Kingstone Championship Round 11 Previews

All six Round 11 matches in the Kingstone Press Championship will take place on Sunday 3rd May. Batley Bulldogs v Whitehaven (3.00) Reflecting on the 56-8 defeat at Leigh Centurions, Batley Bulldogs coach John Kear said: “There were some players who actually stood up and demonstrated they could lead a group of people through actions. They obviously did themselves some good…

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Eagles planning Challenge Cup surprise for Hull

Sheffield Eagles are looking to surprise Hull FC when the two clubs meet in the fifth round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup at Bramall Lane on Sunday (3.00pm). For the Eagles, currently lying third in the Kingstone Press Championship, the Cup will be a welcome break from their league campaign and prop Mitch Stringer believes they can cause an upset.…

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Leigh Miners Rangers confident of causing Challenge Cup upset

Community club Leigh Miners Rangers are hoping to grab the headlines from their fellow Leigh side the Centurions when they take on York City Knights in the fifth round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup on Sunday (2.00pm). Leigh Miners head the Premier Division of the Kingstone Press National Cider National Conference League and if they manage to beat York, of…

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Flower named in Wigan squad for Warrington clash

Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane and Warrington coach Tony Smith have both named their squads for Thursday night’s blockbuster at the DW Stadium between the clubs in third and fifth positions respectively in the Super League table. Wane has brought Ben Flower and John Bateman into his 19-man squad, with Lewis Tierney and Ryan Sutton both dropping out of the…

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This weekend’s League 1 Previews

Saturday Matches Gloucestershire University All Golds v Rochdale Hornets (3.00) Gloucestershire University All Golds got off to a winning start against South Wales Scorpions but coach LeeGreenwood expects a sterner test against Rochdale Hornets this week: “Saturday is going to be tough,” he said. “Any time you play a Northern team, we’re the underdogs. They’ve got lads who have played…

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Easter Monday Super League games – Squad Lists & Previews

Super League 19-man squads for Easter Monday games Catalans Dragons v Widnes Vikings (17:00 BST, Sky Sports) Catalans: Escaré, Pomeroy, Tonga, Dureau, Elima, Henderson, Casty, Taia, Anderson, Mounis, Bosc, Pelissier, Whitehead, Garcia, Pala, Cardace, Bousquet, Maria, Baitieri. Widnes: Ah Van, Brown, Craven, Galea, Gerrard, Gilmore, Gore, Heremaia, Hulme, Joseph, Kavanagh, Leuluai, Manuokafoa, Marsh, O’Carroll, Owens, Phelps, White, Whitley. Referee: Ben…

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Locke returns as Red Devils and Vikings do battle for fourth place

Salford Red Devils will host Widnes Vikings tonight at the AJ Bell Stadium (8.00pm) with the winner being rewarded by going fourth in the Super League table for at least 24 hours. The Red Devils and Vikings, currently lying eighth and fifth respectively, both have five points from their opening six matches in this season’s competition, and the winner of…

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Leeds Rhinos v Huddersfield Giants preview

Leeds Rhinos will be looking to continue their perfect start to the new Super League season tonight, when they lock horns with winless West Yorkshire rivals Huddersfield Giants. Wins for the Rhinos against Hull KR and Widnes have left them two from two so far in 2015, whereas Huddersfield are coming into the game off the back of defeats to…

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