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: Trojans too strong for Sharks, Moor beaten at home

Thornhill Trojans continued their strong run at the top of the National Conference League Division One table with a 40-18 win against Shaw Cross Sharks. Ash Berry, Nathan Wright and Dec Naughton scored tries for the visitors, and Ryan Chalkley added three conversions, as the Sharks produced a much-improved display following the heavy defeat they … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans too strong for Sharks, Moor beaten at home

Grassroots: Trojans and Sharks prepare for derby, Moor in action

Thornhill Trojans will face Shaw Cross Sharks in National Conference League Division One's local derby on Saturday. Both sides head into the match on the back of victories. The Sharks beat Milford Marlins last weekend, while Thornhill were winners away at Dudley Hill. But it is the Trojans who head into the game in stronger … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans and Sharks prepare for derby, Moor in action

Grassroots: Moor qualify for Jim Brown Cup Final

Dewsbury Moor will face Thornhill Trojans in the Jim Brown Heavy Woollen Cup Final following last night's victory over Batley Boys. Following a closely contested first half against a determined and physical Batley side, Moor eventually ran out 30-10 winners in the Semi-Final tie. Batley had secured a surprise win over Shaw Cross Sharks in … Continue reading Grassroots: Moor qualify for Jim Brown Cup Final

Grassroots: Trojans to host Gala Weekend, Moor triumph over Drighlington

Thornhill Trojans will host their first ever Gala Weekend on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th July. The weekend features four matches of Rugby League, plus entertainment including live music, bouncy castles, fairground stalls and a barbecue. Admission is £10. For further information, call 07867 532426 or visit the event page on Facebook. Meanwhile, Dewsbury Moor … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans to host Gala Weekend, Moor triumph over Drighlington

Grassroots: Moor set for midweek action, Trojans A at home tomorrow

Dewsbury Moor will face Drighlington in National Conference League Division Two tonight. The match takes place at Moor's home ground on Heckmondwike Road and kicks off at 7.00pm. The Maroons sit four points adrift of league leaders Stanningley with a game in hand. Drighlington are tenth, having won three games from ten this season. Moor … Continue reading Grassroots: Moor set for midweek action, Trojans A at home tomorrow

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 record big win, Sharks and Moor beaten

Thornhill Trojans' superb run in National Conference League Division One continued with a 54-0 win against Pikington Recs. The Trojans crossed for nine tries in total, including braces for George Woodcock and Liam Morley and further tries from Danny Ratcliffe, Anthony Harris, Declan Tomlinson, Joel Gibson and George Scott. Gibson kicked nine conversions. Shaw Cross … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans record big win, Sharks and Moor beaten

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: 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