2020 NRL & UK Trials

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Across Australia and the UK we'll be covering all the trials across December, January, February and into March as teams warm-up for the season proper!


UK Pre-Season

Thursday 26 December 2019

Bradford Bulls 20 (T: Joe Brown 2, Rowan Milnes, Sam Hallas; G: Rowan Milnes 2)
def Castleford Tigers 14 (T: Danny Richardson, Joe Summers, Jacob Doyle; G: Calum Turner 1)
Venue: Mend-A-Hose Jungle, Castleford. Kickoff: 11am GMT.
Referee: Scott Mikalauskas; Touch Judges: Dean Bowmer & Tom Crashley. Crowd: 3,306

Wetherby Whaler Festive Challenge
Leeds Rhinos 30
(T: Cameron Smith, Konrad Hurrell, Alex Sutcliffe, Harry Newman, Stevie Ward, Brad Dwyer; G: Luke Gale 3)
def Wakefield Trinity 4 (T: Lee Kershaw)
Venue: Emerald Headingley Stadium, Leeds. Kickoff: 11:30am GMT.
Referee: Liam Moore; Touch Judges: Andy Smith & Peter Brooke. Crowd: 10,106

Roy Powell Trophy
Dewsbury Rams 14
(T: Andy Gabriel, Will Oakes, Adam Ryder; G: Paul Sykes 1)
drew with Batley Bulldogs 14 (T: Alistair Leak, Michael Ward; G: Dale Morton 3)
Venue: Tetley's Stadium, Dewsbury. Kickoff: 12pm GMT.
Referee: Marcus Griffiths; Touch Judges: Liam Rush & Liam Staveley. Crowd: 1,188


Sunday 5 January 2020

Salford Red Devils 52 (SQUAD) (T: Kris Welham 2, Niall Evalds 2, Gil Dudson, Ken Sio, Chris Atkin, Rhys Williams, Ryan Lannon, Josh Johnson; G: Krisnan Inu 3/4, Ed Chamberlain 2/3, Chris Atkin 1/2, Tui Lolohea 0/1)
def Swinton Lions 4 (SQUAD) (T: Ryan Cray)
Venue: AJ Bell Stadium, Salford. Kickoff: 1pm GMT
Referee: Aaron Moore; Touch Judges: Jack Smith & Paul Marklove. Crowd: 1,747

Oldham RLFC 22 (SQUAD) (T: Dan Abram 2, Harry Aaronson, Daniel Bridge; G: Dan Abram 3/4)
def Barrow Raiders 18 (SQUAD) (T: Ryan Johnston, Declan Hulme, Tee Ritson; G: Jamie Dallimore 3/4)
Venue: Matt Johnson Prestige Stadium, Barrow-in-Furness. Kickoff: 2pm GMT
Referee: Brad Milligan; Touch Judges: Denton Arnold & Andrew Smith. Crowd: 918

Featherstone Rovers 12 (SQUAD) (T: Ben Blackmore, Sam Ottewell, Louis Jouffret)
drew with York City Knights 12 (SQUAD) (T: Connor Robinson, Elliot Wallis; G: Connor Robinson 2)
Venue: The LD Nutrition Stadium, Featherstone. Kickoff: 3pm GMT
Referee: Kevin Moore; Touch Judges: Joe Stearne & Richard Thompson. Crowd: not supplied

Halifax RLFC 18 (SQUAD) (T: James Woodburn-Hall, Paul Brearley, Travis Corion; G: Steve Tyrer 2, Tom Gilmore 1)
def Hull FC 10 (SQUAD) (T: Charlie Patterson-Lund, Jacob Hookem; G: Liam Harris 1)
Venue: The Shay Stadium, Halifax. Kickoff: 3pm GMT
Referee: Nick Bennett; Touch Judges: Craig Smith and Mark Craven. Crowd: 1,327

Hunslet RLFC 26 (SQUAD) (T: Josh Tonks, VIla Halafihi, Anthony Boardman 2, Jordan Andrade; G: Daniel Rowse 3)
def Bradford Bulls 18 (SQUAD) (T: Murphy Smith, Harry Shackleton, Matthew Race; G: Matthew Race 3)
Venue: South Leeds Stadium, South Leeds. Kickoff: 3pm GMT
Referee: Andy Sweet; Touch Judges: Steve Race & Liam Rush. Crowd: not supplied

