Raiders celebrate gala success

Pontefract Collieries Raiders under 10s who won the 50th annual Brighouse Gala.
Pontefract Collieries Raiders under 10s who won the 50th annual Brighouse Gala.

Pontefract Collieries Raiders under 10s won the 50th annual Brighouse Gala with a fine team performance.

Colls won their group then played the hosts, Brighouse Town, in the final. A tight affair finished 1-1 after extra-time, but the Raiders came out winners in a penalty shoot-out to claim their first gala victory since the team formed.

The winning squad was Athorn, Nicklin, Prior, Bugge, Healey, Buttle, Metcalfe and El-Zebedi. Coaches Athorn and Metcalfe were delighted with their players’ efforts over the entire gala season.