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Championship players and team of the week revealed

Vinny Finigan in his Sheffield Eagles days. ©RLPhotos

Batley Bulldogs winger Vinny Finigan and Oxford full-back Sean Morris have been voted Championship and Championship One players of the week. Both players scored two tries in their respective clubs’ wins over Halifax and London Skolars. Morris’ first effort also earned him the Try of the Week award and Barrow Raiders were rewarded for their win at champions Sheffield with ... Read More »

Championship preview: Workington Town v Swinton Lions

Workington's Brett Carter. ©PaulEnglish/LeagueExpress

Sunday, 3.00pm at Derwent Park Workington Town caretaker coach Craig Barker is hoping to build on last week’s first half display against Batley Bulldogs. Town led 10-6 at half time thanks to tries from Jason Mossop and Brett Carter, but ultimately fell to a 36-16 defeat. However, Barker believes the signs are there that Workington can progress again in Sunday’s ... Read More »

Championship preview: Batley Bulldogs V Workington Town


Sunday February 23, 2014 Kick-off: 2.00pm John Kear insists Batley Bulldogs are capable of bouncing back from last week’s 52-12 defeat against Leigh Centurions. Batley host Workington Town on Sunday, with both teams aiming for their first win of the Kingstone Press Championship season. Kear said: “As a coach you’ve got to look at what we did well, which wasn’t ... Read More »

Full refunds offered for Wigan V Workington tickets


A full refund is being offered for any supporters who pre-purchased tickets for last Sunday’s postponed match between Workington and Wigan, which was supposed to be for Paul Prescott’s testimonial. Fans are asked to return tickets to the DW Stadium Ticket Office in person or by post where a refund will be issued. In a statement, Wigan said: “The club ... Read More »

Wigan v Workington postponed due to downpours

Wigan fans. ©RLphotos

Wigan have released a statement detailing the reasons why their pre-season friendly with Workington has been called off. They said: “Following heavy rain in Cumbria throughout Sunday morning after a lunch time pitch inspection Wigan Warriors pre-season fixture with Workington Town for Paul Prescott’s Testimonial has unfortunately been forced to be called off. “There was standing water on the Derwent ... Read More »

Championship preview: Workington hoping for World Cup boost


Workington Town head coach Gary Charlton explains to Paul English why his club is heading in the right direction in the Championship in 2014… Workington Town will look to add to their squad as they continue their preparations for the new season. Town issued their squad numbers at the weekend with the list containing just 20 names and numbers. “We ... Read More »

Kingstone Press Championship Match Previews (Sun Aug 4)

Barrow Raiders v Halifax (3.00pm) Barrow Raiders prop Jamie Butler faces a fitness test to determine whether he is able to play against Halifax. The powerful forward was knocked out during last week’s game against Doncaster. Raiders coach Darren Holt has set his squad the target of winning three of their remaining five games in order to secure their status ... Read More »