Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Kingstone Press Championship

Blackpool here we come

Kingstone Press Championship

GARETH WALKER welcomes the decision to take a full round of Championship fixtures to Blackpool in 2015. Last week’s announcement that the Kingstone Press Championship will take an entire round of fixtures to Blackpool’s Bloomfield Road is great news for the sport at this level. The newly titled Kingstone Press Championship Summer Bash will take place over the Bank Holiday ... Read More »

Leigh Centurions sign Jonny Walker

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Championship outfit Leigh Centurions have secured another impressive signing, after they completed the signature of former Hull KR forward Jonny Walker. The 22-year-old left the Robins last month under a dark cloud, but the Championship pacesetters have moved quickly to snap up Walker for next season on a one-year deal – with the option of a further year. Leigh Centurions ... Read More »

Sunday’s Rugby League results

First Utility Super League Bradford Bulls 30 Catalan Dragons 32 Hull Kingston Rovers 40 St Helens 10   Kingstone Press Championship Barrow Raiders 18 Whitehaven 30 Leigh Centurions 32 Sheffield Eagles 24 North Wales Crusaders 24 Doncaster 28 Rochdale Hornets 38 Featherstone Rovers 34 Workington Town 22 Batley Bulldogs 16   Kingstone Press Championship One Gloucestershire All Golds 14 Hemel ... Read More »

Coventry Bears to enter Championship One in 2015

Kingstone Press Championship

The RFL is delighted to announce that Coventry Bears will enter Rugby League’s semi-professional Kingstone Press Championship One competition in 2015. Formed in 1998, Coventry have grown to become one of the sport’s most successful community clubs and will play their home games at the 4,000-capacity Butts Park Arena. They were invited to play in the competition at a meeting ... Read More »

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

Fev

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 »

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