Rugby Union day for children

A FREE Rugby Rules Academy is to be held at Dearne Valley College later this month.

It is being held in partnership with Wath upon Dearne Rugby Union Football Club and will take place on Wednesday, August 15, from 10am until 3pm.

The session will be led by Leeds Carnegie’s Ryan Burrows and is aimed at giving children aged between eight and 14 an introduction to Rugby Union.

Yorkshire under-20s scrum half Josh Bird and first team captain Matt Burrows will also be at the event.

Phil Ardron, president of Wath RUFC, said: “We are delighted to be working with Dearne Valley College Sports on the Rugby Rules Academy.

“We’re always looking for future rugby superstars.”

n Call Sally Corns on 07739 337599.