2023 UK Pre-Season Friendlies

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Keep track of the 2023 Pre-Season across the UK as fixtures are announced and played.

Times are GMT (UK local)


Monday 26 December

Wetherby Whaler Festive Challenge
Wakefield 38 (Lee Kershaw 2, Jordy Crowther, Renouf Atoni, Eddie Battye, Reece Lyne, Jay Pitts, Lewis Murphy tries; Max Jowitt 1, Robbie Butterworth 1, Lee Gaskell 1 goals) def Leeds 20 (James McDonnell, Morgan Gannon, Kruise Leeming, Liam Tindall tries; Mackenzie Turner 1, Ash Handley 1 goals)
at Headingley Stadium, 11:30am. Referee: Ben Thaler. Attendance: 9,143.

Roy Powell Trophy
Batley 32 (Ben White, Hodgson, Tom Lillycrop, Dale Morton, Nyle Flynn tries; Dale Morton 3, Josh Woods 1 goals) def Dewsbury 22 (Matt Garside, Ollie Greensmith, Lewis Carr, Calum Turner tries; Calum Turner 3 goals)
at Fox's Biscuit's Stadium, 12pm. Referee: Kevin Moore. Attendance: 2,132


Saturday 31 December

Featherstone 26 (Gareth Gale 2, Brad Day, Craig Kopczak, Thomas Lacans tries; Chris Hankinson 3 goals) def Castleford 10 (Elliot Wallis, Jack Broadbent tries; Jacob Hookem 1 goal)
at Millennium Stadium, 12pm. Referee: Matt Rossleigh.


Saturday 14 January

Keighley 24 (Robbie Storey 2, Alix Stephenson, Mark Ioane tries; Jack Miller 4 goals) def Newcastle 12 (Evan Lawther, Brad Gallagher, Connor Bailey tries)
at Kingston Park, 4:30pm. Referee: Nick Bennett.

Sunday 15 January

Reece Lyne Testimonial
Wakefield 28 (Morgan Smith 2, Jay Pitts, Reece Lyne, Eddie Battye tries; Mason Lino 4 goals) def Halifax 16 (Louis Jouffret, Tom Inman, Lachlan Walmsley tries; Louis Jouffret 2 goals)
at Be Well Support Stadium, 2pm. Referee: Scott Mikalauskas.

Bradford 34 (Brad Foster, Kieran Gill, Jack Walker, Myles Lawford, Joe Arundel, Jordan Lilley tries; Myles Lawford 5 goals) def Dewsbury 16 (Louis Collinson, Sam Day, Jimmy Beckett tries; Calum Turner 1, George Collins 1 goals)
at Tetley's Stadium, 2pm. Referee: Cameron Worsley.

Swinton 44 (Anthony Dyne 2, Joe Lowe, Josh Eaves, Myles Harrop, Andrew Badrock, Mitch Cox, Callum Hughes tries; Nick Gregson 6 goals) def Midlands 10 (Matt Welham, Desmond Appiah-Kubi tries; Ben Stead 1 goal)
at Heywood Road, 2pm. Referee: Matt Lynn. Attendance: 458.

Nathan Mossop Testimonial
Barrow 52 (Ryan Johnston 2, Nathan Mossop 2, Ellis Archer 2, Rio Corkill 2, Andrew Bulman, Danny Langtree tries; Ryan Shaw 5, Ryan Johnston 1 goals) def North Wales 24 (Jordan Andrade, Jon Griffith, Brad Brennan, Jack Houghton tries; Brad Billsborough 4 goals)
at Matt Johnson Prestige Stadium, 3pm. Referee: Luke Bland. Attendance: 1,211.

Widnes 46 (Matt Fleming, Joe Edge 3, Ryan Ince, Shane Grady, Olly Davies, Max Roberts, Ollie Brookes tries; Joe Edge 5 goals) def Rochdale 6 (Tommy Porter try; Cian Tyrer 1 goal).
at DCBL Stadium Halton, 3pm. Referee: James Jones.

York 28 (Matty Marsh 2, Ata Hingano, James Glover, Conor Fitzsimmons, Josh Daley tries; Liam Harris 2 goals) def Doncaster 12 (Sam Smeaton, Tom Halliday tries; Connor Robinson 2 goals)
at Eco-Power Stadium, 3pm. Referee: Kevin Moore. Attendance: 597.

Ike Southward Memorial Trophy
Whitehaven 22 (Curtis Teare, Alex Bishop, Lachlan Lanskey, Karl Dixon tries; Sam Freeman 3 goals) def Workington 6 (Ciaran Walker, tries; Carl Forber 1 goal)
at LEL Arena, 3pm. Referee: Brad Milligan.


