Featherstone Rovers coach Jon Sharp believes hookers Andy Ellis and Robbie Ward can work well in tandem after the latter joined the club for the rest of the season. Former Leeds hooker Ward had been playing for Melbourne Storm feeder
Robbie Ward has already set his sights on a Super League return following his arrival at Featherstone. The former Leeds hooker returned from a brief stint with Sunshine Coast Falcons in the Intrust Cup after struggling to find work Down Under.
Ian Hardman has been granted a testimonial year for his services to the game. With 309 career appearances to date, with the majority coming for Championship side Featherstone, the RFL saw it fitting to hand the former St Helens star a
Featherstone Rovers have boosted their injury-hit squad with the signing of young stand-off Jordan Abdull on a one-month loan deal. The 20-year-old, who has made two Super League appearances for the Airlie Birds this season, is expected to feature for
Featherstone Rovers coach Jon Sharp has urged his squad to continue their never-say-die attitude amid a crippling injury list. Rovers handed a debut to young backrower Curtis McDonald on Sunday with Sharp’s already small squad shorn of eight first-choice players.
Featherstone Rovers have become the latest team to remove their reserve side from this season’s competition. The club has confirmed their withdrawal, citing a “lack of regular fixtures” as one reason for their disbandment. They are the second Championship club
Sky Sports raised eyebrows earlier this week when they confirmed their televised Challenge Cup game would be between Batley and Featherstone Rovers. Admittedly, the fifth round draw didn’t provide us with any mouthwatering ties, but usually in these situations,
The Challenge Cup fifth round tie between Batley and Featherstone will be broadcast to a national audience, with Sky Sports selecting the game for its coverage. It will be the first time a Championship cup tie has been broadcast by
Featherstone Rovers had a convincing 20-6 win over Oldham and coach Jon Sharp said: “I was really pleased with lots of parts of the performance. Defensively I thought we were great and we were up against a side who were
Ash Handley, Mitch Achurch and Jordan Baldwinson have all been named in Featherstone’s 19-man squad to face Bradford this weekend. All three were left out of Leeds’ squad to face Warrington on Thursday. Meanwhile, Rovers hand competitive debuts to eight