Grassroots: Celtic prepare for St Annes trip, Trojans A aim to bounce back from defeat

There is an abridged National Conference League schedule in place this weekend, and just one of our local sides is in action. In Division Three, Dewsbury Celtic make the trip across the Pennines to face Oldham St Annes. The match kicks off at 2.30pm. Celtic did not have a game last Saturday; they were 50-10 … Continue reading Grassroots: Celtic prepare for St Annes trip, Trojans A aim to bounce back from defeat

Grassroots: Funeral for odds-defying amateur player takes place today

The funeral for a much-loved and respected former local amateur Rugby League player takes place today. David Roebuck passed away earlier this month at the age of 60, more than 35 years after he suffered devastating spinal injuries while playing for the Heavy Woollen district team. Roebuck, a hooker, wasn't expected to survive his injuries, … Continue reading Grassroots: Funeral for odds-defying amateur player takes place today

Grassroots: Trojans aim to extend run, Sharks look to bounce back, Moor prepare for top of table clash

Three of our four local National Conference League sides are in action on Saturday. In Division One, Thornhill Trojans will be out to continue their excellent run of form when they welcome Pilkington Recs to Overthorpe Park. Recs defeated Shaw Cross Sharks last week, while Trojans were winners over Ince Rose Bridge. The Sharks will … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans aim to extend run, Sharks look to bounce back, Moor prepare for top of table clash

Grassroots: Celtic juniors take part in memorial festival

Dewsbury Celtic's under-7s and under-9s teams will take part in a mini Rugby League festival in memory of former Huddersfield Giants player Ronan Costello. The festival will be held at Leeds Road playing fields this evening, between 6.00pm and 8.00pm, in celebration of Ronan’s life. More than 150 children from community clubs across Kirklees and … Continue reading Grassroots: Celtic juniors take part in memorial festival

Grassroots: Wins for Trojans, Moor and Celtic

There were wins for Thornhill, Dewbury Moor and Dewsbury Celtic on Saturday, while Shaw Cross slipped to defeat despite establishing an early lead. In Division One, Thornhill Trojans recorded their seventh consecutive win with a 22-8 victory against Ince Rose Bridge. Try scorers for Thornhill were WIll Gledhill, Danny Ratcliffe, Casey Johnson and Declan Tomlinson. … Continue reading Grassroots: Wins for Trojans, Moor and Celtic

Grassroots: Trojans chase home win, while Sharks, Moor and Celtic hit the road

All four of our local National Conference League teams have matches tomorrow, kicking off at 2.30pm. In Division One, Thornhill Trojans will be eager to continue their recent strong run of form when they host Ince Rose Bridge. The Trojans are level on points with Lock Lane at the top of the table, with a … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans chase home win, while Sharks, Moor and Celtic hit the road

Grassroots: Wins for Trojans and Moor

There were mixed fortunes for our local National Conference League sides this past weekend. In Division One, Thornhill Trojans kept up the pressure on Lock Lane at the top of the table with a 31-16 victory away at Featherstone Lions. Joel Gibson scored two tries, while James Craven, Danny Ratcliffe and Nicholas Mitchell also crossed … Continue reading Grassroots: Wins for Trojans and Moor

Grassroots: All four Conference sides back in action this weekend

All four of our local National Conference League teams are in action this weekend. The matches take place tomorrow at 2.30pm In Division One, Thornhill Trojans make the trip to face Featherstone Lions. The Trojans are level on points with Lock Lane at the top of the table but have a game in hand on … Continue reading Grassroots: All four Conference sides back in action this weekend

Grassroots: Celtic’s sponsored walk raises money for Tour and Hospice

Dewsbury Celtic completed a sponsored walk in fancy dress on Sunday in aid of Kirkwood Hospice and the club's planned tour to Australia. The participants set off from Kirkwood Hospice in Dalton to the Dewsbury Irish Nash. There is still time to donate to the cause if you haven't already. Click here to donate online. … Continue reading Grassroots: Celtic’s sponsored walk raises money for Tour and Hospice

Grassroots: Moor record big win, while Trojans edge Celtic

Dewsbury Moor recorded an emphatic victory on Saturday to continue their strong recent form in National Conference League Division Two. The Maroons were 54-16 winners against West Bowling and the result marks Moor's sixth win from their last seven matches. It's also their second on the bounce following defeat away at Saddleworth Rangers earlier this … Continue reading Grassroots: Moor record big win, while Trojans edge Celtic