Leigh 50 – 34 Wigan

Leigh 50 – 34 Wigan

Leigh Centurions earned their first victory over Wigan since 1984 as they reached a half-century of points for the first time in the Betfred Super League and for the first time ever against their old rivals. On an emotional evening at LSV Harrison Hansen, captain for the evening, marked his 350th career appearance in fitting style against the club with whom he won a league and cup double four years ago. Another Wigan old boy Danny Tickle scored a first-half try that saw him move though the 2,500 points barrier…

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Lewis Foster Joins Rochdale Hornets On Loan

Lewis Foster Joins Rochdale Hornets On Loan

Leigh Centurions can confirm that Lewis Foster has joined Rochdale Hornets on loan until the end of the season. Foster goes straight into Hornets head coach Alan Kilshaw’s squad for their Kingstone Press Championship game at Toulouse on Saturday. The 23-year-old St Helens born pivot has recently completed a loan spell at London Broncos and has also played for Whitehaven and Sheffield Eagles on dual registrations terms during the current season, making a total of nine first team appearances in 2017. Leigh Centurions Head Coach Neil Jukes said: “Lewis is…

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Leigh Centurions Owner Completes Weight Loss Challenge

Leigh Centurions Owner Completes Weight Loss Challenge

A Betfred Super League owner has undergone tests at Leeds Beckett University as part of a charity challenge to lose more than three stone. Leigh Centurions’ Derek Beaumont and Salford Red Devils counterpart Marwan Koukask were both successful in the ‘Doc and Dek’ Charity Challenge to reduce their weight to 15 and a half stone by the time their teams met at the Dacia Magic Weekend in Newcastle on May 21. The weight loss challenge between Marwan Koukash and Derek Beaumont ended in a draw with both reaching the required…

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