Austin misses out on Wolves’ Wembley squad

Blake Austin has NOT been named in Warrington’s 19-man squad for the Challenge Cup Final. The halfback, Warrington’s star player and a contender for the Man of Steel trophy, picked up an ankle injury in the club’s recent defeat to Catalans, which has left him a doubt for Saturday’s Wembley showpiece. TotalRL understands Austin has suffered a sindesmosis injury which…

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Chester’s huge relief

Chris Chester has admitted to succumbing to emotion after witnessing his Wakefield Trinity side take a significant step towards Super League survival. Trinity ended a run of five successive losses – and just one victory in their last eleven league games – with a 38-10 win at Hull KR that keeps their heads firmly above water in the battle to…

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Powell wants Tigers to be battle hardened

Daryl Powell thinks Castleford are only “scratching the surface” with their current performances, despite sitting two points off second place. The Tigers kept their play-off hopes alive with a 24-0 win over Huddersfield on Sunday, a victory that leaves them just a win behind Challenge Cup finalists Warrington. Castleford, on paper, have the toughest run-in of the play-off chasers, with…

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What’s Inside League Express: August 18th edition

It’s Challenge Cup final week – and while the majority of teams in world of Rugby League will have a week off, there’s no stopping us at League Express! We’ve got another bumper edition on the way for you tonight. It’ll be available to download to your smart device via TotalRL.com/LE or using the League Express app around 9pm –…

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