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Around the Leagues: May 24-26

27th May 2019, 11:17

Around the Leagues: May 24-26

In Around the Leagues, we take a look at how senior Wales internationals got on with their clubs in the latest rugby league fixture list.

Regan Grace and Morgan Knowles both started for St Helens in their 36-16 victory over Castleford Tigers at Magic Weekend, with the former crossing for a try during the first-half.

Regan Grace in action for St Helens at Magic Weekend

Elliot Kear, Rhys Williams and Matty Fozard all featured for London Broncos in their 24-22 defeat to Leeds Rhinos. 

Ben Flower starred for Wigan Warriors in their 26-14 loss to Warrington Wolves.

Gil Dudson was in Salford Red Devils' side as they were beaten 22-20 by Hull Kingston Rovers.

Former Wales captain Craig Kopczak, who has now retired from international rugby league, started for Wakefield Trinity in their 25-18 defeat to Catalans Dragons.

In the Championship, Chester Butler, Dan Fleming and twins Connor and Curtis Davies all had run-outs for Halifax in their 24-16 loss at Batley Bulldogs.

Ben Evans was an interchange for Toulouse Olympique in their 44-16 success over Leigh Centurions, who named Jake Emmitt in their starting line-up.

Mike Butt, Rhodri Lloyd and Gavin Bennion all starred for Swinton Lions in their 22-17 comeback victory over Dewsbury Rams. Bennion scored two tries in a man-of-the-match display.

In League 1, Rob Massam grabbed two tries for North Wales Crusaders in their 34-18 win at Coventry Bears.

Dai Evans, Steve Parry and Morgan Evans all turned out for West Wales Raiders in their 54-0 defeat at Doncaster. Liam Rice-Wilson, who was part of John Kear's squad for last autumn's internationals, was also in the Raiders' side.

Over in Australia, James Olds scored a try for West Brisbane Panthers in their 24-20 win over Easts Tigers in the Brisbane Premiership.

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Article by Ryan Gould

Images by Richard Long