30th July 2018, 18:58
Around the Leagues: July 26-29
National team media manager Ryan Gould takes a look at how Wales internationals got on with their clubs in the latest round of rugby league fixtures...
In Super League, both Regan Grace and Morgan Knowles were in action for St Helens in their narrow 14-12 victory over rivals Warrington Wolves.
Gavin Bennion was an interchange for Salford Red Devils as they beat Leeds Rhinos 38-22 with 12 men.
Ben Flower started at prop for Wigan Warriors in their 25-20 win at home to Catalans Dragons.
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In the Championship, Dan Fleming and Chester Butler, grabbing a try, both featured for Halifax in their 38-6 success over Rochdale Hornets, who played Rob Massam on the wing. Sion Jones, a Wales international below first-team level, was also named in Halifax's side.
Matty Fozard and Matt James started for Sheffield Eagles in their 34-10 defeat at Leigh Centurions.
Jake Emmitt and Sam Hopkins both had run-outs for Toronto Wolfpack in their 30-12 loss at home to Featherstone Rovers.
Elliot Kear, Ben Evans and Rhys Williams, who crossed for a hat-trick, all started for London Broncos in their impressive 72-6 win at Barrow Raiders.
Rhodri Lloyd and Andy Bracek were in Swinton Lions' side for their 40-18 defeat at Batley Bulldogs.
In League 1, Ben Morris scored a try for loan club Workington Town in their 36-22 win at North Wales Crusaders.
Dalton Grant was on the wing fro Bradford Bulls in their 58-12 success at London Skolars.
Ashley Bateman and James Geurtjens featured for Coventry Bears in their 68-6 loss at high-flying York City Knights. The Bears also played Liam Rice-Wilson and Zak Williams, who have both represented Wales below the senior team.
Steve Parry was in the halves for West Wales Raiders in their 30-22 defeat at Hemel Stags. The rest of their side was made up of Welshmen.
In midweek, Coventry and West Wales went head-to-head in a re-arranged fixture. Paul Emanuelli, Williams, Rice-Wilson and Geurtjens all featured for the Bears, while Parry was in action for the Raiders.
Over in Australia, Josh Ralph was in the halves for Easts Tigers in their Brisbane Rugby League Premiership clash with Valley Diehards.
Caleb Aekins, who was named in John Kear's train-on squad for the 2017 World Cup, started at fullback for Penrith Panthers in their 28-24 win over the Jets in the Intrust Super Premiership (New South Wales).
Check out walesrugbyleague.co.uk next week for the latest Around the Leagues report.
Article by Ryan Gould
Image by Richard Long