6th July 2018, 08:52 | 

Betfred Championship: Round 20 Preview

Betfred Championship: Round 20 Preview

Toronto Wolfpack could lift the Betfred Championship League Leaders' Shield on Saturday night if they beat Sheffield Eagles, the Canadian side are currently seven points ahead of Toulouse Olympique with four games to play.

Wolfpack are currently on a 15 game winning streak and beat rivals Leigh Centurions, Blake Wallace scored a hat-trick in their 46-28 victory.

The other Saturday game will see Olympique host London Broncos, two points separate the Broncos in fifth and the French side in second, as both sides will be looking to make the Super 8 qualifiers.

Jarrod Sammut has been in impressive form for the Broncos this season, scoring 225 points second on the leader board behind Olympique’s Mark Kheirallah, if Sammut scores three points on Saturday he will reach 500 career points.

Centurions defeat against Wolfpack dented their hopes to make the qualifiers, they are currently three points behind Halifax who hold the last remaining qualifier spot in fourth, Centurions travel to Batley Bulldogs on Sunday.

Halifax host third placed Featherstone Rovers, one point separates the two sides fighting to reach the qualifiers, both teams go into the game full of confidence, Featherstone put 80 points past Rochdale last week, while Halifax beat Barrow 48-22 at Craven Park.

The bottom two sides in the Betfred Championship will face-off, Rochdale Hornets are currently last on six points while Swinton Lions are ahead of them on eight points, Lions will go into the game off the back of 29-28 victory over Dewsbury Rams, who host Barrow this weekend. 

SATURDAY: Toronto Wolfpack v Sheffield Eagles, Toulouse Olympique v London Broncos

SUNDAY: Rochdale Hornets v Swinton Lions, Halifax v Featherstone Rovers, Dewsbury Rams v Barrow Raiders, Batley Bulldogs v Leigh Centurions