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Former student helps Wigan Warriors win 2024 World Club Challenge

Thursday, 29 February, 2024

Former sport student at the University Centre at the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group, Tyler Dupree, helped lead Wigan Warriors to victory against Penrith Panthers in the World Club Challenge 2024. Tyler was subbed on in the 18th minute of the game by Wigan Warrior’s Head Coach Matt Peet, with the forward playing a key role in securing the team’s win over Penrith Panthers at the DW stadium on Saturday 24th February 2024.

Student called up for England Rugby League duty

Thursday, 27 April, 2023

A sport student at the University Centre at the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group has been selected by England to play in the International Rugby League 2023.

Tyler Dupree, who is currently studying Applied Sports Performance, will make his debut for England later this year after been chosen by England Rugby League’s Head Coach Shaun Wane.

Tyler said: “Being…

Sports lecturer called for international duty...

Tuesday, 19 April, 2022

Wakefield College sports lecturer, John Heaton has been called up to support the England Ladies Student Rugby Team after being appointed as their Strength and Conditioning Coach for training sessions and upcoming international fixtures.

College volleyball team through to AoC National Finals

Wednesday, 02 February, 2022

Last week seven of our students represented Wakefield College at the AoC Sport, regional Volleyball tournament. After regularly attending the Wednesday afternoon (PEEP) Volleyball session’s the students were selected to go to New College Pontefract to compete against other College teams from the region, including Shipley and John Leggott College. The students who study in a range of areas…

College star plays for England

Friday, 07 January, 2022

Wakefield College Football Development Programme (FDP) student Owen Kirman was selected for the England Colleges National Football Team last month and made his debut for the national team at St George’s Park, the home of English football.

Football players represent Wakefield on National Stage

Thursday, 19 November, 2020

Earlier this month six Wakefield College students attended trials for the England Colleges FA national team for both the male and female teams.

Wakefield Girl called up to England Rugby Squad

Thursday, 27 February, 2020

Wakefield College student Aallisha Rhodes has been called up to the senior England Women’s National Rugby League team for their upcoming training camp and fixtures.

England call up for College student

Friday, 06 December, 2019

Wakefield College Level 3 Sport student Chloe McDermott was selected for the England Boxing squad for the England vs Ireland Excel Duel, a prestigious tournament for the best young potential boxers (male & female) in the country.

Wakefield women triumphant in first Rugby 9s tournament

Monday, 14 October, 2019

Wakefield College Women’s Rugby Development Programme came out on top in the RFL’s first Rugby 9s Festival for 2019/20.

College student reaches top ten in the World Women's Snooker tournament

Wednesday, 17 July, 2019

Wakefield College student Stephanie Daughtery has reached 9th place in the international rankings of the World Women’s Snooker tournament.