Tykes launch defence of Tri-Series County Championship titles at York Acorn

THE 2018 BARLA County Tri-Series Championships at Open Age and Under 19s swing into action on Saturday (3 November) when Yorkshire entertain Cumbria in a double-header at York Acorn. Yorkshire, who are reigning champions at both age groups, will also feature in the last games of the series with a visit to Lancashire on Sunday 18 November. That double-header will…

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Season’s efforts in NCL to be hailed tomorrow

The Kingstone Press National Conference League’s Presentation Night is taking place tomorrow evening (Saturday 27 October) at the Cedar Court, Bradford, when a number of awards will be made. Top of the list is the competition’s Player of the Year, with presentations also to be made to the four divisional winners. Coaches of the Year will also be confirmed, while…

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Positive work-outs for the Lions and Cumbria

Both camps emerged satisfied from Sunday’s clash between BARLA Lions and Cumbria, which the international side won 26-6. BARLA, who are to tour Fiji next month, put in a satisfactory performance against a Cumbrian side that is preparing for the autumn’s BARLA County Championship Tri-Series. The game was arranged at relatively short notice following the withdrawal of the Army, for…

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Cumbria to host BARLA Lions

BARLA Lions will meet Cumbria at Distington on Sunday (21 October) in a game arranged at short notice following the cancellation of the Lions’ scheduled match with the Army, which had been scheduled for Hindley. The Army have been forced to withdraw because of the unavailability of a number of players and management officials for operational reasons. Cumbria are using…

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Women’s winter campaign ready for blast-off!

THE Women’s Rugby League Association’s 2018-19 season kicks off on Sunday (21 October) with seventeen sides contesting two divisions, climaxing in the female game’s long-standing blue riband event on Easter Sunday (21 April), when the Challenge Cup and Plate Finals take centre stage as a double-header. Active Workwear are again the Women’s Rugby League’s key sponsors and WRLA Chair Steve…

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Big season’s end beckons for RFL’s Women’s competitions

THE Rugby Football League’s summer-based 2018 Women’s Rugby League campaign reaches a climax tomorrow (Saturday 13 October) with the Super League and Championship Finals double-header in Manchester ahead of the BetFred Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford. Leeds Rhinos and Wigan Warriors will contest the Women’s Super League Grand Final at 1.00pm, while the Championship Grand Final, at 11.000am, will…

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