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Scoreboard: Challenge Cup round four results

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Challenge Cup round four (click the red links for reports) Huddersfield Giants 16-17 St Helens Wakefield Wildcats 6-60 Leeds Rhinos Rochdale Hornets 22-28 Leigh Centurions Batley Bulldogs 10-48 Castleford Tigers Doncaster RLFC 68-18 Hemel Stags Keighley Cougars 54-28 Barrow Raiders Featherstone Rovers 66-0 North Wales Crusaders Hull Kingston Rovers 24-28 Warrington Wolves Bradford Bulls 60-6 Oldham RLFC Hunslet Hawks 27-10 ... Read More »

Challenge Cup: The fifth round draw in full

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All ties to be played on the weekend of April 27th Wigan Warriors V Hunslet Hawks Leigh Centurions V Featherstone Rovers Leeds Rhinos V St Helens Warrington Wolves V Doncaster RLFC Salford Red Devils V Widnes Vikings Bradford Bulls V Catalan Dragons Swinton Lions V Keighley Cougars Castleford Tigers V Sheffield Eagles Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe ... Read More »

Match report: Huddersfield Giants 16-17 St Helens

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In a nutshell A last-minute field-goal from Luke Walsh saw St Helens overturn an eight-point deficit to defeat Huddersfield Giants at home. Danny Brough insisted he had scored a field-goal just seconds before, but the referee ruled it out. In a post-match interview, Luke Walsh said he thought Brough’s effort was successful. Brough said: “100 per cent it went over. ... Read More »

Match report: Wakefield Wildcats 6-60 Leeds Rhinos

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In a nutshell Leeds Rhinos outclassed Wakefield with 11 superb tries to cruise through to the next round of the Challenge Cup. How it unfolded 18’ – Rob Burrow opens the scoring after Leeds pile on the pressure. Sinfield converts: 0-6. 21’ – Sinfield unleashes a peach of a pass to put in Carl Ablett and extend the Rhinos’ lead. ... Read More »

Match report: Hull Kingston Rovers 24-28 Warrington Wolves

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In a nutshell Warrington came from behind to edge a spirited Hull Kingston Rovers outfit thanks to a late try from Roy Asotasi. How it unfolded 15’ – TotalRL columnist Ben Cockayne burrows over from dummy half to open the scores. Travis Burns adds the extras: 6-0. 20’ – Adam Walker crashes over next to the posts to add the ... Read More »

Match report: Batley Bulldogs 10-48 Castleford Tigers

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In a nutshell A hat-trick from star winger Justin Carney helped Castleford to a comfortable win over Championship outfit Batley. How it unfolded 5’ – Luke Dorn opens the Tigers’ account with a superb score assisted by Justin Carney. Marc Sneyd adds the extras: 6-0. 20’ – Justin Carney goes from provider to scorer, and Sneyd adds another two points: ... Read More »

Match report: Halifax RLFC 10-34 Widnes Vikings

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In a nutshell Halifax got off to a flying start but Widnes had too much quality and eventually ran out comfortable winners. How it unfolded 9’ – Halifax open the scoring through Ryan Fieldhouse, who outwits the Vikings defence to pounce on a kick. Steven Tyrer converts: 6-0. 18’ – Fax are in again thanks to a Scott Murrell kick, ... Read More »

Match report: Bradford Bulls 60-6 Oldham RLFC

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In a nutshell Bradford outclassed their Championship opposition with 11 well-taken tries. How it unfolded 6’ – A superb solo effort from Luke Gales from 30 metres out sees the half-back go over under the sticks. He converts his own try: 6-0. 16’ – Adam O’Brien makes a break to put in Brett Kearney, who flies over after racing past ... Read More »

Brian Noble: Sacking was a bit of a surprise

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Departing Salford Red Devils coach Brian Noble has described being replaced by Iestyn Harris as ‘a bit of a surprise’. On Friday, Red Devils owner Dr Marwan Kouykash announced via Twitter that he was replacing the former Great Britain coach with Harris, who was one of Shaun Wane’s assistants at Wigan. Speaking to the BBC, the 53-year-old said: “After the ... Read More »

McKinnon plans to walk fiancee down aisle

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Less than a fortnight after breaking his neck in a tragic on-field accident, Newcastle Knights forward Alex McKinnon has announced he is to marry long-term girlfriend Teigan Power – and he plans to walk her down the aisle. The 22-year-old, who currently only has use of his right arm, posted a photograph of the pair to his Instagram account earlier ... Read More »