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Painful return for Heath

Heath crashed out of the Yorkshire Shield on Saturday, losing 33-10 at Beverley’s Beaver Park ground where they had gone down to a last minute try in Yorkshire One seven days earlier.

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Hullensians vs Old Rishworthians
Fraser Swarbrooke tackles

Late try sinks Rishworthians

Old Rishworthians, the only one of Calderdale’s six rugby union clubs in league action yesterday, lost 29-20 away to Hullensians in Yorkshire One.

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Toronto Wolfpack and Siddal ARLFC hold a press conference to discuss the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup third round match taking place at Siddal on Saturday.
Pictured Siddal coach Gareth Greenwood.
22nd Febuary 2016.
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Greenwood to coach Crocs backs

Old Crossleyans have recruited former Siddal RLFC coach Gareth Greenwood as backs coach for the remainder of this season.

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North Ribblesdale v Brods 
Tom Kill scoring his try

Brods beaten in thriller

Old Brodleians are without a league game next weekend, giving them time to reflect and put things right after a 26-20 defeat away to lowly North Ribblesdale last Saturday.

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Beverley v Heath
Matt Beasty

Heath sunk by last-gasp try

A try in the dying seconds of an enthralling match gave Beverley a 33-30 victory and ended visitors Heath’s eight match winning run on Saturday.

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Gallagher penalty settles derby

Gallagher penalty settles derby

Joe Gallagher, a player who exchanged the blue and white of Halifax Vandals for the navy and yellow of Old Crossleyans in the summer, had the decisive say in yesterday’s first ever league derby between the clubs.

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Rishworthians v Moortown
Harry Whitfield about to score

Tries for props in Copley draw

A brilliant second half performance by the pack saw Old Rishworthians come from 17-3 down to register a 20-20 draw at home to Moortown in Yorkshire One yesterday.

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Vandals v Ripon
Martin Hamer

Vandals finding feet after step up

Halifax Vandals showed distinct signs that they are getting to grips with life in Yorkshire Two in a 22-22 home draw against Ripon on Saturday.

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Brods v Beverley
Bob Sykes scoring his try

Brods rally strongly to stop rot

Old Brodleians overcame an alarming start to register a 27-21 home win over Beverley yesterday and snap their three-game losing run.

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Crocs disappoint at home

Crocs disappoint at home

If you want to see Old Crossleyans at their best this season it seems that you have to be prepared to travel,

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Late sickener for Vandals

Late sickener for Vandals

Halifax Vandals had a first away win of a challenging debut season in Yorkshire Two cruelly snatched from their grasp by a spectacular try in the 10th minute of injury time at Old Grovians on Saturday.

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Old Crossleyans v. Leodensians

2. Manny Bobo (2nd row)

Two tries for Bobo as Crocs impress

Old Crossleyans provided the perfect response to the home defeat by Pontefract with a thumping 41-5 win at Thornensians yesterday.

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Kelly’s superb effort to no avail

Kelly’s superb effort to no avail

Old Rishworthians were denied victory over second-placed Scarborough with the last play of yesterday’s Yorkshire One game.

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Heath power to derby win

Heath power to derby win

Heath stamped themselves as Calderdale’s most likely Yorkshire One promotion candidates with a 29-10 derby win at home to Old Brodleians today.

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Heath v Brods
Alex McFadden tackled

Derby foes clash at West Vale

THE derby action comes fast and early at West Vale on Saturday when Heath entertain Old Brodleians.

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Mercer in England squad

Mercer in England squad

Former Old Brodlieans junior Zach Mercer has been included in the 34-man England squad for the autumn rugby union internationals at Twickenham.

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Heath power clear in second half

Heath power clear in second half

HEATH beat Bradford Salem for the second Saturday running at Shay Lane, this time by 47-14 to move up to third in Yorkshire One behind leaders York and Scarborough.

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Crocs coach still aiming high

Crocs coach still aiming high

Player-coach Ryan Hammond was in no mood to revise his ambitions after Old Crossleyans were beaten 38-17 at home by Pontefract in Yorkshire One yesterday.

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Brods v Scarborough. Yorkshire Shield
 Eddie Carter touching down for his second try,

Carter double in vain for Brods

Old Brodleians bowed out of the Yorkshire Shield, losing 38-19 at home to Scarborough in a fast flowing game which was a good advert for the sport at this level.

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Three-try burst is decisive

Three-try burst is decisive

Old Rishworthians moved into the next round of the Yorkshire Shield with a 29-8 home win over a well-motivated North Ribblesdale side who had them on the rack for a large part of the game.

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