2nd November 2016, 11:03 | sky_try

Sky Try makes its mark at the #4Nations

Sky Try makes its mark at the #4Nations

Hull youngsters met NRL superstars on Friday night

Sky Try, the biggest-ever programme of Rugby League opportunities in primary and secondary schools, took to the Four Nations field on Friday night, as Scotland took on world champions, Australia, at Hull KR's Lightstream Stadium.

The programme helped see hunderesds of children play on the pitch ahead of kick off, while Brisbane Broncos' Darius Boyd and NRL superstar Greg Inglis, of South Sydney Rabbitohs, were amongst the players who posed for photos with under 8s teams from Hull Dockers, Beverley, Cottingham Tigers, Hull Wyke and Hull Isberg and Bellfield Primary School Year threes and fours.

The Hull KR and Hull FC under 16s girls teams also got the chance to meet their heroes as part of the #UnitedbyRL project, which has been launched to help encuroage women and girls get active in the Hull area.

For more information on #UnitedbyRL, click HERE.

 

Matt Gillett, Matt Moylan, Greg Inglis, Darius Boyd and James Maloney greet the Hull youngsters

Hull FC's girls won the #UnitedbyRL derby this week

 

Kieran Moran and Dave Scott pose for a photo

Hull KR'S under 16s girls meet Greg Inglis and co.

 

Sky Try is helping 700,000 more children and young people have fun, get active, grow in confidence and enjoy Rugby League.

The Sky Try campaign inspires children and young people through professional Rugby League clubs and major Rugby League events.

 

Sky Try is aiming to engage 700,000 children and young people over the next seven years

Boys and girls were both invited to play on the pitch ahead of kick off

 

Hull FC Girls in action on the Lightstream Stadium pitch

Hundreds of children took part

 

Sky Try is changing the future of Rugby League by giving hundreds of thousands of children and young people a high quality introduction to the sport and helping them to find more playing local opportunities – from school teams to local community clubs and the award-winning talent pathway.

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Remaining fixtures for the 2016 Ladbrokes Four Nations:

Saturday November 5 (5.30pm): England v Scotland, Ricoh Arena, Coventry
Saturday November 5 (8.00pm): New Zealand v Australia, Ricoh Arena, Coventry
Friday November 11 (8.00pm): New Zealand v Scotland, The Zebra Claims Stadium, Workington
Sunday November 13 (2.00pm): England v Australia, The London Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London
Sunday November 20 (2.30pm): Final, Anfield, Liverpool