Widnes Vikings 34 (SQUAD) (T: Owen Buckley 2, Liam Cooper, Connor Dwyer, Josh Wilde, Olly Brookes; G: Joe Edge 3/4, Brad Calland 2/2)
def Rochdale Hornets 24 (SQUAD) (T: Sean Pencywicz 2, Andy Lea, Adam Hesketh; G: Sam Freeman 2/2, Matt Whitehead 2/2)
Venue: Crown Oil Arena, Rochdale. Kickoff: 3pm GMT
Referee: Tom Crashley; Touch Judges: Peter Brooke & Ellis McCarthy. Crowd: 619


Friday 10 January 2020

Coventry Bears 22 (SQUAD) (T: Ryan Langton, Chris Cullimore 2, Kieran Smith; G: Brad Clavering 3)
def London Broncos Reserves 14 (SQUAD) (T: Tom Firth, Joel Fosuhene-Gray, Charles Hammond; G: Rob Oakley 1)
Venue: Butts Park Arena, Coventry. Kickoff 7:30pm GMT
Referee: Mike Smaill; Touch Judges: Adam Johnson & J Collins. Crowd: 453

Saturday 11 January 2020

Salford Red Devils 40 (SQUAD) (T: Rhys Wiliams 2, Joey Lussick, Ken Sio, James Greenwood, Josh Johnson, Ed Chamberlain; G: Tui Lolohea 3/4, Krisnan Inu 3/3)
def Leigh Centurions 14 (SQUAD) (T: Liam Hood, Brad Holroyd, Junior Sa'u; G: Ben Reynolds 1/2, Martin Ridyard 0/1)
Venue: AJ Bell Stadium, Salford. Kickoff 12pm GMT
Referee: Marcus Griffiths; Touch Judges: Paul Marklove & Andrew Smith. Crowd: 1,611

Valencia Los Huracanes 14 (T: Connor Aspey, Antoni Martinez Besch, Miguel Tomas Enriqe; G: Erick Leon 1)
lost to Featherstone Rovers 102 (SQUAD) (T: Jake Sweeting 3, Sam Ottewell 3, Gareth Gale 3, Louis Jouffret 2, Nathan Wright, Ben Blackmore 3, Brandon French, Dean Parata, Luke Cooper, Jack Richardson; G: Louis Jouffret 5, Ben Blackmore 8)
Venue: Levante Stadium, Valencia (Spain). Kickoff: 2pm GMT. Crowd: 586

Newcastle Thunder 40 (SQUAD) (T: Ashley Gibson, Alex Clegg, Adam Lawton, Lewis Young 2, Reece Dean, Brad Walker; G: Reece Dean 6/7)
v Whitehaven RLFC 16 (SQUAD) (T: Marc Shackley, David Thompson, Dion Aiye; G: Moore 1/2, Sam Dowsett 1/1)
Venue: Kingston Park, Newcastle. Kickoff: 3pm GMT
Referee: Steve Race; Touch Judges: Nick Bennett & Gary Melling, Crowd: 478

Sunday 12 January 2020

Danny Brough Testimonial
Wakefield Trinity 18
(SQUAD) (T: Ryan Hampshire, Tom Johnston, Kyle Wood; G: Danny Brough 3/3)
def Hull KR 6 (SQUAD) (T: Ethan Ryan; G: Brierley 1/1)
Venue: Mobile Rocket Stadium, Wakefield. Kickoff: 2pm GMT
Referee: Chris Kendall; Touch Judges: Tover Arnold & Richard Thompson. Crowd: 2,185

Hull FC 20 (SQUAD) (T: Ratu Naualgo 2, Ligi Sao, Eldon Myers; G: Marc Sneyd 2/4)
def London Broncos 6 (SQUAD) (T: Sadiq Adebiyi; G: Kieron Dixon 1/1)
Venue: Ionians RUFC, Hull. Kickoff: 2pm GMT
Referee: Tom Grant; Touch Judges: Liam Staveley & Brandon Robinson. Crowd: not supplied

