Leigh 30 – 38 Featherstone

Leigh 30 – 38 Featherstone

Leigh Centurions went down to their fourth defeat in five Betfred Championship games after a thrilling 13-try game at LSV. Caretaker coach Kieron Purtill saw a big improvement in the side’s attacking fluency in his first game in charge with Micky Higham rolling back the years to have a superb game on his comeback. But Leigh’s familiar defensive frailties, particularly out wide remained and once again they failed to protect a hard-earned lead in the last quarter. Tom Briscoe finally settled the issue with his second try two minutes from…

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Centurions Release Kurt Baptiste From Playing Contract

Centurions Release Kurt Baptiste From Playing Contract

Leigh Centurions can confirm that Kurt Baptiste has been released from his playing contract with the Club with immediate effect due to personal and family reasons. Baptiste will return to the NRL in Australia to join Sydney Roosters. The 26-year-old Papua New Guinea international signed a one-year contract after his release from Canberra Raiders but was injured on his Leigh Centurions debut against Batley Bulldogs last month and has since been working on his recovery. Leigh Centurions head of rugby Keiron Cunningham said: “Sometimes things just don’t work out with…

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