Aldwinians RUFC goes for successive Lancashire Trophy glories

ALDWINIANS rugby union club is 80 minutes away from winning the Lancashire Trophy for the second year running.

The reigning champions booked their place in the final in the most dramatic of circumstances, as Sam Farrell converted with the last kick of the game to secure a 24-23 victory over Widnes in the semi-final at Audenshaw Park.

Connor Prendergast’s side, enjoying a good campaign in Counties 1 ADM Lancashire and Cheshire, will go head-to-head with Leigh in the final on May 4, 2024.

Aldwinians RUFC

Having failed to win the competition for 21 years, Aldwinians have a glorious opportunity to retain the trophy, embed their name into the history books and confirm their status as a formidable force in Lancashire.

In related news, the club has announced a new addition to the ever-growing facilities.

Thanks to the efforts of members and volunteers, along with generous raffles and sponsorships, the scoreboard is set to be updated.

In related news, hot prospect Lilly Shaw has been selected to represent Lancashire’s Under-18 squad.

The youngster is one of many promising talents to have been produced by the club in an ever-growing girls’ section.

As The Correspondent reported recently, Aldwinians now boasts 40 female members who train every Wednesday and compete in fixtures on a regular basis.

A sizeable grant from skin care, toiletries and fragrancies manufacturer Clinique has also given the club an extra boost in terms of financing new equipment, travel costs and educations resources.

Aldwinians were one of four clubs out of 1,000 applicants to receive the £10,000 prize.

They were chosen because of the organic nature in which the girls’ section is being developed at Audenshaw Park.

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