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2 Jul 2021

Betfred Women's Super League Preview

Betfred Women's Super League Preview

After a week away as England Women faced Wales in the National Lottery Mid-Season International, the Betfred Women’s Super League returns this week with four huge fixtures. 

Twitch’s Monday night coverage of the Women’s Super League continues this week as Castleford Tigers face St Helens with both sides hopeful of lifting the trophy at the end of the season. 

Derek Hardman’s St Helens currently sit in 3rd spot with three wins from four, and their only defeat coming due to a Covid-19 cancellation. Meanwhile, Castleford have an identical record with victories over Featherstone Rovers, Wakefield Trinity and York City Knights seeing them sit in third spot. 

A number of players from both sides were involved in last week’s Mid-Season International with St Helens stars Jodie Cunningham, Emily Rudge, Carrie Roberts and Tara Jones all getting on the scoresheet while there were also tries for Castleford trio Georgia Roche, Shona Hoyle and Hollie Dodd. 

Sunday’s Betfred Women’s Super League line-up gets underway at midday with Leeds Rhinos facing Warrington Wolves. The current Betfred Women’s Super League champions Leeds have won all four of their league fixtures this season and have scored a whopping 256 points.

As for Warrington, a difficult start to life in the Betfred Women’s Super League has been eased with consecutive victories in recent weeks over fellow newcomers Huddersfield Giants and Wakefield Trinity. However, they know it would be a huge scalp if they were to knock off the current table-toppers.

Elsewhere, fellow pace setters Wigan Warriors will be looking to make it five wins from five as they battle Featherstone Rovers. The Warriors overcame Castleford last time out while the Rovers come into the game on the back of consecutive victories with the most recent coming over Huddersfield in the first of the league’s Monday evening fixtures.

Finally, Sunday closes with Huddersfield and Wakefield going head-to-head at the Mobile Rocket Stadium. Trinity are winless this season while the Giants have earned just one victory since their promotion to the Betfred Women’s Super League over Bradford.

In the Betfred Women’s South, Bedford tigers face London Broncos in the South East Division while the Golden Ferns host the Cardiff Demons in the South West Division. 

Both London and the Ferns were victorious in their first outings while Bedford and Cardiff are making their respective debuts.

 

Betfred Women’s Super League Fixtures: 

Sunday 4 July

  • Leeds Rhinos v Warrington Wolves – 12pm
  • Featherstone Rovers v Wigan Warriors – 3:30pm
  • Huddersfield Giants v Wakefield Trinity – 3:30pm

Monday 5 July

  • Castleford Tigers v St Helens – 7:45pm – Live on Twitch 

Betfred Women’s Super League South Fixtures:

Sunday 4 July

  • Golden Ferns v Cardiff Demons – 12pm
  • Bedford Tigers v London Broncos – 4pm