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 theĀ  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