The rugby league media often find themselves on the defensive, mainly in response to criticism of the greatest game from their rugby union counterparts. But is rugby league as a sport to blame for giving the “sledgers” ammunition for which to carry out their anti-league offensives?
Daniel Anderson leaves St Helens just two games short of immortality. Last year’s Grand Final defeat to Leeds was bad enough, but one can only imagine the heartbreak of the Kiwi coach, losing a second consecutive Grand Final in his farewell match. In just over three years at the club, Anderson has overseen some of […]
Fans of Widnes, Leigh and others, not long over their Super League rejection disappointment, may well suffer the same fate in 2011 with the news that Toulouse are set to accept an invite to compete in National League 1 next season.
Gateshead Thunder have secured promotion to National League 1 following their 44-22 win over Blackpool Panthers yesterday. Thunder have been there or there abouts all season in National League 2 and are just two games away from securing the league title – facing Workington away and Doncaster in front of the SKY cameras at Newcastle […]
With five games to go, four for some, in National League 2, it was thought games between the league’s top three would decide the two promotion places, that was until Rochdale Hornets got involved.
It’s ironic that at the same time the Rugby Football League in the UK are putting their necks on the line to develop the sport, their Australian counterparts are apparently doing the opposite.