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2014 can benefit Broncos long-term, says Grima

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London Broncos head coach Joey Grima has insisted that their disappointing 2014 will count for nothing next season, as they look to bounce back up to Super League at the first attempt. The Broncos won just one game throughout the entirety of 2014, with a late-season victory against Leeds Rhinos the only win the London club managed to post all ... Read More »

Featherstone Rovers appoint new chief executive

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Featherstone Rovers have appointed a new chief executive, with Pat Cluskey joining the club with immediate effect. Cluskey, who has most recently been working at London Skolars, has a wealth of experience across both codes, working at the likes of Leeds Rugby and Widnes Vikings throughout his career in Rugby League. He also has experience in football, having worked as ... Read More »

Five things to expect from the Rugby League weekend

Hull FC and Castleford Tigers kicked off yet another blockbusting weekend of Rugby League action on Thursday night, and attention will now turn to the rest of the clubs in action – across the Super League and the Kingstone Press Championships. There’s plenty to be played for – with a couple of big results potentially in the pipeline should things ... Read More »

Featherstone Rovers confirm Sammut move

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Featherstone Rovers can officially confirm that Jarrod Sammut has join the club from Wakefield Wildcats on dual-registration and will be available for selection for the visit of North Wales Crusaders on Sunday. Second Row forward Liam Walsmley and centre/winger Lewis Price have both joined Kingstone Press Championship One side Hunslet Hawks for a month’s loan. Featherstone Rovers Head Coach Andy ... Read More »

Leon Pryce has offer from Featherstone Rovers

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Catalan Dragons half-back Leon Pryce has an offer to join Featherstone Rovers from next season onwards, after Rovers majority shareholder Feisal Nahaboo revealed they have bid for his services. Pryce is out of contract with the Dragons at the end of the year, and Nahaboo insists they want him on board in West Yorkshire to help launch an assault on ... Read More »

Dewsbury Rams sign Kyle Briggs

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Dewsbury Rams have confirmed the arrival of Featherstone Rovers half-back Kyle Briggs on an initial one-month loan. Briggs, 26, featured for the Rovers in their recent encounter with the Rams and is in his second spell with the club, having also played for the Bradford Bulls in Super League. He scored 376 points in just 43 appearances during his first ... Read More »

Featherstone have bids rejected for Giants trio

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Ambitious Kingstone Press Championship side Featherstone Rovers have failed in bids for Huddersfield Giants stars Danny Brough, Eorl Crabtree and Brett Ferres. It is a clear signal of intent from owner Faisal Nahaboo, who is looking to get Rovers into Super League when the game goes through its restructure next year. With Brough the defending Man of Steel, and Crabtree ... Read More »

Featherstone Rovers to ‘spend their way out of Championship’

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Kingstone Press Championship outfit Featherstone Rovers have revealed they are welcoming ‘substantial’ investors on board at the club with immediate effect, and have declared their intention to ‘spend their way out of the Championship’. The new investors wish to remain anonymous for now, but have offered substantial investment for Featherstone Rovers to compete in Super League. The amount of investment ... Read More »

Featherstone Rovers coach John Bastian leaves club

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The second coaching casualty of Bank Holiday Monday has been confirmed, as Kingstone Press Championship side Featherstone Rovers have parted company with coach John Bastian. Bastian only took charge of the club permanently following the departure of Daryl Powell to Castleford Tigers but, after Tony Rea’s exit from London Broncos, Bastian has also left his club despite steering them to ... Read More »

Leigh Centurions boss expecting ferocious cup atmosphere

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Leigh Centurions head coach Paul Rowley believes this year’s Tetley’s Challenge Cup has given the Championship a chance to show what it is made of, with plenty of sides outside Super League still remaining in the competition. The draw has ensured there will be at least two Championship sides in the last eight following this weekend’s cup ties, and Rowley ... Read More »