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Rovers forward Knowles will have late fitness test

JON SHARP will see how players shape up in training this week before deciding on any changes for Sunday’s trip to Kingstone Press Championship strugglers Dewsbury Rams.

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Jon Sharp: "Ultimately the start really hurt us."

Rovers coach: Spirit and endeavour was good in Toulouse defeat

A SECOND successive home defeat was a blow to Featherstone Rovers, but coach Jon Sharp says there were positives from the 34-26 loss to Toulouse Olympique two days ago.

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Rovers centre Chris Ulugia scores one of his two second-half tries against Toulouse. Picture: Carol Austerberry.

Dreadful start costs Rovers dear in second home defeat

Featherstone Rovers slipped to a second successive home defeat when they lost 34-26 to Toulouse Olympique after making a dreadful start to Sunday’s Championship game at Big Fellas Stadium.

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Rovers coach Jon Sharp: "We are going to have to defend well because Toulouse are a superb attacking team."

Sharp expects severe test for Featherstone’s defence

COACH JON Sharp expects Featherstone’s defence to be severely tested by Sunday’s visitors Toulouse Olympique.

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Former Featherstone Rovers player Iestyn Harris.

Harris will give Hardman’s testimonial a boost

Former Featherstone player Iestyn Harris will return to Big Fellas Stadium on Friday, April 21, for an event that is part of Rovers full-back Ian Hardman’s testimonial year.

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Frankie Mariano: "It is going to be massive game on Sunday."

Rovers star Mariano: The pressure is on us against Toulouse

FRANKIE Mariano believes Featherstone Rovers must ‘go up another gear’ to beat Sunday’s visitors Toulouse.

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Featherstone host Oldham in the Challenge Cup fifth round.

Rovers host Oldham in Challenge Cup clash

Featherstone Rovers will host Oldham in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fifth round on the weekend of April 22-23.

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Brad Tagg sustained another ankle injury at Bradford.

Rovers pair injured in cup win

WINGER JAMES Duckworth and substitute forward Brad Tagg both suffered an injury in Featherstone Rovers’ 21-13 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup win at Bradford Bulls.

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Rovers coach Jon Sharp: "It was 21-7 with just seconds to go."

Rovers coach: We showed plenty of endeavour in cup win

Coach Jon Sharp was pleased Featherstone showed “plenty of heart and plenty of endeavour” in Sunday’s 21-13 Challenge Cup win at Bradford Bulls but he was disappointed they conceded a last minute try.

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Josh Hardcastle scores Featherstone's first try in today's Challenge Cup tie at Bradford. Picture: Carol Austerberry.

Rovers march on in Challenge Cup by grinding out win at Bradford

Three-times Challenge Cup winners Featherstone Rovers booked their place in Tuesday’s fifth round draw by beating fellow Championship club Bradford Bulls 21-13 at Odsal on Sunday.

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Featherstone players show off the Summer Bash jersey.

Rovers launch limited edition Summer Bash shirt

Featherstone Rovers have launched the shirt they will play in against London Broncos at Blackpool’s Summer Bash on Saturday, May 27.

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Sam Day is back in Featherstone's squad.

Tagg set to make Rovers return

Featherstone Rovers are set to welcome back Brad Tagg for tomorrow’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fourth round tie at Bradford Bulls.

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Rovers coach Jon Sharp: "I am going to put the best team I can out and I want us to have a crack at it."

Rovers coach Sharp: We want to go on a cup run

THERE IS no danger of Featherstone Rovers treating the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup as a distraction, coach Jon Sharp says.

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Jason Walton: "The lads are really looking forward to it."

Rovers star Walton: Our defence needs to improve to win at Bradford

Jason Walton is relishing the prospect of returning to Odsal for Featherstone’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fourth round tie against Bradford Bulls on Sunday.

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Rovers half-back Matty Wildie.

Rovers boss delighted with Wildie’s reaction

HALF-BACK MATTY Wildie’s reaction to a talking-to has delighted Featherstone Rovers coach Jon Sharp.

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Jon Sharp: "It was pleasing to put the defeat to Rochdale behind us."

Our win against Sheffield was pleasing says Rovers coach

Featherstone Rovers coach Jon Sharp says there were ‘impressive individual performances’ in Sunday’s 47-22 win over Sheffield Eagles at Belle Vue, Wakefield.

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Rovers general manager Davide Longo: "We completely understand the situation Wakefield find themselves in and would be more than willing to support them where we can."

Rovers invite Wakefield Trinity for talks on using Big Fellas Stadium as new ‘home’

FEATHERSTONE Rovers officials have made a formal offer for Super League neighbours Wakefield Trinity to call the Big Fellas Stadium ‘home’ from 2018.

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Featherstone's star man Anthony Thackeray.

Sheffield Eagles 22 Featherstone Rovers 47: Thackeray has starring role as Rovers return to winning ways

STAND-OFF ANTHONY Thackeray played a starring role as Rovers returned to winning ways with a 47-22 victory over Sheffield Eagles at Belle Vue.

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Jon Sharp: "It has been a long week and we want to get out and play."

Rovers coach: We have to get back on the horse as quickly as possible

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS need to get back to their high standards when they take on Sheffield Eagles at Wakefield’s Beaumont Legal Stadium, Belle Vue, tomorrow (7.30pm).

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