Leeds are Super League Champions

Leeds Rhinos have lifted the Super League trophy after beating Yorkshire rivals Castleford Tigers 20-12 at the Totally Wicked Stadium. Early tries from Maisie Lumb and Lacey Owen gave the Tigers an 8-0 lead, before an Abby Eatock try reduced the deficit at the break. With Leeds growing in confidence in the second half it wasn’t long before matters were…

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Women’s Finals weekend arrives!

The Rugby Football League’s Women’s Rugby League 2019 campaign culminates this weekend with three keenly-anticipated finals – starting this evening (Friday 11 October) with the Betfred Super League Grand Final. The match, at the Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens, kicks off at 7.30pm and features two of the competition big guns, in Castleford Tigers and Leeds Rhinos. Two more major…

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Courtney Hill (Leeds Rhinos) Quickfire Q & A

Leeds Rhinos’ Aussie captain and former Big Bash cricketer is in the hotseat. Charlie RL: Leeds cup final win was great. The team seemed to hang in defensively at the end – was it nerve-wracking or did adrenaline get you by? That last 15 minutes seemed to last for an eternity and I wouldn’t say I enjoyed them. It wasn’t…

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Woman of Steel nominees announced

Super League’s top three sides have each been recognised in the shortlist for the 2019 Woman of Steel Award following a poll all players from the eight Betfred Women’s Super League clubs. Leaders Castleford Tigers are represented on the shortlist by Kelsey Gentles, their prolific 21-year-old three-quarter who has scored 21 tries from 15 appearances this season. She is bidding…

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History beckons for Welsh Women’s Rugby League

The first Women’s open-age club Rugby League match in Wales will take place this Saturday when Cardiff Blue Dragons host Rhondda Outlaws at Glamorgan Wanderers RFC (kick-off 1.00pm) writes Ian Golden. Cardiff named their side following training on Wednesday evening and they can’t wait for this encounter, which will be played before the men’s game between the two clubs (kick-off…

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RLEF launch Women’s, and Wheelchair, European Championships at Congress

Following its first-ever Congress in Istanbul, Turkey, the RLEF has announced the creation of two new Championships, beginning in 2023: the European Wheelchair Rugby League Championship and European Women’s Rugby League Championship. “It is important that we continue to reflect our members activities and needs,” commented RLEF general manager, Chris Thair. “Both the women’s and the wheelchair games have grown…

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