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Four taken to hospital after Bentley Continental crash

Four people were taken to hospital in the early hours of this morning after a crash in Featherstone.

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Featherstone's Steve Snitch runs at the Salford defence.
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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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Featherstone's Andy Ellis on the attack against Leigh Centurions. Picture: Dave Williams.

Featherstone Rovers 18 Leigh Centurions 30: Rovers give in-form Centurions a fright before suffering third straight loss

Featherstone ROVERS put up a tremendous fight before going down 30-18 to visitors Leigh Centurions at Big Fellas Stadium.

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Video: Ticket to jail for West Yorkshire bus crash gang

NINETEEN members of a ‘cash for crash’ fraud gang have been sentenced over their “pathetic” attempts to stage a bus crash in order to make insurance claims.

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Misi Taulappa, celebrates with fans at the end of the match after Featherstone Rover beat Bradford Bull 20-0.  Picture James Hardisty

Qualifiers hold ‘no fear’ for underdogs as big guns lie in wait

HEAD coach Jon Sharp fully realises the “enormity” of achieving a Qualifiers place with Featherstone Rovers – but maintains there will be no fear once the Championship club encounter Super League opposition.

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VIDEO: Featherstone Rovers 20 Bradford Bulls 0 - Big guns await Rovers as ‘shambolic’ Bulls are left to contemplate third season in second tier

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS were led on to the field by “The Baby-Faced Assassin” today and, fittingly, secured their Qualifiers place with a perfectly-executed performance that also ended wretched Bradford Bulls’ hopes of promotion for another season.

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Wakefield Council plans to cut library opening hours

Library opening hours could be cut as cash-strapped Wakefield Council seeks to save money.

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INQUEST: Jon Sharpe raised more than �20,000 for a hospice.

Asbestos cancer ‘killed fundraiser’

A GRANDFATHER who raised thousands of pounds for a West Yorkshire hospice died from an asbestos related cancer decades after working as an electrical engineer in power stations, an inquest heard.

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Whitehaven 22 Featherstone 44: Taulapapa inspires Fev to impressive away triumph

Centre Misi Taulapapa scored a first-half hat-trick of tries and Jamie Foster kicked eight goals as Featherstone Rovers climbed to fourth in the Championship with a 44-22 win at Whitehaven.

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Biker from Bradford killed in crash near Featherstone

A MOTORCYCLIST was killed when the machine he was riding was involved in collision with a car at Ackton near Featherstone in Wakefield district last night.

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Steve Quinn Featherstone Rovers legend

Rugby league legend Quinn dies after short illness

Featherstone Rovers legend and record points scorer Steve Quinn has died following a period of illness.

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Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield. Picture by Ross Parry.

Fears that sudden loss of specialist doctors from Yorkshire hospitals will hit patients

The loss of several expert neurologists at West Yorkshire hospitals will have a “significant impact” on patients, it is feared.

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New scheme is helping girls get fit for life

A new project is helping teenage girls learn more about exercise and become fit for life.

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Featherstone: Artwork to pay tribute to fallen heroes

Soldiers who lost their lives in the First World War will be given an artistic tribute at a memorial garden.

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