Swinton launch scathing attack on RFL after allowing Championship game to be played at amateur club

Officials at Swinton Lions are seething after the RFL granted Rochdale Hornets dispensation to move this weekend’s pivotal Championship clash to to home of amateur neighbours Rochdale Mayfield. The Hornets were due to host the Lions at Spotland this weekend, however the game was thrown into doubt after they were informed the pitch would not be ready in time due…

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Today’s results

LUKE CRESSWELL’S hat-trick helped Barrow pull off an impressive 38-16 win at Championship rivals Featherstone. Coach Paul Crarey, pictured, can reflect on successive wins, and his side are now level on points with third-bottom Dewsbury, who lost 40-0 to Leigh, as they battle to avoid the drop. Bradford and York were the division’s other winners. New South Wales levelled the…

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Widnes rise to tenth with gutsy win over Batley as Sheffield return to the top five

Widnes’ 28-22 victory against Batley was their eleventh of the season, but they were pushed all the way by a fearsome Bulldogs outfit as Sheffield claim a 46-24 win against Rochdale. Anthony Gelling opened the scoring for the Vikings before Jonny Campbell had a try disallowed for Batley. The Bulldogs were not to be denied, however, as Jack Downs touched…

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Paterson return to Leigh

Leigh Centurions have confirmed that Cory Paterson has come out of retirement to re-join the club with immediate effect, and that he will be sponsored by Fitfield Ltd. Paterson, who had announced his retirement after playing for Toronto Wolfpack in 2018, has reconsidered his decision after a meeting with Leigh Centurions owner Derek Beaumont. His last game for Leigh was…

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