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Frustration for Pythons after defeat at Aireborough

Harrogate Pythons were beaten for the second game in succession in Yorkshire Three, losing out 24-14 on the road at Aireborough.

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Dave Doherty was a try-scorer for Harrogate RUFC in their defeat at Wirral. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate suffer first loss of season on the road at Wirral

Harrogate RUFC suffered a first National Three North defeat of 2017/18 when they lost out 51-28 at Wirral on Saturday.

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Harrogate Pythons' Max Sharp makes a break for the Wensleydale try- line. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Pythons left cheesed off after Wensleydale defeat

Harrogate Pythons RUFC were left disappointed after a combination of the weather and visitors Wensleydale put a dampener on their first league outing at Station View.

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Evie Jackson in action during Harrogate RUFC Ladies' victory over Derby Vipers. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Ladies get off to flying start with Derby success

Harrogate RUFC Ladies kicked off the new season in fine style, beating Derby Vipers 31-17 at Rudding Lane.

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Harry Barnard scored a brace of tries as Harrogate RUFC got the better of Sandal at Rudding Lane. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate too good for Sandal

Harrogate RUFC made it two wins out of two in National Three North following a 44-21 home success over Sandal.

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Luke Edwards's injury-time try earned Harrogate RUFC a dramatic late win at Billingham. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Last-gasp try earns Harrogate opening-day triumph at Billingham

Harrogate RUFC scored a last-gasp try to earn themselves a dramatic victory at Billingham in their opening league game of 2017/18.

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Eee by gum! Yorkshire rugby fans' 'haka' goes viral

A Wetherby rugby fan and his friends have taken New Zealand by storm by performing a unique Yorkshire take on the famous haka.
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Harrogate Pythons RUFC members at their new home, Harrogate Railway Athletic's Station View

Pythons’ delight at securing new home

Harrogate Pythons RUFC have held their first training session at their new base, Harrogate Railway Athletic’s Station View.

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Exclusive Harrogate performance -  Top improv keyboard musician Paul Taylor.

North Bar to host poetry and improv music in Spirit of 67 day

One of Harrogate's leading craft beer bars is hosting a 1967-themed music, poetry and film event as part of an exciting day shortly.
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Yorkshire Carnegie's Richard Beck is returning to Harrogate RUFC in a coaching role

‘Gate strengthen ahead of new campaign

Harrogate RUFC have made a number of additions to both their playing and coaching staff as they prepare for life in National Three North.

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Jake Brady is leaving Harrogate RUFC after eight years at the club. Picture: Caught Light Photography

‘Gate skipper Brady departs

After eight seasons and more than 200 appearances for the club, Harrogate RUFC’s talismanic captain Jake Brady is leaving Rudding Lane.

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

‘Gate chief: ‘We will be back’

Harrogate RUFC’s director of rugby Dave Doherty is confident that his side will make an immediate return to National Two North next season.

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Two tries from Sam Brady were not enough to save Harrogate RUFC from defeat at Hinckley. Picture: Richard Bown

Harrogate relegated from National Two North

A dramatic conclusion to the 2016/17 season saw Harrogate RUFC relegated from National Two North.

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Harrogate RUFC director of rugby Dave Doherty

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.

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