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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Schofield unsure of Cunningham’s appointment at Leigh

Garry Schofield has questioned Leigh’s decision to appoint Keiron Cunningham as the club’s new head of rugby. The former St Helens coach was appointed last week to replace the club’s owner Derek Beaumont. It was a move that came out of left-field to most, with Cunningham previously linked with a move to Widnes Vikings. However, writing in his League Express…

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Leigh appoint Cunningham as Head of Rugby

Leigh Centurions have announced the appointment of Keiron Cunningham as Head Of Rugby until the end of the current season. Cunningham, who recently left his post as Head Coach at St Helens, will begin with the club immediately. Centurions owner Derek Beaumont, who previously held the role, said: “I said earlier in the season that if I was going to replace…

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Hull KR’s promotion hopes given massive boost with Leigh win

Shaun Lunt scored a 76th minute try as Hull KR claimed a crucial 20-16 win at Leigh Centurions. Daniel Mortimer gave Leigh the lead but KR levelled 10 minutes before the break through Lunt. Josh Drinkwater slotted a penalty goal in the closing moments of the half to edge the Centurions in front. Another Drinkwater two-pointer extended Leigh’s lead after…

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Leigh star Daniel Mortimer reveals how close he came to joining Hull KR

Daniel Mortimer is hoping to inflict further disappointment on Hull Kingston Rovers this Saturday, having very nearly joined the club just several months ago. Mortimer will line up against the Robins in Saturday’s pivotal Qualifers clash for his new club, Leigh Centurions. The former Gold Coast star was heavily linked with a switch to the club last year but eventually…

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Leigh beat Featherstone in Qualifiers opener

Greg McNally recorded a brace as Leigh Centurions won 38-12 at Featherstone Rovers in round one of the Qualifiers. Daniel Mortimer and McNally crossed to give Leigh an early lead before Darrell Griffin brought the hosts onto the board. Mitch Brown hit back for the Centurions, with Luke Briscoe seeing an effort disallowed shortly before the break. Liam Hood scooted over…

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