Keighley Cougars 26 (SQUAD) (T: Jake Webster, Taylor Prell, Louis Sheriff, Mo Agoro, Jason Muranka; G: Jack Miller 3/5)
def Dewsbury Rams 24 (SQUAD) (T: Dom Speakman 2, Adam Ryder, Liam Johnson; G: Paul Sykes 4/4)
Venue: Cougar Park, Keighley. Kickoff: 2pm GMT
Referee: Joe Stearne; Touch Judges: Andy Sweet & R Burton. Crowd: 449

Jamie Jones-Buchanan Testimonial
Leeds Rhinos 34
(SQUAD) (T: Rhyse Martin 2, Liam Sutcliffe, Brad Dwyer, Callum McLelland, Richie Myler; G: Rhyse Martin 5/6)
def Bradford Bulls 10 (SQUAD) (T: Ross Oakes, Thomas Doyle; G: Jordan Lilley 1/2)
Venue: Emerald Headingley Stadium, Leeds. Kickoff 3pm GMT. Live on Sky Sports UK
Referee: Ben Thaler; Touch Judges: Liam Rush, second touch judge unconfirmed; Crowd: 19,700

Jermaine McGillvary Testimonial / Infirmary Cup
Huddersfield Giants 42 (SQUAD) (T: Jordan Turner 2, Ashton Golding, Jermaine McGillvary, Owen Trout, Jordan Paga, Darnell McIntosh; G: Aidan Sezer 4/4, Olly Russell 3/3)
def Halifax RLFC 6 (SQUAD) (T: Jodie Broughton; G: Steve Tyrer 1/1)
Venue: John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield. Kickoff: 3pm GMT
Referee: Scott Mikalauskas; Touch Judges: Kevin Moore & Jonathan Roberts. Crowd: not supplied

Law Cup
Rochdale Hornets 18
(SQUAD) (T: Luke Fowden, Lewis Sheridan, Sam Freeman, Andy Lea; G: Sam Freeman 1)
def Oldham RLFC 12 (SQUAD) (T: Dan Abram, David Hewitt; G: Dan Abram 2)
Venue: Crown Oil Arena, Rochdale. Kickoff 3pm GMT
Referee: Jack Smith; Touch Judges: A Williams & Neil Horton. Crowd: not supplied

Widnes Vikings 32 (SQUAD) (T: Jake Spedding, Deon Cross, Pat Moran, Lloyd Roby, Jack Johnson, Ted Chapelhow; G: Jack Owens 4/6)
def Castleford Tigers 10 (SQUAD) (T: Lewis Carr 2; G: Bradley Graham 1/2)
Venue: Halton Stadium, Widnes. Kickoff 3pm GMT
Referee: Liam Moore; Touch Judges: Aaron Moore & Ryan Stansfield. Crowd: 1,568

Hunslet RLFC 16 (SQUAD) (T: Liam Copland; Anthony Boardman, Ben Markland; G: Daniel Rowse 2/3)
def Batley Bulldogs 12 (SQUAD) (T: George Senior, Tyler Dickinson; G: Dale Morton 2/2)
Venue: South Leeds Stadium, South Leeds. Kickoff: 3pm GMT
Referee: Tom Crashley; Touch Judges: Steve Race & J Butcher. Crowd: not supplied

Barrow Raiders 24 (SQUAD) (T: Ryan Duffy, Tee Ritson, Dan Toal, Joe Crarey; G: Jamie Dallimore 4)
def North Wales Crusaders (SQUAD) (T: Rob Massam, Jordan Gibson, Jack Holmes; G: Tommy Johnson 2)
Venue: Matt Johnson Prestige Stadium, Barrow-in-Furness. Kickoff: 3pm GMT
Referee: Gareth Hewer; Touch Judges: Craig Smith & Brad Milligan. Crowd: 835


Friday 17 January 2020

London Skolars 6 (SQUAD) (T: Kayne Chan Kitchener; G: Kayne Chan Kitchener 1)
lost to Wigan Warriors 70 (SQUAD) (T: Sam Halsall 2, Umyla Hanley 2, Matty Nicholson 2, James McDonnell, Ethan Havard, Jake Shorrocks, Harry Rushton, James Barran, Cian Tyrer; G: Jake Shorrocks 5, James Barran 6)
Venue: Honourable Artillery Company, London. Kickoff 2:15pm GMT
Referee: Matt Rossleigh; Touch Judges: Peter Brooke & Anthony Creasey. Crowd: not supplied

