Monday, December 22, 2014
Rugby League News

Leigh Centurions

FuiFui promises a smashing time

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Leigh Centurions’ new signing Fuifui Moimoi says he will relish the physical contests of the Championship after his signing was finally confirmed at the weekend. New Zealand and Tonga international Moimoi, 35, was unveiled on the club’s TV channel on Saturday night following his exit from Parramatta Eels. His signing is a major coup for the Centurions as they look ... Read More »

Leigh Centurions have signing rejected by RFL

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Leigh Centurions have expressed their disappointment after their attempt to sign Australian winger Curtis Johnston was rejected by the RFL. The North Sydney Bears youngster had signed a contract with the club for the 2015 season, but after an appeal was held at Red Hall by the club over an initial refusal to process his registration, the deal has now ... Read More »

Fuifui Moimoi headed for Leigh Centurions?

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Leigh Centurions are set to reveal their much-anticipated marquee signing on Saturday night (10pm) – and speculation from Down Under seems to suggest that international superstar Fuifui Moimoi could be headed for Leigh Sports Village. In what would be one of the biggest transfer coups of recent times, the Centurions are believed to have struck up a deal to bring ... Read More »

Centurions slam Rhinos in Brierley row

Ryan Brierley

Leigh Centurions Head of Rugby Derek Beaumont has issued a stinging criticism of Leeds Rhinos chief executive Gary Hetherington about allegedly seeking to approach contracted Centurions player Ryan Brierley, but then denying that they are interested in signing him. As the rumour mill went into overdrive last week, the Rhinos issued a statement from Hetherington, which said: “I can categorically ... Read More »

Brierley move to Leeds a non-starter

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The Yorkshire Evening Post are reporting that Ryan Brierley has asked for a transfer to Super League giants Leeds Rhinos – but the move has been blocked, and Brierley will be going nowhere. Reports have constantly linked Brierley with a move away from the Centurions after a blistering 2014, with a number of Super League clubs believed to be interested ... Read More »

Leigh have a “big name” signing to announce

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Leigh Centurions are preparing to announce what boss Paul Rowley describes as a “big name” signing at the beginning of December, as the club’s full-time squad for next season nears completion. After the announcement of three more signings last week, Rowley confirmed there is just one face left to announce. However, he assured Leigh fans that after all the hype ... Read More »

Leigh Centurions sign trio for 2015.. and talk to Brierley

Ryan Brierley

Leigh Centurions have added three new faces to their squad for the 2015 season, with signings from both the UK and abroad to bolster their squad for next season. Richard Beaumont joins from St Helens on a 12-month full-time contract with the club, having struggled to make an impact during his time with the Super League Champions. That deal has ... Read More »

Rugby League World – The Grand Finals Issue

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Rugby League World issue 403 – ‘The Grand Finals Issue’ – is online now and in shops from Friday 17th October. Here’s a glimpse at what’s inside. The Super League Grand Final between St Helens and Wigan turned out to be one of the most controversial sporting events of the year. We have complete coverage of the match everyone is ... Read More »

Interview: The story of Leigh coach Paul Rowley

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Rugby League World writer Neil Barraclough hears how Paul Rowley’s steely determination has shaped his blossoming coaching career… It is a story that dates back more than a quarter of a century, to when a 13-year-old lad from Leigh first walked into a club with which he was to become synonymous. Now, as he leads his team to yet another ... Read More »

Leigh and Featherstone to contest Championship Grand Final

Will 2015 be Leigh's year?

Leigh Centurions and Featherstone Rovers will do battle in the Kingstone Press Championship Grand Finals after they both defeated their opponents Dewsbury Rams and Sheffield Eagles respectively on Sunday. The Centurions beat Dewsbury 33-22 at Leigh Sports Village, while Featherstone held off Sheffield Eagles 21-12 at the BigFellas Stadium. The Grand Final will be held at Headingley on Sunday (ko ... Read More »