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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Super League club-by-club regular season review plus grading

Castleford Tigers (1st) Highlight: Take your pick so far; although Tigers fans will not forget the 66-10 mauling of local rivals Leeds back in March in a hurry, surely. Lowlight: There haven’t been many, but the disappointing defeat to Salford in the driving rain earlier in the season is perhaps the most frustrating. Star player: There are plenty of contenders…

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Leigh stun Salford in regular season finale

Leigh Centurions eased past Salford Red Devils 25-0 to move off the bottom of the table and consign their visitors to a regular season finish outside of the top four. Salford came into the game as hot favourites but the hosts drew first blood through Greg McNally. The Centurions then moved into an 18-0 half time lead as Atelea Vea…

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