All eyes on Xamax BARLA National Youth Cups


The first rounds of the Xamax BARLA National Youth Cups at Under 16s and Under 14s get underway on Sunday (17 January).


Pairings are:


UNDER 16S: Blackbrook v Newton Storm; Chorley v Halton Farnworth Hornets; Egremont Rangers v Widnes Moorfield; Ince Rose Bridge v Wigan St Jude’s; Rochdale Mayfield v Hindley.

Byes: Burtonwood Bridge, Culcheth Eagles, Dewsbury Celtic, Dewsbury Moor, East Hull, Eastmoor Dragons, Hunslet Warriors, Leigh East, Lock Lane, Orrell St James, Portico Vine, Shaw Cross Sharks, Skirlaugh, Stanley Rangers, Stanningley, Thatto Heath Crusaders, Wath Brow Hornets, West Hull, Wigan St Cuthbert’s, Woolston Rovers,


UNDER 14S: Wigan St Cuthbert’s v Orrell St James; Crosfields v Kippax; Cottingham Tigers v Hull Dockers; Wigan St Patrick’s v Barrow Island; Woolston Rovers v Folly Lane; Birstall Victoria v Drighlington.

Byes: Blackbrook, Clock Face Miners, Crosfields, Dewsbury Celtic, Dewsbury Moor, East Hull, East Leeds, Eastmoor, Egremont Rangers, Halton Farnworth Hornets, Headingley Hawks, Hunslet Warriors, Latchford Lions, Lock Lane, Oldham St Anne’s, Oulton, Saddleworth Rangers, Sheffield Hillsborough, Skirlaugh, Stanningley, Thatto Heath Crusaders, Waterhead, West Bowling, West Hull, Westhoughton Lions, Wigan St Jude’s, Woolston Gold.


The Under 18s start on Sunday 31 January. The draw is: Hunslet Club Parkside v Leigh East; Wigan St Patrick’s v Blackbrook; Farnley Falcons v Featherstone Lions; Rochdale Mayfield v West Hull; Thatto Heath Crusaders v Portico Vine; Lock Lane v Wigan St Jude’s; Saddleworth Rangers v Skirlaugh; Clock Face Miners v Dewsbury Celtic; Leigh Miners Rangers v Oldham St Anne’s.

Byes: Crosfields, Dewsbury Moor, Golborne Parkside, Halton Farnworth Hornets, Ince Rose Bridge, Orrell St James, Woolston Rovers.