Aberdeen Warriors

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Aberdeen Warriors Rugby League
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Club information
Full name Aberdeen Warriors Rugby League
Nickname(s) Warriors
Short name Aberdeen Warriors
Website Aberdeen Warriors website
Colours      Red
     Blue
     White
Founded 2011
Current details
Ground(s)
  • Woodside Sports Complex, Station Road, Aberdeen.
CEO(s) Craig Parslow
Coach(s) Scotland Craig Parslow
Manager(s) Allan Grindlay
Captain(s) Matt McCall Season 2014
Competition Deuchars IPA National
2014 1
Rugby football current event.png Current season
Records
Premierships 2011 Div 1, 2013 Scottish Grand Final
Runners-up Scottish Grand Final 2013
Minor premiership 2011 Div 1, 2012 and 2013 North

The Aberdeen Warriors are a Scottish rugby league team currently playing in both the Deuchars IPA National and National 1 Leagues.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 2011 by Craig Parslow (Chairman), Tom Lee and Ray Hall. Since then the club has become the largest club in Scotland. The Warriors were also the first club to ever have two Under 17 sides and continue to have two Open Age sides competing on a weekly basis in 2012 and 2013. In 2014 The Warriors again for the first time in Scotland Rugby League history put out a third open age team competing in the Deuchars IPA National 1 League.

Club honours[edit]

  • 2011 RLC Scotland Division One League Winners
  • 2011 RLC Scotland Grand Final Winners
  • 2012 RLC Scotland North League Winners
  • 2012 Scottish Grand Final Runners Up
  • 2013 Scotland North League Winners
  • 2013 Scotland North Grand Final Winners
  • 2013 Scottish Grand Final Winners (1st XIII), Scottish Plate Final Runners Up (Development XIII)
  • 2014 Scottish League Champions
  • 2014 Scottish "Deuchars" Cup Champions
  • 2014 Scottish Grand Final Champions.

Challenge Cup[edit]

Following on from their win in the Scottish Grand final in 2013, the club were invited to take part in the Challenge Cup for the first time.[1] Drawn away in the first round of the 2014 Challenge Cup against Pilkington Recs, the Warriors lost 46–4.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aberdeen set for cup debut". Sporting Life. 8 January 2014. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Plkington Recs: match centre". Pitchero. 1 February 2014. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 

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