Barrowford’s Herbie sets rugby league world alight


A 14-year-old from Barrowford is setting the rugby league world alight.

Herbie Farnworth has recently completed his first full season in the North West Counties Premiership at the world famous rugby league nursery Wigan St Patrick’s.

Herbie, who attends Ermysteads Grammar School in Skipton, finished as the leading try scorer with an amazing 38 tries, and was also named players’ player of the season.

He has also been invited by Wigan Warriors to attend a taster day as one of the top performers in his age group.