Sunday, November 23, 2014
Rugby League News

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Match Report: Catalan Dragons 42-20 Widnes Vikings

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In a nutshell On a scorching afternoon in Perpignan the Catalan Dragons were too strong for Widnes Vikings, scoring nine tries as they gave their best performance of the season. How it unfolded The Dragons scored two tries in the first ten minutes, through Ben Pomeroy and Elliott Whitehead, neither of which Thomas Bosc could convert. And they extended their ... Read More »

Championship preview: Workington Town v Sheffield Eagles

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Sunday 3.00pm at Derwent Park Workington Town coach Phil Veivers could be boosted by the returns of Jarrad Stack, Graeme Mattinson and Karl Olstrum for Sunday’s match against Sheffield Eagles. However Elliott Miller, Callum Phillips and Liam McAvoy are all expected to be unavailable. Town are just two points adrift of a play-off place, and will be desperate to claim ... Read More »

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 »

Match Report: Wests Tigers 16-4 NQ Cowboys

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In a nutshell The Tigers held on to win a tight game in Campbelltown, with former Wigan star Pat Richards scoring a try and two goals as they held off the Cowboys. How it unfolded The Cowboys took the lead on 28 minutes, when Luke Brooks dropped the ball trying to intercept a pass, and Johnathan Thurston picked up the ... 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 »

Match Report: Parramatta Eels 14-12 Sydney Roosters

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In a nutshell The Eels gained their revenge for a 50-point shellacking by the Roosters in the second round of this season’s NRL competition, holding on in a tense finish to register their third straight victory. How it unfolded In a game that was tit for tat all the way, the Eels took an early lead through a try to ... 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 »

Match Report: Canberra Raiders 12-26 Newcastle Knights

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In a nutshell Canberra again failed to win at home as the Knights pulled away in the second half to secure a comfortable victory. How it unfolded The first half saw the sides go into the sheds level at 12-all. The Raiders had opened the scoring with a try by Jarrod Croker, which he also converted, after eight minutes. But ... 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 report: Leeds Rhinos 42-6 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

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In a nutshell Leeds recorded another resounding win against Wakefield. How it unfolded First-half: The Rhinos were 24-0 up at the break, as scores from Liam Sutcliffe, Ryan Hall, Carl Ablett and Tom Briscoe put Leeds in control at the break. Second-half: Jamie Peacock got the landmark try his performance deserved, but Chris Clarkson extended the lead. Jarrod Sammut got ... Read More »