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 a move that is sure to delight Centurions fans.

Leigh made it a club-record 15 successive wins recently, and will be looking to keep that momentum up ahead of next weekend’s Challenge Cup quarter-final date with Leeds Rhinos, in a game that will see Super League’s top side host the Championship’s best team.

On top of that, the club have also issued new deals to Jamie Acton and Cameron Pitman. Pitman was believed to be attracting attention from Super League outfit Salford Red Devils, but he has now committed his future to the Centurions as they look to build towards a promotion push next season.

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