Australian club juniors head to play in England this autumn

First published in Sport

Two top Australian club teams arrive in England in late September to play an exciting series of games, one at Open Age and one an Under 17’s side.

South Sydney Juniors an open age side from the famous South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Central Coast Centurions, who are bringing an under17’s team. They will both be playing games against the three counties of Cumbria, Lancashire and Yorkshire at both Open Age and Under 17’s.

The tours will then climax on Saturday 6th October with a BARLA International double header at Manchester.

The opening games of the tour on Wednesday 26th Septembers will see the Yorkshire County ARL entertain the South Sydney Juniors at the Tetley Stadium, Dewsbury Rams RLFC, kick off 7.30pm.

The Central Coast Centurions opening game sees them playing Lancashire County ARL Under 17’s at Ince Rose Bridge ARLFC, Wigan, on Wednesday 26th September kick off 8.00pm.

Both sides then move onto Cumbria and Cumbria County ARL host the South Sydney Juniors at the Copeland Stadium, Whitehaven on Saturday 29th September kick off 2.00pm The Cumbria County ARL Under 17’s welcome the Central Coast Centurions to Craven Park, Barrow Raiders RLFC on Sunday 30th September kick off 2.00pm.

On Wednesday 3 rd October Lancashire County ARL entertain the South Sydney Juniors at Leigh Sporting Village, Leigh RLFC, kick off 7.30pm.

On the same evening Wednesday 3rd October Yorkshire County ARL Under 17’s welcome the Central Coast Centurions to the Tetley Stadium, Dewsbury Rams RLFC, kick off 7.30pm.

The final games of both tours climax with a BARLA International double header taking place at Sale RUC, Heywood Road, Sale Manchester on Saturday 6th October.

The BARLA Great Britain Emerging Lions play the Central Coast Centurions at 12 noon followed by a ‘Mini; War of the Roses before the BARLA Great Britain Lions plays the South Sydney Juniors kick off 2.00pm It then gives you plenty of time to get to the Stobart Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford ‘The Theatre of Dreams which is three tram stops away from the venue

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