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Crusaders withdraw from Super League

Welsh club Crusaders have dramatically withdrawn from Super League from next year.

Dave Hadfield: Wildcats will get lost in Rhubarb Triangle if they are demoted and that can't be right

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Millard decides to remain with Dragons

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League returns to Wembley for Four Nations double-header

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Sport In Brief: Benjamin is miles too good for Canada as Churchill Cup bows out

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League looks into crowd trouble at Featherstone

The Rugby League has launched an investigation into crowd trouble at the Northern Rail Cup semi-final between Featherstone and Halifax on Thursday.

Opportunity knocks for Wood as Huddersfield adjust without Brough

Much will depend this weekend on the availability or otherwise for their clubs of players involved in the Exiles match last night, but Huddersfield already know that they will be without their main man.

Wakefield still interested in stadium switch

Wakefield still aim to move into a new, purpose-built stadium despite unveiling plans to develop their current ground.

Exiles fear threat posed by Tomkins

The Exiles coach, Brian McClennan, has identified Sam Tomkins as the England player they must stop in the inaugural International Origin match at Odsal tomorrow.

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