The Under 15s have recorded their first win this season, beating
Sheffield Hawks 44-18. The team began the season with a small number but
kept going and have now finally got the win they deserve. Well done!
The Open Age game scheduled for Saturday 19th June has
been rearranged, so the team are travelling to New Earswick to play a
friendly match against the New Earswick B, kicking off at 12.30pm.
In other games, the Under 10s played on Wednesday. On Saturday 19th the
Under 11s are at home to Lindley Swifts - kick off 10am, the Under
12s are at home against Crigglestone All Blacks kicking off at 10.30am,
the Under 13s travel to Sheffield Hawks and the Open Age are having a
friendly match at New Earswick. On Sunday 20th June, our Under 7s are at
home against Birstall Victoria, the Under 8s have a bye and the Under
14s will be at home v Kippax Welfare, kicking off at 11am.
JOHN LINDLEY - A STANLEY MAN
Stanley Rangers have been contacted by Monica
Lindley, the wife of the late John Lindley, a Stanley Rangers man who
had a long and distinguished career as a professional rugby league
player. Thanks to the help of both Wakefield Trinity Heritage and the
Rugby League Journal, we have now produced a biography of John's life,
including two excellent photos of his Wakefield Trinity days. We hope
you enjoy this
article. If you would like to know more about other former players
of Stanley Rangers please email
firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll research them. Also if you have any
memories you would like to share please email them.
CHANGE TO OPEN AGE FIXTURE
The Open Age match against Shaw Cross Sharks,
scheduled for this Saturday at 2.30pm at home has been postponed.
Instead the Open Age team are having a friendly game against Stanley
Rangers Masters, at 2.30pm at Ranger Park.
On a hot, sunny afternoon
the Open Age and Masters teams held a friendly match at Ranger Park and
this photo has been kindly provided by Danielle Molyneux.
THE COMING WEEKEND'S FIXTURES
Now that the season for the junior and youth
teams have begun, our teams are all busy on Saturday 12th and Sunday
13th June. On Saturday, the Under 13s will be at home agaisnt Leeds
Underdogs with a 10.30am kick off, the Under 12s are away at Wyke, the Under 11s
are also away to Doncaster Toll Bar and the Under 10s are at home to
Siddal, 1pm kick off. On Sunday 13th, the Under 14s
will be travelling to Shaw Cross Sharks Blacks, the Under 8s are at home
to King Cross Park kicking off at 9.30am and the Under 7s will be away at Crigglestone All
Blacks. Our Under 11s will be playing at home against Sherburn Bears on
Wednesday 9th June, kick off at 6.30pm.. Good luck to all our players!
Open Age travelled to Seacroft Sharks on Saturday and in what proved to
be a tough game, against a strong Seacroft side, came away with the two
points 22-14. Man of the Match for Stanley was Ben Richardson. The next
fixture for the Open Age will be on Saturday 12th at home against Shaw
Cross Sharks, kick off at 2pm.
REARRANGEMENT OF DIVISIONS UPDATE
Please note that the RFL Yorkshire Junior and
Youth League have rearranged the divisions and the team pages for
Stanley Rangers have been updated to show the changes and the new