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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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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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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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.

Fly-half Sam Fox will be joining Harrogate RUFC in January

Fantastic Mr Fox signing a real ‘coup’ for Harrogate

Harrogate RUFC have pulled off a “massive coup” in landing the services of former Exeter Chiefs fly-half Sam Fox.

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Harrogate RUFC's Jonny Giles on the charge during his side's National Two North defeat at Otley. Picture : Adrian Murray

Harrogate beaten by Otley in derby clash

Harrogate RUFC went down 26-15 in their National Two North derby clash at Otley.

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Harrogate RUFC's Dave Doherty in action against Preston Grasshoppers. Picture: Richard Bown

Doherty keen for ‘Gate to turn Rudding Park into a fortress

Harrogate RUFC’s director of rugby Dave Doherty is determined that his players make Rudding Park a fortress as they bid to climb away from the National Two North relegation zone.

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Harrogate RUFC's Dave Doherty on his way to scoring a crucial late try during his side's victory over Preston Grasshoppers. Picture courtesy of HRUFC

Late try sees Harrogate claim dramatic victory

A last-minute touchdown scored and converted by Dave Doherty saw Harrogate RUFC to a crucial 28-26 win over Preston Grasshoppers.

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Harry Barnard scored Harrogate RUFC's only touchdown in their defeat to high-flying Caldy

Harrogate well-beaten by league leaders

Harrogate RUFC suffered a 48-13 defeat at National Two North leaders Caldy, on Saturday.

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Two David Doherty penalties proved enough to earn Harrogate RUFC a narrow home win over Chester

Harrogate edge out Chester in low-scoring affair

Harrogate RUFC claimed their third National Two North victory of the season when they edged out Chester by a 6-3 scoreline at Rudding Park.

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Harrogate RUFC lost out on the road at Sedgley Park. Picture: Richard Bown

Poor start proves costly for Harrogate at Sedgley Park

A slow start from Harrogate RUFC that saw them concede two early tries proved costly as they slipped to a narrow defeat at Sedgley Park in National Two North.

Harrogate RUFC enjoyed derby day success over Wharfedale

Doherty-inspired ‘Gate claim derby victory

Dave Doherty scored all of Harrogate RUFC’s points in their derby day success over Wharfedale in National Two North.

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Harrogate RUFC host local rivals Wharfedale on Saturday. Picture: Richard Bown

Harrogate face ‘huge’ derby showdown

The first league meeting in a decade between old rivals Harrogate RUFC and Wharfedale takes place at Rudding Park on Saturday.

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Harrogate RUFC suffered another National Two North defeat when they visited Sale

Struggling Gate lose out at Sale

Harrogate RUFC remain rooted to the bottom of National Two North after conceding 24 unanswered points in the second half at Sale, on Saturday.

Harrogate RUFC were beaten at home by Scunthorpe last time out. Picture: Richard Bown

Places ‘up for grabs’ ahead of Sale test

Dave Doherty said places were “up for grabs” in Harrogate RUFC’s squad for the trip to high-flying Sale this weekend.

Danny Matthews scored Harrogate RUFC's third try in their victory over Leicester Lions. Picture: Richard Bown

A win at last for Harrogate

Harrogate RUFC recorded their first victory of the season when they beat Leicester Lions 27-10 at Rudding Park.

Harrogate RUFC will be hoping to celebrate victory over Leicester Lions on Saturday. Picture: Richard Bown

Gate raring to go ahead of Lions test

Harrogate RUFC’s director of rugby Dave Doherty says his players are champing at the bit ahead of Saturday’s showdown with Leicester Lions.

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Harrogate RUFC suffered a narrow defeat on the road at Stourbridge

Harrogate beaten at Stourbridge despite improved display

A dominant first-half performance wasn’t enough to save Harrogate RUFC from slipping to their sixth consecutive National Two North defeat, at Stourbridge.

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