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Obstruction off limits for video referees at Summer Bash

VIDEO referees will not be allowed to check for obstruction, foul play, onside/offside or challenges in the air during a new system trialled at the Betfred Championship Summer Bash this weekend.
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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' LD Nutrition Stadium, which will host Leeds Rhinos' Ladbrokes Challenge Cup quarter-final against Leigh.

Leeds Rhinos quarter-final cup tie to be played at Featherstone

Featherstone Rovers may be out of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup, but their ground is set to stage a quarter-final tie.

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Hull FC's Jake Connor.

Dave Craven: Carry on sledging ... Why I love Jake Connor being the unlikely panto villain

I’M JUST going to come straight out and say it. I think Jake Connor is great.

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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.

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Featherstone Rovers' Luke Briscoe equals the world record.

Featherstone Rovers 20 Hull FC 38: Hull finish with nine men, as world record is equalled

THEY suffered yet another horrendous night with injuries, had just nine players on the field at the end and even saw an opponent equal a world record that has stood for 82 years.

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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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Hull’s visit to Featherstone evokes memories of 1983 shock

WHEN part-timers Featherstone Rovers tackle the might of Hull FC tonight, it will be hard for anyone from the West Yorkshire village not to think back to events from 35 years ago.

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Lee Radford explains why Joe Westerman CAN play in Challenge Cup for Hull FC

HULL FC boss Lee Radford revealed the Rugby Football League had to re-watch 80 minutes of Kells v Toronto Wolfpack - to make sure Joe Westerman could play for his side against Featherstone Rovers.
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Huddersfield's Danny Brough.

Duffy and Chester told ‘no Brough’ for Scotland

NEW Scotland co-coach Chris Chester says a management decision that means he will not be able to select Danny Brough is “out of his hands.”

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John Duffy.

Chester and Duffy to share Scotland head coach role in groundbreaking move

Scotland will break new ground by appointing joint bosses following the departure of long-serving head coach Steve McCormack.

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Featherstone Rovers' Luke Briscoe.

Toulouse 36 Featherstone Rovers 10: Toulouse hit back to claim dominant victory

Featherstone Rovers failed to kick on after a good start as they lost 36-10 on their trip to France to play Toulouse.

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It's ours: Hull FC's Gareth Ellis lifts the trophy at Wembley.

RL Challenge Cup draw: Featherstone entertain holders Hull FC

CHALLENGE Cup holders Holders Hull will begin their defence of the trophy with a testing sixth-round tie at part-timers Featherstone Rovers.

Hull FC
Featherstone player Luke Cooper breaks through the Doncaster defence. Picture by Simon Hulme

Doncaster 16 Featherstone 26: Rovers leave it late in Challenge Cup win

LEAGUE ONE leaders Doncaster gave Featherstone Rovers a scare before bowing out of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup 26-16 at Keepmoat Stadium.

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Halifax RLFC v Featherstone Rovers.'Featherstone's Frankie Mariano takes on Halifax's  Mitch Cahalane and Jacob Fairbank.'24th September 2017.'Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Featherstone Rovers release former Castleford Tigers and Wakefield Trinity forward Frankie Mariano

Former Super League star Frankie Mariano has left Featherstone Rovers.

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Tim Spears, pictured in action for York City Knights, hopes to captain them to a Cup upset (Picture: York City Knights).

York City Knights v Catalans Dragons: Spears hoping to play role in another Cup shock

“I remember Rangi Chase unravelling quite spectacularly due to the constant pressure he came under – and me reminding him every five minutes that he just wasn’t playing very well.”

Hull KR
Gareth Ellis

Gareth Ellis: Denver Test must go ahead for good of the global game

HAVING represented England and Great Britain, I know what it feels like to play for my country – and crucially how important international rugby league is for the sport’s future.

Hull FC
Harry Newman. PIC:  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Barrow Raiders 26 Featherstone Rovers 38: Newman strikes twice as Rovers go second in Championship standings

Harry Newman – the Leeds Rhinos stand-off – continued his outstanding form at Rovers with a couple of tries in a victory in Cumbria that took Featherstone to second in the Championship standings.

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John Duffy.

Barrow v Featherstone: Coach Duffy predicts toughest test to date for Rovers at Barrow

TOMORROW’S HOSTS Barrow Raiders may be fourth from bottom in the Betfred Championship, but Featherstone Rovers coach John Duffy reckons his side are facing their toughest test so far (3pm).

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Matty Wildie

Wildie comes off the bench to bag hat-trick

Matty Wildie came off the bench to score a hat-trick of tries in Featherstone’s comprehensive Championship victory over visitors Dewsbury Rams.

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