Wipe-out in Cumberland!

None of today’s fixtures in the Iggesund Cumberland League will be going ahead. The afternoon’s programme has been cancelled following sustained rainfall. The scheduled fixture list was Ellenborough Rangers A v Maryport; Seaton Rangers v Cockermouth; Aspatria Hornets v Wath Brow Hornets A; Distington v Ellenborough Rangers; Hensingham A v Kells A; Glasson Rangers v Lowca.  

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Another casualty in NCL

Today’s Division Two clash between Wigan St Jude’s and West Bowling is the latest Kingstone Press National Conference League fixture to fall victim to the elements. Judes’ pitch at Parson’s Meadow is waterlogged following continuous rain, and the game has been postponed. Matches at Saddleworth, Barrow Island and Batley Boys had already been called off because of unfit grounds while…

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Three games hit by the weather in NCL

The heavy rains experienced in many parts of the country this week have led to three of tomorrow’s fixtures in the Kingstone Press National Conference League being postponed. Saddleworth’s First Division game with Dewsbury Celtic has been called off because of a waterlogged pitch, as has the Division Two fixture between Barrow Island and Bradford Dudley Hill. The Division Three…

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Today’s Student programme confirmed

This afternoon’s updated fixtures in the Student and College Rugby Leagues, as revealed by Sports TG, are:   Wednesday 13 March 2019 BUCS TROPHY: Northumbria A v Edge Hill; Oxford v Swansea. CHAMPIONSHIP: Exeter v Leeds Beckett; Northumbria v Newcastle. MIDLANDS 1A: Warwick v Coventry -pp. NORTHERN 2A: Manchester v Chester (Warrington); Liverpool John Moores v Bangor. NORTHERN 2B: Sheffield…

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Edgar Hanson Invitation Cup pairings confirmed

The draw was made at last night’s meeting of the Castleford & Featherstone ARL for the Edgar Hanson Invitation Cup, which involves teams knocked out in the quarter-finals and semi-finals of the David Poulter Open Cup. Kippax will entertain Allerton Bywater, while Methley Warriors will host the losers of the Open Cup semi-final between Cutsyke Raiders and Featherstone Lions. Dates…

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Quartet bid to maintain winning start in NCL campaign

The early action in the Kingstone Press National Conference League’s 2019 season continues tomorrow (Saturday 9 March) with much attention focussing on whether the four pacesetters in the Third Division can preserve their 100 per cent records after winning their opening two fixtures. Waterhead Warriors are at home to Dewsbury Celtic, Woolston Rovers visit Heworth, Drighlington travel to Salford City…

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