Three players charged by RFL

Ben Currie, Fuifui Moimoi and Joe Greenwood have been charged after offences committed in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup quarter-final ties.   Warrington’s Currie has been charged with the Grade C offence of making deliberate physical contact with a match official in the 62nd minute of the tie against Leigh Centurions.   Currie has also been issued with a formal caution for kicking…

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Saints and Leeds to clash in Cup semi-finals

Holders Leeds Rhinos will continue their defence of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup with a semi-final showdown against St Helens. The other semi-final sees Warrington Wolves face Hull Kingston Rovers for the right to feature in the historic 2015 final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday August 29, a date which also marks the sport’s 120th birthday. The Ladbrokes Challenge Cup will…

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Wolves hold off Leigh in Halliwell Jones thriller

Warrington Wolves came back from a 12-14 half-time deficit to beat Leigh Centurions 34-24 in today’s quarter-final of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup at the Halliwell Jones Stadium. Warrington opened the scoring in the eighth minute when Ashton Sims touched down under the posts from a superb short pass by Chris Hill, with James O’Brien adding the conversion. But the Centurions…

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Thompson aiming to settle personal score with Leeds

Hull FC forward Jordan Thompson is eagerly anticipating tonight’s Challenge Cup quarter-final against Leeds Rhinos – as he aims to get revenge on the Rhinos for a heartbreaking cup defeat four years ago. Thompson was part of the Castleford Tigers team that lost out 10-8 after extra time to Leeds in the semi-finals of the cup at Doncaster in 2011, when the game…

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Chester not concerned about “noisy neighbours”

Hull Kingston Rovers coach Chris Chester has joked that he doesn’t care about “noisy neighbours” Hull FC’s quarter-final with Leeds Rhinos tonight – and is only bothered about his own team’s progress. Rovers became the first team to book their spot in the semi-finals of the Challenge Cup with a 32-26 win against Catalans Dragons – their first semi-final since…

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Radford expects McGuire to feature for Leeds

Hull FC coach Lee Radford has admitted that the club have been preparing for tonight’s Challenge Cup quarter-final with Leeds with the mindset that Danny McGuire will play. McGuire was helped from the field during last Sunday’s meeting of the two sides, with the initial fears that McGuire could have broken his ankle. However, he has been named in Leeds’ 19-man squad…

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