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Extra-time try hands ‘Gate Yorkshire Cup win over West Leeds

Olly Rosillo’s sudden-death try saw Harrogate RUFC to a 22-17 victory over West Leeds in Saturday’s Yorkshire Cup clash at the Stratstone Stadium.

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Andrew Lawson attempts to halt a Preston attack during Saturday's clash at the Stratstone Stadium. Picture: Richard Bown

Game of two halves sees ‘Gate beaten by table-topping Grasshoppers

Harrogate RUFC’s National Three North promotion hopes suffered a blow when a second-half capitulation saw them beaten by top-of-the-table Preston Grasshoppers.

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Harrogate Pythons suffered a narrow defeat to Castleford on home soil. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Pythons edged out by high-flying Castleford in thrilling encounter

Harrogate Pythons were edged out 19-15 by Yorkshire Three high-flyers Castleford at Station View on Saturday.

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Noel Minkin on the charge during Harrogate RUFC's win at Pocklington Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate backs shine in Pocklington success

The attacking prowess of Harrogate RUFC’s back division guided the Rudding Lane outfit to a 40-20 success on the road at Pocklington in National Three North.

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Harrogate RUFC Ladies' fly-half Rose Jay races away towards the York RI try-line. Picture: Richard Bown

Ladies go clear at the top with first win over rivals York

Harrogate RUFC Ladies went four points clear at the top of National Challenge North East One after they recorded a first ever victory over local rivals York RI.

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Sam Brady was in fine form on his 100th appearance for Harrogate RUFC, a comfortable home win over Rossendale. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate out-class Rossendale on way to fourth straight victory

Harrogate RUFC recorded a fourth consecutive victory in National Three North, totally outclassing visiting Rossendale at the Stratstone Stadium.

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Jake Brady is back at Harrogate RUFC on a short-term loan deal. Picture: Richard Bown

Brady’s back at ‘Gate

Former Harrogate RUFC skipper Jake Brady will return to the club for Saturday’s National Three North clash with Rossendale.

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Noel Minikin was a try-scorer in Harrogate RUFC's win at Kirkby Lonsdale. Picture: Caught Light Photography

‘Gate leave it late to break Kirkby’s 51-game winning run

Olly Rosillo touched down in stoppage-time to snatch a dramatic late victory for Harrogate RUFC at Kirkby Lonsdale, ending the Lancashire club’s long winning run on home soil.

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Harrogate RUFC Ladies routed Halifax at the Stratstone Stadium on Sunday. Picture: Ickledot Photography

Rampant Ladies rugby aces rout Halifax to go top of the table

Harrogate RUFC Ladies went top of the pile following a 58-5 rout of Halifax at the Stratstone Stadium on Sunday, their third consecutive win since the start of the season.

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Andy Quirk on the run during Harrogate Pythons' Yorkshire Trophy win over Skipton

Pythons progress in Vase with home succes over Skipton

Harrogate Pythons got back on track following back-to-back defeats, seeing off Skipton by an 18-12 scoreline in the first round of the Yorkshire Vase.

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Harrogate Pythons' Gareth Drane in action against Sheffield Medics

Pythons suffer agonising home loss after missing late kick at goal

Harrogate Pythons suffered an agonising home defeat to Sheffield Medics, losing out by the narrowest of margins after missing a late conversion that would have won them the game.

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Sam Brady on the charge during Harrogate RUFC's home win over Kendal. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate secure home triumph over Kendal

A strong second-half showing helped Harrogate RUFC to a bonus-point victory over Kendal at the Stratstone Stadium.

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Joe Bentham, centre, prepares to send in Ollie Wheatley to register Harrogate Pythons' opening try against Northallerton

Pythons undone by Northallerton despite fine first-half showing

Harrogate Pythons suffered a narrow defeat at high-flying Northallerton in Yorkshire Three, despite scoring four tries in the first half.

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Dave Doherty scored a hat-trick of tries as Harrogate RUFC triumphed over Birkenhead Park. Picture: Caught Light Photography

‘Gate come out on top in high-scoring contest at Birkenhead

Harrogate RUFC produced a fine attacking display to beat Birkenhead Park in National Three North, but defensive frailties meant that their victory was nowhere near as comfortable as it should have been.

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Evie Jackson was a try-scorer for Harrogate RUFC Ladies at Ashfield. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Harrogate Ladies sink Ashfield to register second successive win

Harrogate RUFC Ladies made it two wins in as many games when they returned from their trip to Ashfield with a 27-15 success.

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Jon Pickard on the charge during Harrogate Pythons' triumph over Hemsworth

Pythons secure first win at new home

Harrogate Pythons returned to winning ways with a comprehensive 32-0 victory over newly-promoted Hemsworth in Yorkshire Three.

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Harrogate RUFC's Noel Minikin looks for a way through the Hull defence. Picture: Caught Light Photography

‘Gate stung by late score in home defeat to Hull

Despite holding the lead for long periods of their National Three North contest with Hull, Harrogate RUFC suffered a controversial defeat after conceding a late try.

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Dan Shortman secures line-out ball during his sides defeat at Aireborough

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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