Saturday, January 31, 2015
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Kingstone Press Championship

Smith and Kay named players of the week

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Leigh Centurions winger Liam Kay and York City Knights stand-off Pat Smith are the Kingstone Press Players of the Week. Kay scores four tries in Leigh’s record-breaking 54-12 win at Sheffield Eagles while Smith guided York to a 40-0 triumph over Hunslet Hawks. Every week each coach in both Kingstone Press Championship competitions is contacted to help produce the awards. ... Read More »

Gateshead Thunder taken over by Newcastle Falcons

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There has been a significant change on the Rugby League landscape in the North East today, as Kingstone Press Championship One outfit Gateshead Thunder have been taken over by Rugby Union outfit Newcastle Falcons. The move – which had been mooted for some time, and reported on by League Express in the past – sees the Falcons secure a controlling ... Read More »

Thackeray and Canterbury players of the week

Anthony Thackeray

Dewsbury Rams scrum-half Anthony Thackeray and Gloucestershire All Golds hooker Casey Canterbury have been named as the Kingstone Press Players of the Week. Thackeray claimed the Championship award after scoring five tries in the Rams’ 42-30 win over Barrow Raiders, while Canterbury controlled play from two different positions to fend off fierce challenges for the Championship One award from Oxford’s ... Read More »

Scoreboard: This week’s Rugby League results

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Super League Magic Weekend 2014 (click for reports) London Broncos 22-24 Catalan Dragons Widnes Vikings 30-24 Salford Red Devils Hull Kingston Rovers 38-24 Hull FC Wigan Warriors 18-14 Leeds Rhinos Wakefield Wildcats 12-50 Castleford Tigers Huddersfield Giants 54-16 Bradford Bulls Warrington Wolves 41-24 St Helens Championship Barrow Raiders 30-42 Dewsbury Rams Batley Bulldogs 12-16 Sheffield Eagles Featherstone Rovers 32-20 Workington ... Read More »

Cooke: Complacency not to blame for Dons form

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Doncaster player-coach Paul Cooke insists there is no complacency in his side, as he searches for a reason to diagnose their poor form. After a very strong start to the season, which has seen the Dons level on points with second-placed Featherstone Rovers in the Championship table, they were lucky to get past Barrow a fortnight ago and lost to ... Read More »

Dawson and Beharrell are the weekly winners

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Barrow Raiders prop Andrew Dawson and Gateshead Thunder half-back Matty Beharrell have been named as the Kingstone Press Championships Players of the Week. Dawson led his side from the front in their 18-14 win over Batley Bulldogs, the club’s first victory under new coach Bobbie Goulding, while Beharrell scored two tries and helped control the game in Thunders’ 24-16 victory ... Read More »

Scoreboard: All this week’s Rugby League results

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Super League (click for reports) Bradford Bulls 0-50 St Helens London Broncos 16-30 Huddersfield Giants Salford Red Devils 16-16 Hull Kingston Rovers Warrington Wolves 42-10 Catalan Dragons Hull FC 16-44 Wigan Warriors Widnes Vikings 18-24 Wakefield Wildcats Castleford Tigers 14-22 Leeds Rhinos Championship Barrow Raiders 18-14 Batley Bulldogs Dewsbury Rams 12-28 Leigh Centurions Halifax RLFC 6-12 North Wales Crusaders Keighley ... Read More »

Keighley Cougars coach issued with two-month stadium ban

Cougars player-coach Paul March

An RFL Operational Rule Tribunal has imposed a two-month suspension on Keighley Cougars player-coach Paul March for verbally abusing match officials. Under the terms of the suspension, March is prohibited from entering any stadium in which Keighley Cougars are playing until July 8, 2014. The sanction was handed down after March was found guilty of improper conduct and breaching the ... Read More »

Rugby League World Magazine – Online Now!

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British outside backs are back in fashion – and are Leeds Rhinos leading the way? Rugby League World gets Ryan Hall, Kallum Watkins, Ben Jones-Bishop, Tom Briscoe and Zak Hardaker together and compares them to other Brit packs in Super League at the moment. Staying on the theme of homegrown players, Jamie Jones-Buchanan sits down with St Helens chief executive ... Read More »

Haggerty and Palfrey are Kingstone Press players of the Week

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Leigh Centurions back-rower Kurt Haggerty and Oldham stand-off Lewis Palfrey are the Kingstone Press Players of the Week. Haggerty played a key role in his side’s 29-10 win at Featherstone Rovers. Centurions coach Paul Rowley said: “Kurt’s performance on Sunday came on the back of two outstanding displays in the previous two weeks. “He came to us a little undercooked ... Read More »