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 Ladies make coaching appointment

Thornhill Trojans Ladies have appointed Craig Taylor as their new head coach. Taylor was head coach of the Batley Bulldogs under-15s team that made history when it toured Australia in 2015 and arrives with a wealth of experience. Taylor will be assisted in the role by Mark Mitchell. The team will commence pre-season training in … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans Ladies make coaching appointment

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: Trojans reflect on Gala success

Thornhill Trojans have reflected on a hugely successful 2018 Gala Weekend. Despite wet weather, the weekend was a huge success, and in a statement on the club's Facebook page, the Trojans have thanked the volunteers that helped deliver it. “Unfortunately, the weather wasn’t on our side this time but that didn’t deter thousands of people … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans reflect on Gala success

Grassroots: Trojans host Gala this weekend

Thornhill Trojans will host their first ever Gala Weekend this weekend, across Saturday and Sunday. The weekend features four matches of Rugby League, plus entertainment including live music, bouncy castles, fairground stalls and a barbecue. The gala will be held at Thornhill's Overthorpe Park from 9.00am to 4.30pm on both days. For further information, call … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans host Gala this weekend

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: Ratcliffe hails Thornhill display as title run-in intensifies

Thornhill Trojans head coach James Ratliffe has hailed the effort from his players following Saturday's win away at Skirlaugh. The Trojans trailed at half-time but produced a superb display following the restart to keep their opponents scoreless and emerge big winners. "I've been here many times as a player and a coach and it's not … Continue reading Grassroots: Ratcliffe hails Thornhill display as title run-in intensifies

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: Sharks back to winning ways, Trojans come from behind

Shaw Cross Sharks sealed an important victory in their battle to avoid relegation from National Conference League Division One, while Thornhill Trojans produced a superb second-half display to maintain their momentum at the top of the table. The Sharks, who headed into the game bottom of the pile, produced a great performance to beat promotion-chasing … Continue reading Grassroots: Sharks back to winning ways, Trojans come from behind

Grassroots: Sharks back at home, Trojans on the road

Shaw Cross Sharks will play their first home game in more than a month when they welcome Milford Marlins to Shark Park tomorrow. The Sharks have played three consecutive away games since their last home fixture, where they were winners against Featherstone Lions on 19th May. Currently bottom of National Conference League Division One, Shaw … Continue reading Grassroots: Sharks back at home, Trojans on the road

Grassroots: Trojans A and Moor A qualify for John Kane Cup final

Thornhill Trojans A will meet Dewsbury Moor A in the John Kane Cup Final. Thornhill qualified for the  Final with victory away at Batley Boys DMR yesterday evening. Following a closely-contested first half, the Trojans emerged 34-10 winners. Try scorers for Thornhill were Johnny Mack, who grabbed a brace, Jake Hickling, Nick Sharp, Josh Clough … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans A and Moor A qualify for John Kane Cup final

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: 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