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Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur Burnley have the chance to climb three places into 10th if they can cause an upset against second-placed Tottenham at Turf Moor. The Clarets took an early lead, courtesy of Ashley Barnes, when the two sides met at White Hart lane but goals from Dele Alli and Danny Rose ensured Spurs … Continue reading

Matty Smith: St Helens scrum-half relieved to be back after two months out injured
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Matty Smith: St Helens scrum-half relieved to be back after two months out injured

St Helens half-back Matty Smith was pleased to finally be able to play a part in the team after missing the past two months with a broken leg. The former England international made his return in the comprehensive 31-6 victory over Warrington. Smith, who re-joined Saints from local rivals Wigan, suffered the injury during his … Continue reading

Rangi Chase: Widnes Vikings fail in bid to sign Castleford Tigers half-back
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Rangi Chase: Widnes Vikings fail in bid to sign Castleford Tigers half-back

Widnes Vikings have been unsuccessful in their efforts to sign Castleford’s Rangi Chase. The former England international was back in the Tigers side for their win against Catalans last weekend, after missing the previous two games following an off-field incident. The move was part of a continued drive to acquire some new players in light … Continue reading

Match previews
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Match previews

Bury v Fleetwood Town Fleetwood have the chance to move just one point away from the automatic promotion spots if they come away from Bury with all three points. There was nothing to separate the two when they last met back in December as both teams played out a goalless draw. Town will be looking … Continue reading

Match report: Blackburn Rovers 2-2 Preston North End
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Match report: Blackburn Rovers 2-2 Preston North End

PNE stretched their unbeaten run to three games with a dramatic 2-2 draw against Lancashire rivals Blackburn at Ewood Park. Tom Barkhuizen scored his fifth goal in four games, directing a close-range effort beyond beyond Blackburn goalkeeper Jason Steele before a thunderous strike from Elliott Bennett saw Rovers draw level with two minutes until the … Continue reading

Match previews
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Match previews

Sunderland v Burnley Burnley would be ten points clear of the relegation zone with nine games remaining if they come away from the Stadium of Light with a victory. A hat-trick from Andre Gray helped the Clarets cruise to a 4-1 win when the two sides met at Turf Moor last December. Burnley boss Sean … Continue reading