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Success at last for Halifax

Halifax RUFC belatedly got off the mark for the season with a shock 15-8 home success over Baildon in Yorkshire Three on Saturday.

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Halifax Vandals v Stocksbridge
Ben Burnside

Vandals resist visitors’ fightback

Players and supporters came together with shovels and brushes on Saturday morning to make sure Halifax Vandals’ pitch was free of snow for the visit of Stocksbridge.

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Heath v Acklam
Jordan Moana

Heath’s afternoon of ‘firsts’

Heath completed a first double of the season and claimed their first five point haul when they beat North East club Acklam 30-15 at North Dean in Yorkshire One yesterday.

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Old Rishworthians vs Pontefract
Ed Cockroft scores

Romp for Rishies in crunch game

Rishworthians took their nearest challengers Pontefract apart yesterday, winning 41-7 at Copley to stake a major claim for promotion from Yorkshire Two.

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Brods v Bradford Salem 0031 is Andy Clay scoring our first try

Brods power to victory

Old Brodleians harvested another five league points as the battle for promotion in Yorkshire One intensified yesterday.

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Martin Hamer and Ben Burnside

Vandals notch notable success

The perceived wisdom that Halifax Vandals aren’t ready for another promotion was seriously challenged as the blue and white machine ground out another impressive victory on their travels.

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Acklam v Brods
Here is a selection from yesterday's match: 0032 is Rob Jennings

Brods third after hard-fought win

Old Brodleians opened 2017 with a hard earned and well deserved 31-24 victory over Acklam on Teesside.

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Heath v West Leeds
Dom Walsh

Dom’s late winner for Heath

Skipper Dom Walsh scored a converted try with two minutes left to give Heath a 19-12 win away to Yorkshire One’s bottom club Yarnbury yesterday.

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Roundhegians vs Old Rishworthians
Anthony Nathaniel

Rishworthians cut it fine

Old Rishworthians player-coach Chris Stone was massively relieved as his side came from behind to snatch a 28-25 win at Roundhegians in Yorkshire Two yesterday.

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Yates hopeful for beaten Crocs

Yates hopeful for beaten Crocs

Old Crossleyans missed a good chance to ease their Yorkshire Two relegation fears when beaten 21-16 at home by fellow strugglers Barnsley yesterday.

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Nunn called up for north

Nunn called up for north

Old Rishworthians’ teenage centre Sam Nunn has been selected for the North of England under-18 squad.

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Bradford and Bingley v Brods 
Michael Briggs

Brods keep silverware

Old Brodleians retained the Fred Scott Memorial Trophy in good style with a 27-12 home win over Cleckheaton yesterday.

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Brods v Yarnbury
 Tom Wilson scoring.

Brods back to winning ways

Old Brodleians maintained their challenge for second place in Yorkshire One behind clear leaders Bridlington with a 39-24 home win over Yarnbury on Saturday.

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Old Rishworthians v Old Grovians

Second try for Anthony Shoesmith

Rishies’ early points spree

Rishworthians produced one of the best 40 minutes of their season to blow away visitors Old Grovians, winning 47-14.

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Heath v West Leeds
Dom Walsh

Late tries sink Heath

Heath were unable to follow up their wonder win at leaders Bridlington when they lost 24-16 at home to second-placed West Leeds yesterday.

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West Leeds v Brods Rob Jennings.

Brods blown away at start

Old Brodleians were stunned by West Leeds’ opening salvo and were beaten 32-19 in Yorkshire One on Saturday.

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Heath spoil Brid’s perfect record

Heath spoil Brid’s perfect record

Heath produced the shock of the season in Yorkshire One when they won 28-26 away to previously unbeaten Bridlington, the runaway leaders, on Saturday.

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Crocs solid after early setbacks

Crocs solid after early setbacks

Old Crossleyans dug deep to restrict the damage in a 31-5 defeat away to Yorkshire Two leaders Moortown yesterday.

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Ripon vs Old Rishworthians
Anthony Shoesmith scores

Flurry of cards mars victory

In a game littered with yellow cards, Rishworthians put in a gritty performance on a heavy pitch to win 41-14 at Ripon in Yorkshire Two.

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England ace drops in on training

England ace drops in on training

Old Rishworthians RUFC players were stopped in their tracks when a newcomer turned up for training this week.

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