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RL Challenge Cup draw: Featherstone entertain holders Hull FC

CHALLENGE Cup holders Holders Hull will begin their defence of the trophy with a testing sixth-round tie at part-timers Featherstone Rovers.

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Bradford Bulls head coach John Kear.

Warrington 54 Bradford 6: Kear takes heart from Bulls despite Challenge Cup defeat

Steve Price was happy Warrington avoided a potential banana skin after his side defeated Bradford 54-6 in the fifth round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup.

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Bradford Bulls' head coach John Kear.

John Kear can sense the good days returning to Bradford Bulls

GIVEN their well-documented travails over the last decade or so, Bradford Bulls fans are wise enough not not to get too carried away with signs of positivity.

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Jake Butler-Fleming, in action against Hunslet. Picture: York City Knights.

Familiar face at York in Jake Butler-Fleming in line for Cup appearance

York City Knights have bolstered their hopes of causing a Ladbrokes Challenge Cup upset against Catalans Dragons by signing Jake Butler-Fleming for the third time in ten months.

Rugby league
Gareth Ellis

Gareth Ellis: Denver Test must go ahead for good of the global game

HAVING represented England and Great Britain, I know what it feels like to play for my country – and crucially how important international rugby league is for the sport’s future.

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Richard Owen

Dons stay on top after thrashing lowly Stags

Doncaster maintained their place at the top of League 1 thanks to a 10-try, 60-0 thrashing of lowly Hemel Stags.

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SHOWING PROMISE: York City Knights' Ash Robson is tackled by Bradford Bulls' Liam Kirk. Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Dave Craven: Blossoming League 1 proving a point to game’s administrators

THERE was talk recently about Betfred League 1 becoming an amateur competition next year.

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Top career: Tigers Andy Lynch takes the ball forward in his 500th game . Picture: Matthew Merrick

Andy Lynch on his Grand Final disappointments

WHILE so many people hoped for his perfect send-off, retiring Andy Lynch knew well in advance he would never play in last season’s Grand Final.

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Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com - 04/04/2018 - Rubgy League - RFL Cares Ride to Wembley - Provident Stadium, Bradford, England - Andy Lynch will be taking part in the RL Cares Ride to Wembley.

Weekend Interview: Lynch-pin for life outside rugby league for Castleford Tigers’ Andy

FORTUNATELY, Andy Lynch has taken to retirement with the same ease as he did to learning about offloading a rugby ball.

Castleford Tigers
League 1 round-up: Bradford Bulls and York City Knights enjoy derby wins

League 1 round-up: Bradford Bulls and York City Knights enjoy derby wins

A hat-trick of tries from Dalton Grant helped Bradford Bulls ease to a 32-12 win over Yorkshire rivals Hunslet at Odsal.

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Head coach Tim Sheens

Challenge Cup: Hull KR get chance to avenge shock Cup defeat to Oldham

HULL KINGSTON Rovers will get the chance to avenge one of the most embarrassing results in their recent history when they face Oldham in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round.

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Bradford coach John Kear.

Keighley Cougars v Bradford Bulls: Yorkshire rivals finally end 42-year derby wait

JOHN KEAR was just 21 the last time Bradford Bulls visited Keighley Cougars for a league fixture.

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James Clare keen to make most of his opportunity back with Castleford Tigers

THE LAST time James Clare played Super League for Castleford Tigers was May 2015 but the winger feels like he has never been away.

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Hunslet coach Gary Thornton

Hunslet pull out Bradford plum in Ladbrokes Challenge Cup

HUNSLET FACE back-to-back showdowns with fallen giants Bradford Bulls following the fourth round draw for the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup.

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Bradford coach John Kear: Into the Challenge Cup.

Bradford Bulls head into the unknown in Challenge Cup

After five torrid years blighted by administration, relegation and liquidation, the Bradford Bulls – under the stewardship of John Kear – are ready to rise again.

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Bradford's Mikey Wood is tackled by York's Tim Spears. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Keyes helps visitors Bradford edge out York

Bradford Bulls edged out York City Knights 22-20 on the opening day of the League One campaign.

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Weekend Interview: Sam Burgess - ‘Dad shaped us to be the men we are today’

BREAKING off from our interview to show me footage of his 13-month-old daughter Poppy saying the word ‘boinka’, Sam Burgess instantly renders my previous question redundant.

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Exclusive video interview with Sam Burgess Down Under on his links to Wigan

SAM BURGESS has played down rumours he could be heading back to Super League - saying Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane had him making “promises” after too many beers!

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Neil Kelly.

Dewsbury Rams coach Kelly eyes second chance in Super League

AS much as Daryl Powell, Brian McDermott and Tim Sheens could all lay claims for being Coach of the Year last season, few would ever argue if Dewsbury Rams’ Neil Kelly had instead been suggested.

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Steve McNamara.   Picture Bruce Rollinson

Steve McNamara left with no regrets as England miss out on ‘perfect storm’

CATALANS DRAGONS coach Steve McNamara admits wondering what he could have achieved with England at the 2017 World Cup if he had been retained by the Rugby Football League given the “perfect storm” created ahead of the tournament.

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