Pryce enjoying life as a coach as he prepares to face first love on Sunday

Workington coach Leon Pryce admits it will be a special occasion for him on Sunday as he welcomes his hometown club to Cumbria for a mouthwatering League 1 clash. Town is the latest team to try and beat the only unbeaten side remaining in the country, when they meet table-topping Bradford this weekend. Pryce admits it will be a proud…

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Kear proud of unbeaten Bulls as they take perfect record to Workington

Bradford are the sole unbeaten team remaining in the professional game this season – and coach John Kear admits he couldn’t be more proud of that feat as the Bulls head to Cumbria on Sunday to face Workington. The Bulls will put their unbeaten start on the line against former player Leon Pryce’s Workington Town, following four wins from four…

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Workington Town confirm that Scott Rooke has been discharged from hospital

Workington Town have confirmed that player Scott Rooke has been discharged from hospital following the serious injury he suffered in a recent pre-season friendly. Rooke was badly injured during Town’s friendly with local rivals Whitehaven, with the game eventually being stopped for a significant period of time while Rooke was treated by medical staff. He was later taken to hospital…

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Workington issue update on Scott Rooke after serious injury suffered v Whitehaven

Workington Town have issued an update on the health of player Scott Rooke, after he suffered a serious injury in the club’s friendly against Whitehaven on Sunday. The Cumbrian derby was delayed for several minutes while Rooke received medical attention on the pitch during Town’s defeat to Haven. And now Town have issued the following statement: “Board members visited Scott…

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Workington star remains in hospital following horror incident

A League 1 star remains in hospital after suffering a nasty injury in a pre-season game. Workington Town’s Scott Rooke was rushed to hospital by ambulance following a collision in their defeat to local rivals Whitehaven on Sunday. The incident occurred during the second-half when Rooke and Whitehaven’s Callum Phillips collided at full speed. Rooke had retrieved a kick but…

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Bailey eyes fresh start with Workington after signing with League 1 side

Workington Town have pulled off a significant coup for the upcoming season after landing six-time Grand Final winner and former Great Britain prop Ryan Bailey. And the forward admits he’s desperate to help the ambitious Cumbrian side – coached by international team-mate Leon Pryce – reach the Championship in 2018 after signing just days after leaving Toronto Wolfpack. “Everyone here…

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Roundup: 13th August

More details from all of today’s games, alongside the rest of the weekend’s action, will feature in Monday’s League Express. Widnes Vikings picked up their first win of the 2017 Qualifiers as Corey Thompson’s brace helped them to a 36-12 victory at Halifax. Despite Fax’s red-hot winger Ben Heaton making it six tries in two appearances, they barely threatened a…

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