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Around the Leagues: June 28-July 1

2nd July 2018, 18:38

Around the Leagues: June 28-July 1

National team media manager Ryan Gould provides the lowdown on how Wales internationals got on with their clubs in the latest round of rugby league fixtures...

In Super League, Regan Grace started on the wing and scored two tries for St Helens in their 34-30 victory over Wakefield Trinity. His second was an outstanding length-of-the-field effort.

Morgan Knowles, on the other hand, featured for Saints as an interchange off the bench.

Gil Dudson played at prop for Widnes Vikings in their 31-24 defeat at Hull FC.

In the Championship, both Jake Emmitt and Sam Hopkins were in action for Toronto Wolfpack as the Canadian side beat Leigh Centurions 46-28 to cement their place at the top of the table.

Matty Fozard and Matt James started for Sheffield Eagles in their 46-24 defeat at home to Toulouse Olympique XIII.

Chester Butler, scoring a try, and Dan Fleming turned out for Halifax in their 48-22 win at Barrow Raiders.

Four Wales internationals - Michael Channing, Elliot Kear, Rhys Williams and Ben Evans - were named in London Broncos' side for their 38-16 success at Batley Bulldogs.

Williams grabbed two tries in the game, while Channing's appearance meant his reached 100 for his career. 

Gavin Bennion and Rob Massam, who crossed for a try, started for Rochdale Hornets in their 80-4 defeat at Featherstone Rovers.

Andy Bracek and Rhodri Lloyd, grabbing a try, were both in action for Swinton Lions in their crucial 29-28 win at home to Dewsbury Rams.

In League 1, Paul Emanuelli and Ashley Bateman featured for Coventry Bears in their 62-12 loss to Bradford Bulls, who started Dalton Grant on the wing.

Meanwhile, Zak Williams and Liam Rice-Wilson, who have represented Wales below first-team level, were also in Coventry shirts. 

Steve Parry and Connor Farrer, making his 100th career appearance, turned out for West Wales Raiders in their 62-12 defeat to London Skolars.

Ben Morris scored a try from the second row in Workington Town's 16-14 win at Oldham. 

Caleb Aekins, who was named in John Kear's train-on squad for the senior team's 2017 World Cup, started at fullback for Penrith Panthers in their 26-16 win over the Sea Eagles in the Intrust Super Premiership (New South Wales).

Josh Ralph was in the halves for Easts Tigers in their 50-6 success over West Brisbane Panthers in the Brisbane Rugby League Premiership.

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

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Article by Ryan Gould