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Kingstone Press Championship

Kingstone Press Championship to host round in Blackpool

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The world’s most famous seaside resort – Blackpool – will rock to the planet’s most exciting sport next summer when Bloomfield Road hosts a full round of Kingstone Press Championship fixtures over two action-packed days. The Kingstone Press Championship Summer Bash will take place over the Bank Holiday weekend, Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, 2015, and features a ... Read More »

Greenwood and Meads named players of the week

Miles Greenwood

Batley Bulldogs full-back Miles Greenwood and Gateshead Thunder stand-off Jordan Meads have been named Kingstone Press’ Championship and Championship One players of the Week. Greenwood scored four tries in Batley’s 34-4 victory over Barrow Raiders, while Meads dictated much of Gateshead’s play as they recorded a convincing win against London Skolars. Every week each coach in both Kingstone Press Championship ... Read More »

Featherstone Rovers: Feisal Nahaboo releases statement

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Former majority shareholder of Featherstone Rovers, Feisal Nahaboo, has released a statement explaining why he has left his post with the club. He said: “The fans need to know what the players know. I was 110 per cent behind the region. “I believe the resources being made available and the strategy deployed would have got the club into Super League. ... Read More »

Sunday’s Rugby League Results

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First Utility Super League Leeds Rhinos 32 Catalan Dragons 31 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 20 Hull FC 20 Warrington Wolves 50 Bradford Bulls 24   Kingstone Press Championship Batley Bulldogs 34 Barrow Raiders 4 Doncaster 22 Whitehaven 16 Featherstone Rovers 56 North Wales Crusaders 18 Keighley Cougars 48 Rochdale Hornets 6 Leigh Centurions 30 Dewsbury Rams 22 Sheffield Eagles 14 Halifax ... Read More »

Plenty of guys in Town

Workington

Gareth Walker pays tribute to a great performance by Workington Town last Sunday. Few teams can this year have come through the amount of adversity that Workington Town had to contend with last weekend. Phil Veivers’ side have been close to recording a host of wins this season – they current have nine bonus points from 11 defeats – only ... Read More »

Goulding’s son signs for Barrow Raiders

Bobbie Goulding

Barrow Raiders head coach Bobbie Goulding has made things a family affair at the club, after it was revealed son Bradley is training with the Kingstone Press Championship club. The 18-year-old full-back was recently released by Warrington Wolves, and Goulding has moved quick to snap up his son, with the Raiders desperately trying to scramble away from the foot of ... Read More »

Keighley Cougars boss agrees new deal

Cougars player-coach Paul March

Keighley Cougars player-coach Paul March has signed a new contract with the Championship club, tying him down until the end of 2016. March – who is currently serving a two-month stadium ban – has lead the Cougars into the play-off places in the Kingstone Press Championship this year, as well as guiding the team into the quarter-finals of the Challenge ... Read More »

Featherstone Rovers confirm Sammut move

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Featherstone Rovers can officially confirm that Jarrod Sammut has join the club from Wakefield Wildcats on dual-registration and will be available for selection for the visit of North Wales Crusaders on Sunday. Second Row forward Liam Walsmley and centre/winger Lewis Price have both joined Kingstone Press Championship One side Hunslet Hawks for a month’s loan. Featherstone Rovers Head Coach Andy ... Read More »

Aston: Eagles need to change attitude

Mark Aston

Struggling Sheffield Eagles have been told to rediscover some passion after slumping to their seventh defeat of the season against Keighley on Sunday. Last year’s Championship Grand Final winners now sit seventh in the table and are 20 points adrift of leaders Leigh Centurions. Third-place Halifax visit Owlerton this weekend and coach Mark Aston wants to see a change in ... Read More »

Leon Pryce has offer from Featherstone Rovers

Leon-Pryce

Catalan Dragons half-back Leon Pryce has an offer to join Featherstone Rovers from next season onwards, after Rovers majority shareholder Feisal Nahaboo revealed they have bid for his services. Pryce is out of contract with the Dragons at the end of the year, and Nahaboo insists they want him on board in West Yorkshire to help launch an assault on ... Read More »