AN EVENT will be staged in Otley later this month to attract young rugby players.

Otley and Otliensians Rugby clubs are welcoming new players to join a Junior Colts side.

With Otley Zebras u16s moving into u17 Colts next season, any players who will be in Year 12 next academic year (U17) are being invited to find out more about the Otliensians Junior Colts side, at an event on Friday, June 25 from 6pm at Old Otliensians clubhouse, near Stephen Smith's Garden Centre. Information on the new season will be available, as well as an opportunity to meet the coaches, players and see the facilities.

A spokesman said: "Any young players who have not played club rugby before are warmly welcome to try it out. We look forward to seeing you there. Anyone wanting to know more, please email Chris Smith on"