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Leigh Miners Rangers in surprise Kenyan link

"When the balls wear out, we switch to water bottles until we’re able to get a new ball. We will never stop playing rugby no matter what." Leigh Miners Rangers marked their More »

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Can You Help? 50th Anniversary Book

The club will be reaching its fiftieth year in 2016 and we have a number of plans in place to celebrate in style including publishing a book charting the clubs history over those More »

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Leigh Miners Rangers 22 Siddal 20

Miners Rangers completed an historic treble as they stormed back from 20-6 down at half time to edge Siddal 22-20 in one of the most thrilling NCL Grand Finals. It was fitting More »

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Leigh MR Women 30 Brighouse Rangers 8

Bradford Bulls Provident Stadium played host to this year’s Women’s Grand Finals, the first match of the day saw Leigh Miners take on Brighouse Rangers in the Plate Final. The first telling More »

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Leigh Miners Rangers 32 Wath Brow Hornets 22

Miners Rangers reclaimed the Conference Challenge Trophy with a hard-fought win against Wath Brow Hornets at Widnes' Select Security Stadium. In the curtain raiser on the Kingstone Press Championship Finals day the More »

West Hull (Away)

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Leigh Miners make their second and final league visit of the season to Humberside on Saturday when they take on West Hull in Round 12 of the NCL Kingstone Press Cider Premier Division, Kick off at the slightly later time of 3pm at West Hull Community Park. Miners travel up the M62 freshened up after having no game last weekend due to the second round ...

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A festive-looking Bobby Ball presents Alan Marsh (right) and Milnrow's Nigel Crabtree (left) with their match awards in February 1984
...Alan and Ball. Other clubs might have lifted the famous silverware more frequently, but Miners have always enjoyed a strong affiliation with and affection for the BARLA National Cup. In no small part this dates back to the success in the inaugural tournament in 1974 but there is perhaps more to it than this. The move to Blackpool as the host for ...

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Celebrations for Chris Bower's try
Miners Rangers overcame a stubborn Egremont side and some atrocious weather conditions to return to winning ways with this victory. With three under-18s in the team for the second weekend in a row - and again impressing hugely - Miners had to battle from 12-0 down to secure the win with a commanding second half display against an Egremont team whose ...

Egremont Rangers (Home)

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Leigh Miners entertain Egremont Rangers on Saturday in Round 11 of the NCL Kingstone Press Cider Premier Division, Kick off at the slightly earlier time of 2pm at Twist Lane. Miners go into Saturday's game on the back of a 16-10 defeat away at Wath Brow last weekend, working tirelessly in defence throughout against a good Hornets side and having ...

Programmes and Pin Badges

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Miners Rangers return to Twist Lane on Saturday with the visit of Egremont Rangers and our regular packed programme will be on sale priced £1. In addition our 50th Anniversary pin badges will be on sale at the turnstile and behind the bar priced £2.50 - or can alternatively be purchased by contacting us through social media or the website. Inside ...

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Miners' reaction as the draw pairs them with Wigan
...Hospital Can Wait. A year on from their Challenge Cup exploits against Halifax and Miners again battled their way through to the Challenge Cup first round proper, and this time the opponents lying in wait were of a different calibre altogether as the mighty Wigan at Central Park was our fate. The Miners players greeted the news with euphoria but ...