Kids get their first taste of rugby league

Queensbury Junior Rugby League Fun Day at Queensbury School
Queensbury Junior Rugby League Fun Day at Queensbury School

Youngsters had a rucking good time at a rugby club event.

Queensbury Juniors ARLFC were looking for new members to join their junior section.

The event at Queensbury School, Deanstones Lane, Queensbury, gave juniors from three to 12-years-old the chance to try out rugby for the first time and meet coaches at the club.

Players are needed to represent the club at under 8s, under 9s, under 10s, under 11s and under 12s this summer.

The under 12s will this year be joining the Yorkshire league which means players can be registered from outside Queensbury.

For the three to five-year-olds there is the Queeny Cubs - the special development group gives youngsters the chance to play games and develop basic skills of handling that they will use when they start playing rugby league properly.

The junior rugby league season starts in March and runs until September. Bradford Bulls players were there with club mascot Bully plus representatives from police and fire services.

A bouncy castle, refreshments and plenty of fun and games made sure it was a great day for all.