THE celebrations surrounding Hunslet fullback Jimmy Watson’s testimonial year continue on Friday (9 June) with a Race Night at the club’s South Leeds Stadium base.

The action will take place in the Phoenix Lounge, from 8.30pm (with doors opening at 7.30pm) and admission is free.

All races have been sponsored – the club’s thanks go to those backers – while a number of horses are still available for £5. The sponsorship link is

Watson, who is one of the most respected and popular figures in British Rugby League, has served Hunslet with distinction since 2013, when he switched from Leeds Rhinos. A key figure in the side, which is pushing for promotion from Betfred League 1, he is currently back in training after having sustained a finger injury at work. The squad will be in attendance at the event, following training – so let’s see the Hunslet Family out in force for one of our own!