Crown Flatt, known as the Tetley's Stadium for sponsorship purposes, is a rugby league stadium in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, England. It is the home of Dewsbury rugby league club. It occupies the site of Shaw Cross Colliery, which closed in August 1968.
Crown Flatt was also the name of a stadium used by Dewsbury until 13 September 1988, when it was deliberately burnt down.
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... Dewsbury played their first home game at the new Crown Flatt stadium (often erroneously called New Crown Flatt) on 6 September 1994 in front of a full house against Barrow, a match they won 82-6 ... Crown Flatt stadium was renamed Ram Stadium in 1998 ...
... on 4 December 1875 in a field off Sugar Lane, opposite the future Crown Flatt ... The club soon realised they needed a ground and the following year secured a sub tenancy at Crown Flatt for £200 ... Cup semi-final against Wakefield Trinity drew an estimated 16,000 supporters to Crown Flatt which the local newspaper claimed to be the largest assemblage ever seen on a football ground in Yorkshire ...
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