Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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The Fab Five: Week ending Sunday July 20

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It’s been another outstanding weekend of Rugby League action, with shocks, twists and surprises all across the country to seriously shake up the top three divisions. In Super League, the play-off race has tightened up after a shock win for Widnes on Friday night. And the Championship is hotting up too after some surprise results – with Championship One looking ... Read More »

Featherstone Rovers: Feisal Nahaboo releases statement

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Former majority shareholder of Featherstone Rovers, Feisal Nahaboo, has released a statement explaining why he has left his post with the club. He said: “The fans need to know what the players know. I was 110 per cent behind the region. “I believe the resources being made available and the strategy deployed would have got the club into Super League. ... Read More »

Featherstone Rovers confirm Sammut move

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Featherstone Rovers can officially confirm that Jarrod Sammut has join the club from Wakefield Wildcats on dual-registration and will be available for selection for the visit of North Wales Crusaders on Sunday. Second Row forward Liam Walsmley and centre/winger Lewis Price have both joined Kingstone Press Championship One side Hunslet Hawks for a month’s loan. Featherstone Rovers Head Coach Andy ... Read More »

Leon Pryce has offer from Featherstone Rovers

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Catalan Dragons half-back Leon Pryce has an offer to join Featherstone Rovers from next season onwards, after Rovers majority shareholder Feisal Nahaboo revealed they have bid for his services. Pryce is out of contract with the Dragons at the end of the year, and Nahaboo insists they want him on board in West Yorkshire to help launch an assault on ... 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 »

Harry Siejka makes Featherstone move

Harry Siejka in his NRL days. ©ActionPhotos

Wakefield scrum-half Harry Siejka has joined Championship outfit Featherstone Rovers on a month-long loan, with an option to extend his stay to the rest of the season. The young Australian joined the Wildcats a few games into the Super League season and has since made nine appearances, scoring one try. He is unlikely to get much first team action for the ... Read More »

Featherstone have bids rejected for Giants trio

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Ambitious Kingstone Press Championship side Featherstone Rovers have failed in bids for Huddersfield Giants stars Danny Brough, Eorl Crabtree and Brett Ferres. It is a clear signal of intent from owner Faisal Nahaboo, who is looking to get Rovers into Super League when the game goes through its restructure next year. With Brough the defending Man of Steel, and Crabtree ... Read More »

Featherstone shopping spree set to continue

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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. Featherstone Rovers coach Andy Hay says there will be more arrivals at the ... Read More »

Featherstone Rovers sign Huddersfield Giants winger Blackmore

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Out of contract Huddersfield Giants winger Ben Blackmore has joined Featherstone Rovers for an undisclosed fee. The 21-year-old, who has made just one Super League appearance in 2014, impressed the Rovers while on dual registration duty with Batley Bulldogs, as Giants director Richard Thewlis explained: “Ben played for the Bulldogs at the weekend and impressed his opponents immensely to the ... Read More »

Featherstone Rovers to ‘spend their way out of Championship’

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Kingstone Press Championship outfit Featherstone Rovers have revealed they are welcoming ‘substantial’ investors on board at the club with immediate effect, and have declared their intention to ‘spend their way out of the Championship’. The new investors wish to remain anonymous for now, but have offered substantial investment for Featherstone Rovers to compete in Super League. The amount of investment ... Read More »