Geoff Stevenson

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Sharp?s multi-media referee blast

HUDDERSFIELD coach Jon Sharp is in hot water after using video footage to highlight apparent refereeing blunders during his post match press conference on the weekend. After his team?s 26-22 Challenge Cup loss to St Helens on Sunday, Sharp criticized referee Ronnie Laughton?s performance, aided by match footage played on his computer.

Leeds threaten Bradford?s record

LEEDS Rhinos have continued their unbeaten run in defeating Salford 30-12 on the weekend, and are fast becoming the dominant team of this decade. In a period where the standard of their opposition is rising, Leeds? record speaks for itself. Since the start of the 2003 season, that is, in the last 58 games, they have lost eight and drawn five. Indeed the last time a Leeds player has faced defeat was some nine months ago. Can you remember what you were doing nine months ago? Neither can I.

English Superleague Crowds on the Rise

DESPITE a range of drug scandals, a club in financial ruin and a quality player defecting to Rugby Union, English Superleague continues to thrive with crowds improving greatly in the first four rounds this year.

London ready for a long fight

THE London Broncos are poised to fight on in English Superleague as they continue to battle opposing teams on a number of fronts. In the past month Broncos management has seen Wigan, Bradford, Leigh and Salford vote to eliminate the club from Superleague after the Bronco?s liquidation. To add to London?s problems, Vinnie Anderson abandoned negotiations in order to sign with St Helens, and Broncos contracted forward, Lee Hopkins, has reportedly been approached by Wigan.

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