image Featherstone Rovers 15:00 Leigh Centurions Preview

Featherstone Rovers take on Leigh Centurions as they look to win their first game of The Qualifiers.


Jon Sharp is forced to make a few changes to his squad after Andy Bostock and Jaime Cording picked up leg injuries.

Tim Spears, Michael Channing and Sam Day all return to the team as John Davies misses out with a suspension.

Featherstone will take on a Leigh side which has won 15 straight games in all competitions. Leigh are currently third in The Qualifiers table and will move into second with a win against Rovers.

Leigh will be without Jamie Acton who received a four game suspension following a dangerous tackle during the win over Salford.

Neil Jukes side comfortably won the Championship title and now, they are on their way to clinching a place in the Super League.

Featherstone will be looking to cause an upset and stop Leigh in their tracks. Rovers are currently bottom of the middle 8s and will need to start picking up points if they want to compete for a place in the top 4.

Featherstone Rovers: Craven, Channing, Taulapapa, Briggs, Thackeray, Griffin, Snitch, Spears, Hardman, Ormondroyd, Day, Cooper, Tagg, Ellis, Duckworth, Hill, Briscoe, Baldwinson, Walters.

Leigh Centurions: McNally, Higson, Tonga, Ridyard, Moimoi, Weston, Hansen, Hock, Paterson, Higham, Maitua, Hopkins, Dixon, Armstrong, Drinkwater, Tickle, Dawson, Brown, Hood.


By Sebastian Sternik


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