Featherstone Rovers

Two missing for opener but Featherstone Rovers boss Duffy happy with preparations

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS will be without Jason Walton (knee) and Chris Ulugia (shoulder) for their opening Championship game at home to Halifax on February 4.

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Featherstone Rovers head coach John Duffy.

Pre-season schedule is rigourous test of Rovers, believes Duffy

COACH JOHN Duffy has welcomed Featherstone Rovers’ testing pre-season schedule.

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Featherstone Rovers' new kit for 2018.

Featherstone Rovers reveal new kit for the 2018 season

FEATHERSTONE Rovers have revealed the club’s new-look principal kit for the 2018 season.

Sam Brooks.

Featherstone Rovers forward Sam Brooks fined and warned following early World Cup exit

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS forward Sam Brooks has been fined and handed a written warning following his early World Cup exit.

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Featherstone Lions' Gareth Gale, who has joined pro' neighbours Featherstone Rovers on a three-month trial.

Featherstone Rovers: Lions ace Gale hopes to blow Rovers away during three-month trial

FEATHERSTONE Rovers have handed a trial to prolific try-scoring amateur star Gareth Gale.

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Danny McGuire and Rob Burrow lift the 2017 Super League Champions Trophy. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds Rhinos aiming to set new Super League attendance record at Elland Road

Leeds Rhinos chief executive Gary Hetherington has hailed their growing relationship with Leeds United as his club bid to break the Super League attendance record during two matches at Elland Road next season.

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Leeds Rhinos' players celebrate beating Castleford at Old Trafford in Super League's Grand Final last month. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Fixtures 2018: Rhinos start against McGuire’s Hull KR...at Elland Road

LEGENDARY Danny McGuire does not have to wait long to face his former Leeds Rhinos team-mates with new club Hull KR - but the swift reuniting comes at Elland Road, not Headingley.

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

2018 Championship Fixtures: Featherstone Rovers

Here are Featherstone Rovers’ fixtures for the 2018 Championship season.

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Louis Brown on the attack for Yorkshire Carnegie.

Former Rover Louis Brown loving life at Yorkshire Carnegie

Yorkshire Carnegie youngster Louis Brown says he has not looked back since switching codes from Featherstone Rovers to join his current side and seek his chance at becoming a professional rugby union player.

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Featherstone Rovers have signed Leigh pivot Martin Ridyard. PIC: Maurice Jones

Featherstone Rovers wrap up surprise move for Leigh pivot Ridyard

FEATHERSTONE Rovers have pulled off a major coup by snapping up Leigh Centurions’ Martyn Ridyard on a two-year deal.

Featherstone's Michael Channing and Jamie Thackray double up on Castleford's Jy Hitchcox during the Boxing Day game between the sides in 2015.

Castleford Tigers to host local rivals Featherstone Rovers on Boxing Day

Castleford Tigers will take on local rivals Featherstone Rovers in the traditional Boxing Day match with the game set to take place at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

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Featherstone Rovers' Andrea Dobson will captain England at the Women's World Cup.

Five Featherstone players feature in England women’s squad

FIVE FEATHERSTONE Rovers players and one from Castleford Tigers have been named in England’s squad for the women’s World Cup which begins next month.

John Duffy and Scott Wheeldon.

Featherstone Rovers sign front-rower Scott Wheeldon on two-year deal

FEATHERSTONE Rovers have announced signing of former Super League front-rower Scott Wheeldon on a two-year deal.

Featherstone's Woman's captain Natalie Harrowell & Bradford Bulls' captain Kirsty Moroney with the Woman's Super League trophy.

Rovers ready to ‘take bulls 
by the horns’

LEEDS RHINOS and Castleford Tigers are not the only teams preparing for a Grand Final tomorrow.

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Mark Campbell

The Super 8s must stay says Featherstone chairman Campbell

Featherstone Rovers chairman Mark Campbell is calling for the sport’s Super 8s format to remain in place for the “long-term”, insisting the format should receive support from the game as a whole.

Tony Duffy. PIC: Tony Johnson

Featherstone Rovers: Coach Duffy can’t wait for next season

FINISHING SEVENTH in the Qualifiers – and as the country’s top semi-professional team has sent Featherstone Rovers into pre-season in good heart according to coach John Duffy.

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Paul McShane on the attack for Castleford. He could win five titles as a player and a coach this season.

Peter Smith: Paul McShane is shining on and off the pitch

THERE’S MORE to the sport than Super League.

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Tony Duffy. PIC: Tony Johnson

Featherstone Rovers: Coach Duffy questions players’ attitude

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS boss John Duffy has demanded an improvement in his players’ attitude for this week’s final game of the season.

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Former club chairman Steve Evans in his playing days for Featherstone Rovers.

Featherstone Rovers mourn former chairman Steve Evans

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS are mourning former player and chairman Steve Evans, who has died aged 59.

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Keal Carlile, who scored a hat-trick in Batley's 34-18 win over Sheffield Eagles. PIC: James Hardisty

Championship/League One: Rovers nilled but Bulldogs, Dewsbury and Hunslet win

FEATHERSTONE are still looking for their first Super 8s Qualifiers victory after suffering an 12-try drubbing in their final home match of the season.

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