Thursday, December 18, 2014
Rugby League News

Keighley Cougars

James Feather pays himself out of Hawks contract


James Feather has paid an undisclosed fee to release himself from his contract with Hunslet and re-sign with Keighley. The 30-year-old agreed to join the Hawks and link up with former boss Barry Eaton in early October, when the Cougars were relegated from the Championship and Hunslet won the Championship One Grand Final. However, he had a change of heart ... Read More »

Keighley Cougars tie down two more for 2015

Cougars player-coach Paul March

Keighley Cougars have secured the services of two more players for their 2015 campaign, after tying down the signatures of Olly Pursglove and Gavin Duffy. Pursglove and Duffy have played crucial roles for the club in previous seasons, and March told the Telegraph and Argus that they are another important duo to have on board in their mission to bounce ... Read More »

No chance of me playing for Hunslet, says James Feather


New Hunslet Hawks signing James Feather has sensationally admitted there is “no chance whatsoever” of him pulling a Hunslet shirt on next season, after admitting he has made a grave mistake in leaving Keighley Cougars. Feather has his heart set on a return to the Cougars, after initially opting to leave the club following their relegation from the Championship. However, ... Read More »

Keighley chairman wants rule changes at EGM

Gary Fawcett

Keighley chairman Gary Fawcett has said that it is vital the club’s dispute against the RFL leads to rule changes in the sport of Rugby League – so that the same situation does not happen again under a massive restructure of the leagues in 2015. The Cougars have enough support to go ahead with a request to call an emergency ... Read More »

League One: Cougars call for changes at EGM

Gary Fawcett

Keighley Cougars have formally submitted their request to call an emergency general meeting at the RFL after gaining sufficient support from other member clubs, with Sheffield Eagles, Barrow Raiders, Hunslet Hawks and Wakefield Wildcats backing their call for an EGM. And Cougars Chairman Gary Fawcett says the resolution of his club’s dispute is crucial if the new structure to be ... Read More »

Keighley to push on for EGM after gaining support

Gary Fawcett

Keighley Cougars have announced they have gained the required support to push on for an Extraordinary General Meeting at the RFL, and they have now submitted their request to Red Hall for the meeting to take place. Cougars chairman Gary Fawcett announced earlier this week that they were close to securing the required support for the meeting, and that he ... Read More »

Third party could help Keighley’s quest against RFL

Gary Fawcett

Keighley Cougars are considering using a third party to help them in their legal battle against the Rugby Football League, as they continue to seek financial compensation for their controversial relegation from the Championship. Chairman Gary Fawcett believes that the relegation could cost them up to £250,000 in lost revenue, and is still fighting to get some sort of compensation. ... Read More »

Keighley Cougars victims of terrorist website hacking


The official Keighley Cougars website was last night hacked by a pro-Isis group. Anti-terrorism police are investigating after the site was replaced with hateful messages and graphic images. A message posted on the club’s Twitter account said: “Apologies, the website has been hacked. The developers are working on it. Will let you know when it’s back up and running.” A ... Read More »

Feather could renege on Hunslet deal


Former Keighley Cougars captain James Feather could sensationally return to the club in 2015, after Cougars chairman Gary Fawcett told the media that the hooker is having second thoughts about joining local rivals Hunslet. After initially signing a deal to join the Hawks for 2015 following the Cougars’ relegation to League One, Fawcett says that Feather’s heart is with Keighley, ... Read More »

Championship: Keighley Cougars to force emergency EGM

Can Keighley Cougars come straight back up after relegation in 2014?

Keighley Cougars say they now have enough clubs’ support to force an emergency general meeting at the RFL, including some that want to push for a vote of no confidence in the game’s governing body. They also insist that they will not allow the issue over ineligible dual-registration players to fade away. And Chairman Gary Fawcett now believes that there ... Read More » Shop: Last Ordering Date for Free Pre-Xmas Delivery: 2pm Thursday 18th December!!