EIGHT players from Wharfedale, Otley and Ilkley have been selected in the Yorkshire squad for the Bill Beaumont County Championship fixture with Cheshire tomorrow.

In terms of the side’s forwards, Otley’s Lawrence Sanderson will play at prop, while a Wharfedale trio will also feature. George Hedgley will start at lock, James Tyson is at flanker and Josh Burridge is Yorkshire’s number eight.

In the backs, Ilkley’s Jack Maplesden will be key at scrum-half and on the interchange bench, three more local players feature.

Otley pair Joe Graham and Brett Mitchell have been selected, while Ilkley centre Elliot Morgan is also in the squad.

Yorkshire team in full:

1. David Laverick, Hull Ionians

2. Ali Thompson, Hull Ionians (C)

3. Lawrence Sanderson, Otley

4. George Hedgley, Wharfedale

5. Dan Preston-Routledge, Darlington Mowden Park

6. Ben Morrill, Huddersfield

7. James Tyson, Wharfedale

8. Josh Burridge, Wharfedale

9. Jack Maplesden, Ilkley

10. Jack Blakeney-Edwards, Darlington Mowden Park

11. Jamie Broadley, Sheffield Tigers

12. James Tincknell, Hull Ionians

13. Lewis Minkin, Hull Ionians

14. Simon Frewin. Sandal

15. Steve Nolson, Sandal

16. Joe Graham, Otley

17. Ben Bell, Hull Ionians

18. Rikki Stout, Hull Ionians

19. Brett Mitchell, Otley

20. Sam Brady, Harrogate

21. Will Milner, Huddersfield

22. Elliot Morgan, Ilkley