It’s been a hectic week in the world of Rugby League, even by usual standards.
Two head coaches departed , Micky Higham finally completed his move to Leigh and, of course, we were treated to the first ever Summer Bash.
That’s without mentioning the three Super League clubs that have announced signings for next season and the backlash to the controversial video referee system that was on show in Castleford’s defeat to Huddersfield.
Of course, any Rugby League news is noteworthy as far as we’re concerned, so you can bet that this week’s League Express is an essential bit of reading to keep up to date with all things Rugby League.
Here are just seven reasons why you should grab a copy this week.
1, Martyn Sadler gives his take on the inaugural Summer Bash, who believes Leigh and Featherstone might have taken the weekend’s title a bit too literally.
2, True to his word, Garry Schofield pulls no punches as he slams the video referee in his weekly column.
3, Wakefield Wildcats Chairman Michael Carter speaks exclusively to League Express following James Webster’s departure as head coach, and discusses his attempts to bring Dewsbury Rams chief Glenn Morrison to the club.
4, There’s a sense of animosity following Micky Higham’s departure from Warrington, and Tony Smith is most certainly an unhappy man. We have reaction from Smith, Paul Rowley and Leigh’s director of rugby Derek Beaumont.
5, Excited for Magic Weekend? We are, and ahead of this weekend’s showcase in Newcastle, we look back at the most controversial moments in the event’s history, preview all six matches and have a whole host of stats to feast on.
6,We have full reaction to all seven Summer Bash games, including the bruising West Yorkshire derby between Bradford Bulls and Halifax plus the eventful game between Leigh and Featherstone.
7, Our world famous Mailbag was particularly heavy this week. From microphones to sprinklers, there’s something in there that will take your interest.
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