Leigh sign Wigan Warriors’ Hopkins on loan for 2015

Leigh Centurions have continued their recruitment for their full-time campaign in 2015, after securing the signing of Wigan Warriors forward Sam Hopkins on a season-long loan deal. Hopkins, a former Centurions player himself before joining the Warriors at the end of last season, has made several appearances for Leigh on loan this year, but he will spend the entire 2015…

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Leigh Centurions sign Jonny Walker

Championship outfit Leigh Centurions have secured another impressive signing, after they completed the signature of former Hull KR forward Jonny Walker. The 22-year-old left the Robins last month under a dark cloud, but the Championship pacesetters have moved quickly to snap up Walker for next season on a one-year deal – with the option of a further year. Leigh Centurions…

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Match preview: Leeds Rhinos v Leigh Centurions

The second Tetley’s Challenge Cup quarter-final of the weekend is another Super League v Championship affair, as Championship pace-setters Leigh Centurions take their unbeaten record to Headingley, as they face Leeds Rhinos. With the Rhinos still hunting their first cup victory since 1999, the Centurions will have to be at their best to produce a performance capable of beating what…

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Brierley: I want to play for Salford Red Devils one day

Leigh Centurions star Ryan Brierley has given the biggest hint yet that a move to Salford Red Devils could be on the cards at some point in his career, as he revealed that he would love to turn out for the club one day. Brierley has played a pivotal role in the Centurions’ unbeaten start to 2014, and is arguably…

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Leeds Rhinos not underestimating cup rivals

Leeds loose forward Chris Clarkson insists the Rhinos won’t under-estimate Leigh Centurions when they host the Championship leaders in a Tetley’s Challenge Cup quarter-final at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on Friday June 6 (8.00pm). Clarkson is expecting a tough battle for the coveted semi-final spot against the sport’s only undefeated team in 2014 with Leigh having won all 16 league games…

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Leigh Centurions boss handed new contract

Kingstone Press Championship pacesetters Leigh Centurions have rewarded coach Paul Rowley for their fantastic start to the season, by handing him a new contract with the club. The Centurions announced today that the 39-year-old – who was believed to be courting attention from some Super League clubs – has been tied down until the end of the 2017 season, in…

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Salford Red Devils in hunt for Cameron Pitman

Salford Red Devils’ recruitment drive for 2015 is reportedly scouring the Championship, with top Leigh Centurions centre Cameron Pitman supposedly on the radar of Marwan Koukash, according to the MEN. The young Aussie has been in sensational form for the Centurions so far this season, and has played a big role in their undefeated start to the season. That has…

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Leigh Centurions boss expecting ferocious cup atmosphere

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…

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Five players charged with punching from same game

Five Kingstone Press Championship players have been charged with punching offences – with the quintet of stars all coming from the same two clubs that contested a fiery affair last Sunday. The clash between Halifax and Leigh Centurions saw four yellow cards and one red card in the match – with Leigh’s Sam Barlow receiving both a yellow and the…

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