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Featherstone’s former Tigers teammates Mariano and Wheeldon face old club on Boxing Day

FORMER Castleford Tigers teammates Frankie Mariano and Scott Wheeldon are both looking forward to facing their old club in Featherstone’s first warm-up game at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle on Boxing Day.

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Chris Ulugia in try-scoring action for Featherstone. Picture: Carol Austerberry.

Rovers star Ulugia aims to be back in full training in February after shoulder surgery

FEATHERSTONE Rovers centre Chris Ulugia aims to resume light training next month and full training in February following a shoulder operation.

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Featherstone's new alternate shirt for 2018.

Rovers launch new alternate shirt

FEATHERSTONE Rovers have launched the club’s new alternate away shirt.

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Rovers prop Richard Moore takes on his old club Halifax's defence in the final match last season in the Super 8s. 
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Veteran Featherstone Rovers prop Moore relishing his 17th season

FEATHERSTONE’S veteran prop Richard Moore is relishing his 17th season as a professional player.

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Featherstone full-back Ian Hardman has recently had a hernia operation.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Hardman: Good buzz around the place at Featherstone

FEATHERSTONE’S long-serving full-back Ian Hardman is on the road to recovery after a hernia operation.

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Davide Longo: "We have written to the Rugby Football League to express our dissatisfaction at the decision."

Featherstone express ‘dissatisfaction’ to RFL after losing appeal over ‘crowd disorder’ fine

FEATHERSTONE Rovers have expressed ‘dissatisfaction’ to the Rugby Football League after losing their appeal against a four-figure fine following an investigation into ‘crowd disorder’ at a home Kingstone Press Championship game against Hull Kingston Rovers last season.

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York will visit LD Nutrition Stadium on January 21.

Featherstone host York in pre-season game

FEATHERSTONE Rovers will host League One York City Knights in a pre-season game at LD Nutrition Stadium on Sunday, January 21 (3pm).

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Danny Maskill has recently returned to England following a three-year spell in Australia.

Rovers trialist Maskill set to face Castleford in Boxing Day match

FORMER Wakefield Trinity hooker Danny Maskill has been handed a trial with Featherstone Rovers.

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Featherstone Rovers Ladies skipper Andrea Dobson captained England in the World Cup.

New head coach sought for Rovers Ladies

FEATHERSTONE Rovers require a new head coach ahead of the 2018 Women’s Super League season.

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Rovers prop Darrell Griffin has signed a one-year contract extension. Picture: Carol Austerberry.

Featherstone’s veteran prop Griffin signs contract extension

FEATHERSTONE’S veteran prop Darrell Griffin has signed a one-year contract extension.

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Former Featherstone Rovers player Les Tonks.

Funeral of Rovers legend Les Tonks on December 12

THE funeral of former Featherstone Rovers prop Les Tonks will be held at Featherstone Methodist Church, Wilson Street, Featherstone, on Tuesday, December 12 (10.45am).

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Matty Wildie: "The squad has improved from last season."

Rovers star Wildie: Competition for places will be high next season

MATTY Wildie believes keen competition for places will make Featherstone Rovers a tough team to beat in 2018.

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Featherstone Rovers forward Scott Wheeldon is set to face his former club Castleford on Boxing Day. Picture: Andrew Roe.

Featherstone’s new signings set for debuts on Boxing Day

COACH John Duffy believes Featherstone’s first pre-season game at neighbours Castleford Tigers on Boxing Day will be an ideal test.

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John Duffy: "I'm really excited to see how far we can go with the squad we've got."

Rovers boss delighted with squad ahead of new season

COACH John Duffy is delighted with Featherstone’s off-season recruitment.

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Chris Ulugia will miss the start of the season.

Walton and Ulugia miss start of season

FEATHERSTONE Rovers will be without Jason Walton (knee) and Chris Ulugia (shoulder) for their opening Championship game against Halifax at LD Nutrition Stadium on February 4.

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Prop Les Tonks (far left) celebrates Featherstone's 1967 Wembley win over Barrow as Rovers coach Laurie Gant holds aloft the Challenge Cup.

Death of Featherstone Rovers legend Les Tonks

FEATHERSTONE Rovers are mourning the death of former prop Les Tonks who made three Wembley appearances for the club.

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Kayleigh Bulman: "I feel honoured to be representing my country at the World Cup."

Rovers player Bulman ‘honoured’ to be playing in World Cup

ENGLAND women’s rugby league team kick off their World Cup campaign next Thursday.

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Seen wearing the new Featherstone Rovers shirt are (left to right) Kayleigh Bulman, Martyn Ridyard, Tom Holmes, Natalie Harrowell and Josh Hardcastle.

Rovers unveil new shirt for 2018

FEATHERSTONE Rovers have unveiled their new principal shirt ahead of the 2018 season.

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Sam Brooks has issued an apology.

Featherstone prop Brooks given written warning after being sent home from World Cup for misconduct

FEATHERSTONE prop Sam Brooks has apologised for his behaviour after Scotland sent him home from the World Cup for misconduct.

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