Saturday 18 January 2020

Catalans Dragons (SQUAD) v Toulouse Olympique XIII (SQUAD)
Venue: Stade Albert Domec, Carcassonne. Kickoff 5:30pm GMT
Referee: James Child; Touch Judges: Geoffrey Poumes & Benjamin Casty

Oldham RLFC (SQUAD) v St Helens Reserves (SQUAD)
Venue: Vestacare Stadium, Oldham. Kickoff 7:30pm GMT
Referee: Steve Race; Touch Judges: Jamie Butterfield & Gary Melling

Sunday 19 January 2020

Hull KR (SQUAD) v Featherstone Rovers (SQUAD)
Venue: Hull College Craven Park, Hull. Kickoff: 2pm GMT
Referee: Chris Kendall; Touch Judges: Joe Turner & Richard Thompson

South Yorkshire Cup
Doncaster RLFC
(SQUAD) v Sheffield Eagles (SQUAD TBC)
Venue: Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster. Kickoff: 2pm GMT
Referee: Billy Pearson; Touch Judges: Luke Bland & Dean Bowmer

Michael Shenton Testimonial
Castleford Tigers
(SQUAD) v Toronto Wolfpack (SQUAD)
Venue: Mend-A-Hose Jungle, Castleford. Kickoff: 2pm GMT
Referee: Tom Grant; Touch Judges: Tom Crashley & Mark Craven

Batley Bulldogs (SQUAD) v Hull FC (SQUAD)
Venue: Fox's Biscuits Stadium, Batley. Kickoff: 2pm GMT
Referee: Aaron Moore; Touch Judges: Jonathan Roberts & Andy Sweet

Southward Memorial Trophy
Whitehaven RLFC
(SQUAD) v Workington Town (SQUAD TBC)
Venue: Recreation Ground, Whitehaven. Kickoff: 2pm GMT
Referee: Gareth Hewer; Touch Judges: Brad Milligan & Innes Arnold

Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook Testimonial
St Helens
(SQUAD) v London Broncos (SQUAD)
Venue: Totally Wicked Stadium. Kickoff: 2:30pm GMT
Referee: Rob Hicks; Touch Judges: Paul Marklove & Mark Smaill

Dewsbury Rams (SQUAD TBC) v Bradford Bulls (SQUAD)
Venue: Tetley's Stadium, Dewsbury. Kickoff: 3pm GMT
Referee: Nick Bennett; Touch Judges: Simon Ellis & Alex Cameron

Rochdale Hornets v Swinton Lions
Venue: Crown Oil Arena, Rochdale. Kickoff: 3pm GMT
Referee: Liam Staveley; Touch Judges: Connor Astbury & D Martin

MATCH CANCELLED due to state of pitch.

York City Knights (SQUAD) v Halifax RLFC (SQUAD)
Venue: Bootham Crescent, York. Kickoff: 3pm GMT
Referee: J Vella; Touch Judges: Liam Rush & Shane Daniel

Widnes Vikings (SQUAD) v North Wales Crusaders (SQUAD)
Venue: Halton Stadium, Widnes. Kickoff: 3pm GMT
Referee: Craig Smith; Touch Judges: Sam Houghton & Tara Jones

Wigan Warriors (SQUAD) v Leeds Rhinos (SQUAD)
Venue: DW Stadium, Wigan. Kickoff: 3pm GMT
Referee: Marcus Griffiths; Touch Judges: Jack Smith & Scott Mikalauskas

Keighley Cougars (SQUAD) v Coventry Bears (SQUAD)
Venue: Cougar Park, Keighley. Kickoff: 3pm GMT
Referee: Kevin Moore; Touch Judges: Lewis Spears & Joe Stearne


Wednesday 22 January 2020

Wakefield Trinity v Huddersfield Giants
Venue: Mobile Rocket Stadium, Wakefield. Kickoff: 7:30pm GMT

Thursday 23 January 2020

Leigh Centurions v Wigan Warriors
Venue: Leigh Sports Village, Leigh. Kickoff: 7:30pm GMT

Friday 24 January 2020

Featherstone Rovers v Leeds Rhinos
Venue: LD Nutrition Stadium, Featherstone. Kickoff: 7:30pm GMT

