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Championship friendlies: Comfortable wins in appalling conditions for Rams, Rovers and Bulldogs

Dewsbury Rams recorded an impressive 24-0 win over Bradford Bulls in their final pre-season friendly before the new Betfred Championship campaign.

Rovers coach, John Duffy. PIC: James Hardisty

Featherstone Rovers boss Duffy determined to iron out wrinkles before big kick-off

TWO WEEKS before their Betfred Championship opener, boss John Duffy is happy with how Featherstone Rovers are shaping up, but admits some combinations need more work.

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Jack Ormondroyd in action for Featherstone.

Leeds Rhinos and Featherstone Rovers continue dual-reg agreement

Leeds Rhinos and Featherstone Rovers have confirmed the continuation of the duel-registration partnership between the two clubs.

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John Duffy.

Dewsbury and Featherstone ramp up positives from latest pre-season games

BETFRED CHAMPIONSHIP rivals Featherstone Rovers and Dewsbury Rams both took positives and some negatives from their latest pre-season game.

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Anthony Thackeray scored Featherstone's first try against Halifax.

Rugby League friendlies: Featherstone edge Championship opener rehearsal with Halifax

FEATHERSTONE made it two wins from two pre-season games by edging out Halifax 20-16 in a rehearsal for the opening Betfred Championship game at LD Nutrition Stadium on February 4.

John Duffy, left, with new Featherstone signing Gareth Hock.

Ex-England international Gareth Hock signs for Featherstone Rovers

FEATHERSTONE Rovers have completed the signing of former England international Gareth Hock.

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Featherstone Rovers and Dewsbury Rams look to step up pace

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS and Dewsbury Rams will both be looking to pick up the pace tomorrow with just three weeks remaining until the Betfred Championship kicks off.

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Halifax's Rob Worrincy is tackled by the Featherstone defence.

Betfred extend their sponsorship to Championship and League 1

Betfred have become title sponsors of rugby league’s Championship and League 1.

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Darrell Griffin

Sacked Griffin may pondering legal action against Featherstone

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS could face legal action over their decision to sack veteran prop-forward Darrell Griffin.

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New Featherstone Rovers signing, Gareth Gale, in action against Castleford Tigers on Boxing Day.

Featherstone Rovers: Lions trialist Gale gains pro’ contract after impressive Rovers festive debut

Boxing Day debutant Gareth Gale has signed a one-year deal with Featherstone Rovers.

Featherstone coach, John Duffy. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Castleford Tigers 16 Featherstone Rovers 32: Rovers turn tables in one-sided second half

Featherstone Rovers came from 16-10 down at half-time to beat local rivals Castleford Tigers 32-16 in the Boxing Day challenge match at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

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All smiles for Tigers head coach Daryl Powell.

Castleford Tigers v Featherstone Rovers: Attitude of new recruits gives Powell heart

CASTLEFORD TIGERS boss Daryl Powell is looking forward to seeing some new faces in action for the first time when Featherstone Rovers visit the Jungle on Boxing Day.

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Anthony Thackeray

Featherstone Rovers: Pivots poised to prosper as competition for places hots up at Post Office Road

MAN IN possession Anthony Thackeray is relishing a three-way battle for places in Featherstone Rovers’ side next season.

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Popular Castleford Tigers coach, Daryl Powell. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Castleford v Featherstone: Ten new faces are aiming to earn stripes in Rovers derby

TEN OFF-SEASON signings will be on duty when Castleford Tigers and Featherstone Rovers square up at the Jungle on Boxing Day.

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Featerhstone Rovers' Jason Walton

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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