Halifax edge Featherstone in nail-biting Summer Bash clash

Halifax fought off a second-half comeback to seal a 24-18 win over Featherstone Rovers and move to within one point of the top four. Rovers had led 18-14 after trailing 14-0 at half time however they couldn’t hold on as they fell to their fourth defeat from four Summer Bash visits. Scott Murrell claimed Ben Kaye’s grubber kick to touch…

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Watch Rugby League Back Chat (Show 10) on TotalRL.com now

Watch the tenth edition of the latest series of Rugby League Back Chat now on TotalRL.com Rod Studd is joined by Hull Kingston Rovers Chairman Neil Hudgell, Featherstone Rovers Chairman Mark Campbell and Martyn Sadler, editor of League Express. Up for debate: Should the marquee player scheme be scrapped, what’s going wrong with the Challenge Cup and are the fixtures…

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This week’s Rugby League Back Chat

Don’t miss Rugby League Back Chat sponsored by TotalRL.com on Freesports TV this Thursday 17th May at 6.15pm. Rod Studd is joined by Hull Kingston Rovers Chairman Neil Hudgell, Featherstone Rovers Chairman Mark Campbell and Martyn Sadler, editor of League Express. Up for debate: Should the marquee player scheme be scrapped, what’s going wrong with the Challenge Cup and are…

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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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