Championships’ All Star teams named
Twenty six players from 14 different Co-operative Championship and Championship One clubs have received the ultimate accolade for their efforts this season by being named in the 2010 Co-operative Championships All Star teams for their respective divisions.
Between them the two All Star teams have crossed the try line over 370 times during the course of the 2010 season and notched over 450 goals. Together the two sides have scored almost 2,500 points.
A total of four Featherstone Rovers’ players are rewarded for their part in an outstanding season in which they have already clinched the League Leaders Shield. Championship One winners Hunslet Hawks are also well represented with four players including player coach Paul March.
The full line-ups are as follows:
Co-operative Championship All Stars: 1 Shad Royston (Halifax), 2 Johnny Campbell (Batley), 3 Mick Nanyn (Leigh), 4 Ned Catic (Barrow), 5 Rob Worrincy (Halifax), 6 Jamie Rooney (Barrow), 7 Liam Finn (Featherstone), 8 Stuart Dickens (Featherstone), 9 Craig Cook (Sheffield), 10 Sean Hesketh (Batley), 11 Jon Grayshon (Featherstone), 12 Lee Doran (Widnes), 13 Matty Dale (Featherstone).
Co-operative Championship One All Stars: 1 Paul O’Connor (Oldham), 2 Damien Munro (Blackpool), 3 Lee Waterman (York), 4 Wayne McHugh (Hunslet), 5 Waine Pryce (Hunslet), 6 Neil Roden (Oldham), 7 Paul March (Hunslet), 8 Andy Hobson (Blackpool), 9 Phil Wood (Hornets), 10 Gil Dudson (Scorpions), 11 Jarrad Stack (Workington), 12 Craig Ashall (Hornets), 13 David March (Hunslet).
Liz Matkin, Head of Sponsorship at The Co-operative commented: “The 26 players named in the All Stars teams represent the very best talent in The Co-operative Championships and we pass on our congratulations to all those selected after what has been an outstanding regular season in both divisions.”
Most of those selected for the All Star teams will be preparing for the 2010 play-offs and competing for a place in The Co-operative Championships Finals day, at Warrington’s Halliwell Jones Stadium on Sunday September 26.
Tickets for the showpiece event of the Championships’ season are on sale through the RFL’s Ticket Office on 0844 856 1113 or by visiting www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk
For more information about the Co-operative Championships visit www.cooperativechampionship.co.uk