Featherstone Rovers

Featherstone Rovers

Rovers face Broncos at Blackpool’s Summer Bash

Featherstone Rovers take on London Broncos at next season’s Kingstone Press Championship Summer Bash at Blackpool FC’s Bloomfield Road ground on May Bank Holiday weekend.

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Rovers chairman Mark Campbell.

Rovers will give squad update at fans forum

Featherstone Rovers chairman Mark Campbell and head coach Jon Sharp will give an update on the club’s 2017 squad at a fans forum in the Cappers Bar next Thursday evening.

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John Davies is presented with the Rovers  Supporters Club player of the year trophy by supporter Barbara Mills. Picture: Carol Austerberry.

Davies and Taulapapa top Rovers award winners

John Davies and Misi Taulapapa both won two awards at the annual Featherstone Rovers players’ presentation night in the clubhouse on Friday.

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Harold Box, Mick Gibbins and Cyril Kellett will be inducted at a dinner in the Rovers clubhouse on Friday, October 28.

Trio will be inducted into Rovers Hall of Fame

Three Featherstone Rovers legends - Mick Gibbins, Harold Box and Cyril Kellett - will be inducted into the club’s Hall of Fame later this month.

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Jon Sharp: " All the Leeds players had a positive impact for us on the field and also in training."

Sharp delighted Rovers will again link up with Rhinos

Coach Jon Sharp is delighted Featherstone Rovers will again have a dual-registered arrangement with Super League club Leeds Rhinos next season.

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Misi Taulapapa scores a try during a season which brought him big praise from coach Jon Sharp. Picture: Carol Austerberry

Sharp relishing challenge ahead for Featherstone Rovers

Featherstone Rovers boss Jon Sharp is looking forward to competing against Hull KR following the surprise relegation of a team that just over 12 months ago were playing at Wembley in the Challenge Cup final.

Jon Sharp.

Featherstone looking to add some strike to team

Featherstone Rovers have not disclosed any new signings, but head coach Jon Sharp has revealed the type of player that he has been looking at to improve his team for next year.

Jack Coventry, who has completed a move from Featherstone Rovers to Hunslet.

Coventry goes from Featherstone to Hunslet

Hunslet RLFC have announced the signing of young prop forward Jack Coventry from Featherstone Rovers.

Steve Snitch in his last game for Featherstone Rovers against London Broncos before retiring. Picture: Carol Austerberry

Sharp aiming to add quality to Featherstone Rovers squad

Head coach Jon Sharp believes he has something to build on at Featherstone Rovers and has ruled out a “mass exodus” of players in the off season.

Featherstone head coach Jon Sharp.

Featherstone boss: Middle 8s were a step too far for us

Featherstone Rovers boss Jon Sharp admitted the Middle 8s had been a “step too far” for his team with all the injuries they have had to contend with.

Michael Channing in action for Featherstone Rovers.

Channing leaves Featherstone to go ‘back home’

Former Castleford Tigers centre Michael Channing is heading back south after signing a two-year deal with London Broncos.

Action from Featherstone Rovers' Middle 8s game at London Borough. Picture: Carol Austerberry

Featherstone well beaten in last of qualifiers

Featherstone Rovers’ season ended in disappointing fashion as they went down to a heavy defeat in their last Middle 8s game at London Broncos.

Rovers coach Jon Sharp: "We are a proud group who want finish off in the right manner."

Rovers want to end season in ‘right manner’ at London says Sharp

Featherstone will aim to end an outstanding season on a high note when they visit London Broncos on Sunday for their final fixture in the Super 8s Qualifiers.

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Jon Sharp: "It's just a case of if you are standing and can put on a pair of boots youll play."

Rovers coach: If you can put on a pair of boots you’ll play

Injury-ravaged Featherstone Rovers are set to field an unchanged team in Sunday’s Super 8s Qualifier at London Broncos.

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Featherstone's players form a guard of  honour to applaud  teammate Steve Snitch after Sunday's game against Hull KR. Picture: Bob Nunn.

Rovers forward Snitch hangs up boots

Featherstone Rovers forward Steve Snitch has decided to retire from playing at the end of this season.

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Misi Taulapapa scored two second-half tries for Featherstone. Picture: Bob Nunn.

Unlucky Featherstone edged out in final home match

Featherstone Rovers gave their best performance so far in the Super 8s Qualifiers but they fell just short in a 32-24 defeat against Hull Kingston Rovers at Big Fellas Stadium on Sunday.

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Jon Sharp: Our home form was great in the regular season and we have been inspired by our fans."

Rovers coach relishing final home fixture

Featherstone Rovers coach Jon Sharp is looking forward to Sunday’s home clash against Hull Kingston Rovers.

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Rovers have thanked volunteers who installed the bricks last weekend.

Bricks installed at Rovers stadium

Personalised bricks purchased from the Featherstone Rovers ‘Buy a Brick’ scheme have now been installed at Big Fellas Stadium.

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Rovers centre Misi Taulapapa was nominated for the Championship player of the year award. Picture: Carol Austerberry.

Rovers pair miss out on Championship awards

Featherstone Rovers centre Misi Taulapapa and prop Jordan Baldwinson have been pipped for Championship player of the season awards.

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Featherstone's Steve Snitch runs at the Salford defence.
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Salford Red Devils 70 Featherstone Rovers 16 - Rovers hammered by rampant Devils

Featherstone Rovers conceded 13 tries in a 70-16 drubbing by Salford Red Devils at AJ Bell Stadium on Sunday.

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