Women prepare for Origin battle

The clock is ticking down towards the Women’s County of Origin game, which will be staged at the Mobile Rocket Stadium, Wakefield Trinity, on Sunday (20 January). The match will be preceded by the BARLA Yorkshire Cup Under 16s and Under 14s finals, while Trinity are also hosting the Under 15s, Under 13s and Under 12s deciders, on the Saturday.…

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Woolston to back Atkins’ Testimonial on Sunday

WOOLSTON ROVERS will host West Leeds on Sunday morning (20 January) in a War of the Roses clash that will launch Warrington Wolves star Ryan Atkins’ Testimonial. The match, at the Sadore Construction Field, Monks Sports Club, Hillock Lane, Woolston, kicks off at 11.30am, with Warrington entertaining Widnes Vikings at the Halliwell Jones Stadium in the afternoon. Rovers are unbeaten…

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Outwood to take on Wade Deacon in Champion Schools

  The Rugby Football League has confirmed Outwood Grange, of Wakefield, as being Wade Deacon’s opposition in tomorrow’s Boys Year 11 Champion Schools fixture at Skelmersdale. This week’s programme is: Tuesday 15 January 2019 Hinchley Wood (London) v Aberdare (Wales) (at Maidenhead RUFC, 12.30pm). Brooksbank (Yorkshire) v Cardinal Newman (North West) (at Sheffield Hallam Sports Park, 1.00pm). Wednesday 16 January…

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The weekend’s action in the Pennine League…

The Pennine League’s 2018-19 campaign continues tomorrow with a raft of games in its four divisions. Fixtures are: Saturday 12 January 2019 CHAMPIONSHIP: Upton v Three Tuns. DIVISION ONE: Moorends Thorne Marauders v Hunslet Warriors; Ossett Trinity v Woodhouse Warriors. DIVISION TWO: Moldgreen v Worth Village; Dearne Valley Bulldogs v Illingworth; Eastmoor Dragons v Crigglestone All Blacks. DIVISION THREE: Seacroft…

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RFL gives volunteers extra time

THE Rugby Football League has extended its survey of volunteers into 2019. Red Hall bosses insist that the initiative, which spans amateur and professional clubs and the world of education, has been launched to facilitate an understanding of “the support, development opportunities, reward and recognition that interest and motivate core volunteers in the sport.” RFL chiefs stress that all volunteers…

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BARLA National Cup set for blast-off!

THE 2019 BARLA National Cup kicks off on Saturday (12 January) with three Preliminary Round ties. The six teams involved will be seeking to book a slot in the first round, which is scheduled for Saturday 2 February. Fixtures Saturday 12 January 2019 BARLA NATIONAL CUP (PRELIMINARY ROUND): Cockermouth Titans v East Leeds; Clayton v Drighlington; East Hull Academy v…

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Yorkshire Youth & Junior Finals schedule confirmed by BARLA

BARLA bosses have announced the dates and timings for the Yorkshire Youth & Junior Finals, all of which will be played at the LD Nutrition Stadium, Post Office Road, Featherstone, with the action closing with the Women’s Origin clash between Lancashire and Yorkshire. The schedule is: Saturday 19 January UNDER 12S: Hull Wyke v Stanningley (11.00am) UNDER 13S: East Leeds v Siddal (12.30pm)…

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Date confirmed for Castleford & Featherstone ARL David Poulter Open Cup games

THE three remaining quarter-final ties in the Castleford & Featherstone ARL’s David Poulter Open Cup will be played on Saturday 12 January. Matches are: Featherstone Lions v Allerton Bywater; Methley Warriors v Kippax; Sherburn Bears v Lock Lane. Cutsyke Raiders are already through to the last four. First round losers will contest the Edgar Hanson Invitation Cup. The David Poulter…

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