Eye on Rugby League

Sweet Cas’s line

11th April 2017 Tony Williams 0

Good times never seemed so good at Castleford, the Tigers sitting top of the Betfred Super League more than a third of the way through their regular-season fixtures. The latest scalp claimed by Daryl Powell’s [Read more…]

Eye on Rugby League

Stung by Wasps?

6th April 2017 Tony Williams 1

Late on Sunday the BBC broke the news that according to chief executive David Armstrong Wasps rugby union club – late of London and now of Coventry – were considering bringing Super League to the [Read more…]

Eye on Rugby League

World Club Series resuscitated

21st February 2017 Tony Williams 0

Warrington and Wigan breathed life into the beleaguered World Club Series with their respective wins against Brisbane Broncos and Cronulla Sharks over the weekend. If it seems strange to think of a competition as beleaguered [Read more…]

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Case for the defence

16th February 2017 Tony Williams 0

Defence was at the forefront on Super League’s opening night, when St Helens posted a 6-4 victory over Leeds Rhinos at, what we must now refer to as, the Totally Wicked Stadium. Each half saw [Read more…]

Blogs

Super League needs the salary cap

2nd March 2016 LRL correspondent 0

Ever since the unedifying spectacle of the World Club Series people have proposed solutions to the obvious gap that exists between the playing strength of Super League and Australia’s NRL. One such proposal has been to increaseor remove the salary cap.

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Blogs

The defence rests

11th March 2015 LRL correspondent 0

While a high-scoring game is certainly thrilling in its way, it doesn’t show rugby league at its best. We miss out on strong defence and tough tackling that should be part of the game.

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