Welcome to the Stanley Rangers A.R.L.F.C. web site. Our club has a long and proud tradition as a respected amateur rugby league club with a strong youth development programme. The club achieved the Sport England Clubmark in 2005.This means that the club has high standards of child protection and safety, quality coaching, equal opportunities and good management. This web site features team fixtures, results, match reports and league tables; club events; links to our sponsors and provides the latest news about the club.

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Under 12S Players in top Schools Cup
Outwood Grange College students and Stanley Rangers U12s players Jordan Howden, Matt Burman, Jack Briggs, Jonny Carr, Charlie Ledger, Jack Rules, Jordan Smith and Aidan Womack defeated Normanton Freeston consisting of U12s team members Joe Crossland, Josh Pountney and Connor McNally to become Year 7 Champions in the Wakefield Schools Cup going through the competition unbeaten.

Instrumental in Outwoods young team performance was PE teacher Mr Pratt with assistance from Stanley Rangers U18's player Ross Megretton and former Stanley players Matt Wildie (Wakefield Wildcats) and Shane Dixon. It was a great sporting performance from both teams with some excellent Rugby League played on the day.   A fantastic achievement for both sides in reaching the final in their first year of cup competition.  Congratulations and a big well done to Outwood Grange College

So-close for Under 16s and Under 18s
Stanley's Under 16s were just beaten 25-22 by Normanton Knights in the quarter finals of the Yorkshire Cup. In a magnificient team effort the Under 16s were only able to field 12 players, owing the to BARLA ruling that any player signed for a professional club cannot play for the rest of this season. Commisserations to the team but well done for such a tough effort.

In the Premier Division Top 4 play-offs, the Under 18s came close but were just beaten by Dewsbury Celtic 12-6.

Disappointment in Cumbria
Stanley's game against second place Millom led to a 56-0 defeat. This was Stanley's last game of the season and leaves them currently in sixth place in the league in their first ever season.

David Finlay in White Rose squad
Stanley's David Finlay has been named in the Yorkshire Under 19s squad who will be playing in the BARLA County Championship second stage when Yorkshire host Lancashire at Heworth, York, at both the Open Age and Under 19 levels on Sunday April 13th. The Under 19s game will kick off at 1.30pm and the Open Age match is scheduled for 2.45pm.

Under 13s top of the League
Under 13sCongratulations to the Under 13s who with only one match to play have secured the top position in Division Four of the FAM Yorkshire League, Under 13s. They have only lost 2 games all season and scored a magnificent 726 points.

English Under 16s tour report
Adam MilnerThe England Under 16s tour in France over Easter ended in victory for th English lads, winning the second match 36-8, after losing by only two points in the first game. Stanley's Adam Milner played in both matches and match reports and photos can be read here: [ Report ].

Open Age dates
Open Age squadThe first team will be playing their last game of the season away to Millom on the 5th April and the second team who have finished all their league games, will be playing against Oulton away on the 5th April in the quarter finals of the cup. The Open Age presentation evening will be on April 19th.

First team at home v Crosfields
After the Easter break, the first team are in action this weekend against Crosfields, currently near the bottom of the league. Stanley Rangers are sixth in the league, with Normanton Knights at the top, followed by Millom.

Online shop news
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Under 12s Final news
Stanley Rangers Under 12s will be playing against Milford Marlins in the FAM Yorkshire Juniors ARL Cup Final on the 5th May, 2008 at the Chris Moyles Stadium, Featherstone, kick off 10.30am.

Under 16s England squad place for Stanley player
Adam Milner, Stanley Rangers Under 16s player, has been touring France with the England Under 16s squad this Easter. Matches against the French Under 16s team were played at Tonneins and St Paul de Fenouillet. Adam has recently signed for the Castleford Tigers Under 18s, along with Gareth Butcher and Billy Harris.

More of our talented youngsters have signed for Huddersfield Giants Junior Academy. The latest additions to the squad are Jake Brown and Danny Pinder (Stanley Rangers), who were on the Giants Scholarship Scheme and Josh Lyons.

Stanley player in Yorkshire Under 19s squad
Congratulations to David Finlay has been chosen in the 30-man squad by Yorkshire Under 19s manager, Alan Boot. The squad will be whittled down after this week's training at Upton. The Yorkshire team will be playing against Cumbria in the Under 19s BARLA County Championship on Sunday 30th March.

Games postponed
The Under 15s and Under 14s games in the FAM Yorkshire Junior League were all postponed due to the adverse weather.

Good win over Lock Lane
Stanley completed the double over Lock Lane with a 19-12 win at the weekend. At half time Rangers had a slender 8-6 lead but tries from Duce and Walker increased the lead which was completed by a field goal from Gareth Whitehead in the last minute. This win moves Stanley into fifth place in the Division Two league [ Report ].

Disappointment for Under 18s
The Under 18s took on Castleford Panthers, their close rivals in the U18s Premier Division, in the semi-final of the Yorkshire League Cup but lost out 29-6.

Top of the table
Congratulations to two of our junior teams - the Under 16s and the Under 13s - who are currently top of their respective leagues. The Under 13s were also successful at the weekend, beating Westgate Redoubt Under 13s 38-36 in extra time in the semi-final of the Wakefield and District Cup.

Under 13s in the press
The Under 13s in their new kit are pictured in the League Talk section of the Rugby Leaguer and League Express this week.

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Stanley Rangers ARLFC webshopGet your stationery supplies at our online shop with Staples, who have just joined the Buy at shop [ Online Shop ] .Staples are now at www.buy.at/stanleyrangers and are giving away a USB speaker and hub with every order over £39 (ex. VAT).

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Stanley's winning streak continues
The first team made it three in a row when they beat Heworth 30-16. With a 30-4 lead at half-time, Heworth replied with three tries in the second half but in swirling windy conditions, were unable to convert any of them successfully. [ Report ]

Stanley Rangers have been drawn against Oulton Raiders in the semi-final of the Alliance Cup, CMS Yorkshire League.

Under 14s in semi-final
Under 14s 2007-8The Under 14s will be taking on Crigglestone Under 14s in the Continuation Cup semi-final on Sunday 9th March. Why not come along and support our juniors in their cup run?


Semi-final game for Under 18s
05.03.08Under 18s 2007-8

The Under 18s will be playing in the semi-final of the Yorkshire League Cup on Sunday 1st March away at Castleford Panthers.

New kit for Under 13s
Under 13s 2007-8The Under 13s proudly displayed their new kit this week, thanks to the generosity of their sponsors - George-a-Green Fisheries, Sun Chemical Ltd and Parkside Flexibles (Normanton) Ltd. The team would like to thank their sponsors and ask that everyone support the sponsors whenever possible. The Under 13s are having a highly successful season and are currently top of their league.

Need directions?
Don't forget to check the Club Directory section if you need directions to any fixture for your team. If you find a club missing from the directory why not email the webmaster with details.

Archive News
Do you need to check up on any past news for this season or any previous seasons? You can look at the [ Archive News ] section.

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