Merriwa’s Walmsley wins UK title

August 15, 2023 8:08 am in by
Merriwa's Lachlan Walmsley after winning at the world-famous Wembley Stadium in the UK. Image: Supplied (Halifax Panthers)

Merriwa is on the international sporting map.

Local lad Lachlan Walmsley is part of the Halifax Panthers team who has won the 1895 Cup at Wembley Stadium in the UK second-tier competition.

The Panthers beat the Batley Bulldogs 12-10 with the Group 21 junior playing on the wing.

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The club posting on their Facebook page….”Not bad from a lad from Merriwa eh.”