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The Derek Beaumont Column: 11th February 2018

The Derek Beaumont Column: 11th February 2018

This article first appeared in the match day programme of the Betfred Championship Round 2 fixture with Batley Bulldogs on 11th February 2018. Ever had that feeling when a circus leaves town? Me neither, until after Sunday that is. I have always been quite big on Karma; maybe it comes from my time involved in Karate. We would always teach people that you never put yourself into a situation where you may find trouble and if you find yourself in such a situation remove yourself from it. You see it…

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Limited Edition Polo Shirts Available To Pre-Order

Limited Edition Polo Shirts Available To Pre-Order

By popular demand Leigh Centurions can announce the production of two limited edition polo shirts, the designs of which are based on the 2018 playing kits. These special shirts cost £39.99 each, and are being made to order. In order to secure your special edition polo shirt, you need to make a £10 deposit with the retail outlet before 4:30pm on Saturday 17th February. To make an order, please contact the retail outlet on 07561 862552. Please note that there is a four week lead time on these items.

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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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A Statement From Derek Beaumont

A Statement From Derek Beaumont

Further to the various issues raised on social media regarding the restrictions on entering the Leigh Sports Village Stadium with food and drink the Club make the following statement: Leigh Centurions are tenants of the Stadium which is operated by Leigh Sports Village to a very high standard associated with modern day stadia. We work closely in support of one another by way of a partnership and therefore mutually support the guidelines which are implemented by such quality stadiums throughout the country. Prior to the season starting we released the…

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When Gary Met Kurt

When Gary Met Kurt

Leigh Centurions’ final Player Sponsorship of the 2018 season was cemented before last Sunday’s Betfred Championship opener against Toronto Wolfpack. Well known local hairdresser Gary Pollett of Atico Hair Studio met up with his sponsored player, PNG star Kurt Baptiste in Premier Club at LSV before kick-off. Gary, a former sponsor of Fuifui Moimoi missed out on the recent shirt presentation evening at LSV as Baptiste’s arrival was delayed following his involvement in the World Cup. The Canberra Raiders hooker played a starring role in all four of PNG’s games…

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