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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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Featherstone Rovers coach John Duffy.

New half-back pairing steers injury-hit Featherstone Rovers in right direction

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS boss John Duffy is confident his side are heading in the right direction again.

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Luke Cooper

Super Cooper at the double as Featherstone win

Forward Luke Cooper scored two tries as Featherstone Rovers kept alive their hopes of a top-four finish with a nine-try thrashing of Barrow Raiders.

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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The new BetFred Super League CEO Robert Elstone.

New Super League chief Elstone aims to turn RL dreams into reality

AS ROBERT Elstone begins his reign as Super League’s new chief executive, he admits watching Mal Reilly’s great Castleford side was an “inspiration” growing up – and he drove past their fierce rivals’ grounds to get to Wheldon Road.

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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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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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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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Gareth Hock. PIC: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Rovers fail to shake off Summer Bash hoodoo as Rams turn tables on Bulldogs

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.

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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Connor Farrell.  Picture Tony Johnson.

Injured Featherstone Rovers forward Farrell facing lengthy lay-off

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS’ former Super League forward Connor Farrell is facing up to 10 weeks on the sidelines after breaking a leg in last weekend’s 42-20 defeat by Leigh Centurions.

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Josh Walters

Centurions prove too strong for Rovers

Featherstone Rovers could not maintain a good start as they suffered a third straight defeat when going down 42-20 to Leigh Centurions at the LD Nutrition Stadium.

Tom Holmes

Featherstone will need to find extra to beat in-form Leigh – Holmes

TOM Holmes says Featherstone Rovers must “go up a gear” if they are going to end Leigh Centurions’ impressive winning run.

Anthony Mullally has been suspended for two matches and will miss the forthcoming Magic Weekend in Newcastle. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Rugby League: Mullally to miss Magic Weekend as Rhinos and Rovers are hit by suspensions

Leeds’ Anthony Mullally, St Helens’ Kyle Amor and Hull’s Bureta Faraimo are all set to miss the Dacia Magic Weekend through suspension.

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Featherstone Rovers' Luke Briscoe (left) celebrates after scoring his side's second try against Hull.

World record mix-up means new target for Featherstone Rovers winger Briscoe

PROLIFIC Featherstone Rovers winger Luke Briscoe has been told his try-scoring feats were NOT actually a world record – but he has vowed to now chase the real one down.


WATCH - Hull FC’s Lee Radford relieved to progress on chaotic Challenge Cup night against Featherstone Rovers

LEE RADFORD compared the chaotic ending to Hull FC’s Challenege Cup game at Featherstone Rovers last night to an amateur rugby league contest.

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WATCH - Featherstone Rovers 20 Hull FC 38: Briscoe equals record but Rovers knocked out in fiery clash

THERE WAS a world record, but no shock at Post Office Road last night.

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