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Salford a Super League force

22nd March 2006 LRL correspondent 0

It’s great to see a team from near the bottom of the engage Super League kicking on and making their mark on the competition. Salford City Reds have been the surprise package of SLXI with their superb performances making a mockery of pre-season relegation talk.

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Challenge Cup magic

15th March 2006 LRL correspondent 0

Competitions like the Challenge Cup are renowned for producing cup upsets, but this makes them no less exciting when they happen. This Sunday, it was the turn of Conference Premier League side Thornhill Trojans to have their moment of glory, defeating Workington Town 16-12.

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Welsh RL on the up

8th March 2006 LRL correspondent 0

Today the Welsh Rugby League (WRL) will launch its 2006 season at the new Welsh Assembly Building in Cardiff which was opened by the Queen a fortnight ago. Like the Welsh governing body based at the new building, Welsh rugby league is feeling the benefit of power devolved from England, in our case the RFL.

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The Catalan question – part one

15th February 2006 LRL correspondent 0

In 2009 the Rugby Football League will be introducing a franchise system to Super League. This will see the end of promotion and relegation, for so long a staple of rugby league and British sport in general. It will also see franchises in new parts of the country and France fast-tracked into Super League.

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