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5 things to expect from the Rugby League weekend

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Wigan Warriors and Hull KR kicked off another action-packed Rugby League weekend with a fantastic 14-14 draw on Thursday night, and set the platform nicely for another weekend full of drama, twists and turns. With Super League back for just one week before taking another break for the Challenge Cup final, it is already shaping up to be a massive ... Read More »

Championship: Fax and Fev to do battle for second spot

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On Sunday, Halifax and Featherstone Rovers will lock horns in a match that is undoubtedly pivotal to the future of both clubs. Indeed, it is set to decide who will finish second in the Championship and thus collect the extra £250,000 of central RFL funding that comes with the runner-up spot in Rugby League’s second tier. It has thus been ... Read More »

Tigers sign Featherstone prop Steve Crossley

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Castleford Tigers have confirmed the signing of prop Steve Crossley from Featherstone Rovers on a two-year deal from the start of the 2015 season. Crossley, a product of the Bradford Bulls academy has played for both Bradford Bulls and Dewsbury Rams before joining Featherstone Rovers for the 2013 season. Crossley said: “I’m really looking forward to joining Cas Tigers next ... Read More »

Rooney Returns to Rovers

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Featherstone Rovers have confirmed that their former player Jamie Rooney has re-joined the club until the end of the season. Featherstone born Rooney joins his home town club from Gateshead and will be in the squad on Sunday for the trip to Whitehaven in the Kingstone Press Championship. Rooney made his first debut in 1998 at the Recreation Ground as ... Read More »

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 »

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