Pennine ARL Preview: BARLA Yorkshire Cup takes centre stage

Saturday (2pm)

BARLA Yorkshire Cup

Normanton Knights vs. Mirfield Stags- The side that finished 11th in NCL Division One welcome the side currently leading the Pennine League Division One. Can the magic of the cup work in the Stags favour?

Siddal Academy vs. East Leeds- The side currently playing the Yorkshire Autumn League face the side currently bottom of the Pennine League Division One. This is another interesting tie between two sides who both have sides in the NCL.

Thornhill Trojans vs. Sharlston Rovers- The side fourth in Division Two welcome the side third in Division One. Could this be another game where the magic of the cup can work to the Trojans’ advantage.

Doncaster Toll Bar vs. Almondbury Spartans- The side currently competing in the Yorkshire Autumn League welcome the winners of the Huddersfield Holliday Cup. Both sides are looking to kick their seasons back into life after disappointing starts to their league campaigns.

Hanging Heaton vs. Drighlington- The side currently fifth in Division One welcome the side fourth. This is the tie of the round that will see one of the big players in Division One be eliminated from the competition.

Cutsyke Raiders vs. Upton- The side that finished the season with both sides reaching the semi finals in the Yorkshire Mens League Premier Division and Division Three respectively welcome the side currently second in Division One in the Pennine League, this is an intriguing affair and it will be interesting to see the result.

Farnley Falcons vs. Shaw Cross Sharks- The Yorkshire Mens League Division Three champions welcome the side currently top of the Pennine League Division Two. This is an interesting tie, the Falcons will be more rested, but could that be to their disadvantage?

Division Two

Underbank Rangers vs. Eastmoor Dragons- Seventh against 10th in Division Two. The Rangers are hoping to get off the mark in terms of points, and the Dragons are hoping to get off negative points.

King Cross Park vs. Fryston Warriors- Ninth against fifth in Division Two. King Cross are hoping to get their first win of the season, whilst Fryston could go second with a win.

Allerton Bywater vs. Clayton- Sixth against second in Division Two. Bywater hoping for their second straight win in a new division and Clayton are hoping to maintain their perfect start.

Division Three

Beeston Broncos vs. Stainland Stags- 13th against fourth in Division Three. The Broncos are hoping to get off negative points, the Stags are hoping to maintain perfect start.

Kinsley Hotel Raiders vs. Crofton Sports- Seventh against eighth in Division Three. Raiders looking for their second win of the season, while Crofton are looking for their first.

Hollinwood vs. Sherburn Bears- 12th against first in Division Three. Hollinwood looking for their first win of the season, Bears hoping to keep perfect record so far this season going.

Woodhouse Warriors vs. Methley Warriors- Fifth against second in Division Three. Warriors could go level on points with the top, while Methley hope to keep their winning run going.

West Leeds vs. Moorends Thorne Marauders- Sixth against 10th in Division Three. West Leeds looking for their second win of the season, Marauders hoping to get off zero points.



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