14th March 2018, 13:00 | 

This week in Grassroots Rugby League | 14 March 2018

This week in Grassroots Rugby League | 14 March 2018

Regional schools Finals underway

In a busy week for the schools game, Castleford Academy will take on Brigshaw in the Year 11 Boys Yorkshire Cup Final tonight, while Cas also go head-to-head with St John Fisher in the Year 11 Girls final.

And in the North West Year 11 Girls Finals, Deanery clash with Great Sankey today.

Here's Thursday's schedule:

Yorkshire Cup Finals Y7 and Y9 Boys and Girls Finals

Y7 Girls: Corpus Christi Vs Castleford Academy
Y9 Girls: Castleford Academy Vs St John Fisher
Y7 Boys: Ryburn Vs Brooksbank
Y9 Boys: Archbishop Sentamu Vs Brooksbank

Dacia Magic Weekend

Half time playing opportunities are available for Under 7’s and Under 8s teams at the Dacia Magic Weekend. For more information please contact Becky Higgins Becky.Higgins@rfl.co.uk

BUCS Championship semi-finals

Leeds Beckett Vs Newcastle
Northumbria Vs Loughborough

Good luck to all the teams involved this afternoon - a place in the BUCS Championship Final at the University of Nottingham next Wednesday is at stake!

Trinity launch PDRL team

Wakefield Trinity officially launched their first-ever Physical Disability Rugby League team at the Mobile Rocket Stadium on Saturday.

Ambassadors Jimmy Gittins, Keith Mason and Riona Kelly-Hawes were in attendance as was former GB International, Alan Hunte.

Find out more:

Great Britain clash with Australia LIVE on rugby-league.com!

Hundreds were in attendance and hundreds tuned in as Great Britain went head-to-head with Australia in a Masters international held at Leigh East.

Missed it? Catch up here:

Great Britain Masters v Australia Masters

Knights to take centre stage in Challenge Cup

NCL Premier Division side Normanton Knights will be looking to cause a major upset when they welcome Betfred Championship side Rochdale Hornets to West Yorkshire this weekend.

Getting underway at 2.00pm on Saturday, the Knights are taking the home tie to Featherstone Rovers' LD Nutrition Stadium and expecting a big crowd to cheer them on.

The game will be streamed live on the BBC Sport website.


Live TV debut for NCL

Staying with the NCL, Egremont Rangers took the spoils in a hard-fought clash at Rochdale Mayfield, winning 22-6 on Saturday as 'Rugby AM Live' made its debut on Freesports TV.

And you can watch live NCL action all season long! Fixtures below are subject to change.

Women's Super League fixtures confirmed

The seven elite teams and all the coming season's fixtures were announced for the Women's Super League last week.

The opener sees Featherstone Rovers welcome Leeds Rhinos to the LD Nutrition Stadium on Sunday, April 8.

Full fixtures can be found by clicking here.