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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

Australia supreme in Four Nations final battle

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Australia confirmed their position as the premier team in international rugby league on Sunday as they beat New Zealand in a decisive manner at Anfield to claim the Four Nations for the third time. There was an electric atmosphere at the Merseyside ground, which was hosting its first game in … Read More

Australia earn trip to Anfield with win

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England failed to capitalise on a promising start to the match when crashing out of the Four Nations at the hands of Australia at Wembley on Sunday. The team just needed to avoid defeat to book their place in what would be a rematch against the Kangaroos at Anfield this … Read More

Wigan Warriors win the Battle of Old Trafford

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Warrington Wolves’ 61 year wait to be crowned domestic champions will continue after they fell to defeat at the hands of Wigan Warriors in the Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford last weekend. Despite winning the League Leaders Shield and being ahead at the end of the first half, … Read More

Salford Survive in Extra Time

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Salford Red Devils completed a remarkable comeback from 18-10 down to win the Million Pound Game in extra-time against Hull Kingston Rovers, to secure their survival in the Super League, and to ensure that Hull KR are absent from the top flight of rugby league for the first time since … Read More