Leeds Rhinos stars to appear in Aussie soap Neighbours

Three of Leeds Rhinos’ stars have landed acting roles out in Australia. Ryan Hall, Kallum Watkins and Stevie Ward have bagged parts in iconic Australian soap Neighbours, which is based in Erinsborough, a fictional suburb in Melbourne. The club contacted the show’s producers, who replied saying they’d re-write the show to get some of the players in the episode. “We…

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Power Rankings: TotalRL’s top 10 sides following the weekend’s action

1. St Helens (0) Justin Holbrook’s side remains on top of the pile after securing a second-consecutive victory at the start of the season. The Saints toppled Catalans 21-12 despite spending the majority of the second-half with twelve men. It wasn’t as flashy or headline-grabbing as their victory over Castleford, but in certain ways it was equally impressive. 2. Featherstone…

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Twelve amateur hopefuls join the pros in Challenge Cup draw

    THE draw for the third round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup will be made this evening (Tuesday 13 February), and the fourteen Betfred League 1 sides will join the dozen surviving grassroots teams in proceedings. The amateur teams that have progressed through the opening stages are Askam, Batley Boys, British Army, Distington, Featherstone Lions, Hunslet Club Parkside, Kells,…

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Duffy challenges Fev to maintain standards after strong start

Featherstone coach John Duffy believes his side have laid down a marker following their victory over Toulouse. Rovers came from behind to defeat Toulouse, registering a second-consecutive victory against a top-four rival having defeated Halifax first time out. Duffy was delighted with his side’s second-half performance and has challenged his side to maintain the early standards they have set. Duffy…

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