Saturday 25 January 2020

Swinton Lions v Warrington Wolves
Venue: Heywood Road, Sale. Kickoff: 2pm GMT

Whitehaven RLFC v North Wales Crusaders
Venue: Recreation Ground, Whitehaven. Kickoff: 2pm GMT

London Skolars v London Broncos
Venue: New River Stadium, London. Kickoff: 3pm GMT

Sunday 26 January 2020

Barrow Raiders v Workington Town
Venue: Matt Johnson Prestige Stadium, Barrow-in-Furness. Kickoff: 1:30pm GMT

Batley Bulldogs v Huddersfield Giants
Venue: Fox's Biscuits Stadium, Batley. Kickoff: 2pm GMT

Bradford Bulls v York City Knights
Venue: Tetley's Stadium, Dewsbury. Kickoff: 3pm GMT

Newcastle Thunder v Leeds Rhinos
Venue: Kingston Park, Newcastle. Kickoff: 3pm GMT

Keighley Cougars v Sheffield Eagles
Venue: Cougar Park, Keighley. Kickoff: 3pm GMT


Australian Pre-Season

Friday 14 & Saturday 15 February 2020

NRL Nines
Venue: HBF Park, Perth

Friday kickoff: 4:05pm AWST
Saturday kickoff: 11:10am AWST

Saturday 15 February 2020

Brisbane Broncos v CQ Capras
Venue: Browne Park, Rockhampton. Kickoff: 8pm AEDT (7pm QLD)


Friday 21 February 2020

Gold Coast Titans v Burleigh Bears
Venue: Pizzey Park, Burleigh. Kickoff: 8pm AEDT (7pm QLD)

Brisbane Broncos v Wynnum Manly Seagulls
Venue: BMD Kougari Oval, Wynnum. Kickoff: 8pm AEDT (7pm QLD)

Saturday 22 February 2020

Warriors v Melbourne Storm
Venue: Central Energy Trust Arena, Palmerston North. Kickoff: 3pm AEDT (5pm NZ)

Newcastle Knights v St George Illawarra Dragons
Venue: Maitland Regional Sportsground. Kickoff: 5:30pm AEDT

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Venue: Oil Search National Football Stadium, Port Moresby. Kickoff: 6pm AEDT (5pm PNG)

Penrith Panthers v Wests Tigers
Venue: Panthers Stadium, Penrith. Kickoff: 7pm AEDT

North Queensland Cowboys v Brisbane Broncos
Venue: Barlow Park, Cairns. Kickoff: 8pm AEDT (7pm QLD)

HARVEY NORMAN NRL ALL STARS
Womens Indigenous All Stars v Women's Maori Ferns (kickoff TBC)
Men's Indigenous All Stars v Men's Maori Kiwis (kickoff 8pm AEDT - 7pm QLD)
Venue: Cbus Super Stadium, Robina

BETFRED WORLD CLUB CHALLENGE
St Helens v Sydney Roosters
Venue: Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens. Kickoff: 7:45pm GMT / 6:45am Sun AEDT


Saturday 29 February 2020

Melbourne Storm v North Queensland Cowboys
Venue: Casey Fields, Cranbourne East. Kickoff: 5:30pm AEDT

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v Canberra Raiders
Venue: Port Macquarie Regional Stadium. Kickoff: 7pm AEDT

CHARITY SHIELD
St George Illawarra Dragons
v South Sydney Rabbitohs
Venue: Glen Willow Regional Stadium, Mudgee. Kickoff: 7pm AEDT

Penrith Panthers v Parramatta Eels
Venue: Bega Recreation Ground, Bega. Kickoff: 7pm AEDT

Sydney Roosters v Newcastle Knights
Venue: Central Coast Stadium, Gosford. Kickoff: 7pm AEDT

Brisbane Broncos v Gold Coast Titans
Venue: Dolphin Stadium, Redcliffe. Kickoff: 8pm AEDT (7pm QLD)

Sunday 1 March 2020

Warriors v Wests Tigers
Venue: Rotorua International Stadium. Kickoff: 2pm AEDT (4pm NZ)

Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks v Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Venue: Netstrata Jubilee Stadium, Kogarah. Kickoff: 7pm AEDT