Rugby League World – Retchless remembers Broncos’ semi-final triumph

Former London Broncos forward Steele Retchless relived some of the top moment of his career, in a catch-up interview with Rugby League World magazine. Retchless was named in the 1998 Super League Dream Team, a year before scoring the decisive try in the club’s Challenge Cup semi-final victory over Castleford Tigers, to book their place in the final at Wembley…

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Rugby League World: “I had opportunities to leave” – McGillvary

Jermaine McGillvary has revealed he’s been the subject of “loads” of offers from both the NRL and rival Super League teams in his time with Huddersfield Giants. McGillvary has spent his entire professional career with his home-town club and with his son excelling in Manchester City’s academy, the time was never right for the winger to uproot his family and…

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Rugby League World – Scandi Rangers

In the light of the Norwegian Government officially recognising Rugby League as a sport, here’s Rugby League World’s latest article, from the May edition, which tells of a connection between Scandinavia and Saddleworth Rangers. I’m sure, by now, we’re all quite familiar with the affectionate relationship between Rochdale Hornets and Fiji. It’s one of Rugby League’s better told tales of…

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Exposing the man behind the Huddersfield cowbell

You may never have met Josh Eastwood, but if you’ve ever watched Huddersfield Giants play, then you’ve definitely heard him, or at least the noise he makes with that ruddy cowbell. Rugby League terraces are some of the strangest, craziest places you’ll ever encounter in your entire life. They’re renowned for a lot of things. The deafening cries for a…

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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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