Saturday, September 20, 2014
Rugby League News

Kingstone Press Championship 1

Gloucestershire future looks All Gold

Secret Speccie - Gloucs All Golds

GARETH WALKER, the Championship correspondent of League Express, pays tribute to the achievements of the All Golds this season. For all intents and purposes, Kingstone Press Championship One was supposed to be a three-horse race in 2014. Nobody was overlooking the sterling work that has been done by the expansion clubs in that division. Or even being arrogant enough to ... Read More »

Coventry Bears to enter Championship One in 2015

Kingstone Press Championship

The RFL is delighted to announce that Coventry Bears will enter Rugby League’s semi-professional Kingstone Press Championship One competition in 2015. Formed in 1998, Coventry 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. They were invited to play in the competition at a meeting ... Read More »

Rugby League returns to Cardiff Arms Park

Gen-14

Wales Rugby League are taking three matches to Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday 27th July thanks to sponsorship from Cardiff International Pool. The six-hour event will showcase three different levels of competitive Rugby League and will be headlined by the Kingstone Press Championship 1 fixture between South Wales Scorpions and London Skolars which will kick-off at 3pm. Two hours earlier ... Read More »

Greenwood and Meads named players of the week

Miles Greenwood

Batley Bulldogs full-back Miles Greenwood and Gateshead Thunder stand-off Jordan Meads have been named Kingstone Press’ Championship and Championship One players of the Week. Greenwood scored four tries in Batley’s 34-4 victory over Barrow Raiders, while Meads dictated much of Gateshead’s play as they recorded a convincing win against London Skolars. Every week each coach in both Kingstone Press Championship ... Read More »

Sunday’s Rugby League Results

Gen

First Utility Super League Leeds Rhinos 32 Catalan Dragons 31 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 20 Hull FC 20 Warrington Wolves 50 Bradford Bulls 24   Kingstone Press Championship Batley Bulldogs 34 Barrow Raiders 4 Doncaster 22 Whitehaven 16 Featherstone Rovers 56 North Wales Crusaders 18 Keighley Cougars 48 Rochdale Hornets 6 Leigh Centurions 30 Dewsbury Rams 22 Sheffield Eagles 14 Halifax ... Read More »

Akaidere and Small handed suspensions

Jamaine-Akaidere

Two players have been suspended by an independent disciplinary panel after being found guilty of offences during the Kingstone Press Championship One fixture, Hunslet Hawks v Hemel Stags on Sunday June 15. Jamaine Akaidere of Hunslet Hawks was suspended for six matches and fined £50 after pleading guilty to Grade E sustained, violent and aggressive punching in the 75thminute. Hemel ... Read More »

Rugby League Podcast: Three guys named Joe

Ramsdale

In the latest episode of Rugby League Down South, Ian Ramsdale chats to Joe Keyes, Joe Grima and Joe Mbu. What’s on this week? 02.00 Fan, turned, mascot turned professional – young Broncos Joe Keyes signs up for the next 3 seasons, along with two other London-bred players. 16.30 London Broncos head coach Joe Grima updates us on the future ... Read More »

Rugby League’s Expanding Horizons

Gateshead-Thunder

GARETH WALKER of League Express pays tribute to the clubs in Kingstone Press Championship One from outside the so-called heartlands. In what is understood to be a first in Rugby League history, last weekend saw clubs from expansion areas win every single game in a professional competition, Kingstone Press Championship One. South Wales Scorpions set the ball rolling by recording ... Read More »

London Skolars: Smokie Junor on the mend

Smokie-Junor

This is an excerpt from a story published in this week’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. London Skolars head coach Joe Mbu has reported that winger Smokie Junor is ... Read More »

Paul March loan move blocked

Cougars player-coach Paul March

This is an excerpt from a story published in this week’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Keighley Cougars player coach Paul March’s attempt to join Hemel Stags on loan ... Read More »