Disability Sport

NLY Community Sport duo James Grayson (left) and Connor Rollinson visited the Special Olympics in August 2017

NLY Community Sport delivers sports coaching to people with disabilities and learning difficulties.

James Grayson and Connor Rollinson are the development officers for NLY Community Sport, the sister organisation of Non League Yorkshire.

NLY CS currently works in partnership with Pontefract Pirates DFC and Nostell Miners Welfare.

James and Connor currently run football training sessions for people with disabilities and learning difficulties at Pontefract on a Saturday and Sunday. The sessions for adults takes place on a Saturday morning at Pontefract Collieries (10am), while the junior section train on a Sunday morning (10am).

There is a Mental Wellbeing football training session at Pontefract on a Thursday lunchtime for people suffering from mental health problems.

NLY CS has recently started Turn Up and Play sessions at Community Centre, the home of Nostell Miners Welfare, every Friday (6pm to 7pm) for adults with intellectual disabilities and learning difficulties. More information can be found HERE. (A poster is at the bottom of the page)


NLY Community Sport duo Connor Rollinson and James Grayson coach the Pontefract Pirates