Friday 20 January

Capital Challenge
London Broncos 58 (Alex Walker, Ilies Macani, Jarred Bassett, Dean Parata, Ethan Natoli, Dalton Grant, Will Lovell, Lewis Bienek, Paul Ulberg, Jensen Monk tries; Oli Leyland 7, Henry Raiwalui 2 goals) def London Skolars 18 (Jerome Yates 2, Matt Ross, Shane Lee tries; Alex Deery 3 goals)
at Honourable Artillery Company - Armoury House, 2pm. Referee: Luke Bland. Attendance: approx 500

Craig Hall Testimonial
Featherstone 28 (Craig Kopczak, Gareth Gale, Luke Briscoe 2, Chris Hankinson tries; Chris Hankinson 2, Craig Hall 2 goals) def Hull KR 0
at Millennium Stadium, 7:45pm. Referee: Aaron Moore. Attendance: 2,976.

Saturday 21 January

Bev Risman Trophy
Leigh 14 (Zak Hardaker, Josh Charnley, Ricky Leutele tries; Ben Reynolds 1 goal) def Leeds 12 (Luis Roberts, Kruise Leeming tries; Aidan Sezer 2 goals)
at Leigh Sports Village Stadium, 3pm. Referee: Scott Mikalauskas. Attendance: 2,941.

Sunday 22 January

Swinton 32 (Gavin Rodden 2, Kenny Baker 2, Calum Hughes, Scott Parnaby tries; Nick Gregson 2, Dan Abram 2 goals) def Saints Reserves 24 (Will Roberts 2, Ciaran Nolan, Wes Bruines tries; Will Roberts 2, Daniel Moss 2 goals)
at Ruskin Drive Park, 2:30pm Referee: Matty Lynn.
Note: originally scheduled for 3pm at Totally Wicked Stadium, relocated to Ruskin Park due to weather.

Wigan Reserves 22 (Logan Astley 2, Jacob Douglas, Alex Sutton tries; Zach Eckersley 3 goals) def Whitehaven 14 (Chris Taylor, Karl Dixon, Jamie Doran tries; Josh Rourke 1 goal)
at LEL Arena, 3pm. Referee: Ryan Cox.

Barrow 14 (Shane Toal, Ryan Shaw, Andrew Bulman tries; Ryan Shaw 1 goal) led Workington 4 (Sean Sabutey try) after 53 minutes, after which the match was abandoned due to electrical issues at the venue.
at Matt Johnson Prestige Stadium, 3pm. Referee: Andy Sweet. Attendance: 1,218.

Hull FC 22 (Scott Taylor, Jake Clifford, Danny Houghton, Cameron Scott tries; Jake Clifford 3 goals) def Sheffield 20 (Cory Aston 2, Connor Bower, Matty Dawson-Jones tries; Cory Aston 2 goals)
at Olympic Legacy Park Stadium, 3pm. Referee: Kevin Moore. Attendance: 1,555

Widnes 42 (Oliver Brookes, Jack Owens, Adam Lawton 3, Matty Fozard, Oliver Davies tries; Tom Gilmore 5, Kieran Dixon 2 goals) def Oldham 20 (Patrick Ah Van 2, Joe Hartley, Matty Wilkinson tries; Martin Ridyard 2 goals)
at Vestacare Stadium, 3pm. Referee: Brad Milligan. Attendance: 517.

CALLED OFF - PITCH FROZEN

Bradford v Huddersfield at Odsal Stadium

York v Batley at LNER Community Stadium

Doncaster v Newcastle at Eco-Power Stadium

Hunslet RLFC v Halifax at Souths Leeds Stadium

Jake Webster Testimonial: Keighley v Castleford at Cougar Park


Friday 27 January

Mark Percival testimonial
St Helens 16 (Curtis Sironen, Lewis Dodd, James Bell tries; Ben Davies 2 goals) def Widnes 12 (Ryan Ince, Brad Holroyd tries; Tom Gilmore 2 goals)
at Totally Wicked Stadium, 8pm. Referee: Mike Smaill. Attendance: 5,768.

Sunday 29 January

Salford 26 (Rhys Williams, Ken Sio, Andy Ackers, Ellis Longstaff, Ryan Brierley tries; Marc Sneyd 3 goals) def Swinton 22 (Joe Lowe, Anthony Dyne, Gavin Bennion, Joey Romeo tries; Dan Abram 1, Nick Gregson 2 goals)
at Salford Stadium, 1pm. Referee: Scott Mikalauskas. Attendance: 1,807

Wakefield 24 (Eddie Battye, Renouf Atoni, Corey Hall, Max Jowitt tries; Mason Lino 3, Max Jowitt 1 goals) def Featherstone 12 (Kyle Evans, Elijah Taylor tries; Chris Hankinson 2 goals)
at Be Well Support Stadium, 2pm. Referee: Nick Bennett. Attendance: 1,909

Keith Howard Foundation Trophy
Leeds 24 (Leon Ruan, Morgan Gannon, Richie Myler, Joe Gibbons tries; Rhyse Martin 2, Cameron Smith 1, Jack Sinfield 1 goal) def Bradford 10 (Joe Arundel, George Flanagan Sr tries; George Flanagan Jr 1 goal)
at Headingley Stadium, 2:30pm. Referee: James Vella. Attendance: 4,448.

