Rugby League Championship
Featherstone Rovers 6
Leigh Centurions 40
Another pulsating day of high insensity, non stop action, and fantastic entertainment. It makes me wonder why i bother sometimes with football when RL offers so much more. Excellent atmosphere, no pathetic jobsworth club officials.
Leigh scored first with an excellent try by the ever impressive Liam Kay (5) but Fev hit back strongly and had the better of things and took a HT 6-4 lead. Centurions start signing Mr Moimoi got pole-axed in the first half but that proved a huge mistake by Fev, because he came back on later even more fired up !. But then in the second half Leigh's power, strength and intensity proved too much. Leigh's Tom Armstrong also bagged a brace and was outstanding like most of the squad was.
Fev huffed and puffed but couldnt break down a very solid Centurions team who are a Super League outfit in everything but name. Make no mistake they are that impressive.
Featherstone as a town for some is a somewhat depressing place and has seen better days. But it hosts two decent rugby league teams and has loyal supporters who remember dearly their three challenge cup wins at Wembley. I remember watching them in the '73 final beating Bradford Northern 33-14. The whole of Fev seemed to have migrated South that day.
But they say every downside has an upside. Featherstone does have an upside .... it has a Lidl !!
|Die hard Fev Fans|
|Fev Groundsman hard at work|
|Selfie Time ! - Leigh players interacting with the fans !|