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Championship preview: Barrow Raiders V Leigh Centurions
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Championship preview: Barrow Raiders V Leigh Centurions

by: Total Rugby League, February 21, 2014, 1:08 pm

Sunday February 23, 2014
Kick-off: 2.00pm

Barrow Raiders coach Anthony Murray looks set to make three changes to the forward pack that lost to North Wales Crusaders last week.

Dan Toal is struggling to face Leigh Centurions due to a dead leg, while Craig Briscoe and Joe Bullock are both unavailable.

Murray said: “Leigh are probably tipped to be in the top three or four, if not at the top, but we’ve got to raise our game and meet that challenge head on.

“We’ve got home advantage and we’ve got to get amongst them and see what we can do.

“Our commitment and enthusiasm was never in question (last week), but we picked a few wrong options. That’s something we need to change on Sunday.”

Leigh coach Paul Rowley will pick from a fully fit squad as he aims to back up a 52-12 win over Batley Bulldogs with another convincing display.

Rowley said: “Everyone was casting an eye across the league to see how everyone started, and I’m sure that result raised a few eyebrows. Now and again you get days where everything goes for you.

“We’re obviously happy, but our feet are on the floor. We know it’s a tough year ahead and we’ll need to be even better to achieve our goals.”

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