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Gate throw away lead in defeat to Sale

Harrogate RUFC led at the interval against high-flying Sale, but finished on the wrong end of a 21-10 scoreline after gifting their visitors two second-half tries.

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Jack Barnard

Barnard set for Harrogate homecoming

Former Yorkshire Carnegie ace Jack Barnard will return to play for his hometown team when he joins up with Harrogate RUFC next month.

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Gareth Bass on the way to the try-line for one of his three touchdowns against Baildon

Bass grabs hat-trick as Pythons end losing sequence

Gareth Bass helped himself to a hat-trick of tries as Harrogate Pythons ended their five-match losing streak with a comprehensive 33-7 victory over Baildon.

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Captain Jake Brady scored Harrogate RUFC's first try in their victory at Scunthorpe. Picture: Caught Light Photography

‘Gate edge closer to safety with Scunthorpe success

Harrogate RUFC moved further away from the National Two North relegation places with a 18-15 victory at Scunthorpe.

Harrogate RUFC run in another try during their success at Scunthorpe. Picture: Axel Edwards

Fourth win in a row earns Ladies quarter-final spot

A fourth successive victory earned in-form Harrogate RUFC Ladies a place in the quarter-finals of the Junior Plate competition.

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Harrogate RUFC were beaten at Leicester Lions. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Gate’s winning streak ended by Lions

Harrogate RUFC’s three-match winning run came to an end when they went down 28-15 at Leicester Lions in National Two North.

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Dan Scarbrough in Leeds Tykes colours.

England v France: Pressure is all on hosts, says Dan Scarbrough

HE is a proud Englishman but Dan Scarbrough would love to see France rejoin the international top table – and believes they can do so with the thrilling rugby they were once renowned for.

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Harrogate RUFC Ladies beat West Park Leeds 2nds by a 31-0 scoreline. Picture: Caught Light Photography

In-form Ladies win again

Harrogate RUFC Ladies secured their third successive victory when they eased to a 31-0 triumph over West Park Leeds 2nds at Rudding Lane.

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Keane Naylor runs away from the Stourbridge defence. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Three in a row for resurgent ‘Gate

Harrogate RUFC made it three victories on the bounce when they saw off promotion-chasing Stourbridge.

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Harrogate RUFC captain Jake Brady will look to lead his team to victory against high-flying Stourbridge on Saturday.Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate to tackle high-flyers

Harrogate RUFC will be looking to make it three wins on the bounce when they host high-flying Stourbridge on Saturday.

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Guy Coser grabbed a crucial try for Harrogate RUFC at Sheffield Tigers. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate secure first away success

Harrogate RUFC recorded a first away victory of the season when won 19-14 at Sheffield Tigers on Saturday.

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Harrogate RUFCs director of rugby Dave Doherty is confident of leading his side to safety in National Two North. Picture: Keith Hunt

Gate chief: ‘We can beat drop’

Dave Doherty is backing his young Harrogate RUFC side to beat the drop in the wake of a much-needed victory over relegation rivals Luctonians.

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Harrogate RUFC Ladies scrum-half Rose Jay was a try-scorer in her sides 44-0 success over Scarborough

Back-to-back victories for Harrogate Ladies

Harrogate RUFC Ladies were left celebrating back-to-back victories following a 44-0 mauling of Scarborough Valkyries.

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Guy Coser squeezes over for a try as Harrogate RUFC beat Luctonians in National Two North. Picture: Richard Bown

Gate escape drop zone after home triumph over Luctonians

Harrogate RUFC climbed out of the National Two North relegation places courtesy of a thrilling victory over Luctonians at Rudding Park.

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A Harrogate RUFC Ladies player tries to escape the attentions of a Morpeth defender during Sundays clash at Rudding Park. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Narrow win over Morpeth sees Ladies exact revenge

Harrogate RUFC Ladies avenged a heavy defeat to Morpeth earlier in the season when they beat the Northumberland outfit 7-5 in their opening match of 2017.

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Harrogate Pythons, black kit,  look to compete at the breakdown during Saturday's Yorkshire Three loss at Goole

Pythons well-beaten at Goole

Harrogate Pythons’ New Year began in disappointing fashion as they suffered a 30-5 loss on the road at Goole in Yorkshire Three.

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Noel Minikin scored a try on his 100th appearance for Harrogate RUFC, but it was not enough to save his side from defeat at South Leicester. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate edged out at South Leicester

In a desperately close National Two North clash at South Leicester, Harrogate RUFC came away with yet another losing bonus point from a match they really should have won.

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Dave Doherty and his Harrogate RUFC side travel to South Leicester this weekend. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate kick off 2017 with trip to South Leicester

Harrogate RUFC kick off 2017 with a trip to South Leicester, on Saturday.

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Harrogate Pythons' pack prepares for a scrum during their Yorkshire Three defeat to Aireborough

Pythons lose out to Aireborough

Harrogate Pythons ended 2016 with a 27-17 defeat to Aireborough in Yorkshire Three.

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Noel Minikin in action for Harrogate RUFC during Saturday's home defeat to Tynedale. Picture: Richard Bown

Gate throw away lead in Tynedale defeat

Harrogate RUFC lost a game that they should have won when they slipped to a 22-15 home defeat to Tynedale in National Two North.

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