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Around the Leagues: August 2-4

7th August 2019, 19:40

Around the Leagues: August 2-4

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

In Super League, current Wales captain Elliot Kear, Rhys Williams and Matty Fozard all featured for London Broncos in their 58-28 defeat at home to Salford Red Devils, who named Gil Dudson in their side. Williams also got on the scoresheet for the Broncos.

Former Dragons skipper Craig Kopczak, who has now retired from international rugby league, had a run-out for Wakefield Trinity in their 26-6 loss at St Helens.

In the Championship, meanwhile, Dan Fleming and Connor Davies were both interchanges for Halifax as they lost 30-22 to Toulouse Olympique. 

Rhys Evans was a substitute for Bradford Bulls in their 25-20 defeat at home to Toronto Wolfpack.

Jake Emmitt came off the bench for Leigh Centurions in their narrow 31-30 victory over Swinton Lions, who had try-scorer Mike Butt and Rhodri Lloyd in their line-up. Ben Morris was an unused interchange for Swinton. 

In League 1, Calvin Wellington, Sean Penkywicz and Sam Hopkins were all in Workington Town's side for their 12-12 draw at arch rivals Whitehaven, with Wellington getting on the scoresheet. 

Steve Parry, grabbing a try, Morgan Evans and Chris Vitalini had run-outs for West Wales Raiders in their 68-6 loss at home to Newcastle Thunder.

Rob Massam was on the wing for North Wales Crusaders as they were beaten 42-18 at Hunslet.

Over in Australia, Josh Ralph was in the halves for Easts Tigers in their 18-2 Queensland Cup defeat to Wynnum Manly Seagulls.

Lloyd White featured for Mackay Cutters in their 30-16 win over Tweed Heads Seagulls in the same competition.

James Olds kicked two goals for West Brisbane Panthers in their 14-12 loss to Valley Diehards in the Brisbane Premiership. 

Tyson Frizell, who has now switched to play for home country Australia, was in the second row for St George Illawarra Dragons in their 12-4 defeat to Parramatta Eels in the NRL.

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Article by Ryan Gould

Photo by Richard Long