What’s Inside League Express: 19th February edition

Where to start this week?

It’s been another busy week in the world of rugby league, and as well as the opening weekend of the new League 1 season, this week’s edition has all the biggest stories from the sport. Available to read as early as 9:30pm tonight if you download the app from your App Store, here’s what we’ve got for you this week:

  • We’ve got more details on Wayne Bennett’s impending appointment as England coach – as well as a twist in the story reported last week concerning Castleford’s Daryl Powell joining him in the national setup..
  • ..plus, there’s more details on the proposed Test against New Zealand in Denver.
  • There’s a big meeting in the sport this week – and we’ve got details of something which could have a huge impact on the future of League 1. Third-tier fans, don’t miss this week’s edition.
  • Leeds return to England with their pride intact – but no World Club Challenge trophy. Hear from their key men after the defeat to Melbourne on Friday.
  • Wakefield fans, we ask your coach about the rumours linking NRL sides with a move for Tom Johnstone – and Chris Chester has got plenty to say..
  • There’s off-field news at Salford – where we reveal the ins and outs of their latest accounts, which were recently filed several months late.
  • Wigan director Kris Radlinski has got high ambitions for rugby league and the Warriors – he’s targeting a worldwide tour in the future. Read our exclusive interview with him this week.
  • Hear from Oliver Roberts – who reveals why he turned down the NRL to stay at Huddersfield.
  • There’s an impassioned plea from Catalans coach Steve McNamara.. who is asking for time to rebuild the Dragons.