Featherstone name John Duffy as their new head coach

John Duffy has been appointed as the new head coach of Featherstone Rovers. The 37-year-old joins the club from Swinton Lions, just one day after his departure from the financially-stricken Championship club was confirmed. Duffy joined the Lions midway through 2014 and in his first year at the club he earned promotion to the Championship via the League 1 play-offs.…

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Higham issues rallying call as Leigh prepare for the Qualifiers

Leigh captain Micky Higham has called on his teammates to prove they are up for the fight in the club’s battle to avoid relegation. The Centurions are preparing to battle it out in the Qualifiers following the league split, and fight for the right to retain Super League starts. They have provided several underwhelming performances in recent weeks, with their…

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Duffy leaves Lions as Featherstone speculation intensifies

John Duffy looks increasingly likely to be named the new head coach of Featherstone Rovers today after his departure from Swinton was confirmed. The financially-stricken Lions confirmed Duffy had left the club, just a few hours after Featherstone revealed Jon Sharp had left the club with immediate effect. Sharp was shown the door after two years in charge despite consecutive…

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Danny McGuire completes move to Hull Kingston Rovers

Danny McGuire’s has signed a two-year deal with Championship side Hull Kingston Rovers. McGuire, one of the best of his generation, will join the Robins in 2018 after he finishes the season with Leeds Rhinos, where he has spent the entirety of his career to date. The 34-year-old’s departure from Headingley was confirmed last week, with the Robins always the…

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