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Kelly to leave Rams at the end of the season

Dewsbury Rams can announce that head coach Neil Kelly will be leaving the club at the end of this current season due to personal reasons. Kelly has guided the club to safety again this year and this means the Rams will have another season of Betfred Championship rugby next year. He successfully helped the club … Continue reading Kelly to leave Rams at the end of the season

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19 man squad for Rochdale

Here is head coach Neil Kelly's 19 man squad for Rochdale. Aaron Brown Brad Delaney Toby Everett James Glover Josh Guzdek Daniel Igbinedion Michael Knowles Gareth Moore Dale Morton Gareth Potts Tobias Richardson Adam Ryder Dom Speakman Paul Sykes Jack Teanby Kyle Trout Lucas Walshaw Robbie Ward Rob Worrincy

Glover is expecting tough challenge at Rochdale

Dewsbury Rams player James Glover is looking forward to this weekend’s game against Rochdale if selected. He believes it will be a tough test when facing the Hornets as they are still fighting for their lives for survival in the Betfred Championship. On the upcoming fixture, Glover said: “Rochdale is going to be a tough … Continue reading Glover is expecting tough challenge at Rochdale

Grassroots: Signed Rams shirt up for grabs as local star raises funds for Fiji tour

A Shaw Cross Sharks player is auctioning off a signed Dewsbury Rams away shirt to raise funds for his upcoming tour of Fiji as a member of the BARLA Great Britain squad. Sharks' Ryan Chalkley was named in the squad in May. They will tour Fiji from November 9 to 25, with one warm-up match … Continue reading Grassroots: Signed Rams shirt up for grabs as local star raises funds for Fiji tour

Grassroots: Three local players receive representative honours

Three local open-age players have received country and county call-ups. Dewsbury Celtic's George Senior has been named in the England Community Lions under-19s 20-man squad for the upcoming Home Nations series. The Home Nations Series will see England face Scotland and Wales across two weekends in September and October 2018. Meanwhile, promising Thornhill Trojans half-back … Continue reading Grassroots: Three local players receive representative honours

Grassroots: Sharks boss philosophical about final day defeat

Reflecting on Saturday's narrow loss, Shaw Cross Sharks head coach Paul March admits that aspects of the contest reflected the team's wider campaign. The Sharks suffered defeat to Ince Rose Bridge in their final fixture. They will regroup in National Conference League Division Two next season. “I think Saturday just typified where we are. Things … Continue reading Grassroots: Sharks boss philosophical about final day defeat

Report – Featherstone Rovers 40 Dewsbury Rams 28

Dewsbury Rams were defeated by Featherstone Rovers at the LD Nutrition stadium last Sunday 40-28, however the Rams certainly did not make things easy for the home side. Both sides played out an entertaining first nine minutes, and it was the home side who struck the first blow when Shaun Robinson wheeled away in celebration … Continue reading Report – Featherstone Rovers 40 Dewsbury Rams 28

Grassroots: Celtic sign off with win, narrow defeats for Sharks and Trojans

Dewsbury Celtic finished their National Conference League Division Three campaign with victory, though there were narrow defeats for Thornhill Trojans and Shaw Cross Sharks. Celtic were 30-10 winners against Gateshead Storm, which means they finish the season in seventh, following 12 wins and 10 defeats from their 22 league fixtures. In Division One, already-crowned champions … Continue reading Grassroots: Celtic sign off with win, narrow defeats for Sharks and Trojans

New structure for Betfred Championship and League 1

The following statement by the RFL was made about how the structure of the league will work regarding Betfred Championship and League 1. It read: “The Betfred Championship structure expands to a 14-team competition in 2019 with all teams playing each other once home and away, plus Summer Bash, ending with a play-off series for … Continue reading New structure for Betfred Championship and League 1