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Centurions surrender as Tyrer leads Halifax to impressive win

Halifax lit the blue touchpaper on a slow-burning 2018 season with a home thumping of Championship promotion favourites Leigh.

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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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Rochdale 20 Halifax 26: Sharp’s double helps Halifax clinch victory

Halifax secured their second Championship victory of the season despite a scratchy performance against Rochdale at Spotland.

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Championship round-up: Halifax, Sheffield and Featherstone suffer defeat, but victory for Batley

Championship round-up: Halifax, Sheffield and Featherstone suffer defeat, but victory for Batley

Two late tries from winger Adam Higson proved decisive as Toronto Wolfpack marked their first Championship foray into Yorkshire with a 20-6 win over Halifax at the Shay.

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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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Featherstone 20 Halifax 4: Ridyard helps Rovers get off to winning start in Championship

FEATHERSTONE began the new season the same way they started and ended last year’s campaign by beating Betfred Championship top-four rivals Halifax.

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Halifax's Rob Worrincy is tackled by the Featherstone defence.

Betfred extend their sponsorship to Championship and League 1

Betfred have become title sponsors of rugby league’s Championship and League 1.

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Nick Pinkney, pictured during his days with Keighley Cougars, outpaces  Wakefield Trinity's Mike Ford (Picture: Gary Longbottom).

England v Australia: Players must seize their chance in World Cup final, says Nick Pinkney

IT is the biggest game in the careers of those honoured to be selected yet Nick Pinkney actually sometimes wishes he had never been picked for England in their last World Cup final appearance.

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Gareth Widdop.

Widdop is biggest threat to Australia in final, says Slater

Australia’s Billy Slater, the greatest full-back of recent times, believes opposite number Gareth Widdop, his former understudy at Melbourne Storm, will be England’s main “strike” threat in Saturday’s World Cup final.

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Halifax's Scott Murrell. 'Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

2018 Championship Fixtures: Halifax RL

Halifax RL’s fixtures have been released for the 2018 Championship campaign.

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Leeds Rhinos convincingly beat Castleford Tigers in Super League's Grand Final at Old Trafford last month.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Fixtures 2018: Leeds Rhinos out to smash Super League record at Elland Road

WITH the 2018 fixture list now revealed, defending champions Leeds Rhinos have declared they aim to break the Super League attendance record when they take two regular games to Elland Road next season.

Gareth Widdop pictured during England training at Lakeside Stadium, in Melbourne  (Picture: Brendon Ratnayakee/SWpix.com/PhotosportNZ).

World Cup: England will focus on what is within their control, insists Widdop

Gareth Widdop is hoping for a happy return while at the same time looking to upset a few of his former team-mates when England kick off the World Cup in Melbourne on Friday.

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Featherstone's Josh Walters congratulates try scorer Frankie Mariano.

Halifax 20 Featherstone Rovers 26: Duffy’s team celebrates £50k bonus

Featherstone Rovers claimed seventh place in the Super 8s Qualifiers, and an extra £50k in prize money, with a
26-20 win over eighth-placed Halifax at the Shay.

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Halifax and Rovers meet in £50k game

Halifax coach Richard Marshall will patch up his players for one last time in 2017 when they host Featherstone in the Super 8s Qualifiers at the Shay tomorrow.

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Mitch Cahalane

Leigh 40 Halifax 6: Cahalane consolation try for beaten Halifax

A weakened Halifax side lost their sixth straight Super 8s Qualifiers game at Leigh Centurions, the home side running out 40-6 winners.

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London 36 Halifax 14: Million pound dream ends for beaten Fax

London 36 Halifax 14: Million pound dream ends for beaten Fax

Halifax’s mathematical hopes of making the Million Pound Game promotion play-off died in West London as they were beaten 36-14 by London Broncos in the Super 8s Qualifiers.

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Rob Burrow.

Banned Burrow out of Leeds Rhinos’ trip to Castleford Tigers

LEEDS RHINOS’ veteran scrum-half/hooker Rob Burrow will miss Friday’s derby at Castleford Tigers after admitting a grade B headbutt in last week’s win over Hull.

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Halifax head coach Richard Marshall.

Yorkshire clubs feature highly in Kingstone Press League awards nominations

HULL KR, Halifax, Bradford Bulls and York City Knights all feature in nominations for the 2017 Kingstone Press Championship and League One awards.

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Batley's Dane Manning attempts to get away from Dewsbury's Dale Morton.

Championship/League One: McNamara defends fired up Dragons, winger Reittie flies in for four tries in Batley v Dewsbury derby, and Hunslet hammer South Wales Ironmen

Steve McNamara defended his Catalans Dragons players’ physical approach after his side gained a vital 24-0 victory in a hard-fought contest at Championship side Halifax.

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