Mitch Cox Signs For Centurions

Mitch Cox Signs For Centurions

Leigh Centurions are delighted to confirm that Mitch Cox has agreed to extend his stay at the Club after making his senior debut in 2018. Cox, 25, is another Leigh born player to commit to John Duffy’s rebuilding plans for the 2019 season. He made his senior debut in the Championship Shield home game against Sheffield Eagles in August, scoring a try in his side’s 68-6 victory. He went to make a further five appearances in the Cherry and White, including the Championship Shield final defeat against Featherstone Rovers and…

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Toby Adamson Becomes A Centurion

Toby Adamson Becomes A Centurion

Leigh Centurions are delighted to confirm the signing of Toby Adamson who joins elder brother Luke as part of John Duffy’s squad revolution at LSV. From the old Leigh East ground at Grasmere Street to LSV is a five minute walk. For Toby the journey took 20 years, but he’s glad he started out. “As a kid I trained at Leigh East, where my brother played, in the shadow of Hilton Park. All I ever wanted to do was play for Leigh so to finally get the chance to achieve…

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Jack Higginson Signs For Leigh Centurions

Jack Higginson Signs For Leigh Centurions

Leigh Centurions are delighted to confirm the signing of Ireland international centre Jack Higginson from Wigan Warriors. The 21-year-old recently scored two tries on his international debut in Ireland’s 36-10 victory over Scotland in Dublin. He also played in the following games against France and Wales. Higginson’s form so impressed the watching scouts that he was invited to train with the Ireland Rugby Union Sevens squad. He derives his Irish heritage from his grandmother, who was born and raised in Wicklow. But any ambitions in that direction were quickly shelved…

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Sam Brooks Signs For Leigh Centurions

Sam Brooks Signs For Leigh Centurions

Leigh Centurions are pleased to confirm the signing of former Featherstone Rovers prop forward Sam Brooks who will team up again with head coach John Duffy at LSV. Brooks, 25, enjoyed an outstanding 2018 season in the Rovers pack, playing 29 games including all four matches against Leigh, signing off with a winner’s medal in the Championship Shield final. “Sam was probably Fev’s stand-out forward last season and in the closing weeks of the campaign really came to the fore and upped his game to another level,” said Leigh Centurions…

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Centurions Sign Andy Thornley

Centurions Sign Andy Thornley

Leigh Centurions are pleased to confirm the signing of Andy Thornley who returns to LSV for a second spell following his time with Swinton Lions. The 29-year-old forward made 73 appearances for Leigh between 2011 and 2014 and played a major role in the Northern Rail Cup Final winning teams of 2011 and 2013. Thornley says that the opportunity to play alongside younger brother Iain and under head coach John Duffy was too good an opportunity to miss. “I’m chuffed to bits to be coming back to Leigh,” Thornley says….

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Jonny Pownall Returns To Leigh Centurions

Jonny Pownall Returns To Leigh Centurions

Leigh Centurions are delighted to confirm the return of Jonny Pownall to the Club following two years away. Pownall, 27, scored 60 tries in 92 Leigh games between 2011 and 2016 and joins up again with former Centurions team-mate John Duffy as part of his team re-building plans. “It’s a strange feeling, all a bit surreal,” says Pownall of his first impressions on being back at his hometown club. “Playing in front of the Leigh fans again will be brilliant. They are so passionate about the club and the game….

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