Wibsey Warriors vs Birkenshaw
Hirst set to welcome former club for pre-season battle
Wibsey Warriors pre-season campaign will be complete with a fixture against local side Birkenshaw on Thursday 23rd August.
The match gives new Head Coach Jason Hirst the oppportunity to take on his former club as he looks to put the final pieces together of his new squad ahead of the big kick-off in September.
Birkenshaw are well known to most within the club, with the most recent meeting between the sides being the Jack Senior Bradford Cup Semi-Final last season, where Wibsey came out on top 52-12.
The game is scheduled for a 7pm kick-off, with food and refreshments available at the Rugby Club following the game.
One other news item released in the last 24 hours is the League structure for the 2012/13 campaign.
Following the relegation of Clayton, St Josephs and West Bowling from the top flight, Halifax Irish, Dewsbury Moor and Thornhill Trojans are the new clubs joining the league's elite this season.
Elsewhere in Division 4, new 'A' Team Coach Alan Hodgson will be looking to build on the work done last year in what looks a strong division lower down in the Pennine League pyramid.
Full League's below:
Hunslet Old Boys
Hunslet Old Boys 'A'
New Earswick All Blacks 'A'
Thornhill Trojans 'A'
Wibsey Warriors 'A'
New Warriors Head Coach Jason Hirst welcomes his former club Birkenshaw to Northfield Road for a mid-week pre-season fixture on Thursday 23rd August.