Rugby league: Mayfield preview

Date published: 08 March 2024

This week sees both Mayfield open-age men's sides at home with the NCL side facing Siddal and the NWML entertaining newly promoted Oldham side Waterhead Warriors. Both games promise to be keenly contested affairs and the Mayfield coaching staff will be looking to pick up two wins. 

The NCL side look to be without two more key players as Baker and Lewis Sheridan are added to an already lengthy injury list. On the bright side, Sam Wright has arrived back and is raring to get on the pitch also in the running for Saturday is new signing Elijah Ponton, a big strong forward who enjoys the physical side of the game and should slot straight into this Mayfield side. Everyone at the club is thinking of the possibilities ahead and relishing the opportunity for the team to get back to the winning ways of last season, and if they can do that before the injured players start to return the possibilities are endless.

Andy Reid and Craig White will wait and see who is with the first team before naming their seventeen for Saturday's game. They will be hoping to have a strong side out for this first game and are looking to start the season with a win.

Saturday 9 March 2024

  • NCL Premier Division: Mayfield v Siddal, kick-off 2.30pm
  • NWML Division 2: Mayfield v Waterhead, kick-off 2.30pm

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