Saturday, September 20, 2014
Rugby League News

Match Previews

Championship preview: Rochdale Hornets v Whitehaven

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Sunday 3.00pm at Spotland Stadium Sunday’s meeting between Hornets and Whitehaven is a clash between the two clubs with close links to St Helens, both clubs having made good use of partnership agreements with the Super League outfit and a number of St Helens players have appeared for both clubs. However it is not unique, last season London Broncos had ... Read More »

Championship preview: Swinton Lions v Dewsbury Rams

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Sunday 3.00pm at Leigh Sports Village Winger Freddie Walker looks set for a spell on the sidelines after suffering ankle ligament damage against York City Knights, but Swinton Lions coach Ian Watson is hopeful that both Josh Barlow and Luke Menzies will be fit to face the Rams. Chris Atkin is unavailable after being selected for England Students and Anthony ... Read More »

Championship preview: Barrow Raiders v Featherstone Rovers

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Sunday 3.00pm at Craven Park Barrow have agreed a dual registration deal with Salford Red Devils and could hand Championship debuts to a number of players. Recently appointed head coach Bobbie Goulding included new signings Mick Govin and Michael Dengate in the Challenge Cup tie at Keighley a week ago. Liam Hulme, son of former Great Britain international Paul Hulme, ... Read More »

Championship preview: Batley Bulldogs v Keighley Cougars

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Sunday 2.00pm at the Love Rugby League Stadium Batley Bulldogs fullback Miles Greenwood is on the verge of his 100th career try. Greenwood has 98 tries to his name, 24 in Batley colours. He has previously played with Widnes Vikings, Leigh Centurions, Halifax and Oldham. The Bulldogs will have loan pair Kyle Trout and Alex Brown available after the duo ... Read More »

Championship preview: Doncaster v North Wales Crusaders

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Sunday 3.00pm at the Keepmoat Stadium Doncaster will have Hull FC youngsters Joe Arundel and Ben Crooks available for the visit of the North Wales Crusaders to the Keepmoat Stadium. The pair were left out of the Hull FC squad for Thursday’s televised game against Huddersfield Giants with Hull coach Lee Radford saying: “We are hoping a couple of games ... Read More »

Championship preview: Halifax v Leigh Centurions

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Sunday 3.00pm at The Shay Tony Tonks will make his 200th career appearance if selected by Halifax coach Karl Harrison to face league leaders Leigh Centurions on Sunday at the Shay. However, his milestone will be overshadowed by Centurions utility man Stuart Littler, if he steps on to the field it will be his 450th career game. Littler recently passed ... Read More »

Match preview: Wigan Warriors v London Broncos

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London will be looking for their first win of the season in Super League at the eighth attempt, as they face the daunting task of travelling to Wigan. The Warriors are in fine form, having crushed Championship high-fliers Dewsbury Rams in the Tetley’s Challenge Cup last weekend. However, they will be without winger Josh Charnley, who has been ruled out ... Read More »

Match preview: Warrington Wolves v Hull Kingston Rovers

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Warrington and Hull KR compete in a rematch of last Sunday’s Tetley’s Challenge Cup tie – which the Wolves edged, 28-24. However, they have been dealt a huge blow in the lead up to this game, as co-captain Ben Westwood has been ruled out of action for up to a month with a calf problem. Young prop Ben Evans also ... Read More »

Match preview: Leeds Rhinos v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

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It is set to be an emotional night at Headingley Carnegie Stadium, as prop Jamie Peacock makes his 500th appearance for the club against Wakefield Trinity Wildcats tonight. The Wildcats were actually Peacock’s very first opponents – on exactly the same day 15 years ago, 11 April 1999 – making it a poignant night to reach such a historic landmark. ... Read More »

Match preview: Bradford Bulls v Salford Red Devils

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Tonight could prove to be a pivotal moment in Bradford’s season, as they look for the win which could take them off the bottom of Super League. However, they will face a Salford Red Devils side that will be determined to put on a show for new head coach Iestyn Harris, as he takes charge of the Red Devils for ... Read More »