Barnsley are taking a week-long look at striker Yannick Boli. The 24-year-old Frenchman, of Ivorian descent, was formerly with Paris St Germain and recently at Nimes. He trained with the Reds yesterday and is with them for a week. He had a trial at Blackpool in 2009.
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The Locke Park 5k (parkrun) continues to grow in popularity. So far 36 different Barnsley AC athletes have, between them, completed a total of 264 runs = 20 men and 16 women. Most use it as a training run on a race-free Saturday, but some will do it to help a non-club friend to enjoy… Read more »
As part of Wortley RUFC winning the RBS Rugby Force Grant last year, Wortley Juniors under 11s have been invited to play tag rugby at Twickenham next month. They will play on the Twickenham turf during the RBS Six Nations game between England and Wales on Saturday, February 25. It is another feather in the… Read more »
Martial arts teacher Charlie Green is offering a free t-shirt to any new starter at his classes at Darfield Community Centre on Ilsley Road. Training is carried out on Wednesdays at 5.30pm and Fridays at 6pm. The cost of each lesson is £5.
Barnsley manager Keith Hill says he wants to make two permanent signings before Tuesday’s Championship clash with Derby County at Oakwell. That day is also the cut-off point for the January transfer window. Hill has already brought in Michael Tonge and Korey Smith on loan deals this week, to offset the injury to Jacob Butterfield… Read more »
Barnsley boss Keith Hill released a statement to the supporters today, via the Oakwell Club’s official website. It read: “We’ve been unfortunate that we’ve lost two of our most influential players in Butterfield and Drinkwater. It’s a big hit for any team. “From myself and Flicker’s perspective we’re losing players when we’re not expecting to…. Read more »
Wortley RUFC First XV make the short trip to tackle Sheffield Oaks 2nd XV on Saturday, kick-off 2.15pm. And Wortley will certainly go into the clash in good heart, having recorded a fine 28-19 success against Pontefract Thirds last weekend. Meanwhile, Wortley’s junior section are in action on Sunday. The under nines are away at… Read more »
Wombwell Main powered into the semi-final of the Sheffield Senior Cup, beating local rivals Aquaforce 4-1. The goalscoring hero for the Main men was Danny Joynes, who grabbed a hat-trick. Adam Lowe was the other Wombwell marksman.
Barnsley boss Keith Hill will decide in the next day or two whether or not to extend Miles Addison’s loan deal – or let the player return to Derby County. Addison’s emergency one-month extension expires on Saturday – and with the Reds not having a match on that date then the 23-year-old has technically finished… Read more »
Worsbrough Bridge Cricket Club have begun their indoor winter training at the Barnsley Academy, Farm Road, Kendray. The sessions are staged over 10 consecutive weeks and are run by ECB qualified coaches who are fully CRB checked. The training is for boys and girls of all ages: Under nines (years 2,3 and four) and under… Read more »