Featherstone chairman Campbell says Super 8s must stay

Featherstone chairman Mark Campbell is calling for the sport’s Super 8s format to remain in place for the long-term, insisting the format should receive support from the game as a whole. Former Warrington coach Tony Smith recently hit out at the concept, following Warrington Wolves’ victory over Featherstone, insisting the Qualifiers bring “agony and pain” and may result in “disaster”.…

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Featherstone forward forced into retirement

Featherstone forward Andy Bostock has been forced to retire. The 32-year-old suffered a serious knee injury in the club’s Qualifiers draw with London last month, which has resulted in him hanging up the boots. Scans revealed he had suffered an ACL and posterolateral corner injury, forcing him to make the decision to retire. He spent seven seasons with Featherstone, making…

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Featherstone announce departure of four first-team players

Featherstone Rovers have confirmed that four of their first-team squad will be released at the end of the season – including long-serving half-back Kyle Briggs. The 30-year-old, who is currently in his third spell with Rovers, will leave the LD Nutrition Stadium after making a total of 121 appearances for Featherstone, scoring over 600 points in the process. And Briggs…

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Duffy calls for backing of Featherstone fans ahead of Warrington clash

Featherstone coach John Duffy has called for the club’s supporters to get behind his side this weekend when Super League comes to the LD Nutrition Stadium for the final time in 2017. Featherstone play host to Warrington Wolves on Sunday afternoon, with the action getting underway from 3.00pm. Fev have launched a number of ticket initiatives for the game, including…

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Dragons boost survival hopes with victory over Featherstone

Catalans Dragons boosted their survival hopes with a 26-12 win over Featherstone Rovers. Krisnan Inu gave the hosts an early lead however Sam Brooks responded after Ben Garcia was sinbinned. Luke Walsh slotted a penalty goal before Brayden Wiliame and Ben Garcia opened up a 12-point lead. Anthony Thackeray intercepted to reduce the deficit before half time. Louis Anderson and…

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Talking points ahead of this weekend’s Super 8s Qualifiers

Is it must-win for London on Saturday night? Tipped by many to cause a few upsets in the Qualifiers, things haven’t quite gone to plan for London thus far. They have just one point from their first three games and need to start picking up wins quickly if they are to get in the mix for the Million Pound Game.…

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Featherstone speedster agrees new deal with the club

Featherstone Rovers star Misi Taulapapa has signed a new one-year deal with the club. Taulapapa, the 35-year-old Samoan international, has spent the last two seasons with the Championship club, scoring eight tries in 19 appearances this season. He has been a standout star in the Championship since moving to England with Sheffield Eagles in 2010, where he won two Championship…

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