Inside the community clubs still flying the amateur flag in Challenge Cup third round

YOU wouldn’t make it up, would you? Shortly after I was able to comment, in the opening to this column in last week’s issue, that…

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Wembley trail continues for grass roots sides

THE second round of the 2024 Betfred Challenge Cup has thrown up some intriguing pairings – none more so than the tie between North West…

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Challenge Cup first-round preview as top amateur clubs meet Forces and expansion sides

DATES and kick-off times have been confirmed by the Rugby Football League for the first round of the 2024 Betfred Challenge Cup, which gets under…

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Why the Challenge Cup is still special as amateurs prepare for first round

BOOK your seats for the Wembley extravaganza, on the second weekend of June, now! My advice is, I think, timely, as the first round of…

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It’s time for the BARLA Yorkshire Cup Final – one of the highlights of the rugby league season

If you’re looking for some rugby league action over the festive period, the BARLA Yorkshire Cup Final is not to be missed. THE forthcoming BARLA…

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Compelling action in BARLA Yorkshire Youth Finals!

MAN OF THE MATCH Tommy Rhodes orchestrated SIDDAL to telling effect, and landed four goals, in his side’s 24-10 verdict over SKIRLAUGH in Saturday’s UNDER…

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Wales youth set for double Warrington challenge!

Wales Rugby League’s 2024 season starts early this year, with the Junior Origin programme officially kicking off this Saturday as the East Wales and West…

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Mayfield through to elimination semi-final!

Rochdale Mayfield will entertain Siddal on Saturday in the Impact Performance National Conference League’s second elimination semi-final. Mayfield’s challenge for the flagship competition’s championship continues…

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Beverley concede to Millom!

Today’s Division Three Promotion semi-final in the Impact Performance National Conference League between Millom and Beverley is off. Beverley have conceded the tie. Millom have…

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BARLA Handbook

A Blast from BARLA’s Past

Our grassroots rugby league correspondent Phil Hodgson has been decluttering at home and unearthing an old BARLA Handbook prompted some thoughts on the state of…

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