This weekend sees the visit of the Panthers to Cougars Park and with ex-Panthers Will Maher and Brandon Pickersgill lining up against their old club for the first time.

This game completes pre-season before the competitive action begins next week with the 1895 Cup.

Halifax have named a 21-man squad and can select from:

Calcot, Campbell, Crooks, C Davies, O Davies, Eden, Fairbank, Gee, Hollidge, Inman, Jouffret, Kavanagh, Keyes, Lannon, Larroyer, McComb, Murray, O’Brien, Saltonstall, Tangata, Tibbs, Woodburn-Hall

Cougars go with 21:

Pickersgill, Graham, Ryder, Sa’u, Walkley, Miller, Hatton, Kesik, Ioane, Robson, Lanskey, Parker, Brown, Lynam, Schofield, Stead, Maher, Dean, Downey, Bailey, Lambourne


11am – Hospitality Opens

11:30am – General Admission Turnstiles open with cash/card payments and pre-booked tickets – Adults £18, Concessions (65+) £15, Under 16’s Free

11:30am – Hall of Fame bar open with beers, ciders and more.


Bears Street Food Top notch burgers, hotdogs, wraps and much more.

It’s A Grind Coffee Truck Quality hand crafted coffees, teas and speciality hot drinks

– Dolce Vita Pizza Truck Hand stretched home made pizzas

Pie & Peas Locally sourced from Barnes of Keighley, pork pies and mushy peas

Sausage Rolls Locally sourced from Barnes of Keighley

– 2 x stations of Yorkshire tea, Nescafe coffee, Galaxy hot chocolate

Can bar Carling lager;  Strongbow dark fruits;  Strongbow cider; Pepsi Max.

Kindred Bizarre Pop Up Shop on site

1:00pm Kick Off – Keighley Cougars v Halifax Panthers

Post match, why not stay and enjoy a cold one in the Hall of Fame and mingle with the 2024 playing squad and staff?


We are fully stocked up replica Home, Away and Pride shirts with sales at a record high. We are running low on stock in adult sizes, so please buy early to avoid disappointment. We have placed a re-order with the factory but this will take around 8 weeks to be delivered.