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Around the Leagues: July 19-22

26th July 2018, 07:51

Around the Leagues: July 19-22

In the latest Around the Leagues report, we look at how Wales internationals have been getting on with their club sides...

In Super League, both Regan Grace and Morgan Knowles featured for St Helens in their 14-6 victory over arch rivals Wigan Warriors, who started Ben Flower at prop. Knowles also got on the scoresheet. 

Gil Dudson was in Widnes' side for their 34-0 defeat at Leeds Rhinos. 

In the Championship, Matty Fozard and Matt James had run-outs for Sheffield Eagles in their vital 28-10 win over Barrow Raiders.

Andy Bracek and Rhodri Lloyd, scoring a try, were in action for Swinton Lions in their 50-24 defeat at Leigh Centurions.

In the clash between Toronto Wolfpack and Rochdale Hornets, there were three Wales internationals out on the field in Canada. Sam Hopkins played and scored a try for the Wolfpack, while Rob Massam and Gavin Bennion both featured for Rochdale. 

Elliot Kear, Rhys Williams and Ben Evans were all in London Broncos' side for their huge 14-7 win at Featherstone Rovers.

Chester Butler and Dan Fleming were both in action for Halifax in their 17-14 success over Toulouse Olympique XIII.

In League 1, James Geurtjens and Paul Emanuelli, kicking five goals from seven, were in Coventry Bears' side for their 30-20 victory over Keighley Cougars, which is one of the biggest wins in the club's history. Zak Williams, who has represented Wales below first-team level, also represented the Bears.

Steve Parry was in the halves for West Wales Raiders in their 46-6 defeat at home to Workington Town, who started Ben Morris in the centres. A number of other Welshmen were in the Raiders' matchday squad.

Dalton Grant grabbed two tries, reaching 100 in his career, in Bradford Bulls' narrow 30-28 defeat to promotion rivals York City Knights.

Caleb Aekins, who was named in John Kear's train-on squad for the senior team's World Cup in 2017, played at fullback for Penrith Panthers in their 36-26 win at Newcastle Knights in the Intrust Super Premiership (New South Wales).

Josh Ralph was in the halves for Easts Tigers in their Brisbane Rugby League Premiership clash with Redcliffe Dolphins.

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

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Photography by Richard Long

Article by Ryan Gould