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‘Wales’ rise will annoy New Zealand’: Warren Gatland thrilled by No 1 status

Wales will not be boasting about their new No 1 status, having risen to the top of the world after beating England in Cardiff. When the world rankings are updated today, Wales will sit at the summit for the...

Rugby World Cup Eddie Jones must opt for speedy England back row in Japan

The World Cup is going to be so open in Japan, with lots of the top teams all at a similar level. Of the main contenders, everyone has been beaten in the last few weeks — which makes...

Eddie Jones needs to dodge a Wales reunion at Rugby World Cup

England and Wales need to avoid each other for as long as possible now. That is the most important lesson to take from their World Cup warm-up double-header, which concluded in Cardiff on Saturday. With the global hierarchy in...

What’s Inside League Express: August 18th edition

It’s Challenge Cup final week – and while the majority of teams in world of rugby league will have a week off, there’s no stopping us at League Express! We’ve got another bumper edition on the way for you...

Results round up 18th Aug 19

All the results from today’s games. Super League Huddersfield Giants 0 – 24 Castleford TigersHull KR 10 – 38 Wakefield Trinity Championship Dewsbury Rams 10 – 34 Bradford BullsLeigh Centurions 34 – 22 Widnes VikingsSheffield Eagles 44 – 18 Barrow RaidersSwinton Lions...

Championship round-up: Rugby League in mourning over Batley youngster, cards aplenty at Swinton, Leigh...

Three sides confirmed their play-off places in Round 25 of the Betfred Championship.  Table-topping Toronto extended their winning run to 19 matches with a routine 46-0 victory over basement side Rochdale at Lamport Stadium. Matty Russell bagged a hat-trick, Gareth O’Brien and Chase Stanley...

Toronto game abandoned due to storm

Toronto Wolfpack registered their 19th consecutive victory – though it was cut short by thunder and lightning which forced a 74th minute abandonment against Rochdale. The Wolfpack were home and dry at the time, leading 46-0 in front of...

Batley player dies in Toulouse

Batley player Archie Kelly has tragically passed away, barely hours after making his debut for the Bulldogs in the 46-0 defeat by Toulouse in France. In a statement, chairman Kevin Nicholas said: “Batley Bulldogs are greatly saddened to announce...

Bulldogs announce passing of player Bruce

Batley Bulldogs player Archie Bruce, 20, has been found dead in his hotel bedroom early this morning after making his debut for the Bulldogs in their match against Toulouse the previous evening. “Archie’s immediate family have been informed,” a...

Wales 13-6 England PLAYER RATINGS: Biggar was a Test match animal but Ford did...

Wales beat England 13-6 in a second World Cup warm-up game at Cardiff's Principality Stadium to move to the top of rugby union's world rankings. Here, Sportsmail's Alex Bywater and Will Kelleher look at how the players rated. Wales's Dan...

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Man City ready to activate Oyarzabal clause

Manchester City might be in some late transfer market action. The transfer window will end for Premier League clubs just before their domestic...

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