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2018 is becoming to be the most exciting Championship season yet

Just nine points separate the top seven in the second tier, with all seven sides hunting the top four.
Before the 2018 season started the Championship had attracted a great deal of interest. League 1 winners Toronto were hopeful of taking their fantastic 2017 form - where they won 20 games out of a possible 22 - into the second tier, whilst fellow expansion side Toulouse were also in the hunt for a top four spot following an agonising fifth-placed position last season. They would be joined in the race for the top four by demoted Super League side Leigh, the ever-consistent Featherstone, Halifax and London as well as the dogged and Championship-experienced Batley and Sheffield. Even the remaining four sides - Barrow, Dewsbury, Rochdale and Swinton - could hardly be classed as pushovers. And, so far, the second tier has lived up to expectations. Entertainment Whilst some Rugby League supporters have lamented the lack of thrills and spills in Super League games that have so far been broadcast on Sky, spectators that have flocked to Championship games have often experienced rip-roaring...