Origin Legends, Yorkshire vs Lancashire
On Wednesday 28th August at Emerald Headingley Stadium, Legends will do battle as the War of the Roses returns with Stag Sports kitting out the white rose of Yorkshire and the red rose of Lancashire, kick off 7.30pm.
The match, sponsored by our sister company Sports Funding, features stellar names from Rugby League including two of the greatest players in history Jason Robinson will finally tick the last remaining box on his incredible CV. Jason won every honour possible in Rugby League with Wigan before crossing codes and lifting the Rugby Union World Cup and going on to be the first black captain in history in the 15-man code.
The game is littered with rivalries; in the pack two of the fiercest competitors will once again draw swords with Barrie McDermott (Lancashire) taking on Stuart Fielden (Yorkshire). In the halves the mercurial Sean Long will pit his wits against the live wire and Leeds Rhinos legend Rob Burrow.
The event celebrates the careers of two great players Leeds Rhinos legend Jamie Jones-Buchanan who has given 20 years service at Leeds Rhinos and former Wigan, Bradford Bulls, Saints, Huddersfield and Great Britain legend Lee Gilmour for service to Rugby League with over 480 games played.
Jason Robinson / Martin Offiah / Stuart Fielden / Barrie McDermott / Rob Burrow / Sean Long / Danny Orr / Lee Briers / Ryan Bailey / Paul Sculthorpe / Brett Delaney / Denis Betts / Keith Senior / Paul Wellens / Richard Mathers / Ade Gardner / Lee Smith / Martin Gleeson / Kirk Yeaman / Mick Cassidy / Chev Walker / Paul Wood / Kylie Leuluai / Chris Joynt / Lee Radford / Tommy Martyn / Wayne Godwin /Ian Watson / Mark Calderwood / Jordan James / Lee Gilmour / Gary Connelly / Paul Newlove… Plus many more!
A wide range of Yorkshire and Lancashire Replica shirts and leisurewear is now available on from the Stag Sports shop here. Prices starting from just £16.95 Juniors, £19.95 Adults.
Tickets for the match are also no available from the Rhinos starrting from £10 for adults, from £5 for concessions (senior citizens over 65, students, under 21s and disabled) and from £3 for juniors (16 & under) – standing and seating tickets available. Tickets available over the phone on 0371 423 1315, by coming down to the Ticket Office at Emerald Headingley Stadium or online via tickets.therhinos.co.uk.
There will be a junior festival taking place which is open to U7s, U8s and U9s giving junior players the chance to run out on the hallowed turf of Emerald Headingley Stadium, With teams already entered from Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cumbria, the event will be a great opportunity for juniors to play a new opposition. To enter the junior festival, please complete the registration form on RugbyAM.co.uk