News

Centurions Sign Samisoni Langi

Centurions Sign Samisoni Langi

Leigh Centurions are pleased to confirm the signing of Tonga international Samisoni Langi. He will join the squad in time for the Betfred Super League Round 21 game at Warrington on 7th July on a contract until the end of the season with a further Club option after that. Born in Auburn, Sydney the 24-year-old is a former Australian Schoolboys representative who made his first grade debut for Sydney Roosters in 2013 before moving on to Penrith Panthers. Leigh Centurions Head Coach Neil Jukes said: “We have been monitoring Samisoni…

Read More

Widnes 36 – 10 Leigh

Widnes 36 – 10 Leigh

Widnes Vikings completed a Betfred Super League double that condemned the Centurions to bottom spot with four rounds of the regular season to go. Not only leapfrogging their hapless opponents as they leapfrogged above them the Vikings displayed far greater energy levels and enthusiasm as they effectively sealed the game with a dominant first half display. Veteran centre Chris Bridge, who will retire at the end of the season, got the Vikings off to the perfect start with a third minute try and Chris Houston sliced over for a double…

Read More

Ridyard To Stay With Giants Until The End Of The Season

Ridyard To Stay With Giants Until The End Of The Season

Leigh Centurions can confirm that agreement has been reached with Huddersfield Giants for Martyn Ridyard’s loan spell to be extended until the end of the season. Ridyard, 31, began his initial one month loan spell by making his Giants debut against Catalans Dragons at the Dacia Magic weekend. He has made four Betfred Super League appearances for the Giants, kicking 19 goals and scoring his first top flight try in last week’s victory over St Helens. Under the terms of the loan agreement Ridyard will not be eligible to play…

Read More

Lachlan Burr Looking Forward To The Future With Leigh Centurions

Lachlan Burr Looking Forward To The Future With Leigh Centurions

Leigh Centurions’ Australian forward Lachlan Burr is looking ahead with confidence to the rest of the season and beyond after quietly establishing himself at the Club. Burr originally signed a three year deal in January having become a free agent following the liquidation of Bradford Bulls and had a lot of conditioning work to do to meet the demands of the Betfred Super League. Leigh’s dual registration partnership with Sheffield Eagles, which was cancelled by mutual consent between the clubs this week, played a big part in him getting match…

Read More

Willie Tonga Released From Leigh Centurions By Mutual Consent

Willie Tonga Released From Leigh Centurions By Mutual Consent

Leigh Centurions can confirm that they have agreed with Willie Tonga to release him from the remaining few months of his contract with immediate effect. The Club’s owner Derek Beaumont said: “I’d like to thank Willie for his service during his time at Leigh. Willie is a consummate professional and completely dedicated to what he does, and without question when he has taken to the field he has produced outstanding performances on every occasion. “Ultimately, as owner of a club in its first season back in Super League, it is…

Read More

Sheffield Dual Registration Agreement Terminated By Mutual Consent

Sheffield Dual Registration Agreement Terminated By Mutual Consent

Leigh Centurions can confirm that their dual registration agreement with Sheffield Eagles has been terminated by mutual consent. Lachlan Burr, Jamie Acton, Sam Hopkins, Dayne Weston, James Green and Lewis Foster all played for the Eagles during the first half of the 2017 Kingstone Press Championship season on dual registration. Burr, Acton and Hopkins all starred in Eagles’ notable early season victory over Toulouse Olympique at Wakefield. Leigh Centurions Owner Derek Beaumont said: “Life is about treating people how you want to be treated and Sheffield are coming into a…

Read More