Knights eager for Hawks hit-up

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York City Knights Coach James Ratcliffe has named a strong squad for Thursdays eagerly anticipated match against the Hunslet Hawks, 7:30pm kick off.

The Knights rallied from 30-10 down to overcome Castleford Tigers 36-30 in the Paul Higgins’ Memorial match on Sunday, building on Friday’s solid win over Hull KR

It’s a start that has Ratcliffe urging the whole squad to continue to perform and work hard in training.

“Places are up for grabs,”

he explains.

“Myself, Mick and Chris have been impressed with a number of players and Thursdays game will give us another chance to see certain people. A number of players have only had one game to date and they will be looking forward to another hit out”.

In-form duo Lee Waterman and Brett Waller will be part of a strong line-up with Waterman likely to revert to the centres. Steve Lewis, Mike Mitchell, Chris Thorman, Casey Bromilow, Luke Helliwell, Joe McLocklan, Alex Benson, Chris Clough Jordan Ross, Danny Hill and Richard Blakeway will also be given their second outing of the season.

Knights Squad; Ratcliffe, Reittie, Wilson, Mitchell, Waterman, Lewis, Thorman, Bromilow, Helliwell, McLocklan, Applegarth, Benson, Freer, Waller, Clough, Ross, Hill, Hardbottle, Peacock, Blakeway

Gameday details:

Turnstiles will open at 6:30pm and supporters with tickets can access Bar 13 from 5:30pm via the Courtney’s reception. From 6:30pm access to the ground is through the turnstiles only.

Future Events:

Supporters can also purchase tickets for the Leeds Rhinos friendly on Wednesday 10th February for just £5 for an adult. These will be available at the merchandise stall inside the main turnstiles (near the kiosk). Please note this is a special offer which is only available at this game. This match is free for U16’s with tickets that will also be available inside the ground.

The club are also taking bookings for a two course pre match meal for £9.95 or £20 (which includes a match ticket) so why not come straight from work and not have to worry about cooking before the match! To book call 01904 641724 by 5pm on Wednesday.