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Leeds Rhinos sign record try scorer Luke Briscoe from Featherstone Rovers

Record-breaking winger Luke Briscoe will make his third debut for Leeds Rhinos against Catalans Dragons at Emerald Headingley on Wednesday.

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Castleford Tigers' Jy Hitchcox, right, celebrates one of his four tries against Hull KR with team-mate Paul McShane.

Four-try Jy Hitchcox no complaints about Castleford Tigers' decision to let him go

IN-FORM Jy Hitchcox insists he is “fine” with Castleford Tigers not offering him a new deal.
Featherstone Rovers coach John Duffy.

Featherstone Rovers v Barrow: Rovers gearing up to kick on after putting poor run of form to bed

BOSS JOHN Duffy reckons Featherstone Rovers have put a poor month behind them and are ready to build their form for the business end of the season.

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RFL chairman Brian Barwick

RFL insists "no binding decisions" have been made about competition structure

THE Rugby Football League has made its first comment since yesterday's controversial Super League press conference by insisting 'no binding decisions' have been made regards competition structure in 2019.

Scott Wheeldon.

Featherstone Rovers’ Scott Wheeldon keeping his feet firmly on ground

FORMER SUPER League forward Scott Wheeldon admits it is a relief to be back to winning ways, but insists Featherstone Rovers are not focusing on the Betfred Championship table.

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Featherstone half-back, Anthony Thackeray.

Featherstone/Dewsbury: Holmes injury puts half-back Thackeray in pole position

HALF-BACK ANTHONY Thackeray has been tipped to rise to the challenge after Featherstone Rovers’ former Castleford Tigers pivot Tom Holmes was ruled out for the rest of the season.

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Two-try scorer Jack Ormondroyd tussles with Jode Sheriffe for a loose ball.  PIC: Tony Johnson

Dewsbury Rams 18 Featherstone Rovers 42: Gutsy Rams out-classed by Rovers

DUAL-REGISTERED LEEDS Rhinos prop Jack Ormondroyd scored a brace of tries as Featherstone Rovers out-classed Dewsbury Rams 42-18 to end their four-game losing run and climb back into the Betfred Championship’s all-important top-four.

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Anthony Thackeray. Picture: Dec Hayes

Featherstone star: We are still in a decent position

First team star Anthony Thackeray believes his Featherstone Rovers team are still in a good position heading into the last two months of the regular season.

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Featherstone Rovers' head coach John Duffy, left. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Dewsbury Rams v Featherstone Rovers: Bad starts costing Rovers as Rams lie in wait

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS need to start better and cut out individual errors when they visit Dewsbury Rams tomorrow (3pm), coach John Duffy has warned, writes Peter Smith.

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John Duffy.

Duffy firing Featherstone Rovers up for run-in

Featherstone Rovers boss John Duffy says his team will face June “head on” as they look to push on to clinch a top-four finish in the Betfred Championship for the third-successive season.

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Keal Carlile attacks the Halifax defence in Featherstone Rovers' game at Summer Bash. Picture: Dec Hayes

Featherstone players aim to freshen up after poor run in tough month

With no game this weekend Featherstone Rovers head coach John Duffy is hoping it can be used profitably to have his players fit and refreshed for the run-in.

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Gareth Hock and John Duffy.

Former Great Britain star Hock agrees new deal with Featherstone Rovers

FORMER Great Britain and England star Gareth Hock has agreed a new deal with Featherstone Rovers until at the end of next season.

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Matty Wildie celebrates his Summer Bash try against Halifax with Featherstone Rovers team-mates. Picture: Dec Hayes

Featherstone star: We were our own worst enemy at Summer Bash

Featherstone Rovers’ defeat to Halifax was self inflicted according to hooker Matty Wildie.

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Kayleigh Bulman touches down in the corner for a try for Featherstone Rovers ladies against Bradford Bulls ladies. Picture: Simon Hall

Featherstone Ladies show spirit in defeat in history game

Featherstone Rovers Ladies produced a spirited effort despite a 46-22 defeat when they made history by opening up the 2018 Summer Bash at Blackpool.

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Gareth Hock, scored a try and had another one disallowed for Featherstone Rovers against Halifax. Picture: Dec Hayes

Late tries deny Featherstone first Summer Bash win after big comeback

Despite scoring three tries in eight minutes in the second half to overturn a big deficit and lead with only six minutes to play Featherstone Rovers failed to end their losing run at the Summer Bash.

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Jason Walton.

Featherstone Rovers v Halifax: Duffy’s determined to end Rovers’ poor run at the Summer Bash

FOURTH TIME lucky is the aim for Featherstone Rovers today.

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Featherstone Rovers coach John Duffy

Featherstone boss: We must cut out the errors

Featherstone Rovers boss John Duffy has challenged his team to show improvement for their Summer Bash fixture after being critical of the error rate in the defeat to Leigh Centurions last weekend.

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Featherstone Rovers' Gareth Hock. Picture: Dec Hayes

Hock’s return set to boost Featherstone chances

Head coach John Duffy is pleased to have Gareth Hock back for Saturday’s game against Halifax (kick-off 5.15pm).

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Connor Farrell.

Broken leg ends Farrell’s ever present run in Featherstone team

Consistent Featherstone Rovers forward Connor Farrell has been ruled out of action for up to 10 weeks after scans revealed a broken leg following the Betfred Championship game against Leigh.

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Jack Ormondroyd.

Trio recalled to Featherstone Rovers’ squad for Leigh game

HEAD coach John Duffy has recalled a trio of dual-registered Leeds Rhinos to his Featherstone Rovers squad for Saturday’s huge Betfred Championship battle with Leigh Centurions at the LD Nutrition Stadium.

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