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Championship: Sharp and Backhouse players of the week

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Featherstone Rovers full-back Will Sharp and York City Knights second-row Ryan Backhouse have been voted Championship Players of the Week. Both players had key roles in their side’s important wins over Halifax and Hunslet Hawks respectively. Every week each coach in both the Kingstone Press Championship and Championship One is contacted to help decide the awards. Kingstone Press Player of ... Read More »

Rugby League Scoreboard: Sunday August 17

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First Utility Super League Bradford Bulls 34-28 Hull FC Huddersfield 28-14 Widnes London Broncos 40-36 Leeds Rhinos Kingstone Press Championship Sheffield 36-28 Whitehaven Batley Bulldogs 14-16 Dewsbury Rams Halifax 4-20 Featherstone Rovers Keighley 20-30 North Wales Crusaders Rochdale 10-22 Doncaster Swinton 6-56 Leigh Centurions Workington Town 32-18 Barrow Raiders Kingstone Press Championship One Gateshead 52-20 South Wales Scorpions Gloucestershire All ... Read More »

5 things to expect from the Rugby League weekend

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Wigan Warriors and Hull KR kicked off another action-packed Rugby League weekend with a fantastic 14-14 draw on Thursday night, and set the platform nicely for another weekend full of drama, twists and turns. With Super League back for just one week before taking another break for the Challenge Cup final, it is already shaping up to be a massive ... Read More »

Ridyard reaps reward second week in a row

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Leigh Centurions stand-off Martyn Ridyard and Oldham winger Mo Agoro have been voted Kingstone Press Players of the Week. Every week each coach in both Kingstone Press Championship competitions is contacted to help produce the awards. Kingstone Press Player of the Week – Martyn Ridyard (Leigh Centurions) Leigh Centurions stand-off Martyn Ridyard has become the first player to win the ... Read More »

Scoreboard: Rugby League scores: Sunday August 3

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First Utility Super League Castleford Tigers 64-18 London Broncos Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 18-36 Huddersfield Giants Widnes Vikings 28-10 Hull KR Kingstone Press Championship Batley 6-36 Leigh Doncaster 22-26 Sheffield Featherstone 62-12 Barrow Halifax 36-24 Dewsbury Rochdale 30-28 North Wales Crusaders Swinton 10-17 Keighley Workington 20-18 Whitehaven Kingstone Press Championship One Gateshead 34-26 Hemel Stags Gloucestershire All Golds 16-22 York Hunslet ... Read More »

Kieran Dixon to make comeback this weekend

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London Broncos star Kieran Dixon will finally make his comeback from a horrific injury this weekend – on dual-registration for Hemel Stags. The 21-year-old tore the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and ruptured both his medial collateral ligament (MCL) and posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) in his left knee while representing England Knights last October. And after telling TotalRL he was hopeful ... Read More »

York City Knights kick off the drop-goal challenge

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Championship One side York City Knights have kicked off (quite literally!) a new Super League TV challenge in which teams are asked to land as many drop-goals as they can in 60 seconds. Watch the video below to see how winger George Elliott got on. James Haynes provided the passes. What do you think about this story? Discuss this and ... Read More »

Championships: Ridyard and Emanuelli voted players of the week

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Leigh Centurions stand-off Martyn Ridyard and South Wales Scorpions stand-off Paul Emanuelli have been voted Kingstone Press Players of the Week. Ridyard was a central figure in Leigh’s 72-22 victory over Rochdale Hornets, while Emanuelli landed the decisive drop goal to seal only South Wales’s second win of the season – a 19-18 triumph over London Skolars. Every week each ... Read More »

News: Weekly Championship awards revealed

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Halifax stand-off Scott Murrell and York City Knights scrum-half Ben Reynolds have been voted Championship players of the week. Murrell was outstanding in Halifax’s 52-12 win over Whitehaven, while Reynolds dominated play in York’s 54-12 victory against Oldham. Every week each coach in both Kingstone Press Championship competitions is contacted to help produce the awards. Kingstone Press Championship Player of ... Read More »

Video: Coventry Bears on their entry into Championship One

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The RFL announced recently that Coventry Bears will enter Rugby League’s semi-professional Kingstone Press Championship One competition in 2015. Formed in 1998, the club have grown to become one of the sport’s most successful community clubs and will play their home games at the 4,000-capacity Butts Park Arena. In this video, supplied by Super League TV, we hear from several ... Read More »