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Barnsley AC duo in Brass Monkey event

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Two members of Barnsley Athletic Club ran well in the Brass Monkeys Half Marathon in York on Sunday. Keith Littlewood clocked 82-30 to finish 66th, while Mel Wallace posted a personal best of 83-02 to come 75th. Meanwhile, Spenborough and District Athletic Club are staging the Ivan Stringer Memorial meeting on April 1, at the… Read more »


Hill closes in on loan pair

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Barnsley boss Keith Hill is hoping to have two new midfielders training with the rest of his squad by Wednesday. After losing Jacob Butterfield to a season-ending injury, and seeing loan ace Danny Drinkwater sign for Leicester City, Hill has moved to bolster his midfield ahead of the home clash with Derby County early next… Read more »


Extra-time spree sends Lundwood through

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Lundwood turned on the power in extra-time to ultimately overwhelm gutsy North Gawber Colliery 8-2 in the tihrd round of the Barnsley Hospital Cup. It was actually North Gawber who took the lead in the opening 25 minutes but James Smith brought Lundwood level on the stroke of half-time. North Gawber’s impressive goalkeeper Butcher brought… Read more »



Bentley brace boosts the Tykes

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Junior Tykes under 15s did well to get to grips with the windy weather and their Crosspool opponents to register a comfortable 3-0 success. The young Reds started the brighter and a mixture of power and guile saw them open the scoring, Macauley Laughton latching onto a loose ball and firing past the ‘keeper. With… Read more »


Tykes under sevens turn on the style

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Junior Tykes under sevens did not let the strong wind blow them off course at the weekend – as they produced a great team performance to defeat Ecclesfield. Louis Brown and man of the match Nathan Shone scored the goals in the first fixture. Then, in the second game, strikes by Joseph Finch, Jacob Wilkinson… Read more »


Leaders eventually sunk by strong Saints

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A good-sized crowd saw Barnsley Leaders’ under 13s race into a 13-5 lead against high-flying Sheffield Saints in the EBL, NE Conference clash at Darfield Foulstone School of Creative Arts on Saturday. But the Sheffield side’s greater strength in depth gradually saw them eventually clinch a 87-47 victory. Leaders’ forward Mateusz Grubecki leaped highest at… Read more »


Royston having good season

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Royston Dynamos under 12s are having a good season – and Sunday’s 5-2 away success at Stanley United has left them joint-third in the Charles Rice League table, with a game in hand on the team just above them, Garforth Rangers, and two in hand on second-from-top Moorthorpe. It was Garforth who Royston faced on… Read more »


Windy day but Tykes blow away Brampton

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Junior Tykes under 13s recorded a fine 6-3 away victory over Brampton Dynamoes. The contest was played in horrendous conditions but the Tykes knuckled down well and were soon rewarded with a goal from Stevie Berry. Shortly afterwards captain Jordan Bonds produced one of his trademark long range ‘bombs’ to make it 2-0. The strong… Read more »


Kexborough make urgent request for club umpire

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Kexborough Cricket Club have sent out an urgent request for a club umpire for the new season, which starts on Saturday, April 14. Anybody interested are asked to contact the Bence Lane Club’s Honorary Secretary Andrew Hinchliffe as soon as possible, on 07713 926003 or via email to andrewhinchliffe@live.co.uk for further details. Meanwhile, Kexborough CC… Read more »