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Halifax fade after taking lead

Halifax were beaten 59-19 away to Leeds Modernians in Saturday’s re-arranged Yorkshire Three contest.

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Barnsley v Old Rishworthians

Ed Cockroft

Fine first 40 boosts Rishies

Rishworthians went to Barnsley yesterday to do a job and by half-time had virtually done it.

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Northallerton v Halifax Vandals
Luke Sutcliffe

Vandals go top with fine win

Halifax Vandals took a major step towards promotion in Yorkshire Three with another hard working, rugged performance in an 18-9 win at Northallerton.

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Heavy defeat means Halifax go down

Halifax’s relegation from Yorkshire Three was confirmed yesterday when they were beaten 50-14 at home by Leeds Medicals.

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Fine first half sets up Crocs win

Fine first half sets up Crocs win

Old Crossleyans produced a rousing performance to beat visitors Wath Upon Dearne 31-21 and move out of the Yorkshire Two relegation places yesterday.

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Robson injury mars Heath win

Robson injury mars Heath win

The league tables at the end of the season are likely to suggest that Old Brodleians are Calderdale’s top rugby union team.

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West Park Leeds v Old Rishworthians
Taniela Bakoso scores

A ‘first’ for Rishworthians

Old Rishworthians kept their Yorkshire Two promotion hopes on track with a seven-try 43-21 win at West Park Leeds, a club where they had previously never won.

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Vandals win top of table thriller

Vandals win top of table thriller

Halifax Vandals ended Goole’s long winning run with a thrilling 32-27 win at Warley on Saturday in a battle of Yorkshire Three promotion contenders.

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Ezra Hinchliffe

Thwaite puts boot into Heath

Heath suffered a surprise 15-12 defeat to a North Ribblesdale side registering only a second win of 2017 in their fight to stay in Yorkshire One.

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Rishies hot on promotion trail

Rishies hot on promotion trail

Rishworthians looked far from rusty after a three-week lay-off as they comprehensively crushed visitors Leodiensian 78-14 yesterday.

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Brods v Hullensians  Alex Dawson scoring

Brods put Hullensians to sword

Old Brodleians put a dismal performance in their previous home match against Keighley behind them with an eight-try, 48-10 rout of visitors Hullensians yesterday.

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Old Crossleyans v Wetherby

2. new boy Devin Wells

Crocs let lead slip at Thorne

Old Crossleyans’ relegation fears in Yorkshire Two grew with a 19-8 defeat away to old adversaries Thornensians yesterday.

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Declan Knapping with England Rugby star and CBRE All Schools Ambassador Billy Vunipola

Calder High pupil has experience of a lifetime at Twickenham

A young rugby fan from Calder High School had the experience of a lifetime when he unveiled the school’s new Canterbury rugby shirt in front of thousands at Twickenham ahead of England’s Six Nations clash with Italy.

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Vandals win in Leeds

Vandals win in Leeds

Halifax Vandals boosted their Yorkshire Three promotion hopes with a 24-12 win away to Aireborough in Saturday’s fourth versus third contest.

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Actions from Halifax RUFC v Halifax Vandals, at Ovenden Park. Pictured is Ben Mathers

Halifax battle back for draw

Halifax registered their third draw of the season in Yorkshire Three in an exhilarating game against Castleford at Ovenden Park which finished 26-26.

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North Ribblesdale v Brods
 Matt Raven

Raven swoops twice in Brods win

Old Brodleians rediscovered their form with a dominant display in a 22-8 Yorkshire One victory away to North Ribblesdale, where they have struggled in the past.

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Keighley v Heath

Late try ends Heath run

Heath’s five-game winning run in 2017 was ended when they went down 19-17 to an injury time try at Keighley in Yorkshire One yesterday.

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Brods v Keighley
 Chris Vine.

Brods lose again to Keighley

Old Brodleians’ promotion hopes are fading fast after a third successive Yorkshire One defeat on Saturday.

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Halifax fold in second half

Halifax fold in second half

Halifax RUFC’s recent resurgence was brought to an abrupt halt by an Old Otliensians side who beat them 60-5 in Yorkshire Three.

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