Inside this week’s Grass Roots: Your local sporting scene

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There’s another action-packed Grass Roots supplement inside your Sheffield Star tomorrow - with a massive 21 different sports inside 20 pages.

The old favourites, as always, are there, including Star Player, the Treatment Room physio column and our Sports Gallery, which puts you in the picture.

We have two ‘Match of the Day’ picture specials this week, too; the first involves Civil Service’s penalty shoot-out win over Hackenthorpe, and the second highlights Sheffield Hallam’s encounter with the hockey superstars of Reading.

We have the story of Rotherham’s Millmoor Juniors FC secretary Alan Ramsden, who was invited to Buckingham Palace recently to meet Prince William as one of 150 ‘grass roots’ heroes honoured for their services to the game.

That kicks off six pages of amateur football action from all the local leagues - including the story of two brothers who scored 13 goals between them for The Pheasant in a 21-0 win!

But there is more than football to celebrate in this region.

Sheffield Steelers lacrosse team feature on page 2 after winning the National Cup for the second time in three years, and Sheffield Hatters’ two youth teams registered good wins at the weekend.

There are two pages packed with the latest angling and bowls news from our respective correspondents Bob Roberts and Andy Mailer, while Wath rugby chief Richard Hill sounds a warning to his promotion-chasing players.

On pages 18 and 19, we have Rotherham racer Jake Cook slamming sloppy standards on the track, and Lee Sykes, who makes his amateur boxing debut this weekend - at the ripe old age of 37!

Better late than never, as they say. But don’t miss your chance to catch all this - and more - in Grass Roots, inside your Sheffield Star every Friday.