Grassroots: Conference wins for three local sides

Thornhill Trojans continued their strong start to their National Conference League Division Once campaign with a 34-30 win against Leigh Miners Rangers. Try scorers for the Trojans were Danny Ratcliffe and Joss Ratcliffe, who both grabbed braces, James Craven and Liam Morley. Joel Gibson kicked three goals, while George Woodcock and Liam Morley also added … Continue reading Grassroots: Conference wins for three local sides

Grassroots: Local Conference sides in action this weekend

Four of our local sides are in Kingstone Press National Conference League action this weekend. In Division One, Thornhill Trojans are at home to Leigh Miners Rangers, while Shaw Cross Sharks travel to face York Acorn. Thornhill currently sit second in the table, a point behind leaders Milford, while Shaw Cross are tenth, level on … Continue reading Grassroots: Local Conference sides in action this weekend

Grassroots: Winning start for Celtic Ladies

Dewsbury Celtic's Ladies team played their first competitive game against Oulton yesterday evening. Celtic's young squad, made up mostly from last year's under-16s, emerged 26-16 winners against their well-established opponents in heavy conditions. The team trains every Monday and Thursday at Crow Nest Park between 6.45pm and 8.00pm. Players of all abilities and levels of … Continue reading Grassroots: Winning start for Celtic Ladies

Grassroots: Celtic and Moor the weekend’s winners

There were mixed fortunes for our local sides this past weekend, with Dewsbury Celtic and Dewsbury Moor posting victories. In National Conference League Division One, a brace of tries from Danny Ratcliffe helped Thornhill Trojans secure a point at home to Skirlaugh. Will Gledhill, Joss Ratcliffe, Jake Ratcliffe and Jordan Lowther were the Trojans' other … Continue reading Grassroots: Celtic and Moor the weekend’s winners

Grassroots: All five local sides in action on Saturday

All five of our town’s community clubs are in action tomorrow. In National Conference League Division One, Thornhill Trojans face Skirlaugh and Shaw Cross Sharks make the trip to play Milford. In Division Two, Dewsbury Moor are at home to Crosfields, and in Division Three, Dewsbury Celtic welcome Waterhead. In Pennine League Division Two West, … Continue reading Grassroots: All five local sides in action on Saturday

Grassroots: Stalemates for two of our sides, but weather takes its toll

Weather once again disrupted the weekend's programme of community fixtures. In National Conference League Division One, two tries from Joss Ratcliffe and further scores from Sam Ratcliffe and Liam Morley helped Thornhill Trojans to an 18-18 draw against Milford Marlins. In Pennine League Division Two West, Hanging Heaton also took a share of the spoils … Continue reading Grassroots: Stalemates for two of our sides, but weather takes its toll