The Yorkshire Carnegie community team are expanding their Affiliated Scheme and are delighted to welcome the Yorkshire Regiment as the latest member.

The regiment visited the club for a two-day training camp last week and are the first military side to join the Affiliated Scheme.

Lisa McCann, Head of Community for Yorkshire Carnegie said: “I am really pleased that the Yorkshire Regiment are joining our Affiliated Scheme. We are always looking to expand the scheme into new areas and this will help us develop our programme as well as supporting the Regiment.”

As part of affiliation, Yorkshire Carnegie have pledged to support the club through offering coaching support along with supporting the coaches through coach mentoring.

Major Simon Farley, said: “We are delighted to join the Affiliated network.  We would love to develop this further in the coming months and years and really establish a strong link between the battalion and Yorkshire Carnegie.