Leigh 40 – 0 London

Leigh 40 – 0 London

Leigh Centurions moved into the last 16 of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup as their seventh straight win accounted for the Broncos at LSV. Ben Crooks took the Man of the Match performance capped by two second half tries in an impressive team performance marked by some superb defensive work to nil the visitors. The sixth round draw will take place live on The Chris Evans Breakfast show on BBC Radio 2 next Wednesday, April 25 (from 8.10am). Leigh Centurions caretaker coach Kieron Purtill said: “I was really pleased with the…

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Centurions Confirm The Signing Of Ryan Bailey

Centurions Confirm The Signing Of Ryan Bailey

Leigh Centurions are delighted to announce the signing of former Great Britain and England prop forward Ryan Bailey from Workington Town. Leigh Centurions Head of Rugby Keiron Cunningham said: “Ryan is keen to maintain full time rugby, he lives on our doorstep and has a point to prove. He wants to finish his career on his terms on a high with a big achievement. “He has been in six winning grand finals so knows what the big stage is all about. He has had his issues but as with everyone…

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Centurions Break Club Record At Sheffield Last Sunday

Centurions Break Club Record  At Sheffield Last Sunday

Leigh Centurions set a new club record with their first half display in yesterday’s Betfred Championship game against Sheffield Eagles at Olympic Legacy Park. It was the first time in Club history that Leigh had scored 50 points in the first half of a game. Several supporters had queried if this was a ‘first’ at the game itself and on Sunday evening and after exhaustive research this can now be confirmed. Kieron Purtill’s side actually led 50-0 until Eagles scored a try on the stroke of half-time to make the…

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Sheffield 20 – 72 Leigh

Sheffield 20 – 72 Leigh

Leigh romped to their sixth successive win with a stunning 13-try success on their first visit to the Olympic Legacy Park. Built partly on the footprint of the old Don Valley Stadium, though the pitch is now 3g and turned around 90 degrees, the traditional home of the Eagles has often been a venue where Leigh have suffered heartbreak in the past. But a near perfect first half performance laid the foundation for a runaway win as the visitors scored 50 points including a five-minute hat-trick for Craig Hall. Matty…

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Centurions Announce Squad For Sheffield Game

Centurions Announce Squad For Sheffield Game

Leigh Centurions have announced their squad for Sunday’s Betfred Championship clash with Sheffield Eagles at the Olympic Legacy Park.               1 Craig Hall LISA 2 Matty Dawson Jones GM Projects 3 Ben Crooks 247 Technology Ltd 4 Peter Mata’utia Fitfield Ltd 5 Rhys Evans Brick Store Ltd 6 Ben Reynolds Cloud4 Computers Ltd 7 Drew Hutchison The Pavilion Furniture Outlet 10 Jamie Acton Impact Insurance 11 Kevin Larroyer Tommy Sale MBE Youth Development Programme 12 Bodene Thompson Palatine Paints 13 Harrison Hansen captain Atico…

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Leigh 68 – 10 Rochdale

Leigh 68 – 10 Rochdale

Leigh Centurions ran in 12 tries to boost their points-difference and earn their fifth straight win in Spring-like conditions at LSV. Man of the Match Ben Reynolds led the way with a personal haul of 28 points from his two tries and ten goals from 12 attempts. There were braces also for Ricky Bailey, Craig Hall and Jamie Acton as the Centurions scored 36 points in the first half and another 32 in the second. They finished with five tries in the last 15 minutes, four of them while Hornets…

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