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Halifax’s Marshall hoping to utilise time with Castleford

HALIFAX head coach Richard Marshall says he has learned plenty after ‘shadowing’ Castleford Tigers chief Daryl Powell.

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It's ours: Hull FC's Gareth Ellis lifts the trophy at Wembley.

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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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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Simon Grix

Four quick tries set up Halifax’s home victory

Four tries in a 15-minute spell either side of half-time secured Halifax a crucial 26-16 Championship win over London Broncos at the Shay.

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Toulouse 38 Halifax 6: Kheirallah puts boot into visitors Halifax

Halifax suffered their second heavy defeat in five days as they slipped to a 38-6 Championship loss to Toulouse in the south of the France.

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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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Steve Tyrer

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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