President’s Cup reaches second stage

THE 2019 President’s Cup continues tomorrow (Wednesday 8 May), at Siddal. Reigning champions England Universities, who beat Great Britain Teachers 54-8 on the opening day of the competition last month, meet Great Britain Police, who lost 38-6 to UK Armed Forces. That game kicks off at 6.00pm, while the Armed Forces and the Teachers clash at 8.00pm. The President’s Cup will…

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NCL clubs to pay homage to Martyn Holland

A minute’s silence will be held at Saturday’s fixtures in the Kingstone Press National Conference League in tribute to Martyn Holland. The 28-year-old Thornhill player lost his life in tragic circumstances late on Sunday evening. He leaves a partner and two young children. The Premier Division match between Rochdale Mayfield and Thornhill has been postponed. The Trojans have expressed their…

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First Rugby League played in Belarus

Rugby League has been played in Belarus for the first time, following a four team 9s tournament held in Rechista.  The home side faced Kyiv and Rivne, from the Ukraine, and a side from Moscow. Tournament organisers Ilia Turik and Nikolai Zarezako, having participated in a coaching course in Kyiv in January this year (with the support of the Ukrainian…

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WARL fete women players

The Women’s Amateur Rugby League Association holds its Presentation Night on Friday (26 April, 7.30pm). The event will be hosted by Stanningley RLFC, whose coaches Jordan Lilley and Ash Golding – the Bradford Bulls and Leeds Rhinos stars – are guest speakers. Tickets for the bash, which includes a hot buffet and a disco, are £15 and are available by…

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