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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Hawks Overseas

By Elie Mpovie

Europe

The Betfred Super League
Junior Vaivai was not in the line-up for Hull Kingston Rovers as they pulled off a massive upset over arch and city rivals, Hull Football Club, 20-16 also a seven match losing streak against Hull FC, as for Hull KR they end the regular in 10th spot, meaning they’ll need to do well in the Super League Qualifiers in order to avoid relegation to the Championship.

Bureta Faraimo was in the right wing for Hull Football Club, he had eighteen carries for 176 meters, with three tackles made in a shocking 20-16 defeat to arch rivals Hull Kingston Rovers, Hull FC finished the regular season in 6th position and will be playing the Super League Playoff 8’s, they’ll battle seven other clubs for a spot in the October Grand Final at Old Trafford.

The Betfred Championship

Ryan Burroughs (currently on loan at Barrow Raiders from L1 London Skolars) played at Outside Center against the London Broncos, the Broncos scored an outrageous 13 tries in a 72-6 win over the Raiders. London sits in second behind champions Toronto Wolfpack, they’ll be playing for a spot in the Super League against the top level’s bottom four in the Qualifiers.

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Neither of the Pettybournes were in the line-up for Toulouse Olympique as they defeated Dewsbury Rams 44-18, Toulouse sits in third behind Toronto and London and will fight to be the third French club in English rugby league history to play in the top flight.

Mark Offerdahl played at Prop and Corey Makelim played scrum half for Sheffield Eagles as they fell to a 34-10 defeat to the hands of Leigh Centurions (who disappointingly misses out on Super League) both Leigh and Sheffield will play for some consolation silverware in the Championship Shield.

Betfred League One
Ryan Burroughs’ parent club , the London Skolars lost 58-12 to League One leaders Bradford Bulls, London Skolars currently sit in 12th as Bradford leads League One over York on points difference.

Australia/ New Zealand

NRL Telstra Premiership
Joseph Paulo came off the bench for the Cronulla Sutherland Sharks, registering eight runs for 38 meters as his club fell short the Brisbane Broncos, 12-10. Cronulla currently sits in 6th with Brisbane right behind them in 7th.

Queensland intrust Super Cup
Samuel Toctherman-Talbott was not in the lineup as the Tweed Heads Seagulls defeated the Mackay Cutters 24-22, the Seaulls are currently in 11th.

New South Wales Premiership
Daniel Howard and Wentworthville Magpies managed to inch past the Newcastle Knights in a 18-16, the Magpies are off the bottom and now sit 11th.

Sydney Shield
David Marando and the Belrose Eagles crushed Hills District 48-18 to stay in 8th spot in the competition.

Group Nine Rugby League
Joe Eichner scored a try for the Junee Diesels as they defeated the Cootamundra Bulldogs 34-22, the Diesels are still in 4th now with a 8-6 record.

Newcastle State Premiership
Matt Shipway and the South Newcastle Lions fell to the Western Suburbs Rosellas in a make up match 22-16, South Newcastle sits 4th place in the Business Plaza Cup.

Other news
Monte Gaddis (Red Star Belgrade-Serbia) played for the Cleveland Rugby League Football Club as they defeated th Chicago Stockyarders in a Midwest test match.

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