Thursday, July 24, 2014
Rugby League News

Challenge Cup

Match report: Salford Red Devils 20-30 Widnes Vikings

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In a nutshell Two tries in two minutes just before the end of the game gave Salford hope, but a short Widnes kick off earned them the deciding points. The story of the game 12’ – Danny Galea try; Danny Tickle goal (1/1): 0-6 16’ – Kevin Brown try; Danny Tickle goal (2/2): 0-12 25’ – Gareth Hock try: 4-12 ... Read More »

Match report: Leigh Centurions 26-16 Featherstone Rovers

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In a nutshell Yet another Ryan Brierley hat-trick helped Leigh Centurions beat their Championship opposition and reach the Challenge Cup quarter finals. The story of the game 1’ – Ryan Brierley try; Martin Ridyard goal (1/1): 6-0 7’ – Will Sharp try: 6-4 16’ – James Mendieka try: 6-8 23’ – Will Sharp try: 6-12 26’ – Ryan Brierley try ... Read More »

Match report: Bradford Bulls 33-20 Catalan Dragons

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In a nutshell Bradford are through to the quarter finals of the Challenge Cup after coming from behind in impressive style to defeat the Catalan Dragons. The story of the game 2’ – Daryl Millard try; William Barthau missed goal (0/1): 0-4 10’ – Ben Pomeroy try; William Barthau goal (1/2): 0-10 13’ – Olivier Elima try; William Barthau goal ... Read More »

Match report: Warrington Wolves 68-0 Doncaster

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In a nutshell The home side ran in 12 unanswered tries to cruise through to the quarter finals of the Challenge Cup. Chris Bridge scored four times and scored 10 goals to finish with a personal points haul of 36. The story of the game 9’ – Kevin Penny try; Chris Bridge goal (1/1): 6-0 14’ – Matty Russell try; ... Read More »

Match report: Wigan Warriors 52-8 Hunslet Hawks

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In a nutshell Matty Bowen scored a hat-trick, while Matty Smith added two tries of his own along with eight goals to thrash Championship One opponents Hunslet 52-8. The Hawks will be proud with their second half display that restricted  the reigning double champions to just two tries. The story of the game 3’ – George Williams try; Matty Smith ... Read More »

Rugby League betting: Cash in on the Challenge Cup

Want to beat the bookie like this chap did? Follow our advice

What a fantastic result we had last week, with both our recommended bets coming off at 6/1 and 2.6/1. I’m hoping to replicate last week’s success in the Challenge Cup today, here’s my guide on how to beat the bookie. Wigan Warriors v Hunslet Hawks Handicap: Wigan -64 This is my favourite bet of the weekend as, while 64 points ... Read More »

Match report: Swinton Lions 20-33 Keighley Cougars

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In a nutshell Keighley Cougars will go into the last eight of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup after a thrilling victory against Swinton Lions at Leigh Sports Village, despite Anthony Bopwmanscoring three tries for the Lions. How it unfolded The Cougars opened the scoring when Danny Lawton touched down for a try that Danny Jones couldn’t convert. But then Bowman got ... Read More »

Match report: Leeds Rhinos 32-12 St Helens

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In a nutshell The Rhinos’ backs were in sparkling form as Leeds rose to the challenge of St Helens to earn a convincing Challenge Cup victory this afternoon at Headingley. How it unfolded Leeds took an early lead with a Zak Hardaker try in the fifth minute after the Rhinos had won an early goal-line drop-out. The Rhinos continued to ... Read More »

Amor’s point to prove on Rhinos return

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Kyle Amor admits he didn’t make the most of his chance with Leeds Rhinos, but he remains as determined as ever to prove them wrong for letting him go. Amor has unhappy memories of his time at Headingley – memories that he wants to expunge from his consciousness. And he sees Saturday’s Challenge Cup tie at Headingley as the perfect ... Read More »

Sinfield hails “Warrior” Wellens

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Kevin Sinfield’s and Paul Wellens’ distinguished Rugby League careers have run almost in parallel. Eleven years ago, they were on opposite sides in one of the most iconic Challenge Cup ties of recent years. In the semi-final at Huddersfield that year, Sinfield’s last second touchline conversion sent the tie into extra-time, and the Rhinos prevailed over Wellens’ Saints. On Saturday, ... Read More »