Blue & Golds Face Myton Warriors In Pre-Season Friendly

Blue & Golds Face Myton Warriors In Pre-Season Friendly
Blue & Golds Face In Pre-Season Friendly

ARLC return to action this weekend for the first time since they contested the Yorkshire Men’s League Grand Final way back in September of last year.

Their game on Saturday will be the first of three pre-season friendlies against NCL opposition and the toughest, being against Premier Division outfit .

It will be the third year in succession that have faced the side a in pre-season hit out. The two previous occasions have seen the Myton outfit post very comfortable wins but is expecting to be much more competitive this time around.

Taylor has named a 22 man squad of which he expects to give game time to all. The vast majority of that squad contain the names of players that have served him well over the past couple of seasons.

Just four additions will be paraded on Saturday. These will include the returning Alex and Peter Starling after spells at Knights, 17 year old Bradley Kirkby who makes his return from juniors and Charlie D’Arcy- a close season acquisition after spells at and West .

Taylor looks set to continue to resist the temptation to make wholesale signings during the close seasons.

Commenting aheadof the match Taylor said;

“We still have a relatively young squad and we are confident we can develop them further and just make the occasional signing along the way.”

“But the signings have to be right for the club and they must buy into what we are trying to achieve at .”

Saturday’s game kicks off at 2PM at the and will be dedicated to a charity for Brain injuries.

Both sides will contest the game for the Paul for Brain Recovery Trophy. A bucket collection will take place during the game and the charity’s founder Paul Spence will be present at the game.



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