A full weekend’s action ahead in the Kingstone Press National Conference League

HUNSLET CLUB PARKSIDE, who carried all before them in lifting the Kingstone Press National Conference League championship last year, launch the defence of their title on Saturday with a tough trip to Kells. The south Leeds outfit, who won all of their games in the NCL in 2018, are likely to be tested by the Cumbrians, despite the fact that…

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Today’s Student programme confirmed

The Rugby Football League has released today’s updated fixtures in the Student and College Leagues, reflecting a number of changes to those previously given to League Express and published in Monday’s issue. This week’s revised programme is: Wednesday 27 February 2019 BUCS CHAMPIONSHIP: Loughborough v Newcastle; Leeds Beckett v Nottingham; Exeter v Leeds; Northumbria v Hull. BUCS TROPHY: Oxford v Cardiff…

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Welsh clubs relish Southern Conference League involvement

The new Southern Conference League, which will include Welsh sides Cardiff Blue Dragons, Torfaen Tigers and Valley Cougars, was officially launched in Ealing on Saturday before a Super League fixture between London Broncos and Castleford Tigers – with official confirmation that the inaugural Grand Final will be held at the Aldershot Military Stadium in Hampshire on Saturday 14 September writes Ian Golden.…

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Hensingham in heady mood ahead of NCL debut!

HENSINGHAM will break new ground on Saturday (23 February) when they head south to Warrington for their first fixture in the Kingstone Press National Conference League. The Cumbrian outfit visit Woolston Rovers and secretary Graham Broach admitted: “As a club and as a team we’re really excited. “It’s probably been about 20 years since we played Woolston. There were a…

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Bentley concede

Tomorrow’s BARLA National Cup first round tie between Kells A and Bentley will not be going ahead. Bentley, who were beaten 36-0 last week by West Hull in the second round of the Corals Challenge Cup, are unable to raise a team and will not be travelling to Cumbria. Kells A will now visit Upton in the second round. Saturday…

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A Cumbrian focus for National Cup

The 2019 BARLA National Cup continues at the weekend, when the four remaining first round ties are due to be played. Three of the matches are in Cumbria – at Kells, Glasson and Aspatria. Fixtures are: Saturday 16 February 2019 ROUND ONE: Kells v Bentley; Glasson Rangers v Drighlington; Oldham St Annes v Ovenden; Aspatria Hornets v West Hull. The…

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