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Around the Leagues: September 14-16

17th September 2018, 11:24

Around the Leagues: September 14-16

In Around the Leagues, we take a look at how Wales internationals got on with their clubs in the latest round of rugby league fixtures...

Regan Grace and Morgan Knowles both featured for St Helens as they beat Hull FC 38-12 to lift the League Leaders' Shield. They crossed for two and one try respectively. 

Regan Grace and Morgan Knowles celebrate lifting the League Leaders' Shield with their St Helens teammates

Craig Kopczak, who recently retired from international duty, was on the bench for Salford Red Devils in their narrow 18-16 defeat at Leeds Rhinos.

Jake Emmitt started at prop for Toronto Wolfpack in their 13-12 victory over Toulouse Olympique XIII, who are one of their man rivals for promotion.

Michael Channing, new Wales captain Elliot Kear, Rhys Williams and Ben Evans were all in action for London Broncos in their 30-18 loss at Hull Kingston Rovers. Channing and Evans both bagged tries.

Lloyd White was at hooker for Widnes Vikings in their 26-12 success over Halifax, who named Chester Butler and Dan Fleming in their squad. Sion Jones and Connor Davies, who have been capped for Wales below first-team level, were also in Fax's side.

In the Championship, Matt James and Matty Fozard both featured for Sheffield Eagles in their 44-4 defeat at Batley Bulldogs.

Rhodri Lloyd and Andy Bracek were both in action for Swinton Lions in their 34-18 loss at Barrow Raiders.

Rob Massam was on the wing for Rochdale Hornets as they were downed 24-16 by Leigh Centurions. 

In League 1, Ben Morris was in the second for Workington Town in their 38-6 win over London Skolars.

James Geurtjens was an interchange for Coventry Bears in their narrow 24-20 defeat at Whitehaven. Liam Rice-Wilson, who has represented Wales in the past below the senior team, was also in action for the Bears.

Steve Parry and Morgan Evans were both in West Wales Raiders' line-up for their 112-6 loss at home to Keighley Cougars.

Aled Davies, a Wales Students international, scored a try on his debut for North Wales Crusaders in their 36-12 defeat to Doncaster.

Caleb Aekins, who was named in John Kear's train-on squad for last year's World Cup, started at fullback for Penrith Panthers in their 28-24 defeat to the Jets in the Intrust Super Cup's (New South Wales) Finals Week 3.

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

Don't forget, Wales host Ireland at the Racecourse Stadium in Wrexham on Sunday, November 11 as they aim to qualify for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup. Tickets are now on sale

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Article by Ryan Gould