Pennine League

Pennine League

Infobox sports league
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The Pennine Amateur Rugby League, or Pennine League is a rugby league competition for amateur open-age clubs that runs from September to April. The clubs are drawn from West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire and the east of Lancashire.

The league is run by the British Amateur Rugby League Association (BARLA). Teams from the Pennine League can apply for election to the National Conference League if they meet minimum criteria.


As of 2006-2007, there are eighty-two teams organised into seven divisions and there are also three cup competitions : The Pennine Presidents Cup (for Premier Division and Division One teams); The Andrew Bennett Memorial Trophy (for Division Two, Three and Four teams) and The Pennine Supplementary Cup (for Division Five and Six teams).

The current league structure is as follows:-

Premier Division
Halifax Irish
Keighley Albion
St Josephs
Keighley Town
New Earswick All Blacks
Sharlston Rovers
Division One
Crigglestone All Blacks
Greetland All Rounders
Kippax Welfare
Park Amateurs
St Josephs
Thornhill Trojans A
Victoria Rangers
Westgate Redoubt
Division Two
Ackworth Jaguars
Boothtown Terriers
Calder Valley
Dearne Valley Bulldogs
Dudley Hill A *
Emley Moor
Morley Borough
Newsome Panthers
Odsal Sedbergh
Ovenden A
Stanningley A
West Bowling A
Division Three
Bank Top Harriers
Elland A
Hoyland Vikings
Lindley Swifts
Queensbury A
Rotherham Roosters
Selby Warriors
Silsden Park Rangers
York Acorn A
Division Four
Brighouse Rangers A
Drighlington A *
Meltham All Blacks
Sharlston Rovers A
Slaithwaite Saracens
Stainland Stags
Underbank Rangers
Wetherby Bulldogs
Whitehall Warriors
Wortley Dragons
Division Five
Clayton A
Guiseley Rangers
Halifax Irish A
Keighley Town A
Moldgreen A
Park Amateurs A *
Sheffield Hillsborough Hawks
Siddal B
West Craven Warriors
Woodhouse Warriors
York Groves
Division Six
Cowling Harlequins
Greetland All Rounders A
Hoyland Vikings A
Keighley Albion A
Slaithwaite A
St Josephs A
West Leeds
Whitworth Spartans
Wibsey Warriors
Wyke A

* failed to complete season

ee also

* British Amateur Rugby League Association
* British rugby league system
* National Conference League
* North West Counties
* CMS Yorkshire league
* Cumberland League
* Hull & District League
* Barrow & District League

External links

* [ Official website - latest results and tables]
* [ BARLA Official Website]

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