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Hull KR 35 London Broncos 30: Robins left relieved as promotion push stays on course

AS their fans already know only too well, Hull KR do not do things easily.

Hull KR
Widnes Vikings 58 Featherstone Rovers 10: We have a lot of learning to do, admits Duffy

Widnes Vikings 58 Featherstone Rovers 10: We have a lot of learning to do, admits Duffy

Denis Betts heaped praise on “busted” back Chris Bridge after the retiring veteran helped power Widnes to a comprehensive victory over Featherstone Rovers.

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Warrington Wolves 22 Halifax 8: Marshall proud of battling Fax

Warrington Wolves 22 Halifax 8: Marshall proud of battling Fax

Warrington coach Tony Smith admitted his side were flat as they struggled to a 22-8 victory over Kingstone Press Championship side Halifax in the Super 8s Qualifiers at the Halliwell Jones stadium.

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St Helens and Leeds Rhinos players lining up on the pitch. Picture: Steve Riding

Pictures and video: How Leeds Rhinos players and fans said farewell to the South Stand

Leeds Rhinos players past and present stood shoulder to shoulder as they said an emotional farewell to the South Stand at the club’s home ground in Headingley.

Ryan Hall goes over for a try.

Leeds Rhinos 16 St Helens 14: Rhinos say farewell to South Stand with victory over Saints

HEADINGLEY’S famous South Stand has witnessed some great matches and memorable moments in its 86 years, but its final game wasn’t among them.

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Castleford's players Greg Minikin, Zak Hardaker and Mike McMeeken,celebrate the League Leaders Shield.
 (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Dave Craven: Backing Daryl Powell’s Castleford Tigers to finish the job in Old Trafford final

IT seems incredulous to suggest that after 26 weekly rounds, 22 wins and 849 points scored at an average of almost 33 per game, the real work is only truly going to begin now for Castleford Tigers.

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Leeds Rhinos coach “proud” after vital win over St Helens

Leeds Rhinos coach “proud” after vital win over St Helens

LEEDS RHINOS boss Brian McDermott declared himself “extremely proud” of his players after their 16-14 win over St Helens.

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Castleford's Paul McShane is tackled by Wakefield's Reece Lyne.

Wheldon Road return holds no fears for Wakefield Trinity’s Lyne

WAKEFIELD TRINITY remain firmly in contention for a Betfred Super League semi-final place and centre Reece Lyne insists they would return to Castleford Tigers in confident mood.

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Warrington Wolves head coach Tony Smith.

Warrington Wolves v Halifax: Marshall no regrets over leaving Wolves

Halifax head coach Richard Marshall maintains he has never had any regrets leaving Super League Warrington Wolves.

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Dad would be ‘over the moon’, says Fulton as Castleford Tigers celebrate

OVER the din of the very fitting A Kind of Magic blaring out, it is hard to even hear Castleford Tigers chairman Ian Fulton in the joyous aftermath of arguably the club’s most famous night.

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Liam Salter.

Hull KR v London Broncos: Defence key to Robins’ promotion hopes, says Sheens

HULL KR head coach Tim Sheens has reiterated his belief that defence is key ahead of tomorrow’s crucial Qualifiers game.

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Lee Gaskell celebrates his second try.

Hull FC 18 Huddersfield Giants 46: Ruthless Giants rip up Hull’s Wembley Cup final plans

QUITE clearly, Huddersfield Giants simply did not care one jot about Hull FC’s best-laid Wembley plans.

Hull FC
Castleford's Mike McMeeken celebrates his try against Wakefield. (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Five games that shaped Castleford Tigers’ historic season

Castleford Tigers put the seal on their League Leaders’ Shield-winning season with victory over Wakefield Trinity on Thursday night.

Castleford Tigers

GALLERY: How Castleford Tigers stormed to first League Leaders' Shield in 91-year history

Veteran centre Jake Webster grabbed four tries tries to help Castleford claim their place in history.

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Castleford Tigers v Wakefield Trinity.
Castleford's players celebrate as captain Michael Shenton lifts the League Leaders Shield.
17th August 2017.
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Castleford Tigers 45 Wakefield Trinity 20: Coaches’ reaction

Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell described winning the league leaders’ shield as the best achievement of his career, but his Wakefield Trinity rival Chris Chester is also in upbeat mood.

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Castleford Tigers receive the League Leaders Shield.

The Yorkshire Post says: Well done Castleford Tigers – you’re in a league of your own

CASTLEFORD rugby league club was formed in 1926 – the same year John Logie Baird first demonstrated to a few intrigued scientists a device eventually widely known as television.

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Leeds Rhinos v St Helens: Legends of Leeds bid farewell to South Stand

Lewis Jones, Arthur Clues, Vic Hey and Eric Harris are just some of the rugby league greats who, during their storied careers with Leeds rugby league club, earned such an affinity with Headingley’s famous South Stand.

Leeds Rhinos

That’s the first goal done, now it’s time to regroup, says Shenton as Castleford Tigers make history

Castleford Tigers’ captain Michael Shenton lifted the League Leaders’ Shield for the first time in the club’s history last night and then insisted: “Now we have to finish the job.”

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Lee Smith, playing for Wakefield against Bradford in 2004, hopes the Bulls can match his long-term ambition

Long-term recovery plan key to Lee Smith’s Bradford Bulls future

FORMER England international Lee Smith has intimated he wants to stay with Bradford Bulls despite their latest relegation.

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Gareth Ellis

‘Greedy’ Ellis wants to bow out with a full platter of trophies

“Call me greedy but I think I’ll go for both.”

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