Match Reports

Semi-final heartbreak for York City Knights Ladies

- Betfred Women's Super League

Published: 27 September, 2021 - 2:37 pm

Despite leading 14-4 at the break, York City Knights Ladies missed out on a place in the Betfred Women’s Super League Grand Final following a dramatic defeat to defending champions, Leeds Rhinos. The loss ends a historic season for York which saw the team reach the Betfred Women’s Challenge Cup final and the Women’s Super League semi-final. Olivia Wood opened the scoring at the Totally Wicked Stadium as the Knights took advantage of a numbers gain down the right side. Emma Hardy’s conversion moved York 6-0 ahead with just four minutes gone. The North Yorkshire outfit kept their foot on... ...Read The Article

Wigan Warriors 6-20 York City Knights

- Betfred Women's Super League

Published: 6 September, 2021 - 12:49 pm

York City Knights Ladies ended their two-match losing run following a 20-6 victory away against Wigan Warriors. Despite their slow start, York were able to come from behind and seal a hugely important win in the battle for the Women’s Super League semi-finals. Rebecca Greenfield opened the scoring in the 17th minute as the Warriors punished the visitors for their continuous errors. Georgia Wilson added two extra points with a successful conversion. Ten minutes later, the Knights hit back. A cross-field kick from Emma Hardy built the perfect platform for the visitors as Savannah Andrade charged down the left side. As... ...Read The Article

Knights thrash Warrington in WSL rout!

- Betfred Women's Super League

Published: 13 July, 2021 - 10:00 pm

York City Knights Ladies took another huge step towards a top four finish with a 62-0 victory over Warrington Wolves. In what was their first outing since June’s Challenge Cup final, the Knights ran in 11 tries at the Asics Stadium in Warrington. It proved to be a confidence-boosting win ahead of next week’s clash against Wigan Warriors. Sinead Peach opened the scoring in the seventh minute and was soon joined on the scoresheet by Tamzin Renouf. Two successful kicks by Emma Hardy improved York’s early lead to 12-0. Warrington put on a physical display and proved hard to crack... ...Read The Article

Castleford Tigers 20-18 York City Knights

- Betfred Women's Super League

Published: 3 June, 2021 - 8:45 pm

They say sequels rarely deliver. Well, that simply couldn’t be further from the truth when it comes to the ever-growing rivalry between Castleford Tigers Women and York City Knights Ladies. When the two teams clashed last weekend in the Challenge Cup semi-final, it was York who claimed an impressive 32-4 victory. This time, however, it was Cas that handed York their first defeat since mid-April. In their first encounter, the start was rather slow as both teams looked to settle down. On this occasion though, Cas had a point to prove and they stormed forward from the first whistle. Georgia... ...Read The Article

Knights 32-4 Castleford Tigers

- Betfred Women's Challenge Cup

Published: 23 May, 2021 - 6:00 pm

One of the most anticipated games of the season ended in a bit of a whimper as York City Knights sealed their place in the Challenge Cup final with a 32-4 victory over Castleford Tigers. The controversial build-up to this fixture certainly would have made for a good Hollywood script. Five Castleford players sensationally moved to York three weeks ago to join their former head coach, Lindsay Anfield, who also made the move a few weeks earlier. Such is life that both teams were then drawn together in this Challenge Cup semi-final. The game got off to a scrappy start... ...Read The Article

Knights 42-14 Featherstone Rovers

- Betfred Women's Super League

Published: 17 May, 2021 - 1:41 pm

York City Knights Ladies bagged their first win of the 2021 Women’s Super League season with a 42-14 victory over Featherstone Rovers. Sinead Peach opened the scoring in the fifth minute. The York hooker raced over the whitewash from dummy half as Rhiannion Marshall added two more points with the boot. The Knights continued to pile on the pressure as Savannah Andrade came within inches of her first try for York. The winger powered down the left wing but was met by a barrage of Featherstone defenders just millimeters from the tryline. With quarter of an hour gone, Grace Field... ...Read The Article

Knights 30-24 Wigan Warriors

- Betfred Women's Challenge Cup

Published: 10 May, 2021 - 1:08 am

The eyes of the women’s rugby league world were on this fixture following the events of the past week. Five Castleford and two Bradford Bulls players spectacularly left their respected clubs and joined up with York City Knights just a few days before this quarter-final clash with Wigan. York certainly made use of their newly signed players as the club continued their week of good news with a thrilling 30-24 victory over the Warriors in the Challenge Cup. The Knights got off to a great start as Wigan conceded a penalty straight from kick-off. York had possession deep in Wigan’s... ...Read The Article