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Rovers boss: We are under no illusions about our task at Swinton

FEATHERSTONE coach Jon Sharp expects another stern defensive test in Sunday’s Kingstone Press Championship game against Swinton Lions at Sale (3pm).

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Rovers forward John Davies (centre) assists Jason Walton in a tackle in Sunday's game at Batley. Picture: Carol Austerberry.

Davies praises Rovers goalkicker Knowles

JOHN Davies praised fellow Featherstone Rovers forward and former Sheffield Eagles teammate Michael Knowles after Sunday’s 32-6 win at Batley Bulldogs.

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Davide Longo: "We believe our offer provides genuine value for money for Rhinos supporters."

Leeds Rhinos season-ticket holders offered cut-price admission to Featherstone matches

Featherstone Rovers are offering supporters of dual-registration partners Leeds Rhinos cut-price admission to Championship matches at Big Fellas Stadium.

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Rovers half-back Anthony Thackeray.

Candid conversations with half-backs pay off for Rovers boss Sharp

TOUGH LOVE has helped take Featherstone Rovers’ half-backs to a new level, according to boss Jon Sharp.

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Rovers coach Jon Sharp: "When you come to Batley youve got to be really tough."

Rovers coach delighted with display at Batley

JON Sharp hailed the “toughness” Featherstone Rovers showed in Sunday’s 32-6 win at Batley Bulldogs.

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Josh Walters: "It's a good set of lads and I get on with the coaches Sharpy and Danny Evans"

Walters: They are a good set of lads at Featherstone

Leeds Rhinos’ dual registered forward Josh Walters enjoys playing for Featherstone Rovers.

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Ian Hardman's first-half brace turned the tide in Featherstone's favour at Batley.

Batley Bulldogs 6 Featherstone Rovers 32: Dominant Featherstone continue impressive start to campaign

Featherstone Rovers’ impressive start in the Kingstone Press Championship continued with a dominant 32-6 victory over Batley Bulldogs at Mount Pleasant.

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Jon Sharp: "It is always a tough game against Batley and we have to play well."

Rovers coach: We need to play better than we did against Oldham

WHOEVER HANDLES the conditions better will come out on top in tomorrow’s crunch West Yorkshire derby at Mount Pleasant (3pm).

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Richard Moore has missed the opening two games with a quad injury. Picture: Carol Austerberry.

Rovers boosted by return of key forwards

Featherstone Rovers are set welcome back key forwards Frankie Mariano, Richard Moore and Michael Knowles for Sunday’s Kingstone Press Championship match at Batley Bulldogs.

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John Davies (right) will not face a charge.

Rovers player Davies will not face charge

Featherstone forward John Davies will not be charged over an alleged dangerous throw in last Sunday’s Championship game against Oldham.

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Jon Sharp

Rovers coach: Another close clash on cards at Batley

Featherstone coach Jon Sharp expects another nail-biting finish in Sunday’s Championship game at top-four rivals Batley Bulldogs.

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Leeds Rhinos forward Jack Ormondroyd has played in both Featherstone's matches this season.

Ormondroyd: We showed character in Oldham win

LEEDS RHINOS’ dual registered forward Jack Ormondroyd felt Featherstone Rovers showed ‘character and grit’ in Sunday’s 8-6 home win against Oldham.

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Jon Sharp: "Our defence was brilliant against Oldham."

Sharp delighted with Featherstone’s opening two victories

Coach Jon Sharp is delighted with Featherstone’s excellent start to their Kingstone Press Championship campaign.

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Chris Ulugia: "We learned a lot about ourselves against Oldham."

Rovers star Ulugia: We can make it three from three at Batley

CENTRE Chris Ulugia is tipping Featherstone Rovers to make it three straights wins when they visit his old club Batley Bulldogs at Mount Pleasant on Sunday.

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Rovers chief Mark Campbell: "There is a lot to be excited about."

Rovers chief Campbell pleased with progress

Featherstone Rovers chairman Mark Campbell is pleased with the club’s progress this season, both on and off the field.

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Chris Ulugia scored two tries for Rovers. Picture: Carol Austerberry.

Two-try Ulugia gives Rovers edge in dour game

FEATHERSTONE Rovers maintained their 100 per cent record in the Kingstone Press Championship by pipping Oldham 8-6 in dreadful conditions at Big Fellas Stadium on Sunday.

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Hooker Sam Day has been recalled to Featherstone's squad.

Rovers without six players for Oldham clash

Featherstone Rovers will be without Richard Moore, Michael Knowles, James Duckworth, Scott Turner, Frankie Mariano and Misi Taulapapa for Sunday’s first home Championship game against Oldham at Big Fellas Stadium.

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Featherstone's new club mascot Percy the Pit Pony with the National Coal Mining Musuem's resident pit ponies Eric and Ernie.

Rovers supporters ‘react brilliantly’ to club’s new mascot Percy

Featherstone’s new club mascot Percy the Pit Pony has proved a big hit with Rovers fans.

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Rovers coach Jon Sharp: "We made it a fortress last season and thats our intention again this year."

Rovers aim to repeat last season’s impressive home record

Featherstone coach Jon Sharp again wants to make Big Fellas Stadium a fortress this season.

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