Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Dewsbury Rams

Championship play-offs: Week two preview

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After an action-packed first week of the play-offs in the Kingstone Press Championship, week two sees two local derbies, with four teams battling to save their season. There is a South Yorkshire derby at the Keepmoat Stadium, as fourth-placed Doncaster look to defeat local rivals – and last year’s champions – Sheffield Eagles, in what is set to be a ... Read More »

Dewsbury Rams make five more signings for 2015

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Dewsbury Rams have announced the arrival of five new players ahead of the 2015 season – including former Bradford Bulls winger Sam Wood. Barrow Raiders winger Dalton Grant, Halifax’s Ryan Fieldhouse, Swinton’s Josh Barlow, Wood and Batley’s Byron Smith will all be turning out for Glenn Morrison’s side next year – in what is shaping up to be a very ... Read More »

Bradford Bulls: Glenn Morrison keen on coaching job

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Contrary to reports published last week, Dewsbury Rams coach Glenn Morrison has confirmed his interest in coaching  former club Bradford Bulls. The Australian, 38, made 56 appearances for the Odsal outfit in his three seasons with the club. He told BBC Radio Leeds: “Bradford Bulls is close to my heart, it’s a great position and I’d love to get in ... Read More »

Dewsbury Rams sign Kyle Briggs

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Dewsbury Rams have confirmed the arrival of Featherstone Rovers half-back Kyle Briggs on an initial one-month loan. Briggs, 26, featured for the Rovers in their recent encounter with the Rams and is in his second spell with the club, having also played for the Bradford Bulls in Super League. He scored 376 points in just 43 appearances during his first ... Read More »

Glenn Morrison pens new Dewsbury deal

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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. Dewsbury Rams coach Glenn Morrison believes the club has plenty of potential to ... Read More »

Championship preview: Swinton Lions v Dewsbury Rams

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Sunday 3.00pm at Leigh Sports Village Winger Freddie Walker looks set for a spell on the sidelines after suffering ankle ligament damage against York City Knights, but Swinton Lions coach Ian Watson is hopeful that both Josh Barlow and Luke Menzies will be fit to face the Rams. Chris Atkin is unavailable after being selected for England Students and Anthony ... Read More »

Match Report: Dewsbury Rams 6-58 Wigan Warriors

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In a Nutshell Joe Burgess scored four tries as Wigan overcame a strong challenge from Dewsbury with eight tries in the second half. How it unfolded Dewsbury Rams gave a spirited performance in the first half to restrict their visitors to a 12-0 lead through two tries from winger Joe Burgess. And when Dale Morton scored a try converted by ... Read More »

Match preview: Dewsbury Rams v Wigan Warriors

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Dewsbury Rams will be looking to cause one of the biggest cup upsets in recent memory tonight, as they take on defending cup holders Wigan Warriors in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup. Under Glenn Morrison, the Rams have been going well in the Kingston Press Championship, but they will face a remarkably different test tonight against a Wigan side who picked ... Read More »

Smith: Winning Cup will be harder but we’re keen

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Wigan Warriors scrum half Matty Smith claims winning another Challenge Cup will be harder given the weight of expectation that comes from being reigning champions. The 26-year-old said: “I suppose the challenge is harder, because everyone is going to want to beat us as holders. But there is always pressure on Wigan, and there’s a certain expectation, it’s obviously one ... Read More »