What’s on this weekend

editorial image
Share this article

THERE’S plenty going on sports-wise in the Pontefract, Castleford, Featherstone and Knottingley area this weekend.

Castleford Tigers welcome back Rangi Chase( pictured) after suspension for Saturday’s Stobarts Super League derby against Wakefield Wildcats at the Magic Weekend in Manchester.

The full list of local sports fixtures this weekend is:


Stobart Super League Magic Weekend


Castleford Tigers v Wakefield Wildcats (1pm at Etihad Stadium, Manchester).

Co-operative Championship


Hunslet Hawks v Featherstone Rovers (3pm).

Reserves Championship


Featherstone Rovers U 23s v Oldham U 23s (8pm).

Academy Scholarship Under 15s


Bradford Bulls v Castleford Tigers (11.30am); Wakefield Wildcats v Featherstone Rovers (10am).

Academy Scholarship Under 16s


Bradford Bulls v Castleford Tigers (1.15pm); Wakefield Wildcats v Featherstone Rovers (12pm).

Rugby League Nines - East


Craven Park, Hull: Castleford Tigers, Wakefield Wildcats, Hull FC, Hull KR.

Big Fellas Stadium, Featherstone: Featherstone Rovers, Bradford Bulls, Huddersfield Giants, Leeds Rhinos.

Valvoline Academy


Castleford Tigers U 18s v Wakefield Wildcats U 18s (7.30pm).

National Conference League


Division One: Castleford Panthers v Rochdale Mayfield; Wigan St Judes v Castleford Lock Lane.

Division Two: Featherstone Lions v Waterhead.

Yorkshire Men’s League


Premier: Fryston Warriors v Bradford Dudley Hill.

Group Two: Featherstone Lions v Heworth.

Women’s League Challenge Cup


Castleford Panthers v Whinmoor; Nottingham Outlaws v Featherstone Rovers.

Yorkshire Combination Youth League


Under 17s League Cup final: Featherstone Lions v Castleford Panthers.

Under 16s Premier Division: West Hull v Castleford Lock Lane.


Yorkshire ECB Premier League


Castleford v Scarborough.

Yorkshire ECB Premier League Cup


Round one: Sheffield United v Castleford.

York & District Senior League


Division Four: Acomb 2nds v Castleford 2nds.

Central Yorkshire League


Premier Division: Carlton v Townville; Methley v New Farnley.

Division One: Oulton v Methley A.

Division Two: Townville A v East Ardsley A.

Jack Hampshire Trophy


Round two: Townville v Hunslet Nelson.

Wheatley Cup


Round two: Hunslet Nelson A v Townville A.

Wetherby League


Division One: Old Modernians v Great Preston.

Division Two: Kippax Welfare v Leeds Police A.

Division Four: Great Preston A v Thorner Mexborough A; Sherburn Eversley A v Ledsham.

Hare Cup


Round two: Kippax Welfare A v Kirk Hammerton A;

Pontefract & District League


Division One: Fairburn v Rothwell; Featherstone v Streethouse; Frickley Colliery v Crofton; Monk Bretton v Fishlake; Nostell v Ackworth; Old Sharlston v Stainborough.

Division Two: Barnby Dun v South Kirkby; Glasshoughton v Thurnscoe; Hemsworth v Askern; Hooton Pagnell v Hatfield; Sprotbrough v Whitley Bridge; Yorkshire Main v Wombwell.

Division Three: Ackworth 2 v Normanton; Darton v Thorne; Hensall v Allerton Bywater; Streethouse 2 v Sandal; Sykehouse v Knottingley; West Bretton v Frickley Colliery 2.

Division Four: Bentley v Bullcroft; Ferrybridge PS v Ryhill; Fishlake 2 v Monk Bretton 2; Hundhill Hall v Brodsworth; South Kirkby 2 v Newton Hill; Stainborough 2 v Peglers.

Division Five: Crofton v Barnby Dun; Notton v Old Sharlston; Pledwick v Darton; Thorpe Audlin v Featherstone; Thurnscoe v Garforth; Whitley Bridge v Sprotbrough.

Division Six: Barnsley v Hundhill Hall; Hatfield v Hooton Pagnell; Rothwell v Fairburn; Sandal v Stanley Falcons; Wakefield Thornes v Hensall; Wombwell v West Bretton.

Division Seven: Allerton Bywater v Glasshoughton; Askern v Hemsworth MW; Fenwick v Pledwick; Knottingley v Pollington; Stanley v Yorkshire Main.

Division Eight: Brodsworth v Nostell; Garforth v Sykehouse; Normanton v Bentley; Peglers v Notton; Ryhill v Thorpe Audlin.

Pontefract & District Evening League


Fairburn v Allerton Bywater; Featherstone v Hundhill Hall; Ackworth v Hemsworth MW; Thorpe Audlin v South Kirkby; Nostell v Ryhill; Pledwick v Old Sharlston; Newton Hill v Stanley; Normanton v Streethouse.

Beaumont Memorial Trophy


Round one: Castleford v Featherstone; Askern v Knottingley; Townville v Altofts.

Pontefract & District Junior League


Under 13s: Castleford v Hirst Courtney; Featherstone Town v Glasshoughton; Whitley Bridge v Ledsham; Pledwick v Townville; Ackworth v Hundhill Hall.


Under 15s: Hensall v Whitley Bridge; Hundhill Hall v Glasshoughton; Netherton v Streethouse; Pledwick v Featherstone; Sandal v Castleford.


Under 17s: Whitley Bridge v Thorpe Audlin; Featherstone Town v Netherton; Glasshoughton v Hundhill Hall; Streethouse v Sandal.