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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Watch Rugby League Back Chat (Show 15) on TotalRL.com now

Watch the latest edition of Rugby League Back Chat now on TotalRL.com What on Earth is happening in the world of Rugby League? Is it full steam ahead for Super League at the expense of the Championship and beyond? Who better to ask than two of the biggest names in the Championship – Derek Beaumont (Leigh Centurions) and Mark Campbell (Featherstone Rovers)…

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Halifax edge Featherstone in nail-biting Summer Bash clash

Halifax fought off a second-half comeback to seal a 24-18 win over Featherstone Rovers and move to within one point of the top four. Rovers had led 18-14 after trailing 14-0 at half time however they couldn’t hold on as they fell to their fourth defeat from four Summer Bash visits. Scott Murrell claimed Ben Kaye’s grubber kick to touch…

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Watch Rugby League Back Chat (Show 10) on TotalRL.com now

Watch the tenth edition of the latest series of Rugby League Back Chat now on TotalRL.com Rod Studd is joined by Hull Kingston Rovers Chairman Neil Hudgell, Featherstone Rovers Chairman Mark Campbell and Martyn Sadler, editor of League Express. Up for debate: Should the marquee player scheme be scrapped, what’s going wrong with the Challenge Cup and are the fixtures…

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This week’s Rugby League Back Chat

Don’t miss Rugby League Back Chat sponsored by TotalRL.com on Freesports TV this Thursday 17th May at 6.15pm. Rod Studd is joined by Hull Kingston Rovers Chairman Neil Hudgell, Featherstone Rovers Chairman Mark Campbell and Martyn Sadler, editor of League Express. Up for debate: Should the marquee player scheme be scrapped, what’s going wrong with the Challenge Cup and are…

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Featherstone chairman Campbell says Super 8s must stay

Featherstone chairman Mark Campbell is calling for the sport’s Super 8s format to remain in place for the long-term, insisting the format should receive support from the game as a whole. Former Warrington coach Tony Smith recently hit out at the concept, following Warrington Wolves’ victory over Featherstone, insisting the Qualifiers bring “agony and pain” and may result in “disaster”.…

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Featherstone forward forced into retirement

Featherstone forward Andy Bostock has been forced to retire. The 32-year-old suffered a serious knee injury in the club’s Qualifiers draw with London last month, which has resulted in him hanging up the boots. Scans revealed he had suffered an ACL and posterolateral corner injury, forcing him to make the decision to retire. He spent seven seasons with Featherstone, making…

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