Sharks friendly after cup walkover

SHAW Cross Sharks will host West Hull in a friendly at Leeds Road on Saturday (2pm) after being given a walkover in the Carnegie Challenge Cup.

Thursday, 2nd February 2012, 2:00 pm

The Sharks were due to entertain Valley Cougars but the Welsh side are unable to raise a team.

The hastily arranged friendly should prove a good test for the Sharks against National Conference Premier opponents.

Shaw Cross will host York Acorn or Norland Sharks in the Challenge Cup first round on the weekend of February 18 and 19.

Yorkshire League Division One Batley Boys will seek a positive response after a 44-12 defeat at leaders at Fryston as they entertain bottom-club Castleford Lock Lane on Saturday.

Pennine League Division Six leaders Hanging Heaton have a Pennine Supplementary Cup tie at Whitworth Spartans (2pm), who are bottom of Division Five, while in the Pennine Championship Birstall Victoria host Westgate Wolves.