Grassroots: Sharks junior selected for Yorkshire

Shaw Cross Sharks junior player Elliott Richardson has been selected in the Yorkshire under-17s squad. Richardson has developed through the age groups at Shaw Cross and is also on the books at Wakefield Trinity. A Sharks spokesperson said: "Huge congratulations to Elliott. You will not find a nicer, harder-working kid anywhere. Very well deserved."  

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Grassroots: Trojans march on, mixed fortunes for other sides

In National Conference League Division One, Thornhill Trojans produced a disciplined defensive performance and were clinical in attack in the second half to emerge 28-2 winners away at Milford Marlins. The Trojans led 4-2 at the half-way point of the match, which was screened live on FreeSports. And they scored four tries in the second … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans march on, mixed fortunes for other sides

Dewsbury Rams 40 Swinton Lions 7 – highlights and full match video

Highlights and full match video from Sunday's Championship Shield win against Swinton Lions are available to purchase now. Use the links below to make your purchase. You don't need a PayPal account and all major card types are accepted. A link to view the video will be emailed to you after your payment has been … Continue reading Dewsbury Rams 40 Swinton Lions 7 – highlights and full match video

Donate to #SquadGoals and win a 2019 replica shirt!

Donors to #SquadGoals during the Super 8s will be entered into a prize draw to win a 2019 replica shirt. #SquadGoals is Dewsbury Rams’ GoFundMe platform and is currently raising money in support of All Together 2018. And, following the migration of Video Rewards to a dedicated website service, the club has introduced a new … Continue reading Donate to #SquadGoals and win a 2019 replica shirt!

Grassroots: Trojans set for TV clash, Sharks, Moor and Celtic in action

Thornhill Trojans will aim to keep their pursuit of top spot on track when they travel to face Milford Marlins on Saturday. The National Conference League Division One fixture will be televised by FreeSports and kick off at 5.35pm. Milford are fifth in the table, having won nine matches and drawn two from their 17 … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans set for TV clash, Sharks, Moor and Celtic in action

Grassroots: Sharks host touch tournament on Saturday

Shaw Cross Sharks will host a Touch Tournament in support of State of Mind on Saturday. State of Mind is a charity that harnesses the power of sport to promote positive mental health among our sportsmen and women, fans and wider communities, and ultimately to prevent suicide. The tournament is for players, coaches, volunteers and … Continue reading Grassroots: Sharks host touch tournament on Saturday

Grassroots: Trojans Ladies make coaching appointment

Thornhill Trojans Ladies have appointed Craig Taylor as their new head coach. Taylor was head coach of the Batley Bulldogs under-15s team that made history when it toured Australia in 2015 and arrives with a wealth of experience. Taylor will be assisted in the role by Mark Mitchell. The team will commence pre-season training in … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans Ladies make coaching appointment

Grassroots: Hanging Heaton name new head coach

Hanging Heaton have appointed Christopher Brown as their new head coach. Brown will be assisted on the coaching staff by former player Darren Addison. Training ahead of the Green and Golds' upcoming Pennine League campaign commenced yesterday. Hanging Heaton were League and Cup winners last term and Brown will be tasked with delivering more success … Continue reading Grassroots: Hanging Heaton name new head coach

Rams more than capable of climbing the table, says Brown

Rams loose forward Aaron Brown believes the team is "more than capable" of beating the teams around them and climbing the table during the Super 8s. Dewsbury ended the regular season in ninth. They sit a point behind Sheffield and three adrift of seventh-placed Batley, ahead of this Sunday's fixture against Swinton Lions. "As a … Continue reading Rams more than capable of climbing the table, says Brown

Grassroots: Trojans march on, big win for Moor

Thornhill Trojans continued their momentum towards promotion from National Conference League Division One with victory over Featherstone Lions. Thornhill led 22-6 at the break and added three more tries in the second half to emerge 38-18 winners. Try scorers for the hosts were Joel Gibson, Sam Ratcliffe, Ryan Fenton, Jake Wilson, George Woodcock, Liam Morley … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans march on, big win for Moor

Grassroots: All four NCL sides in action tomorrow, Celtic make TV debut

All four of our town's National Conference League sides are back in action this weekend. In Division One, league leaders Thornhill Trojans host fourth-placed Featherstone Lions. Victory for Trojans would take them a step closer to achieving their objective of promotion to the top level. However, the Lions are in good form and recorded an … Continue reading Grassroots: All four NCL sides in action tomorrow, Celtic make TV debut

Rams publish website stats following end of regular campaign

Dewsbury Rams’ official website received an average of 777 views a day during the regular season period in 2018. The club launched a new website during the close season and figures show that between 1st February and 31st July, dewsburyrams.co.uk attracted a total of 143,340 views, an average of 23,890 a month. Our biggest day … Continue reading Rams publish website stats following end of regular campaign

Grassroots: Sharks still welcoming teams for Gala weekend

Following the success of Thornhill Trojans' Gala weekend, Shaw Cross will hold their own at Shark Park on Saturday 11th August. The club is still welcoming junior teams who wish to compete as part of the event. All teams between under-7s and under-11s age groups are invited. A Sharks spokesperson said: "It’s always a fantastic … Continue reading Grassroots: Sharks still welcoming teams for Gala weekend

Dates and kick-off times for Rams’ Super 8s campaign confirmed

Dewsbury Rams will open their Super 8s campaign with a home match against Swinton Lions on Sunday 12 August at 3.00pm. The match against the Lions will be followed seven days later by the short trip to The Fox's Biscuits Stadium to face Batley Bulldogs. And the Rams are again on the road five days … Continue reading Dates and kick-off times for Rams’ Super 8s campaign confirmed

Glover sets goals for Eights following this weekend’s break

Dewsbury Rams centre James Glover says the players will enjoy this weekend's break from action, but insists they'll return in determined mood for the Super 8s. "I think a break is needed. People don’t realise how much time part time players have to put in. We work 40-plus hours a week and then go training … Continue reading Glover sets goals for Eights following this weekend’s break

Grassroots: Trojans reflect on Gala success

Thornhill Trojans have reflected on a hugely successful 2018 Gala Weekend. Despite wet weather, the weekend was a huge success, and in a statement on the club's Facebook page, the Trojans have thanked the volunteers that helped deliver it. “Unfortunately, the weather wasn’t on our side this time but that didn’t deter thousands of people … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans reflect on Gala success