Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Leigh Centurions

Rowley: Rhinos praise “means a lot”

Paul-Rowley

Leigh Centurions coach Paul Rowley has spoken of his delight at the praise his team received for their performance against Leeds Rhinos in the Challenge Cup last week. The Championship outfit went toe-to-toe with the Super League giants and came close to progressing into the semi-finals. In the past few days, several Rhinos stars have praised the Centurions, including former ... Read More »

Peacock: Leigh have every chance of making Super League

Jamie-Peacock

Leeds Rhinos prop Jamie Peacock has praised Leigh Centurions following their thrilling Challenge Cup encounter last week. The Championship outfit led for much of the first half and were in contention until the last quarter, when two quick tries and a field-goal gave the home side a flattering 25-12 victory. “It was a tough Cup tie,” Peacock told the Yorkshire ... Read More »

Match Report: Leeds Rhinos 25 Leigh Centurions 12

In a Nutshell Leigh Centurions held the Rhinos for 72 minutes at Headingley on Friday night before the the Rhinos scored 13 points in the last eight minutes to clinch a Challenge Cup semi-final spot. How it unfolded The Rhinos opened the scoring in the sixth minute with a fine try by Ryan Hall, converted by Sinfield, which gave no ... Read More »

Stats Zone: Challenge Cup quarter-final special

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Another weekend of Rugby League is upon us, and the spotlight moves away from Super League for a week, as the quarter-finals of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup take place. After Widnes booked their place in the semi-finals last night by defeating Keighley, six other teams are battling it out for three spots in the last four – including Championship side ... Read More »

Brierley: I want to play for Salford Red Devils one day

Ryan Brierley

Leigh Centurions star Ryan Brierley has given the biggest hint yet that a move to Salford Red Devils could be on the cards at some point in his career, as he revealed that he would love to turn out for the club one day. Brierley has played a pivotal role in the Centurions’ unbeaten start to 2014, and is arguably ... Read More »

Ryan Brierley: We won’t let unbeaten record go lightly

Ryan Brierley

Leigh Centurions will not be giving up their 16-match winning run without a fight when they take on Leeds Rhinos in their Challenge Cup quarter-final tie at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on Friday (8.00pm), according to in-form half-back Ryan Brierley. The Centurions are unbeaten in all competitions in 2014 and Brierley is looking forward to putting his and his team’s talents ... Read More »

Penkywicz signs full-time deal at Leigh Centurions

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Leigh Centurions have announced that hooker Sean Penkywicz has agreed a full-time playing contract with the club for 2015, with an optional one-year extension. The 32-year-old former Leigh East junior joined his hometown club from Halifax after the 2012 season and has been in outstanding form in recent weeks. He made a total of 88 Super League appearances for Halifax ... Read More »

Leeds Rhinos not underestimating cup rivals

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Leeds loose forward Chris Clarkson insists the Rhinos won’t under-estimate Leigh Centurions when they host the Championship leaders in a Tetley’s Challenge Cup quarter-final at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on Friday June 6 (8.00pm). Clarkson is expecting a tough battle for the coveted semi-final spot against the sport’s only undefeated team in 2014 with Leigh having won all 16 league games ... Read More »

Feature: Where the streets have known names

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This article, written by Mike Latham, originally appeared in issue 398 of Rugby League World magazine. Issue 399 is currently in production and will be on sale from June 6. Click here to find out more about the magazine and to browse back issues click this link… Rugby League World discovers how a handful of streets in Leigh have produced ... Read More »

Leigh Centurions boss handed new contract

Paul-Rowley

Kingstone Press Championship pacesetters Leigh Centurions have rewarded coach Paul Rowley for their fantastic start to the season, by handing him a new contract with the club. The Centurions announced today that the 39-year-old – who was believed to be courting attention from some Super League clubs – has been tied down until the end of the 2017 season, in ... Read More »

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