Dewsbury Rams this week travel up to Barrow to play Barrow Riaders in a crunch game in the Betfred Championship.

The Raiders are battling hard to stay in the division after their succesful promotion from League 1 last year. The Cumbrian club currently sit eighth one place and two points above Dewsbury in the league.

For any supporters making the trip to Leigh, here’s your away day guide.

Stadium capacity: 7.600

Opened: 1931

Address: Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 5UW

Telephone: 01229 830470

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Barrow’s ground was built for the purpose of Barrow RLFC to play in and 500 supporters helped to construct the stadium. The total cost of the work was £7.500 which was an astonishing amount in 1931. The stadium was named after Commander G. W. Craven, a local war hero, who had started the appeal fund with a donation of £500. The stadium capacity was upgraded in 2010 from 6.500 to 7.500.


Postcode for SatNavs is LA14 5UW

The ground is surrounded by houses but there is a large retail park behind one end of the ground with plenty of parking, although you should be weary of parking regulations.


Barrow has only won once out of their last six games, losing four of them and drawing the other. Meanwhile the Rams have lost their last eight in a row and are looking for their first victory since Febuary.