Watch Rugby League Back Chat (Show 4) on TotalRL.com now

Watch the fourth edition of the new series of Rugby League Back Chat now on TotalRL.com This week’s show is hosted by Rod Studd and features a guest panel of Martyn Sadler (League Express), Derek Beaumont (Leigh Centurions owner) and former Great Britain international and Golden Boot winner Garry Schofield. Rugby League Back Chat, sponsored by TotalRL.com, is broadcast every…

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This week’s Rugby League Back Chat

This week’s Rugby League Back Chat show (Freesports TV, 5pm plus repeats) is hosted by Rod Studd and features a guest panel of Martyn Sadler (League Express), Derek Beaumont (Leigh Centurions owner) and former Great Britain international and Golden Boot winner Garry Schofield. Rugby League Back Chat, sponsored by TotalRL.com, is broadcast every Thursday on FreeSports TV, which can be…

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Rowley insists there is no Toronto grudge with Leigh ahead of Championship opener

It’s been dressed up as the newest, biggest and most exciting rivalry in rugby league. But Paul Rowley says as far as Toronto Wolfpack are concerned, there is no grudge – or, in his own words, ‘no feeling’ – with the Centurions ahead of their mouthwatering Championship opener on Sunday. Rowley will return to the Leigh Sports Village for a…

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Leigh Centurions confirm new two-year deal for Harrison Hansen

Leigh Centurions have confirmed that Harrison Hansen has become the latest player to commit his future to the club – after he agreed a new two-year contract with the Championship side. “Harrison’s future at the Club was never in doubt but sometimes the commercial world dictates the pace of contractual agreements and that was the case here. ‘H’ is a…

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Exclusive Q&A with Leigh Centurions owner Derek Beaumont (part two)

You can read part one by clicking here. AB: It’s a difficult question to tackle – but what’s the answer to the league structure? DB: Well, for starters, I don’t think you can automatically give someone from the Championship a place in Super League. They may well get a significant increase in funding and not use it. Here’s what I…

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Scout Report: Peter Mata’utia

Our man Down Under, Andrew Ferguson, gives us the lowdown on Leigh’s new signing, Peter Mata’utia. Factfile Name: Peter Mata’utia DOB: November 2nd 1990 – 26-years-old Height: 180cm – 5’9 Weight 95kg – 14st 9 Position: Centre Profile Peter Mata’utia is a solidly built winger with a good turn of pace. He made his debut for Newcastle Knights back in…

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Exclusive Q&A with Leigh Centurions owner Derek Beaumont (part one)

In this Monday’s League Express, reporter Aaron Bower sat down with Leigh Centurions owner Derek Beaumont for an extended Q&A. Over the course of this week, TotalRL.com will be reproducing that Q&A in a longer format – with this the first of two parts.  Aaron Bower (AB): Derek, I’m sure it’s been a difficult few weeks for everyone at Leigh…

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Centurions close in on French duo

Leigh Centurions are set to sign promising French duo Ilias Bergal and Jordan Dezaria, League Express understands. Sources in France suggest that the pair will link up with the Centurions ahead of their Championship campaign next year. Winger Bergal spent time training with Neil Jukes’ squad last year, before finishing the season in impressive fashion with Swinton Lions in the…

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Leigh re-sign Daniel Mortimer for 2018 season

Leigh have confirmed that Daniel Mortimer will continue his career with the club next season after committing to life in the Championship with the Centurions. Mortimer impressed following his mid-season arrival from Cronulla Sharks, scoring two tries in seven games before a bicep injury sustained in the Qualifiers game against Widnes Vikings ruled him out for the rest of the…

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