Former directors bid to take over Cougars

Former Keighley Cougars Chairman Mick O’Neill, is spearheading a consortium to save the club. O’Neill has teamed back up with his co-director from the heydays of ‘Cougarmania’, Mike Smith, and company secretary Tim Wood, along with supporters and members who remained solidly behind the club. O’Neill and Smith ran the club in the 1990s, winning two Championships, promotion to the…

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Throwback: The last time Bradford and Keighley met competitively.. in 1989!

There’s bound to be a bumper crowd this weekend at Cougar Park – potentially the biggest outside of Super League, in fact. That’s because there’s the small matter of a mouthwatering League 1 derby between Keighley and local rivals Bradford in BD21 – where four, maybe even five, thousand people are expected to pack into the stadium to watch the…

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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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Cougars dispel reserves myth

Gareth Walker, the Championship correspondent of League Express, speaks to Keighley Cougars Chairman Gary Fawcett about reserve-team rugby   Whether or not clubs should have to run reserve teams remains a hot topic for some in Rugby League. And despite claims of the cost being prohibitive, Keighley chairman Gary Fawcett said they can be run for virtually nothing, and should…

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COLUMN: Keighley Cougars dispel reserve myths

We care about the Championship and League 1 – and that’s why in League Express every Monday, you can read our Championship Focus column, where we spotlight life outside Super League. To read it every week, open your subscription to League Express today. GARETH WALKER hears how Keighley Cougars buck the trend by running a successful and cost-effective second string…

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