Championship Sunday: Big wins for Featherstone, Leigh and London


London Broncos returned to the top of the Championship in style with a 64-18 victory at Swinton Lions.

A hat trick from Alex Walker, two tries from Kieran Dixon, who also  added seven goals and James Cunningham and individual efforts from Will Lovell, James Meadows, Lewis Bienek, Ben Hellewell and Tom Spencer, who also added a goal confirmed the big win for the Broncos.

Tries from Elliot Caine, Jack Hansen and Chris Hankinson, who also added three goals, replied for the Lions, but they couldn’t get close to the capital side.


Elsewhere, Featherstone Rovers claimed a big win as they claimed a 40-14 victory over Batley Bulldogs.

A hat trick for Luke Briscoe, as well as tries from James Lockwood, Harry Newman, Tom Holmes and Matty Wildie won the game for the Rovers.

Two tries from Dave Scott got the Bulldogs into the game, but they couldn’t quite get back at the Rovers.


Kieran Purtill claimed his first victory as Leigh Centurions head coach with a 36-0 win over Dewsbury Rams.

Two tries for Peter Mata’uita and Kyle Lovett as well as individual efforts from Harrison Hansen and Ben Crooks won the game for the Centurions.


And Barrow Raiders got back to winning ways with a 36-22 win at home to Sheffield Eagles.

Four tries for Shane Toal, as well as efforts from Andy Litherland, Ryan Duffy and Joe Bullock won the game for the Raiders.

Two tries for Garry Lo as well as tries from Ben Blackmore and Matty Fozard kept the Eagles in it but they remain without a win in the Championship.

  1. London Broncos 12
  2. Toulouse 12
  3. Featherstone Rovers 12
  4. Toronto Wolfpack 11
  5. Dewsbury Rams 6
  6. Halifax 6
  7. Barrow Raiders 5
  8. Leigh Centurions 4
  9. Batley Bulldogs 4
  10. Rochdale Hornets 2
  11. Sheffield Eagles 0
  12. Swinton Lions 0

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