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Leeds Rhinos: Settled Jack Ormondroyd’s aiming to hit the ground running

SUPER LEAGUE rookie Jack Ormondroyd believes he will be better prepared for Leeds Rhinos’ next campaign in 2018.

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Sam Brooks. Picture supplied by Featherstone Rovers.

‘Unacceptable and embarrassing’ - Brooks takes his punishment from Featherstone after World Cup shame

APOLOGETIC prop Sam Brooks has received a written warning and an undisclosed fine from Featherstone Rovers following the “unacceptable and embarrassing” behaviour that led to him being sent home from Scotland’s World Cup squad.

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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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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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Leeds Rhinos convincingly beat Castleford Tigers in Super League's Grand Final at Old Trafford last month.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Fixtures 2018: Leeds Rhinos out to smash Super League record at Elland Road

WITH the 2018 fixture list now revealed, defending champions Leeds Rhinos have declared they aim to break the Super League attendance record when they take two regular games to Elland Road next 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.

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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.

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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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Featherstone's Josh Walters congratulates try scorer Frankie Mariano.

Halifax 20 Featherstone Rovers 26: Duffy’s team celebrates £50k bonus

Featherstone Rovers claimed seventh place in the Super 8s Qualifiers, and an extra £50k in prize money, with a
26-20 win over eighth-placed Halifax at the Shay.

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Action from Halifax v Featherstone on Sunday

Halifax 20 Featherstone Rovers 26: Ruthless Rovers cash in on Halifax’s hesitancy

Featherstone Rovers claimed seventh place in the Super 8s Qualifiers, and an extra £50K in prize money, with a 26-20 win over eighth-placed Halifax at the Shay.

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Halifax and Rovers meet in £50k game

Halifax coach Richard Marshall will patch up his players for one last time in 2017 when they host Featherstone in the Super 8s Qualifiers at the Shay tomorrow.

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Tony Smith

Featherstone Rovers 0 Warrington 68: Smith left feeling sorry for the likes of Featherstone and Halifax

Tony Smith pointed to the number of “dead rubbers” and questioned the quality of many end-of-season games after his Warrington side thrashed Featherstone 68-0 to maintain their perfect record in the Super 8s Qualifiers.

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Catalans Dragons 26 Featherstone 12: Duffy proud of Rovers despite French defeat

Catalans Dragons 26 Featherstone 12: Duffy proud of Rovers despite French defeat

John Duffy praised his youthful Featherstone Rovers side despite falling to defeat against Super League side Catalans Dragons.

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Anthony Thackeray scored a first-half try for Featherstone in this evening's game against Catalans at Stade Gilbert Brutus. Picture: Carol Austerberry.

Featherstone’s gritty display in France not enough to earn first Qualifiers win

DEPLETED Featherstone Rovers emerged with great credit from tonight’s 26-12 defeat against Catalans Dragons at Stade Gilbert Brutus in the Super 8s Qualifiers.

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Castleford Tigers 2017/18.
Tom Holmes.
6th January 2017.
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Castleford Tigers youngster Holmes joins Featherstone Rovers

Castleford Tigers half-back Tom Holmes will join Featherstone Rovers next season.

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Brooks tips Rovers to cause upset in France

Brooks tips Rovers to cause upset in France

FORMER Super League forward Sam Brooks reckons Featherstone Rovers can cause a shock in the south of France today.

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Hull KR players celebrate their win over Featherstone Rovers. Picture: James Hardisty.

The Verdict: Featherstone Rovers 18 Hull KR 30 - Clinical finishing nudges Robins closer to Super League return

HULL KR are nearly there after extending their 100 per cent record in the Qualifiers to four games with a 30-18 success at Featherstone Rovers.

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Tryscorer Frankie Mariano make a big impression off the bench against his first professional club, Hull KR. PIC: James Hardisty

Featherstone Rovers 18 Hull KR 30: Defeated Rovers take valiant step towards a first win in the Qualifiers

THE WAIT for their first win in the Qualifiers continues, but Featherstone Rovers came out of their 30-18 defeat by Hull KR with heads held high.

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Feathertone Rovers v Hull KR.

Featherstone Rovers v Hull KR: Sheens expects tough test at Featherstone

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS have given Hull KR more trouble than most teams in the Championship this year and Tim Sheens expects it to be a similar scenario tomorrow.

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