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

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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: 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

Grassroots: Celtic count down to TV appearance, Moor set for midweek action

Dewsbury Celtic will play their first ever televised match on Saturday 4th August, and the club is calling on supporters to help make the occasion special. The team teavels to face National Conference League Division Three league leaders Beverley. The match kicks off at 3.05pm and will be televised live on FreeSports. FreeSports is available … Continue reading Grassroots: Celtic count down to TV appearance, Moor set for midweek action

Grassroots: Sharks secure vital win, victories for Thornhill and Celtic

Shaw Cross Sharks hauled themselves out of the relegation zone in National Conference League Division One with victory over Bradford Dudley Hill. The Sharks led 24-0 at half-time and ran out 36-18 winners thanks to tries from Thomas Stuckey and Shaun Squires, who both scored two, Nathan Wright and Ross Roebuck. Squires kicked six goals. … Continue reading Grassroots: Sharks secure vital win, victories for Thornhill and Celtic

Grassroots: Trojans on the road again, vital fixtures for Sharks, Moor and Celtic

Thornhill Trojans will aim to take another step towards securing promotion to the National Conference League Premier Division when they travel to face Ince Rose Bridge on Saturday. The Trojans head into the match on the back of an impressive win away at Skirlaugh, and victory away at strugglers Rose Bridge would maintain their spot … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans on the road again, vital fixtures for Sharks, Moor and Celtic

Grassroots: Thornhill’s momentum continues, wins for Moor and Celtic

Thornhill Trojans moved a step closer to securing promotion out of National Conference League Division One with a resounding victory away at Skirlaugh. The Trojans trailed 24-20 at the interval, but scored 32 unanswered points after the break. Ryan Fenton scored a hat-trick and Danny Ratcliffe grabbed a brace, while Jake Wilson, Andrew Lambert, Zach … Continue reading Grassroots: Thornhill’s momentum continues, wins for Moor and Celtic

Grassroots: Trojans face tough away trip, Sharks, Moor and Celtic in action

Thornhill Trojans will aim to continue their push for promotion from National Conference League Division One, when they travel to face Skirlaugh on Saturday. The Trojans are two points clear at the top of the table, while their opponents are sixth, having won seven of their 13 matches so far this season. Elsewhere in the … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans face tough away trip, Sharks, Moor and Celtic in action

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