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Around the Leagues: March 25-28

1st April 2019, 16:50

Around the Leagues: March 25-28

In the latest Around the Leagues report, we take a look at how senior Wales internationals have been getting on with their clubs throughout the rugby league divisions.

Both Regan Grace and Morgan Knowles started for St Helens in their 36-24 victory over Hull Kingston Rovers, with the former getting on the scoresheet. 

Rob Massam in action for North Wales Crusaders in the Challenge Cup defeat to Thatto Heath

Ben Flower was an interchange for Wigan Warriors in their 42-0 win over Catalans Dragons.

Former Wales captain Craig Kopczak, who retired from international rugby league following the 2017 World Cup, featured for Wakefield Trinity in their 33-22 success over Salford Red Devils, who started Gil Dudson. 

Current skipper Elliot Kear, Rhys Williams and Matty Fozzard all had run-outs for London Broncos in their 38-26 defeat to Huddersfield Giants, with Williams also grabbing a try.

In the Challenge Cup, Dan Fleming was an interchange for Halifax in their 28-24 win at Hunslet. 

Ben Morris crossed for a try in Rochdale Hornets' 22-21 victory at Whitehaven as they clinched two late tries to progress to the fifth round. 

Matt James started for Sheffield Eagles in their 34-12 loss to Leigh Centurions, who gave Jake Emmitt a run-out.

Mike Butt and Gavin Bennion were both on the scoresheet for Swinton Lions in their 38-14 defeat at Featherstone Rovers. 

Rob Massam crossed twice for North Wales Crusaders, taking his try tally for the club to 100, as they were knocked out by amateur club Thatto Heath Crusaders.

Dalton Grant made his comeback from injury for John Kear's Bradford Bulls in their 14-12 victory at Keighley Cougars.

Sam Hopkins grabbed a try for Workington Town in their 21-20 success over Newcastle Thunder. 

Out in Australia, Josh Ralph featured in the halves for Easts Tigers in their 30-14 Intrust Super Cup (Queensland) win over PNG Hunters.

Lloyd White recently moved Down Under and starred for Mackay Cutters in their 16-8 loss to Wynnum Manly Seagulls. 

James Olds had a run-out for West Brisbane Panthers in their 44-18 defeat to Wynnum in the Brisbane Premiership.

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Article by Ryan Gould

Images by Richard Long