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Around the Leagues: May 2-5

7th May 2019, 17:46

Around the Leagues: May 2-5

We take a look at how senior Wales internationals got on with their clubs in the latest round of rugby league fixtures.

In Super League, both current Wales captain Elliot Kear and Rhys Williams started for London Broncos in their 18-8 defeat at Wigan Warriors, who named Ben Flower at prop. 

Former skipper Craig Kopczak, who has now retired from international rugby league, was an interchange for Wakefield Trinity in their 26-25 victory at Huddersfield Giants. 

Gil Dudson featured for Salford Red Devils in their 28-16 win over Leeds Rhinos. 

Gil Dudson in action for Salford Red Devils during their victory over Leeds Rhinos

Regan Grace and Morgan Knowles were both in action for St Helens in their 42-26 success at Hull Kingston Rovers, with the former scoring a near length-of-the-field try. 

In the Championship, meanwhile, Jake Emmitt was on the bench for Leigh Centurions in their 42-38 victory over Sheffield Eagles, who named Matt James at prop. 

Chester Butler, Dan Fleming and twins Connor and Curtis Davies were all named in Halifax's side for their 46-10 win over Barrow Raiders. Butler and Connor Davies were also on the scoresheet. 

Ben Morris turned out for Rochdale Hornets in their 56-10 defeat at home to Widnes Vikings. 

Dalton Grant grabbed a try for John Kear's Bradford Bulls in their 36-16 loss at Toronto Wolfpack.

Ben Evans was an interchange for Toulouse Olympique in their 38-0 success at Dewsbury Rams. 

Mike Butt, Rhodri Lloyd and Gavin Bennion were in action for Swinton Lions in their 32-10 defeat at home to Widnes Vikings. Butt also crossed for a try on his 100th career appearance. 

In the 1895 Cup, Morgan Evans featured for West Wales Raiders in their 70-6 loss to Doncaster. Liam Rice-Wilson, who was part of last autumn's senior Wales squad, was also in action for the Raiders. 

Over in Australia, Josh Ralph was in the halves for Easts Tigers as they were beaten 38-22 by Wynum Manly Seagulls in the Queensland Cup. 

James Olds was part of the West Brisbane Panthers side that beat Redcliffe Dolphins 20-18 in the Brisbane Premiership. 

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Article by Ryan Gould

Images by Richard Long