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Hill pleased as Reds head for Hornets

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Barnsley boss Keith Hill is set to hand new left-back Scott Golbourne his debut at Watford on Saturday. But the Reds’ other deadline day signing, Leyton Orient skipper Stephen Dawson, will have to bide his time before pulling on the red jersey, as he is recovering from an ankle injury he picked up while playing… Read more »


Barnsley Harriers have a great day at Ferriby event

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Members of Barnsley Harriers had a splendid day at the Ferriby 10-mile Road Race, near Hull on Sunday morning. The Harriers won four cash prizes, set three new club records and out of the 25 Harriers, 16 members recorded new personal best times for the distance. They would also have won the men’s first team… Read more »



Smith revels in birthday win

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New loan star Korey Smith had a dream 21st birthday yesterday – helping the Reds overcome Derby County on his debut. “It was a great day for me,” Smith told Barnsley Player: “The most important thing is that we got the three points. Hopefully we can keep moving up the table. “I think Tongey (Michael… Read more »


Penistone Footpath Runners & AC compete over all terrain

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Members of Penistone Footpath Runners & AC have had a busy weekend, running over a variety of terrains. On Saturday, 11-years-old Harry Shelbourne was the only club member to compete in the Northern Cross Country Championships, held on Pontefract Racecourse. Over a 3,100m course, Harry finished 130 in the under 13 Boys race in a… Read more »


Under 15s see their title hopes dealt a blow

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The title hopes of Junior Tykes under 15s were dealt a massive blow after they could only manage a sloppy 2-2 draw at Whiston FC. The Tykes had taken the lead through Joseph Hamby, who had latched onto a corner from Spencer Lavender and fired in off the crossbar. Whiston fought hard and their kick-and-run… Read more »


Tykes under eights beat Brinsworth

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Junior Tykes under eights were involved in a thriller with Brinsworth. The first game was played on a frozen pitch and both defences dug deep. The Tykes eventually got on top and Dion netted at the far post, before Mathew, whose blistering pace caused Brinsworth real problems, notched two goals. Josh struck from outside the… Read more »



Fabulous first half sees Barnsley home

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Barnsley 3, Derby County 2 (Championship) By Andrew Lodge Three-nil up at half-time, after a fabulous first 45 minutes. Supporters of most clubs in that position would be sitting back thinking their favourites were home and hosed. Not followers of Barnsley, however! They had seen their side in a similar position not too long ago…. Read more »


First XV go marching on at the top

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Barnsley RUFC First XV remain clear at the top of Yorkshire League Two – after a fine 35-3 victory over Ripon at Shaw Lane. They lead nearest rivals Bradford Salem by five points – and have a game in hand. It was a confident team display which fully merited the points against rivals Ripon. Neil… Read more »