes and Saints’ remarkable efforts to make Rugby League inclusive for all

Evolution is a word thrown about a lot in sport these days. But for sporting organisations across the world, that includes growth on and off the pitch, and two clubs that have made great strides away from the field are Widnes and St Helens, who have worked in harmony to make an astronomical impact on people within their local communities…

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Dedicated Follower of Fax

The extraordinary lengths some fans will go to in order to support their club deserves a bit of recognition. “I’m off to The Shay to give them Kieren Moss’ wage for the month.” That’s the parting comment at the end of a fascinating hour with Halifax fan Jamie Gray, the first inductee into Rugby League World’s ‘Most Dedicated Fans’ alumni.…

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Matt Shaw’s day of hell at Huddersfield pre-season training

At some point in your life you’ve probably agreed to do something you later regret. It could be a holiday with the in-laws, a night out with work colleagues, a goodwill gesture to your other half that is done with the greatest of intentions but when the time comes, is nothing other than a complete inconvenience. For me, it was…

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RUGBY LEAGUE HEROES | A Wigan legend ignored by Leeds

JASON ROBINSON is one of the great Rugby League wingers, creating havoc for opposing defences between 1992 and 2000, at which point he crossed codes, leaving Wigan for Sale. He won numerous trophies in the Cherry and White and his great individual performances include winning the Lance Todd Trophy in 1995, scoring the crucial try in the inaugural Grand Final…

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RUGBY LEAGUE HEROES | Kevin Ashcroft

WITH underdogs Leigh playing Champions Leeds in the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup on Friday, Kevin Ashcroft is a great name from the past who has experience of this fixture, helping the Leythers upset the odds at Wembley in 1971. The talented hooker also played for Dewsbury, Rochdale Hornets, Warrington and Great Britain before embarking upon a coaching career. Ashcroft…

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