Countdown begins to Celtic Cup

Wales Rugby League are hosting a Wheelchair international tournament for the first time ever on Saturday (28 April) when Ireland and Scotland travel to Deeside Leisure Centre, the centre of excellence for Rugby League in Wales, to compete in the Prabhu Ventures Ltd Celtic Cup writes Ian Golden. The opening ceremony in scheduled for 11.00am, with the first match, Wales v Scotland,…

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Volunteers invited to tour Fiji

THE British Amateur Rugby League Association has confirmed an Open Age tour of Fiji in November this year. The side will be coached by Distington’s Gareth Hewer, with York Acorn’s Leigh Rientoul his assistant. Further personnel are being sought for the trip, with the party embarking on 9 November and returning on 24 November. BARLA Great Britain need two physiotherapists,…

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Another Leeds derby set for TV screening!

Tomorrow’s clash of local rivals Stanningley and East Leeds is the tasty-looking attraction for the many thousands of viewers who have quickly become hooked on the excellent live coverage of matches in the Kingstone Press National Conference League. Rugby AM’s Alex Simmonds and Jamie Jones-Buchanan (a Stanningley product, incidentally) will be at the Arthur Miller Stadium for the Division Two…

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Triumphs for Norths and the Lane!

LOCK LANE and North Hull Knights are celebrating this morning after victories in last night’s District League Cup Finals. The Knights accounted for Three Tunes 34-22 in the Hull ARL’s GMB Council Cup decider at Hull KR’s KC Lightstream Stadium. The Lane, meanwhile, beat Cutsyke Raiders 38-16 in the Castleford & Featherstone ARL’s David Poulter Open Cup Final, which was…

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Mayfield to host President’s Cup match

The Police will take on England Universities tomorrow (Wednesday 18 April) at Rochdale Mayfield in the first game of the 2018 President’s Cup. The match, which will kick off at 7.30pm, has been switched from Heworth, where a double-header also involving UK Armed Forces and GB Teachers was to have been staged, because the York outfit’s pitch is unfit. However,…

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The Millpond ruled out for NCL clash

Tomorrow’s Division One fixture between Featherstone Lions and Skirlaugh in the Kingstone Press National Conference League is off. Featherstone’s pitch at the Millpond is waterlogged. The programme for Saturday 14 April 2018 in the NCL is:   PREMIER DIVISION Egremont Rangers v Underbank Rangers Hunslet Club Parkside v West Hull Kells v Siddal Myton Warriors v Rochdale Mayfield Normanton Knights…

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Blue riband day for Pennine League

The Pennine League takes centre stage on Sunday, with three knock-out finals at the LD Nutrition Stadium, Post Office Road, Featherstone Rovers. Fixtures are: Sunday 15 April 2018 SUPPLEMENTARY CUP FINAL: Kinsley Raiders v Queensbury (11:00am) ANDREW BENNETT MEMORIAL TROPHY FINAL: Hanging Heaton v Wyke (1.15pm) PRESIDENT’S CUP FINAL: Ovenden v Sharlston Rovers (3.30pm)    

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