Huge event helps officially open the Emerald Stand

This week saw over a thousand youngsters take to the rugby and cricket fields at Emerald Headingley to help celebrate the official opening of the Emerald Stand, the unique joint stand that overlooks the international arenas on both sides at the stadium.

The event is part of a double celebration to mark the completion of the £45 million redevelopment of the stadium with a Proms on the Pitch event set to come at the end of the summer.