Marshall wants Fax to give fans something to remember against Leeds

It’s incredible to think that when Halifax entertain Leeds on Sunday it will be the first meeting between the two sides in 15 years. Halifax coach Richard Marshall was still playing back then. In fact, he has fond memories of this particular West Yorkshire derby. Playing alongside the likes of Fereti Tuilagi, Gavin Clinch and Kelvin Skerrett, Marshall recalls one…

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Ward: We’re showing what the Championship is all about

Danny Ward believes London’s stunning victory over Salford highlights the standard in the Championship. The Broncos produced an exceptional performance to defeat the Red Devils as part of a clean sweep of wins for Championship opposition over Super League sides on Saturday. Toulouse and Toronto beat Hull KR and Widnes respectively on Saturday, which has secured an incredible final round…

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Broncos shock Red Devils to keep promotion hopes alive

London Broncos gave themselves a great boost today at the Trailfinders ground with a stunning 11-8 over Qualifiers pacemakers Salford Red Devils to put themselves firmly in line for a possible place in the Million Pound Game, possibly against the Toronto Wolfpack. It was the Broncos’ second victory in the Qualifiers, while the Red Devils, who were again without the…

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Batley snap up Eagles winger Macani

Batley Bulldogs have further continued their recruitment for 2019 with the addition of winger Iliess Macani from Sheffield Eagles. The speedster, who scored for the Eagles against Batley on Sunday, has become the latest player to join the Bulldogs ahead of the next campaign. Macani, 24, has already amassed over 100 career appearances during spells with London Broncos, Bradford Bulls…

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Sheffield Eagles swoop to re-sign former favourite Davey

Sheffield Eagles have launched a huge recruitment drive for 2019 with the signing of former hooker James Davey. Mark Aston is preparing a major overhaul to his squad for the upcoming season after three disappointing years, and his first piece of business has seen him reunite with one of the key components of his back-to-back winning Championship squad of 2012…

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Bulldogs taking shape

Batley Bulldogs coach Matt Diskin is happy with the way his 2019 squad is coming together after French playmaker Louis Jouffret became the latest player to re-sign. Jouffret, who has spent time with Catalans, Warrington and Whitehaven, quickly became a favourite at the club after initially joining in July. Diskin said: “We’re building well looking towards next season. “Louis is…

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Rovers Chairman unhappy with EGM vote

Featherstone Rovers Chairman Mark Campbell has expressed his extreme disappointment with the outcome of today’s Rugby Football League EGM after 68 per cent of the votes in a secret ballot supported a move away from the current Super8s structure. Campbell said: “I’m baffled that nine Championship and League 1 clubs appear to have turned back on how they said they would vote.…

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