Grassroots- The Weekend’s Matches Preview

It is once again that time of the week where we preview our grassroots sides fixtures. Kingstone Press national conference league Division 1 Thornhill Trojans have gone top of Division 1 with a comfortable win over Milford Marlins last time out, winning 28-2 on the day. The Trojans have played 18 games this season winning … Continue reading Grassroots- The Weekend’s Matches Preview

Grassroots: Sharks junior selected for Yorkshire

Shaw Cross Sharks junior player Elliott Richardson has been selected in the Yorkshire under-17s squad. Richardson has developed through the age groups at Shaw Cross and is also on the books at Wakefield Trinity. A Sharks spokesperson said: "Huge congratulations to Elliott. You will not find a nicer, harder-working kid anywhere. Very well deserved."  

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

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: Sharks host touch tournament on Saturday

Shaw Cross Sharks will host a Touch Tournament in support of State of Mind on Saturday. State of Mind is a charity that harnesses the power of sport to promote positive mental health among our sportsmen and women, fans and wider communities, and ultimately to prevent suicide. The tournament is for players, coaches, volunteers and … Continue reading Grassroots: Sharks host touch tournament on Saturday

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: Sharks still welcoming teams for Gala weekend

Following the success of Thornhill Trojans' Gala weekend, Shaw Cross will hold their own at Shark Park on Saturday 11th August. The club is still welcoming junior teams who wish to compete as part of the event. All teams between under-7s and under-11s age groups are invited. A Sharks spokesperson said: "It’s always a fantastic … Continue reading Grassroots: Sharks still welcoming teams for Gala weekend

Grassroots: Sharks take home comforts in battle for survival

Shaw Cross Sharks assistant coach Wayne Stead believes the team's home form can carry them to survival in Division One during the weeks ahead. The Sharks climbed out of the relegation zone with victory over Bradford Dudley Hill on Saturday, and the majority of their remaining fixtures are at home. “We’re pleased with the win, … Continue reading Grassroots: Sharks take home comforts in battle for survival