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Crocs resist Leos fightback

Old Crossleyans secured their sixth win on the road this season in Yorkshire Two following a hard fought 18-14 win over lowly Leodiensian at Crag Lane yesterday.

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Four-try burst takes Brods clear

Four-try burst takes Brods clear

Old Brodleians made light of numerous absentees to brush aside next-to-bottom visitors Selby 48-12 in Yorkshire One yesterday.

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Wheatley Hills v Old Rishworthians
Gez Rawlings scores

Rishworthians up to seventh

Old Rishworthians comfortably defeated bottom side Wheatley Hills by 26-7 at Doncaster yesterday, the only disappointment being their failure to secure a four-try bonus point.

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Dominant Heath end Keighley run

Dominant Heath end Keighley run

Heath gave a clinical performance to beat visitors Keighley 36-13 in Yorkshire One yesterday, ending the visitors’ four-match winning run.

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Mercer could start for England

Mercer could start for England

England head coach Eddie Jones has indicated that former Old Brodleians junior Zach Mercer has a chance of starting the NatWest Six Nations opener against Italy on February 4.

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Keighley v Brods
 Rob  Jennings

Brods let it slip in thriller

Old Brodleians were beaten by the last kick of the game on Saturday, losing a cracking Yorkshire One contest at Keighley.

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Old Rishworthians vs North Ribblesdale
Harvey Keighley Payne

Rishworthians blow hot and cold

Old Rishworthians put in a Jekyll and Hyde performance against a North Ribblesdale side who never gave up, winning 38-29 at Copley in Yorkshire One yesterday.

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Heath draw with last-gasp try

Heath draw with last-gasp try

Heath snatched a 21-21 draw in a dramatic finale at Moortown to stay third in Yorkshire One, now behind York and Beverley.

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Crocs coach: We need time

Crocs coach: We need time

Old Crossleyans player-coach Ryan Hammond admitted that his side might have to wait another year to mount a promotion challenge after a 13-6 home defeat to Goole yesterday.

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Ripon v Old Crossleyans
 Craig Heppenstall and  and Joslin Landu

Sweeney penalties bring narrow win

Old Crossleyans retained the Albert Gibson Memorial Trophy with a hard fought 9-7 victory at Ripon’s Mallorie Park ground yesterday.

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Heath v Hullensians

Jack Crabtree

Easy Heath win comes at a cost

Heath kept up the pressure on Yorkshire One’s top two York and Scarborough with a clinical 43-15 eclipse of Hullensians at North Dean yesterday.

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Beverley v Old Rishworthians
Josh Crickmay scores

Rishies pay for slow starts

Rishworthians came away with a losing bonus point from a 31-25 defeat at promotion chasing Beverley, but it could have been much more.

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Brods v Moortown
 Bennie Pritchett scoring his third try

Bennie hat-trick in fine Brods win

Few rugby union props fall into the ‘prolific try scorer’ category but Bennie Pritchett staked his claim to be among them as Old Brodleians made an impressive start to 2018 yesterday.

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Brods and Heath seek home success

Brods and Heath seek home success

Old Brodleians and Heath have home fixtures while Old Rishworthians travel to high-flying Beverley when the Yorkshire One rugby union action resumes on Saturday.

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Cleckheaton v Brods  Perry Wilson about to score

Brods bid for festive hat-trick

It is Cleckheaton’s turn to host this year’s Boxing Day game against Old Brodleians at Moorend (11.0).

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Heath v Rishworthians
Fraser Swarbrooke

Derby foes on weather watch

IT is fingers crossed that tomorrow’s big derby between Old Rishworthians and Heath can take place at Copley tomorrow (2.15).

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World Rygby Chairman Bill Beaumont at Brods for sporeting dinner
From left
Richard Turner Chairman
Neil Davidson who organised the event
Bill Beaumont
Paul Ramsden Compere for the day

World Rugby chief in town

Old Brodleians were delighted that Bill Beaumont CBE, the head of World Rugby, was able to attend their inaugural Christmas Sportsman’s Lunch at their Woodhead clubhouse last Friday afternoon.

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Jim Mallinder coach at Northampton and former Old Crossleyean

Ex-Crocs player Mallinder sacked

Former Old Crossleyans player Jim Mallinder has been sacked by Northampton Saints after more than 10 years as the club’s director of rugby.

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Crocs let good lead slip

Crocs let good lead slip

The hard work put in by the Barnsley faithful in getting the pitch fit for play yesterday paid off as their side registered a 24-22 win over Old Crossleyans.

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York v Brods
 Rob Jennings clearing our line.

Brods beaten by clincal leaders

Old Brodleians were unable to put a dent in the flawless record of Yorkshire One leaders York, losing 31-5 at Clifton Park on Saturday.

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