Friday, August 1, 2014
Rugby League News

Dewsbury Rams

Lucas Walshaw suffers horrific injury

Dewsbury boss Glenn Morrison. ©RLPhotos

Dewsbury’s on loan forward Lucas Walshaw was on the receiving end of a gruesome injury last weekend, as he bit off part of his own tongue. The 21-year-old – who is on loan from Wakefield – suffered the injury in the opening exchanges of the Rams’ clash against Sheffield last Sunday. Coach Glenn Morrison confirmed that Walshaw has returned to ... Read More »

Championship Preview: Sheffield Eagles v Dewsbury Rams

Sunday 2.00pm at Owlerton Stadium Sheffield are still looking for their first win in the Kingstone Press Championship on home soil following their return to the Owlerton Stadium. Their homecoming against Rochdale was postponed through a waterlogged pitch and their first appearance at Owlerton was spoilt when they fell to a defeat to visitors Barrow. The Eagles will be without ... Read More »

Dewsbury Rams make double signing

Dewsbury boss Glenn Morrison. ©RLPhotos

Early Kingtone Press Championship pacesetters Dewsbury Rams have further strengthened their squad, with the signings of Lucas Walshaw and Ewan Dowes. Walshaw – who featured in the opening three rounds of the season for Wakefield Trinity Wildcats – has joined on an initial one-month loan. The 21-year-old has signed in time to make his debut for the club in their ... Read More »

Championship preview: Dewsbury Rams v Whitehaven

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Sunday 3.00pm at the Tetley’s Stadium Dewsbury Rams could field an unchanged side as they search for their fourth successive Kingstone Press Championship victory in 2014. But there’s a warning from a Whitehaven side who have lost their last seven games – their last victory was a 16-15 success over the Rams in July 2013. The Rams are one of ... Read More »

Championship players and team of the week revealed

Vinny Finigan in his Sheffield Eagles days. ©RLPhotos

Batley Bulldogs winger Vinny Finigan and Oxford full-back Sean Morris have been voted Championship and Championship One players of the week. Both players scored two tries in their respective clubs’ wins over Halifax and London Skolars. Morris’ first effort also earned him the Try of the Week award and Barrow Raiders were rewarded for their win at champions Sheffield with ... Read More »

Championship preview: Doncaster v Dewsbury Rams

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Sunday, 3.00pm at Keepmoat Stadium Two of the form sides in the division meet at the Keepmoat with third-placed Doncaster and the Rams – one place ahead of their Yorkshire rivals in the league table – both unbeaten after two rounds of the Kingstone Press Championship. Doncaster coach Paul Cooke remains without injured pair Brett Waller and Lee Waterman, while ... Read More »

Championship preview: Rochdale Hornets V Dewsbury Rams

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Sunday February 23, 2014 Kick-off: 3.00pm Rochdale Hornets are without Alex McClurg for their season opener, while Dewsbury Rams coach Glenn Morrison could name the same side that secured an 11-10 win over Featherstone Rovers last week. Morrison said: “We’ve built momentum over the pre-season and we’ve got a good result last week, but it’s only one win. “We’ve got ... Read More »

Dewsbury Rams in awards spotlight

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Dewsbury Rams half-back Anthony Thackeray is the first Kingstone Press Championship Player of the Week for 2014. Thackeray marked his debut for the club with a try and the decisive drop goal in their one-point win over Featherstone Rovers. The team display also earned the Rams the Kingstone Press Performance of the Week, while Kevin Penny’s length-of-the-field try at Halifax ... Read More »

Morrison thrilled with Kiwi recognition but focused on Rams

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Dewsbury Rams boss Glenn Morrison said he is still committed to his side despite being one of four coaches earmarked for the New Zealand national job. Speaking at the launch of the 2014 Kingstone Press Championships, the Australian, 37, said he did not personally apply for the position but, having made it so far, would be stupid to pull out. ... Read More »

Rams coach looking to land Kiwi national job

Dewsbury boss Glenn Morrison. ©RLPhotos

Dewsbury Rams coach Glenn Morrison is one of four men who could succeed Stephen Kearney as head coach of the New Zealand national team. The former Bradford Bulls player was one of 14 applicants for the job and has made it into the final four for consideration, alongside Kearney, who re-applied after his contract expired, and former Kiwi test stars ... Read More »