Featherstone and Hull KR fans to be segregated following recent crowd trouble

Featherstone Rovers have confirmed crowd segregation will be in place for their upcoming game with Hull Kingston Rovers following recent crowd trouble between the club’s supporters. An incident that took place when the Robins last visited in June is still under investigation by the RFL, which has prompted Featherstone officials to take action. Hull KR fans have been allocated over…

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Featherstone forward handed two-match ban

Featherstone forward Darrell Griffin has been handed a two match ban for kicking. The experienced prop was handed a Grade C charge following an incident in the club’s defeat to Widnes Vikings on Friday. Griffin used his early guilty plea but will still miss Featherstone’s next two matches, meaning he will miss pivotal fixtures with Hull Kingston Rovers and Catalans.…

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Roundup: 13th August

More details from all of today’s games, alongside the rest of the weekend’s action, will feature in Monday’s League Express. Widnes Vikings picked up their first win of the 2017 Qualifiers as Corey Thompson’s brace helped them to a 36-12 victory at Halifax. Despite Fax’s red-hot winger Ben Heaton making it six tries in two appearances, they barely threatened a…

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Two players charged by the RFL

Halifax’s Ryan Boyle and Featherstone’s James Lockwood have both been charged by the RFL. The pair have both been cited for Grade B offences and are likely to serve short suspensions despite having early guilty pleas available. Fax forward Boyle has been handed a Grade B dangerous contact charge after a ‘chicken-wing’ tackle on Hull Kingston Rovers debutant Mose Masoe,…

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Leigh beat Featherstone in Qualifiers opener

Greg McNally recorded a brace as Leigh Centurions won 38-12 at Featherstone Rovers in round one of the Qualifiers. Daniel Mortimer and McNally crossed to give Leigh an early lead before Darrell Griffin brought the hosts onto the board. Mitch Brown hit back for the Centurions, with Luke Briscoe seeing an effort disallowed shortly before the break. Liam Hood scooted over…

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Late Minga try keeps Toulouse’s top four hopes alive

Kuni Minga scored a 79th minute winning try as Toulouse Olympique took the race for the top four to the final day with a dramatic 32-26 victory over Featherstone Rovers. Minga, Rhys Curran and Bastien Ader crossed to give the hosts a 10-point lead with Anthony Thackeray replying for Featherstone. Kyle Briggs reduced the deficit further with Mark Kheirallah touching…

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Featherstone miss out on high-profile targets

Featherstone Rovers have been unsuccessful in their attempts to sign Dane Nielsen and Ryan Hampshire. TotalRL understands the Championship club entered advanced talks with both players but have been unable to complete deals ahead of today’s transfer deadline. It’s believed Nielsen, a former Queensland representative who briefly played for Bradford Bulls in 2015, had agreed to join the club for…

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Featherstone in talks to recruit “high-calibre” players

Featherstone Rovers chairman Mark Campbell says the Rovers will do “everything in their power” boost their squad after beginning discussions with a number of Super League players. The Championship club secured their spot in the Qualifiers last weekend and are now trying to recruit new players to help them compete with their Super League opponents. Featherstone are thought to be closing…

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