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Around the Leagues: April 26-29

29th April 2018, 17:58

Around the Leagues: April 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...

Regan Grace started on the wing and scored two tries for St Helens in their 60-10 win at Salford Red Devils on Thursday night.

Morgan Knowles was an interchange for Saints, while Wales skipper Craig Kopczak was given a run-out for Salford from the bench. 

Lloyd White was named at hooker for Widnes Vikings in their 32-24 defeat to Wigan Warriors on Friday.

In the Championship, meanwhile, Rhodri Lloyd and Andy Bracek appeared for Swinton Lions in their 62-8 defeat to Toulouse Olympique XIII.

Michael Channing, Elliot Kear, Rhys Williams and Ben Evans all played for London Broncos in their 64-6 win over Dewsbury Rams. Kear and Evans both scored one try and Williams bagged a brace.

Danny Ansell, meanwhile, started in the halves and scored for Dewsbury. 

Jake Emmitt and Sam Hopkins both featured for Toronto Wolfpack in their 42-10 win against Halifax at London's New River Stadium. 

Halifax, on the other hand, named Chester Butler in the second row. 

Blake Turner, who has appeared for Wales below senior level, was an interchange for Rochdale Hornets in their 38-16 defeat to Sheffield Eagles.

The Eagles named both Matt James and Matty Fozard in their starting line-up, with the later crossing for a try.

Rhys Evans started in their centres for Leigh Centurions in their 46-18 win at home to Barrow Raiders.

In League 1, Ricky Hough was an interchange for Hemel Stags in their 40-16 defeat at North Wales Crusaders.

Steve Parry started at hooker for West Wales Raiders in their 144-0 loss at York City Knights.

Lewis Reece was an interchange for Whitehaven in their 30-24 success at Keighley Cougars.

Paul Emanuelli, Ashley Bateman and James Geurtjens featured for Coventry Bears in their narrow 28-20 defeat to London Skolars.

Rhys Gant, Zak Williams and Liam Rice-Wilson, who have all represented Wales, also turned out for the Bears. 

Caleb Aekins, who was named in Wales' train-on squad for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, started at fullback for Penrith Panthers in their Intrust Super Premiership (New South Wales) win over St George.

Check back at next week for the latest Around the Leagues report.

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