Oxenhope Recreation’s promotion to the Premier Division of the West Yorkshire League was confirmed at last night’s league AGM.
The Division One champions will take their place in the top tier of the league, along with runners-up Wetherby Athletic. Moving in the opposite direction are relegated duo Rothwell Athletic and Kellingley Welfare.
New teams elected to the league, and playing in Division Two, are Old Modernians (from the Yorkshire Old Boys League), Shelley (from the Huddersfield League) and Northern Counties East League club Yorkshire Amateur’s reserve team (from the Leeds Red Triangle League).
Oxenhope Reserves were elected to Alliance Division Two.
* The West Riding County Amateur League holds its AGM tonight at Slackside WMC, Wibsey, 7.30pm. Steeton, Bronte Wanderers and Long Lee all compete in this competition.