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Around the Leagues: June 7-10

11th June 2018, 17:36

Around the Leagues: June 7-10

National team media manager Ryan Gould reports on how Wales internationals have been getting on with their clubs...

In Super League, both Regan Grace and Morgan Knowles featured for St Helens in their 26-4 victory over Hull Kingston Rovers on Friday night.

Former Wales skipper Craig Kopczak, who has now retired from international rugby league, was on the bench for Salford Red Devils in their 45-14 defeat at Hull FC.

In the Championship, Rob Massam started on the wing for Rochdale Hornets in their 20-6 loss at Barrow Raiders.

Three internationals were in action in the clash between Leigh Centurions and Halifax, who are both pushing for a place in The Qualifiers. 

Rhys Evans played in the centres for Leigh, while both Chester Butler and Dan Fleming were in the 'Fax side. 

Rhodri Lloyd, scoring a try, and Andy Bracek turned out for Swinton Lions in their crucial 29-18 victory at Sheffield Eagles. 

The Eagles, meanwhile, named both Matty Fozard and Matt James in their 17-man matchday squad.

There was a Welsh touch to Toronto Wolfpack's 32-22 success over London Broncos, with four internationals in action.

Jake Emmitt and Sam Hopkins appeared for the Wolfpack, while Elliot Kear and Rhys Williams were in London's backline. Kear also grabbed a try. 

In League 1, Paul Emanuelli and James Geurtjens both started for Coventry Bears in their 60-0 defeat to Oldham. 

Zak Williams and Liam Rice-Wilson, who have represented Wales below first-team level, were also in the Bears' side. 

Dalton Grant was on the wing for Bradford Bulls in their 50-12 win over North Wales Crusaders.

Steve Parry was the starting hooker for West Wales Raiders in their 48-12 defeat to Hemel Stags. 

A number of other players who have represented the Dragons at various levels were also in action.

Over in Australia, Ollie Olds was at hooker for Easts Tigers in their 32-0 loss at the Blackhawks. 

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Article by Ryan Gould

Photography by Richard Long