Category : Rugby League

In a League of their Own: University of Leeds Women’s Rugby

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Image Credit: [University of Leeds Rugby League] The University of Leeds help lead the way in Women’s Rugby League, becoming only the second University in the UK to establish a women’s team. The University of Leeds is the birthplace of student rugby league and home to the oldest-running student men’s … Read More

Gildart Magic puts England one-up against New Zealand

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Image Credit [SWpix] A brilliant individual try by debutant Oliver Gildart saw England kick-off their three-match Test Series against New Zealand with a gripping 18-16 victory in Hull on Saturday. After facing the ever-intimidating Kiwis’ Haka, England raced out of the blocks like a team possessed. Tommy Makinson, replacing England’s … Read More

Wigan Wave Wane Farewell with Grand Final Victory

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Image Credit: PA Wigan Warriors gave departing coach Shaun Wane a fairytale ending to his tenure at the club with a hard-fought 12-4 victory over Warrington Wolves in the Super League Grand Final. A star performance from resurgent winger Dominic Manfredi was a key factor behind Wane departing Wigan a … Read More

Warrington & Wigan into Super League Grand Final

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Image Credit: [Sky Sports] Warrington defeat St. Helens and Wigan blowout Castleford to reach the Super League Grand Final. St. Helens’ remarkable season fell at the penultimate hurdle as they were defeated 18-13 by Warrington in the first Super League Semi-Final, with Wigan joining the Wolves in the big dance … Read More

Rhinos Finish Dismal Season with a Whimper

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Image Credit: [Stephen Gaunt/ Touchlinepics] A disappointing end to the season as Leeds Rhinos lose 16-17 to Toronto Wolfpack. On a dreary Friday evening, Leeds Rhinos brought the curtain down on a disappointing season with a one-point defeat to Canadian outfit Toronto Wolfpack. Gareth O’Brien’s 76th minute drop goal condemned … Read More

Leeds: Home of Sporting Greats

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Image Credit [University of Leeds] Leeds, aside from the outstanding sporting teams that it possesses, also lays claim to having produced many a world-class sportsman and woman. The triathlon is but one example of this, with the city of Leeds hosting the UK’s Triathlon Centre. The Brownlee brothers, who originally … Read More

A Freshers Guide to Sport in Leeds

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Image Credit [Flickr] Leeds United                 Leeds United are one of England’s historic football clubs, enjoying trophy-laden success in the 1960s and 70s under Don Revie. In recent times, the Whites have suffered a well-documented decline – falling out of the top-flight in … Read More

Rugby League World Cup: Round-Up

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Competition nears end as the final four are decided The quarter-finals of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup went as expected, save for one momentous upset. Australia dominated Samoa 46-0, Tonga narrowly beat Lebanon 24-22 and England, despite a performance riddled with ball-handling errors, defeated tournament co-hosts Papua New Guinea … Read More