Amateur rugby league prepares for HW Cup finals

THIS year’s Heavy Woollen District ARL finals are upon us with a host of junior rugby league teams hoping to clinch some silverware.

The Under-16s Douglas Hird Cup is the first final to be contested between Shaw Cross Sharks and Dewsbury Celtic on Tuesday August 23 (6pm), at Dewsbury Rams’ Tetley’s Stadium.

Later that night (8pm), at the same venue, the final of the Under-18s Ernest Wilby Cup will be decided between Birstall Victoria and Dewsbury Celtic.

On August 25 the open age finals will take place with Shaw Cross set to challenge Thornhill Trojans in the final of the Jim Brown Cup (8pm), after Batley Boys and Ossett Trinity Tigers have battled it out for the John Kane Cup (6pm). Both finals will take place at the Tetley’s Stadium.

On August 29th at the Fox’s Biscuits Stadium Batley Boys take on Shaw Cross in the Under-12s Gary Talbot Cup (10.30am), Shaw Cross challenge Dewsbury Celtic for the Under-13s James Flannigan Cup (11.45am), Dewsbury Moor lock horns with Birstall Victoria in the Under-14s Reporter Cup (1pm) and to finish off the day Batley Boys battle it out with Dewsbury Moor in the Under-15s Malcolm Waring Cup final.

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