Kingston Press Championship Round 6 Previews

This week the Kingstone Press Championship reaches Round 6 of this season’s competition, with two games scheduled for Saturday and four for Sunday. Full reports from each game will appear in Monday’s League Express. Saturday March 12 London Broncos v Dewsbury Rams (3:00) London Broncos made it four wins out of five in the Championship with their 29-22 victory over Halifax.…

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Hellewell happy with underdog tag

London winger Ben Hellewell believes the Broncos will use the underdog tag to their advantage when they face his former club Featherstone Rovers in the Kingstone Press Championship Shield final on Sunday. The Broncos defeated Dewsbury Rams in the semi-final to book their place in the inaugural Championship Shield showdown at the Select Security Stadium, Widnes. Hellewell, who spent two…

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Baldwinson wants more success

Recently crowned Kingstone Press Young Championship Player of the Year, Jordan Baldwinson is eager to win one more accolade with Featherstone Rovers as they battle it out for the Kingstone Press Championship Shield on Sunday against London Broncos. Baldwinson, who joined Featherstone from Leeds Rhinos on a one-year deal, will return to his parent club at season’s end, and the…

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Atkin relishing tough battle

Swinton Lions’ semi-final match winner Chris Atkin is anticipating the toughest challenge of the season when they lock horns with Keighley Cougars in the Kingstone Press League 1 play-off final on Sunday October 4 (2.00pm). Atkin, who kicked the winning drop-goal in the semi-final decider against York City Knights last weekend, is gearing up for Swinton’s second final in 2015…

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White enjoying promotion push

Keighley Cougars top try-scorer Paul White is enjoying being part of the promotion race as they aim to tackle Swinton Lions this Sunday at the Select Security Stadium, Widnes, in the Kingstone Press League 1 play-off final. White, who has scored 30 tries in 24 appearances in 2015, is an advocate of the new structure that was introduced at the…

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Smith v Gale – Who will win on Friday, and who’ll play for England?

Luke Gale has won the 2015 Albert Goldthorpe Medal, as was revealed recently by League Express. And the question now is whether Gale’s superb form in 2015 will cause England coach Steve McNamara to select him for the international squad when he announces it next month. Gale was one of 35 possible members of the England squad who were invited…

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League 1 Previews

Totalrl.com looks ahead to all the games that are taking place in League 1 this week. Thursday, August 20 York City Knights v North Wales Crusaders (7.30pm) Following their 30-22 victory at London Skolars, which keeps them in second place, York City Knights face a busy time over the next few days. Following the game against North Wales Crusaders they…

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