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Bradford 46 Catalan Dragons 16: Catalans left smarting by Bradford's extra man

The early sin-binning of Clint Greenshields proved an absolute disaster for last season's beaten Challenge Cup finalists as the 24 points they conceded in his absence effectively eliminated them from this year's competition.

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Harlequins 26 Leeds 36: Quins' heroic comeback put to an end by Peacock

Monday, 12 May 2008

"Blow the hooter, ref!" pleaded one young Harlequins fan, to much hilarity – there were 15 minutes left. At that point, Quins were leading this thrilling Challenge Cup tie which they had dominated after falling 20 points behind shortly after half-time.

St Helens 40, Warrington 34 (half-time: 18-14): Penny drops and Saints recall how to win

Sunday, 11 May 2008

The longest hoodoo in the game remains in place after the two sides of Kevin Penny left Warrington wondering where a win at Saints is coming from.

Fa'asavalu adds to Cup challenge for Warrington

Saturday, 10 May 2008

Given the shared recent history of the two clubs, St Helens hardly need a confidence boost when they play Warrington, but that is what they have got for today's Carnegie Challenge Cup fifth-round tie. Coach Daniel Anderson is able to add the destructive Great Britain forward, Maurie Fa'asavalu, to the squad that accounted for Wigan so comprehensively in the Super League in Cardiff last weekend.

Brough to interrupt honeymoon to play in World Cup

Friday, 9 May 2008

Super League's form player of the moment, Danny Brough, is to interrupt hishoneymoon to play for Scotland in the World Cup.

Rovers revel in Dobson's choice as Wigan miss out

Thursday, 8 May 2008

Michael Dobson has said that he turned down his previous British club, Wigan, to sign for Hull KR. Dobson, whose signing was confirmed by Rovers yesterday, helped Wigan avoid relegation in 2006 and was tempted to go back there.

Sprinter Chambers makes rapid exit from Castleford

Wednesday, 7 May 2008

Castleford's flirtation with Dwain Chambers is over, with the club deciding not to extend his stay after his one-month trial.

Hull 17 Hull KR 22: Webster has Robins singing

Monday, 5 May 2008

A late try from Jake Webster gave Hull Kingston Rovers victory in a Humberside derby that lost nothing in the way of local pride and passion for being played on the banks of the Taff.

St Helens 57 Wigan 16: Long adds touch of magic to Saints' complete mastery

Monday, 5 May 2008

Since leaving his hometown club, Sean Long has produced some of his best displays against Wigan and he did it again here in Cardiff last night.

Catalan Dragons 18 Harlequins 16: Murphy finishes dramatic Dragons fightback

Monday, 5 May 2008

Be it in France, England or Wales, the refusal of the Catalan Dragons to give up a lost cause marks them out as the best of the rest in pursuit of Leeds at the top of Super League. Two tries in the last 10 minutes here, from Julien Touxagas and Justin Murphy, salvaged an unlikely victory for the French side and took their unbeaten run in all competitions to nine games.

Bradford 26 Leeds 40: Webb spins magic as Leeds ram home their superiority

Sunday, 4 May 2008

This year there was no controversy about it. Leeds, owing nothing to luck or refereeing decisions, simply had too many tricks for Bradford in a second-half onslaught that put the Magic into the Millennium Stadium.

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