Wakefield College


Halifax ERA


Our Academy aims to develop every young player so that they are given the chance to reach their full potential. Our full-time professional training environment gives our players the opportunity to work towards their Rugby ambitions.

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We offer 16-19 year old' s a first class, unique education experience at Level 3 (BTEC Nationals/A-Level). We offer Rugby & Education Scholarships to young people who want to learn, work hard and progress.

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Our Rugby & Education Scholarship is designed for young people who are determined to achieve their ambitions.

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Latest Club News

BTEC Sport Level 3 Teaching Vacancy

Due to the growth of the Academy Halifax ERA are looking to appoint a qualified, committed and dynamic teacher to lead on the delivery of BTEC Sport at Level 3.
The role is part-time 2-3 days per week, term time on a temporary contract until 30th June initially.

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Halifax ERA Open Evening delivered in partnership with Super League Champions Leeds Rhinos

Our first event for potential 2018 recruits takes place on Tuesday 7th November at Trinity Academy. The training session will start at 6pm and will be delivered by Academy head coaches Lee & Gareth Greenwood who will be joined by Leeds Rhinos Head of Youth Simon Bell and Academy coach Jonny Wainhouse.
After the training session Halifax ERA staff will discuss potential opportunities and explain course details as well as being on hand to answer any questions you may have.

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Latest Match Reports

Hopwood Hall 6 Halifax ERA 22


HALIFAX kept their unbeaten league tag for the season with a win that was far from being an elite performance.
A delayed arrival in Lancashire may have been partly to blame but a performance full of errors which was costly in terms of possession and territory was compounded by a tendency to give away penalties when defending their line. Despite the encouragement that this gave to their hosts the Halifax side deserve credit as they defended well, with their line broken just once in the 80 minutes.

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Wilberforce College (Hull) 20 Halifax ERA ‘A’ 18


HALIFAX travelled to east Hull for a friendly against Wilberforce College which was played on the rear field at Hull Kingston Rovers’ KCOM Stadium.
The Halifax side bared little resemblance to the side that defeated Furness Raiders a week earlier, coaches Gareth and Lee Greenwood opting to play a more youthful side against a Wilberforce outfit who were playing only their second game of the College season.

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Halifax Elite Rugby Academy aims to develop young people through Rugby, Sport and Education. We provide a fantastic opportunity for 16-19 year olds to gain a Level 3 National BTEC Diploma, with the option to progress onto university or employment. All our academy players are encouraged to move onto the next step in their rugby journey, for some that move will be into the professional game.

Halifax Elite Rugby Academy plays in the
College Rugby League U19 - Premier Division

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