Rugby Union: Harrogate steeled for final Claro Road clash

Claro Road will host its final first team match on Saturday
Claro Road will host its final first team match on Saturday

Harrogate rugby club are readying themselves for the final match at the County Ground on Claro Road.

The club have issued a rallying call for all former members to watch the first team take on National Two North table toppers Hull Ionians on Saturday.

Claro Road has been the home of Harrogate for over 118 years, with the first match taking place on December 23, 1896.

As reported in this week’s Harrogate Advertiser, the proposed move to Rudding Lane has been put back until next season, leaving the club in limbo over their final home game against Luctonians on April 18.

Saturday’s match at home to Hull Ionians will be preceded by a lunch in the club house at a cost of £12 per person, plus entry fee for non-members.

Contact Rodney Spragg for tickets on rodneyspragg@aol.com