Ladbrokes Challenge Cup second round draw made

The Ladbrokes Challenge Cup second round draw took place this evening and was streamed live on BBC Sport. Taking place at Warrington’s Halliwell Jones Stadium, former prop forward and coach of Warrington’s Under-16 scholarship side Gary Chambers picked the home balls and Wolves' new signing Sitaleki Akauol Twenty-four clubs representing the Armed Forces, University Rugby … Continue reading Ladbrokes Challenge Cup second round draw made

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All Together for Dewsbury Rams!

Dewsbury Rams and its supporters have come together to raise funds in support of the club’s playing department. The new initiative, named ‘All Together 2018’, will unite existing fundraising schemes, including the Dewsbury Faithful, #SquadGoals and further money raised by independent donations. A target of £12,000 has been set, and the money will be used … Continue reading All Together for Dewsbury Rams!

Grassroots: Trojans progress to round two of Cup

Thornhill Trojans qualified for the second round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup with a 28-10 victory away at East Leeds. A brace of tries from Danny Ratcliffe, plus efforts from George Scott, Joss Ratcliffe, Will Gledhill and Andrew Lambert, and goals from George Woodcock and Danny Ratcliffe, helped ease the Dewsbury side past their West … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans progress to round two of Cup

Grassroots: Kick off change for Trojans’ Cup tie

Thornhill Trojans have advised that their Ladbrokes Challenge Cup first round tie away at East Leeds will now kick-off at the earlier time of 2.00pm. This is to allow for extra time, should it be required. The game takes place this Saturday at East Leeds ARLFC & Community Sports Club, Easy Road, East End Park, Leeds. Meanwhile, Shaw … Continue reading Grassroots: Kick off change for Trojans’ Cup tie

Kelly shares thoughts following final pre-season outing

Dewsbury Rams head coach Neil Kelly thanked the fans of both clubs for getting behind Paul Sykes' Testimonial match yesterday afternoon. Despite snowy conditions, more than a thousand turned out to celebrate Sykes' career and see the Rams record a 24-0 win over Bradford Bulls. "Tribute has to go to the crowd for getting down … Continue reading Kelly shares thoughts following final pre-season outing

Sykes reflects on storied career ahead of Testimonial – Part 3 of 3

The third and final part of Steven Downes’ interview with Paul Sykes, ahead of Sunday’s testimonial match against Bradford Bulls. Since arriving at the Rams ahead of the 2016 season, Sykes has helped lead the team's attack, while chipping in with some vital tries and goals along the way. "We lost a few games on … Continue reading Sykes reflects on storied career ahead of Testimonial – Part 3 of 3

Grassroots: Special guests confirmed for Celtic fundraiser

Current and former internationals Alex Walmsley, Francis Cummins and Paul Anderson will be the star guests at Dewsbury Celtic's Fundraising Launch Night on Saturday 27th January. The event, which starts at 7.30pm in the Dewsbury Irish National Club, will launch the club's fundraising campaign ahead of their planned tour of Australia in 2019. Presented in … Continue reading Grassroots: Special guests confirmed for Celtic fundraiser

Sykes reflects on storied career ahead of Testimonial – Part 2 of 3

Part two (of three) of Steven Downes' interview with Paul Sykes, ahead of Sunday's testimonial match against Bradford Bulls. Sykes stayed in the capital for five years, before a move back up north, and back to Bradford, came calling. With a wealth of experience under his belt, the fullback moved back to the Bulls in … Continue reading Sykes reflects on storied career ahead of Testimonial – Part 2 of 3

Sykes reflects on storied career ahead of Testimonial – Part 1 of 3

Paul Sykes admits there'll be no shortage of emotion on his part when he steps out at The Tetley's Stadium for his Testimonial match against Bradford Bulls. The match against Sykes' first employers as a professional player will provide an opportunity for those in attendance, and the wider Rugby League family, to reflect on the … Continue reading Sykes reflects on storied career ahead of Testimonial – Part 1 of 3