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Reds trio in Team of the Week

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Barnsley FC have dominated the Championship’s ‘Team of the Week’ – after turning on the style in Saturday’s superb away win at Leicester City. Not one, not two but three Barnsley players have been included. Goalkeeper Luke Steele, who made a truly stunning save from a Paul Gallagher free-kick in the first half; Danny Drinkwater,… Read more »


Hoping for '180' at the Metrodome

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Budding darts stars will be lining up on the oche at Barnsley Metrodome on Thursday – to try and earn a place on the 2012 PDC tour. The qualifying school, which is not open to the public, will be held at the Metrodome over four days, from Thursday to Sunday. Players gain points for games… Read more »


First XV stage fantastic comeback to topple Wath

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Barnsley First XV turned in a stunning second half performance to overturn a 22-12 interval deficit and defeat fierce local rivals Wath. The Shaw Lane outfit scored 20 unanswered points in the second period to emerge 32-22 victors – and maintain their charge at the top end of Yorkshire League Two. It was a mighty… Read more »


All Rhodes lead to victory!

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Barnsley RUFC Third XV came out on top in a hard-fought clash with their Wath counterparts. Ben Wilson opened the scoring for the Shaw Lane side with a well-judged try on 20 minutes, and Morne Louw then added to the tally with an effort converted by Paul Kelly. There were other good first half performances… Read more »



Guard Taylor in the points for Leaders

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Despite the external temperature being below zero, Barnsley Leaders’ under 12s soon warmed up at Killamarsh Sports Centre on Sunday morning, racing to a 20-6 half-time lead against Dronfield Arrows. Guard Joe Taylor hit 10 of the first half points. The Arrows, with a full bench of five subs, hit back as the Leaders tired,… Read more »


Wheelers stage their agm

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Birdwell Wheelers held their agm yesterday at Birdwell Community Centre. Fifteen members and one prospective member were in attendance. The following officials were elected: Club President: Christine Minto; Chairman: Steve Myatt; Secretary: Malcolm Wilson; Treasurer: Dave Wingfield. The club’s calendar of competitive fixtures was agreed, as was the year’s social events. Further details of all… Read more »


Handy Andy pleased as punch as Reds ko Foxes

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Veteran striker Andy Gray was pleased as punch after his two first half goals helped Barnsley ko big-spending Leicester City. The 33-year-old forward has had to bide his time, due to the good form shown by Craig Davies and leading scorer Ricardo Vaz Te, but got the nod from boss Keith Hill for the clash… Read more »


Super success was for birthday boy Flicker

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Barnsley boss Keith Hill dedicated the brilliant 2-1 victory over Leicester City this afternoon to his assistant David Flitcroft. Said a thrilled Hill: “First and foremost that was a win for David Flitcroft. He’s 38 today and we’ve given him a bit of a birthday treat with that success. “He is an integral part of… Read more »


Gray at the double in brilliant Barnsley win

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Leicester City 1, Barnsley 2 (Championship) By Andrew Lodge Reds boss Keith Hill opted to change his attack for the tough test at big-spending Leicester, handing new signing Chris Dagnall his debut, in the number 13 shirt, but also bringing back Andy Gray at the expense of Craig Davies. And what an inspirational decision it… Read more »