Leigh and Catalans welcome back big names for 2017 Million Pound Game

Both Leigh Centurions and Catalans Dragons have welcomed back big names for Saturday’s huge Million Pound Game. For the Dragons, the headline is that influential forward Greg Bird returns following a suspension which was downgraded following a dangerous tackle against Halifax. That freed him up to feature in the Million Pound Game should Catalans be involved in it, and Bird…

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Leigh ease to victory at London

Leigh Centurions kept their hopes of securing home advantage in the Million Pound Game alive with a 41-4 win at London Broncos. Matthew Fleming crossed for the opening score of the game as Leigh took a narrow lead in an error-littered first half. Harrison Hansen added a second try just before the break with Sam Hopkins adding a third after…

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Jukes refusing to take foot off the gas as Leigh go in search of home tie in Million Pound Game

Neil Jukes has his eyes on a home tie in the Million Pound Game after brushing off suggestions his Leigh side will rest up against London. The Centurions are guaranteed to be involved in the relegation decider next week and will face either Catalans or Widnes to fight for the final place in Super League next season. However, the Centurions…

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Neil Jukes provides update on Samisoni Langi ahead of the Million Pound Game

Leigh Centurions head coach Neil Jukes has confirmed Samisoni Langi has a chance of recovering from an ankle injury in time to play in next week’s Million Pound Game. The centre was stretchered off at the end of the club’s victory over Halifax last Friday, leading to fears that his season was over. Jukes offered hope after the game that…

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Derek Beaumont vows to stick with Leigh in 2018 – even if they are relegated

Leigh owner Derek Beaumont has insisted that he will not walk away from the Centurions at the end of this season: even if the club are relegated back to the Championship. Leigh find themselves in an intriguing three-way battle for the final top-three spot in the Qualifiers, with the other two sides from themselves, Widnes and Catalans that fall short…

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Warrington safe from relegation after victory over Leigh

Warrington Wolves confirmed their place in the Super League for 2018 with a 32-30 win over Leigh Centurions. James Clare gave Leigh an early lead before Matty Russell and Ben Westwood turned the game on its head. Liam Hood and Antoni Maria put the Centurions eight points ahead however Kurt Gidley and Kevin Brown’s efforts gave Wire a narrow half…

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Talking points ahead of this weekend’s Super 8s Qualifiers

Is it must-win for London on Saturday night? Tipped by many to cause a few upsets in the Qualifiers, things haven’t quite gone to plan for London thus far. They have just one point from their first three games and need to start picking up wins quickly if they are to get in the mix for the Million Pound Game.…

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Leigh ease to crucial victory at Dragons

Leigh Centurions’ survival hopes received a massive boost with a 30-6 win at fellow Super League side Catalans Dragons. A quickfire Adam Higson brace saw Leigh move into an early 10-point lead before Harrison Hansen and Matty Dawson were denied by the video referee. Cory Paterson extended the advantage after the break with Josh Drinkwater adding the Centurions’ fourth after…

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