Grassroots: Trojans’ warm-up game cancelled

Thornhill Trojans' planned warm-up game away at Barrow Island, scheduled for Saturday, has been cancelled. The National Cup round of quarter-finals, where Thornhill will face West Hull or Sharlston, takes place on Saturday 3rd March, before the Trojans begin their National Conference League campaign with a trip to face Oulton Raiders on Saturday 10th March.

Grassroots: Sharks and Trojans exit Cup despite valiant efforts

Shaw Cross Sharks and Thornhill Trojans were knocked out of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup this weekend, despite spirited efforts away from home. Both teams were handed tough ties in the second round of the competition, as Shaw Cross travelled to face Oulton, while Thornhill made the trip to play Pilkington Recs. The Sharks were beaten … Continue reading Grassroots: Sharks and Trojans exit Cup despite valiant efforts

Grassroots: Sharks and Trojans prepare for round two clashes

Shaw Cross Sharks and Thornhill Trojans both face tough fixtures in the second round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup this weekend. The Sharks, who were 18-0 winners against Beverley last weekend, travel to face Oulton Raiders, while Thornhill, who were winners at East Leeds a week earlier, will make the trip across the Pennines to … Continue reading Grassroots: Sharks and Trojans prepare for round two clashes

Grassroots: Sharks and Trojans progress in Cup competitions

Shaw Cross Sharks and Thornhill Trojans both tasted Cup victory this past weekend. The Sharks recorded an 18-0 victory over Beverley in their Ladbrokes Challenge Cup round one fixture, which was postponed last week due to bad weather. The Dewsbury side crossed for three tries in the first half and produced a great defensive performance … Continue reading Grassroots: Sharks and Trojans progress in Cup competitions

Ladbrokes Challenge Cup second round draw made

The Ladbrokes Challenge Cup second round draw took place this evening and was streamed live on BBC Sport. Taking place at Warrington’s Halliwell Jones Stadium, former prop forward and coach of Warrington’s Under-16 scholarship side Gary Chambers picked the home balls and Wolves' new signing Sitaleki Akauol Twenty-four clubs representing the Armed Forces, University Rugby … Continue reading Ladbrokes Challenge Cup second round draw made

Grassroots: Trojans progress to round two of Cup

Thornhill Trojans qualified for the second round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup with a 28-10 victory away at East Leeds. A brace of tries from Danny Ratcliffe, plus efforts from George Scott, Joss Ratcliffe, Will Gledhill and Andrew Lambert, and goals from George Woodcock and Danny Ratcliffe, helped ease the Dewsbury side past their West … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans progress to round two of Cup

Grassroots: Kick off change for Trojans’ Cup tie

Thornhill Trojans have advised that their Ladbrokes Challenge Cup first round tie away at East Leeds will now kick-off at the earlier time of 2.00pm. This is to allow for extra time, should it be required. The game takes place this Saturday at East Leeds ARLFC & Community Sports Club, Easy Road, East End Park, Leeds. Meanwhile, Shaw … Continue reading Grassroots: Kick off change for Trojans’ Cup tie

Grassroots: Sponsorship opportunities with local community clubs

Community clubs in Dewsbury are on the look-out for sponsors ahead of the 2018 season. Shaw Cross Sharks are looking for sponsors for the team's off-field gear, which is distributed to around 80 players at first team, second team and under-18s levels. Opportunities include: Sleeve sponsorship £100 Rear sponsorship on all items £250 Front sponsorship … Continue reading Grassroots: Sponsorship opportunities with local community clubs