Castleford 38 (Bureta Faraimo 2, Jack Broadbent 2, Alex Mellor, Jake Mamo, George Lawler tries; Jacob Hookem 5 goals) def Whitehaven 4 (John Hutchings try)
at LEL Arena, 3pm. Referee: Brad Milligan. Attendance: 910.

Barrow 26 (Rio Corkill, Luke Broadbent, Jake Carter, Ryan Shaw, Luke Creswell tries; Ryan Shaw 3 goals) def Wigan 14 (Abbas Miski 2, Tom Forber tries; Zach Eckersley 1 goal)
at Matt Johnson Prestige Stadium, 3pm. Referee: Matty Lynn. Attendance: 2,306

Batley 20 (Lucas Walshaw 2, Dale Morton, Josh Hodson tries; Dale Morton 2 goals) def Hunslet 12 (Michael Knowles, Lewis Wray tries; Jake Sweeting 2 goals)
at South Leeds Stadium, 3pm. Referee: Cameron Worsley. Attendance: 628

Sheffield 36 (Bayley Liu 2, Jason Bass 2, Vila Halafihi, Blake Broadbent, Matty Chrimes tries; Jack Hansen 3 goals, Cory Aston 1 goal) def Doncaster 24 (Brad Hey, Sam Smeaton, Ben Johnston, Jack Sanderson tries; Connor Robinson 3 goals)
at Olympic Legacy Park, 3pm. Referee: Aaryn Belafonte. Attendance: 721.

Law Cup
Oldham 18 (Ethan Ferry, Zac Baker, Joe Hartley tries; Martyn Ridyard 3 goals) def Rochdale 14 (Luke Forber, Duane Straugheir, Ben O'Keefe tries; Dave Hewitt 1 goal)
at Vestacare Stadium, 3pm. Referee: Gareth Jones. Attendance: 53.


Friday 3 Feburary

Hunslet 44 (Jordan Syme, Harvey Whiteley, Brad Wheeler, Lewis Wray 2, Aaron York 2, Sean Croston, Jack Render tries; Kieron Lawton 3, Morgan Punchard 1 goals) def Salford Reserves 18 (Euan Haynes, Samir Tahraoui, Alex Davidson tries; Billy Walkley 3 goals)
at South Leeds Stadium, 8pm. Referee: Sam Houghton

Saturday 4 February

Workington 38 def Bradford Reserves 10
at Derwent Park, 2pm. Referee: Elliott Burrow

Catalans 32 (César Rougé, Tom Johnstone 2, Romain Navarrete, Manu Ma'u, Tanguy Zenon tries; Arthur Mourgue 4 goals) def FFR XIII Selection 4 (Louis Carre try)
at Stade Gilbert Brutus, 5pm. Referee: James Vella. Attendance: 3,496

Ben Currie Testimonial
Warrington 22 (Stefan Ratchford, Daryl Clark, Peter Mata'utia, Ben Currie tries; Peter Mata'utia 2, Stefan Ratchford 1 goals) def Leigh 10 (Josh Charnley, Gareth O'Brien tries; Zak Hardaker 1 goal)
at Halliwell Jones Stadium, 5:30pm. Referee: Marcus Griffiths. Attendance: 5,512

Sunday 5 February

David Topliss Memorial Trophy
Hull FC 56 (Adam Swift 3, Tevita Satae, Joe Cator, Jack Brown, Liam Sutcliffe, Darnell McIntosh, Joe Lovodua, Davy Litten tries; Jake Clifford 6, Ben McNamara 2 goals) def Wakefield 0.
at Be Well Support Stadium, 2pm. Referee: Jack Smith. Attendance: 1,641

Hull KR 26 (Ryan Hall 2, Tom Opacic, Ethan Ryan, Jez Litten tries; Lachlan Coote 2, Will Dagger 1 goals) def Leeds 4 (Leon Ruan try)
at Sewell Group Craven Park, 3pm. Referee: Chris Kendall. Attendance: 4,500

Sam Powell testimonial
Wigan 32 (Bevan French 2, Kai Pearce-Paul, Jai Field, Abbas Miski 2 tries; Harry Smith 4 goals) def Salford 4 (Deon Cross try)
at DW Stadium, 3pm. Referee: Liam Moore. Attendance: 3,846

Nathan Massey testimonial
Castleford 48 (Bureta Fariamo 3, Mahe Fonua 2, Paul McShane 2, Alex Mellor, Albert Vete tries; Gareth Widdop 5, Nathan Massey 1 goals) def Huddersfield 10 (Leroy Cudjoe, Innes Senior tries; Will Pryce 1 goal)
at Mend-a-Hose Jungle, 3pm. Referee: Ben Thaler


Friday 10 February

Warrington v North Wales
at Halliwell Jones Stadium, 7:30pm. Referee: Ryan Cox

Sunday 12 February

Huddersfield v Dewsbury
at John Smith's Stadium, 3pm. Referee: Mike Smaill

Harry Jepson Memorial Cup
Hunslet v Leeds
at South Leeds Stadium, 3pm.