Rugby League

Rugby League has over 450 clubs and over 40,000 registered players across the UK. 

The Game is played in every English county as well as in Wales, Scotland and Ireland. It is also played in all major Universities and throughout the Armed Forces.

The Powergen Champion Schools tournament is the largest knock-out Rugby League competition in the world with over 1,000 school teams entering with 16,000 players - and a staggering 80% of these are new to Rugby League.


For information on Rugby League in North Yorkshire you can contact:

Ian Wilson

North Yorkshire Rugby League Development Officer & Service Area Co-ordinator

ian@ycknights.co.uk

 

North Yorkshire Area Trials


U12's - Tues 27th March, 6pm
New Earswick Rugby Club

U13's - Mon 26th March, 6pm
New Earswick Rugby Club

U14's - Thus 29th March, 6pm 
New Earswick Rugby Club

U15's - Wed 28th March, 6pm
New Earswick Rugby Club

Players who are successful at the first trial will be invited back to a second trial the following week!!!

 

York University Development Centre for talented 16 - 19yr olds in North Yorkshire


The Development Centre is an opportunity for talented Rugby players in York and the surrounding area to benefit from a study programme linked to their own Rugby development.

Students must undertake a full time programme of study, whether that be A/AS Levels, National Diploma's, GNVQ's or any other course that the college offers. 95% of courses on offer at the college fit in with the three Development Centres. The Rugby Development Centre is the first of its kind in the Region.

The Rugby Development Centre will combine a first class education in a chosen subject(s) or field with a top quality Rugby Education. Students involved with the Development Centre will train for approximately 8 hours per week, including playing matches against their colleges on a Wednesday afternoon, with the rest of the time made up of regular colleges lectures.

York College wants every player to attain academic
success as well as sporting achievement.

For an information leaflet and contact details
click here...


North Yorkshire Champion Schools

The Champion Schools Tournament is a national Rugby League competition for secondary schools. The aim is to provide a prestigious schools competition that will reward excellence and also encourage broad participation.

In the last Academic year over 1,200 teams and 20,000 players competed in the Champion Schools Tournament, making it the largest rugby league competition in the world.

The finals of the 2007 Champion Schools Tournament will be played on the 24/25 August in London, the weekend of the Challenge Cup Final at the new Wembley Stadium

The North Yorkshire Champion School qualifiers are as follows:

Year 7

  • Canon Lee 
  • Oaklands 
  • Burnholme 
  • Huntington 

Year 8

  • South Craven 
  • Archbishop Holgate 
  • Barlby
  • Millthorpe 

Year 9

  • Barlby 
  • Millthorpe 
  • South Craven 
  • Canon Lee  

Year 10

  • Oaklands 
  • Millthorpe 
  • Huntington 
  • South Craven

Good Luck to all the North Yorkshire Schools who will go on to compete Regionally in November 2006! For more information contact:

Ian Wilson
North Yorkshire Rugby League Development Officer

ian@ycknights.co.uk

 

Useful Links...

For more information on Rugby League contact:

Rugby Football League
Red Hall
Red Hall Lane
Leeds
LS17 8NB

Tel: 0113 232 9111
Fax: 0113 232 3666
E-mail: enquiries@rfl.uk.com

Website: www.rfl.uk.com

For ticket enquiries simply call 0870 990 1313 or email: boxoffice@rfl.uk.com