Barrow 24 – 20 Leigh

Barrow 24 – 20 Leigh

Leigh Centurions slipped to their second defeat in three Betfred Championship games as newly promoted Barrow Raiders pulled off a dramatic win at Craven Park. Lightning Barrow winger Shane Toal took the individual honours with a hat-trick including the match-winning try in the corner nine minutes from the end. Former Leigh forwards Ryan Duffy, Martin Aspinwall and Joe Bullock were outstanding in a Barrow pack that never took a backward step.  With Jamie Dallimore and Nathan Mossop influential in midfield Barrow’s win delighted their fans in a near 2,000 crowd…

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Mike Latham Appointed Chairman Of Leigh Centurions

Mike Latham Appointed Chairman Of Leigh Centurions

Leigh Centurions are pleased to confirm that Mike Latham has been appointed Club Chairman. Latham, 57, is a lifelong Leigh supporter, the Club historian and Media and Communications Director. He takes over the role from Michael Norris and was the unanimous choice of owner Derek Beaumont and the rest of the board to fill the vacancy. Latham said: “When Derek invited me to take this position I was hugely honoured and delighted to accept. “I have worked closely with Derek over the last few years and his commitment to the…

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Leigh Centurions Look To Appoint A Business Development Manager

Leigh Centurions Look To Appoint A Business Development Manager

Organisation: Leigh Centurions RLFC Salary: £22,000 with bonus structure Location: Leigh, Greater Manchester Contract type: Permanent (Full time) Closing date: 23 February 2018 Interview date: Before 2 March 2018 Job Description: Leigh Centurions Rugby League Club is seeking a Business Development Manager to work from our state of the art modern facilities, Leigh Sports Village. The successful candidate will be responsible for sales for all commercial properties and developing relationships with new and existing sponsors. The successful candidate will be driven, ambitious, take great pride in their work and will…

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Leigh 34 – 6 Batley

Leigh 34 – 6 Batley

Leigh Centurions opened their account for the season with a six-try victory at a wintry Leigh Sports Village. Neil Jukes’ side ran in three tries in each half to see off the challenge of the determined Bulldogs with Drew Hutchison claiming the sponsors’ Man of the Match Award. Hutchison linked well with Ben Reynolds at halfback and the pair were at the heart of some fluent Centurions moves with Bodene Thompson and Jordan Thompson impressing in the pack. Head Coach Neil Jukes said: “We were never going to at our…

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Centurions Announce 19 Man Squad For Sunday’s Batley Encounter

Centurions Announce 19 Man Squad For Sunday’s Batley Encounter

Leigh Centurions have named their 19 man squad ahead of Sunday’s Betfred Championship Round 2 game against Batley Bulldogs at LSV (3pm). Kurt Baptiste is included in the squad for the first time and Kevin Larroyer and Ilias Bergal have also yet to make their Centurions debuts. Ten players earned their heritage numbers last Sunday and the next available number is #1445. A 68 page issue of the Centurion will be on sale priced at £3. Last week’s issue sold out 20 minutes before kick-off but the Club has printed…

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