Today’s results

LEIGH’S promotion hopes are over following  a Championship play-off defeat by Featherstone. Head coach Ryan Carr, pictured, and his Rovers side will now head to York for a semi-final showdown as the battle for a place in Super League continues. Alex Sutcliffe scored two tries for Featherstone while Dane Chisholm closed once and kicked five goals in the 34-18 victory.…

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Toulouse open Championship playoffs with victory over York

Toulouse Olympique opened this season’s Championship Playoffs with a convincing 44-6 victory over York City Knights at the Stade Ernest Angeles this afternoon in the Qualifying Final. Olympique led throughout from the moment on three minutes when fullback Mark Kheirallah knocked over a penalty to the final minute of the game, when Stan Robin shot over for a try to…

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Swinton board of directors resign with immediate effect

Swinton Lions’ board of directors have resigned with immediate effect following opposition to rebrand. The club released a statement on Friday saying they could not continue due to the opposition to the proposed changes. The statement read: “The response to the change of the playing name to Manchester Lions has been significant. There has been resounding support but, as expected,…

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Leigh coach John Duffy enters furious war of words with Toronto chief Brian McDermott

Leigh head coach John Duffy has sniped back at Toronto counterpart Brian McDermott and accused him of spitting out his dummy following his comments about the Centurions. The Wolfpack head coach described the Centurions of being “vicious” following last week’s match between the two sides, a game Toronto won 46-12. McDermott accused Leigh of gouging and attacking the testicles of…

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