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

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

Grassroots: Trojans chase home win, while Sharks, Moor and Celtic hit the road

All four of our local National Conference League teams have matches tomorrow, kicking off at 2.30pm. In Division One, Thornhill Trojans will be eager to continue their recent strong run of form when they host Ince Rose Bridge. The Trojans are level on points with Lock Lane at the top of the table, with a … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans chase home win, while Sharks, Moor and Celtic hit the road

Grassroots: Trojans Ladies hand out awards

Thornhill Trojans Ladies recently held their end-of-season Awards. Kelsie Ratcliffe was named player of the year and players' player of the year, while Lauren Dixon was named captain's player of the year. Hanna Butcher and Beth Lockwood also received awards in recognition of their progression to the Leeds Rhinos Women's Super League team. Player of … Continue reading Grassroots: Trojans Ladies hand out awards