YORK City Knights head coach James Ford was magnanimous in defeat, as he was beaten to the coach of the year award by Whitehaven boss Carl Forster.
SHEFFIELD Eagles will be losing winger Garry Lo as he moves to Super League side Castleford Tigers for next season.
BRADFORD Bulls have extended prop forward Ross Peltier and halfback Dane Chisholm’s contracts. Peltier and Chisholm have both agreed to stay at the club for another two years.
HULL KR boss Tim Sheens insists he is no rush to sign a new deal at the club and believes everything will get sorted in time.
BRADFORD Bulls academy graduates, prop forward Liam Kirk and centre Ross Oakes haved signed new deals until 2019.
ROCHDALE Hornets centre Lewis Galbraith, scrumhalf Danny Yates and hooker Ryan Maneely have all put pen to paper on new one year deals.
FEATHERSTONE Rovers front-rower and rising academy star Luke Cooper has signed a new two year deal at the club.
HALIFAX head coach Richard Marshall has once again been shortlisted for the 2017 Championship coach of the year.
HULL KR winger Ben Cockayne is moving from the field to the commercial team as he looks to build a career off the pitch.
SWINTON Lions have a new chairman and his name is Andy Mazey, a successful business man and who works as the head of the SR Waite Group.