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: Hanging Heaton complete league and cup double, wins for Trojans and Moor

Hanging Heaton were crowned Andrew Bennett Memorial Cup winners with victory over Wyke at the LD Nutrition Stadium, Featherstone, on Sunday. The 27-24 win completes a superb league and cup double for the local side. In National Conference League Division One, Thornhill Trojans were 44-0 winners away at Shaw Cross Sharks in Saturday’s local derby. … Continue reading Grassroots: Hanging Heaton complete league and cup double, wins for Trojans and Moor

Grassroots: Cup final and derby in store for local teams

Hanging Heaton will face Wyke in the Andrew Bennett Memorial Cup Final on Sunday. The match kicks off at 1.15pm and will be held at The LD Nutrition Stadium, Featherstone. Meanwhile, in National Conference League Division One, Shaw Cross Sharks face Thornhill Trojans in a hotly-anticipated derby at Shark Park, Leeds Road. The match kicks … Continue reading Grassroots: Cup final and derby in store for local teams

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: Hanging Heaton are league champions, but mixed results for other sides

Hanging Heaton have been confirmed Pennine League Division 2 West Champions, following Greetland All Rounders’ defeat to Moldgreen. The team have won 12 of their 14 fixtures and drawn the other 2. The league winners will be aiming to make it a double when they face Wyke in Pennine League Cup Final in three weeks, … Continue reading Grassroots: Hanging Heaton are league champions, but mixed results for other sides

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