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The Fab Five: Sunday August 31

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What another incredible weekend of Rugby League action! There have been movers and shakers all across Super League, Championship and Championship One – with plenty of brilliant performances. However, there can only be five teams who make our exclusive club this week – and we’ve been asking you for the “Fab Five” for this weekend. Which teams stood out above ... Read More »

Rugby League Tables: Sunday August 31

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First Utility Super League 1 St Helens 25 19 0 6 768 507 38 2 Castleford Tigers 25 16 2 7 782 533 34 3 Wigan Warriors 25 16 1 8 789 403 33 4 Warrington Wolves 25 16 1 8 734 479 33 5 Huddersfield Giants 25 15 3 7 730 582 33 6 Leeds Rhinos 25 15 2 ... Read More »

Rugby League Scorboard: Sunday August 31

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First Utility Super League FT – Wakefield 42-6 Salford Red Devils Castleford Tigers 30-18 Bradford Bulls Kingstone Press Championship FT – Barrow 36-16 Crusaders FT – Batley 42-0 Swinton FT – Dewsbury 24-12 Keighley FT – Doncaster 39-18 Halifax FT – Featherstone 28-40 Sheffield FT – Whitehaven 48-12 Rochdale Kingstone Press Championship One FT – Gateshead 40-14 Oldham FT – ... Read More »

Centurions celebrate Heritage Day win over Workington

Leigh Centurions enjoyed a Heritage Day celebration today at the Leigh Sports Village, when they defeated Workington Town 22-12 in front of 3,375 spectators, with the attendance giving support to those who would like to see regular Saturday afternoon football in the Championship. The Centurions launched their Players’ Heritage Numbers before the game, honouring the 1,392 players that have played ... Read More »

Batley Bulldogs and Doncaster get deducted points reinstated

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Batley Bulldogs and Doncaster have had their three points deducted for fielding an ineligible player – as they confirmed via their own Twitter account this afternoon (Thursday). Both clubs were initially found guilty of breaching Operational Rule B3.17 which states that dual registration players who have a salary cap value of £20,000 or more must have played in at least ... Read More »

Veivers pens new deal with Workington Town

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Phil Veivers has penned a new 12-month contract to remain as Workington Town coach in 2015. Veivers has overseen a remarkable transformation at Town, who were languishing in the relegation zone when he took over earlier in the season. A mid-season revival has seen them win eight out of their last nine games to haul themselves away from the drop ... Read More »

Matty Wildie joins Dewsbury revolution

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Kingstone Press Championship side Dewsbury Rams have added Matty Wildie to their squad for 2015, after the versatile 23-year-old signed a one year contract with the club for next season. Wildie, who can play half-back or hooker, joins a raft of ex-Super League talent at the club for next season, including former Wigan man Karl Pryce, and ex-Bradford hooker Wayne ... Read More »

Championship: Sharp and Backhouse players of the week

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Featherstone Rovers full-back Will Sharp and York City Knights second-row Ryan Backhouse have been voted Championship Players of the Week. Both players had key roles in their side’s important wins over Halifax and Hunslet Hawks respectively. Every week each coach in both the Kingstone Press Championship and Championship One is contacted to help decide the awards. Kingstone Press Player of ... Read More »

Featherstone unlikely to go full-time, says chairman

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Featherstone Rovers chairman Mark Campbell says the club are unlikely to go full-time next year, despite being favourites to finish second in the Championship this season and pocket the £450,000 prize money. Speaking after the Rovers’ convincing 20-4 victory over their rivals for second spot Halifax at the weekend, Campbell blamed the departure of a raft of investors earlier in ... Read More »

Halifax chairman: Featherstone red hot favourites for second

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Halifax chairman Michael Steele has admitted Featherstone Rovers are now big favourites to finish second in the Championship and take the extra £250,000  in RFL central funding that comes with the runner-up spot. Fax were beaten 4-20 at home on Sunday and are now two points behind their West Yorkshire rivals in third place. “It’s not over until the final ... Read More »