Chester salutes brilliant Brough

Hull Kingston Rovers coach Chris Chester described Danny Brough as the best kicker in the competition after the halfback’s influential performance in Huddersfield’s 32-14 win over Rovers.   Brough was at his best as he scored his 100th career try and produced a kicking display of the highest order that troubled Rovers throughout.   “We spoke about putting pressure on…

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Halifax hitting the heights

League Express Championship correspondent GARETH WALKER pays tribute to Halifax’s surge of form that has seen the club make a strong challenge recently for the Middle 8s. HALIFAX are making an increasingly strong case to be the form team in the Championship heading into the crucial final weeks of the season. Fax’s accomplished win over London Broncos last weekend was…

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Rovers move into third as they end Bulls’ 17-match unbeaten run

Featherstone Rovers moved into fourth place in the Championship table with a convincing 18-37 victory tonight at the Provident Stadium, bringing to an end Bradford Bulls‘ 17-match unbeaten run in the Championship. Rovers were sent on their way by a first-half hat-trick from Australian star Jy Hitchcox, with his fellow Australian Rene Maitua also getting his name on the scoreboard in…

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Wakefield end losing streak in style against Hull

Wakefield Trinity Wildcats gained one of the shock results of the Super League season tonight at Belle Vue, coming back from a 0-16 deficit after 18 minutes with 26 points without reply to run out 26-16 winners against Hull FC, their first win under new coach Brian Smith. With Kevin Locke making his Wakefield debut at fullback with a superb…

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