Warrington Wolves 32 Bradford Bulls 16
Sam Tomkins scored six tries, out of 18 by his team, as Wigan beat the North Wales Crusaders 98-4 in the Challenge Cup fourth round yesterday. The England full-back improved on his debut for Wigan in a 2008 fifth-round match against Whitehaven, when he scored five times.
A mother jailed for eight years for what a judge described as a "truly despicable" plot to abduct her nine-year-old daughter is thought to have been released from prison.
The financial crisis engulfing three hospitals in Yorkshire was dramatically worsened yesterday after an employment tribunal awarded £4.5m compensation to a consultant who was hounded out of her job.
Jordan Tansey is in line to make his debut for Crusaders this weekend after being offered a Super League lifeline.
Wigan 22 St Helens 10
Social Services did not fail Shannon Matthews because her abduction in a plot hatched by her mother to claim a £50,000 reward from a newspaper could not have been foreseen, an official report into the case has concluded.
Social workers and other agencies which worked with Shannon Matthews' family for 13 years could not have prevented her abduction by her own family, a report said today.
The United Kingdom will host the World Cup in 2013, but there is no mention in the new international calendar of a Great Britain side. A meeting of the game's International Federation in Singapore has awarded the tournament to Britain, despite a rival bid from Australia, which hosted a successful World Cup last year.
Malik 'pleased to have chance to clear his name
Salford City Reds 14 Hull FC 18
Comedian Alan Carr has apologised for dedicating a comedy award to kidnapper Karen Matthews.
The mother of Shannon Matthews today denied telling "blatant lies" to a jury as she resumed giving evidence at her trial.
Mother of abducted Shannon sobs and tells of domestic violence
Suspect was left cut and bruised after prison attack, court is told
Police searching for Shannon Matthews found more than 100 indecent images of children on a computer belonging to her mother's then partner, a court heard.