Rugby league club to host trial game ahead of the big kick-off

Ready for big kick-off
Ready for big kick-off

Burney and Pendle Rugby League Club are having a game-related trial run out tomorrow.

The game starts at 2-15 p.m. at the Prairie sports fields, off Casterton Avenue, Burnley, with any prospective player from the age of 16 upwards, no matter what experience, welcome.

The team, who play each Saturday and train in the same location at 6-30 p.m. each Wednesday evening, are making their final preparations for their first game of the season the following Saturday at Rochdake Cobras A.

They welcome all interested parties to come along and try out the sport.

For more information, about match days and training, check out the Burnley and Pendle rugby league website www.pitchero.com/clubs/burnleyandpendlerlfc/ or contact the team manager Bob Lennard (07772600729).

The first training session earlier this year attracted 25 players.

With a couple of former players returning to the club, and a good number of promising newcomers, Burnley and Pendle are putting together a strong squad to compete in this years North West Men’s League Entry Division.

The club is always on the lookout for new players from experienced rugby players to complete beginners.

The squad will certainly be tested this year with a challenging fixture list containing the likes of Bury Broncos and Lancs/GMP Police.