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Harrogate handed Yorkshire Cup glory by Sheffield Tigers concession

Harrogate RUFC have been gifted a Yorkshire Cup hat-trick after Sheffield Tigers conceded Wednesday night's final.

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Harrogate RUFC are in real danger of being relegated from National Two North after a home defeat to local rivals Otley. Picture: Richard Bown

Derby defeat dumps ‘Gate into drop zone

Harrogate RUFC dropped into the National Two North relegation zone after losing out 35-15 to derby rivals Otley.

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Harrogate RUFC skipper Jake Brady in action during Saturday's Yorkshire Cup semi-final win over Hull. Picture: Caught Light Photography

‘Gate skipper Brady’s warning for derby rivals

Harrogate RUFC captain Jake Brady has warned local rivals Otley that his side are more motivated than ever ahead of Saturday’s derby clash at Rudding Lane.

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Oli Rosillo was a try-scorer in Harrogate RUFC's Yorkshire Cup semi-final success over Hull. Picture: Caught Light Photography

‘Gate sink Hull to secure cup final berth

Harrogate RUFC secured a third consecutive Yorkshire Cup final appearance when they beat Hull 25-10 at Rudding Lane.

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Harrogate RUFC are in Yorkshire Cup action this weekend. Picture: Richard Bown

Yorkshire Cup test for ‘Gate

Harrogate RUFC switch their attentions to the Yorkshire Cup this weekend as they host National Three North outfit Hull at the semi-final stage of the competition.

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Max Sharp bursts through to score a crucial try in Harrogate Pythons' triumph over Stocksbridge

Pythons beat the drop after comeback win over rivals

Harrogate Pythons are safe from relegation after they came from behind to beat fellow strugglers Stocksbridge in a must-win encounter on Saturday.

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Harrogate RUFC's Sam Brady on the way to the try-line during Saturday's key victory at Preston Grasshoppers. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate secure crucial win over Preston in battle to beat the drop

Harrogate RUFC took a huge step towards securing their National Two North status when they beat Preston Grasshoppers 45-32 on Saturday.

Harrogate RUFC director of rugby Dave Doherty. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Trio of ‘cup finals’ to decide struggling Harrogate’s fate

Harrogate RUFC have three “cup finals” left to play this season as they battle to preserve their National Two North status.

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Rob Lunn competes for line-out ball during Harrogate Pythons' defeat to Halifax Vandals

Pythons come unstuck against title-chasers

Harrogate Pythons RUFC remain in a relegation dogfight after a 36-13 defeat to title-chasing Halifax Vandals, despite a spirited performance at Pennypot.

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Tim Heaton was yellow-carded in Harrogate RUFC's 38-10 loss to title-chasing Caldy at Rudding Lane. Picture: Caught Light Photography

‘Gate suffer home defeat to league leaders

Harrogate RUFC failed to recover from conceding a brace of early tries as they fell to a fifth straight National Two North defeat, at the hands of league leaders Caldy.

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Harrogate RUFC Ladies beat Bishop Auckland in their final league fixture of 2016/17. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate Ladies gear up for national final

Harrogate RUFC Ladies are gearing up to contest the final of the RFU National Junior Plate final on Saturday.

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Joe Bentham in action for Harrogate Pythons against Leeds Medics

Pythons drop into bottom three after Medics defeat

Harrogate Pythons dropped into Yorkshire Three’s bottom three following their latest loss, a 31-19 reverse at Leeds Medics & Dentists.

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Keane Naylor scored Harrogate's only try in their defeat at Chester. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate beaten on the road at Chester

Harrogate RUFC slumped to a fourth straight National Two North defeat when they went down 30-10 at Chester.

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Fly-half Sam Fox will return to the Harrogate RUFC squad for Saturday's trip to Chester. Picture: Caught Light Photography

‘Gate boosted by return of key personnel at Chester

Harrogate RUFC will be boosted by the return of a trio of influential players for Saturday’s National Two North trip to Chester.

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Harrogate Pythons skipper Max Sharp in action against Leeds Modernians

First-half tries not enough to save Pythons from another loss

Two tries inside the opening half hour of their home clash with Leeds Modernians weren’t enough to prevent Harrogate Pythons from slipping to an eighth defeat in nine games.

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Dave Doherty makes a break for the try-line during Harrogate RUFC's home defeat to Sedgley Park. Picture: Richard Bown

Depleted ‘Gate suffer heavy defeat

A Harrogate RUFC side already depleted by injuries suffered a 40-10 home loss to Sedgley Park, playing the majority of the game with just 14 men.

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Gareth Bass on the charge for Harrogate Pythons at Castleford

Pythons’ slump continues with defeat at Castleford

An understrength Harrogate Pythons side slipped to their seventh defeat in eight games when they lost out 21-0 at Castleford.

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Keane Naylor looks for a way past the Wharfedale defence during Harrogate RUFC's derby day defeat. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate lose out in derby clash

Harrogate RUFC lost out on the road at local rivals Wharfedale in Saturday’s National Two North derby encounter.

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