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2018 Season Review

2018 Season Review

Leigh Centurions played 35 games in 2018 with 23 wins and 12 defeats, scoring 1,161pts and conceding 752pts. After losing five of their first six games they then won 11 in a row before losing to Toronto Wolfpack in the Summer Bash. They reached the last eight of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup before losing to Leeds Rhinos at Featherstone. They won 15 out of their last 17 Betfred Championship games but finished sixth, just outside the top four. They suffered three league defeats at the hands of Toronto but beat…

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Featherstone 42 – 10 Leigh

Featherstone 42 – 10 Leigh

Leigh Centurions’ season came to an end at the LD Nutrition Stadium as their makeshift side, including seven academy players on debut, put up a brave fight before Rovers dominated the second half to become deserved winners of the Betfred Championship Shield. Well over 500 Centurions fans cheered their side to the rafters in a fantastic show of support which was hugely appreciated by the players and staff and they stayed behind at the end to farewell the players and thank the youngsters who stepped into the breach to help…

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In Memory Of Derek Day, 1927-2018

In Memory Of Derek Day, 1927-2018

Leigh Centurions are deeply saddened to learn of the death of their former player Derek Day, aged 90 and pass on their sincere condolences to his family. A Cumbrian by birth, Derek caught the eye playing on the wing for Millom Rugby Union club and turned professional with Leigh after trials in August 1951. At 5ft8 and eleven and a half stone he was a slightly built athlete with pace to burn off the mark. He was quickly given his opportunity in the first team, making his Leigh debut on…

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Leigh Centurions Announce 19-Man Squad For Betfred Championship Shield Final

Leigh Centurions Announce 19-Man Squad For Betfred Championship Shield Final

Leigh Centurions have named their 19-man squad to face Featherstone Rovers in the Betfred Championship Shield Final at the LD Nutrition Stadium on Sunday (3pm).               2 Matty Dawson-Jones GM Projects 7 Drew Hutchison The Pavilion Furniture Outlet 10 Jamie Acton Impact Insurance 11 Kevin Larroyer Tommy Sale MBE Youth Development Programme 19 Jack Owens Anthony’s Travel 21 Nick Gregson LISA 22 Ricky Bailey Pam Ties 24 Jack Blagbrough Cut Throat Tattoos 29 Ryan Bailey Impact Insurance 33 Josh Johnson CDA Business Services 36…

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Leigh Centurions Statement – Betfred Championship Shield Final

Leigh Centurions Statement – Betfred Championship Shield Final

Leigh Centurions have issued the following statement: Further to the press statement issued by the Rugby Football League this evening regarding the forthcoming Betfred Championship Shield Final against Featherstone Rovers at the LD Nutrition Stadium (Sunday, 3pm): http://www.rugby-league.com/article/53642/rfl-statement-featherstone-rovers-v-leigh-centurions RFL Statement: Featherstone Rovers v Leigh Centurions The statement reads: “In response to a request by Leigh Centurions and Featherstone Rovers, and after consultation with the other Championship and League One clubs, the Rugby Football League has agreed to grant a dispensation to both clubs to register, on loan, additional players ahead…

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