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Free-scoring ‘Gate romp to home success over Billingham

Harrogate RUFC fought back from 12 points down to claim a 45-22 victory over Billingham in National Three North.

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Keane Naylor scored Harrogate RUFC's first try against Morley. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate play-off hopes ended despite fine away victory at Morley

Harrogate RUFC’s faint hopes of securing a National Three North play-off spot were ended on Saturday despite a comprehensive bonus-point victory over Morley.

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Keane Naylor is tackled during Harrogate RUFC's narrow home loss to Lymm. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate play-off hopes all but ended by defeat to Lymm

Harrogate RUFC’s hopes of overtaking Hull and securing a National Three North promotion play-off spot are all but over following a narrow 21-20 home defeat to Lymm.

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Harrogate Pythons full-back Matt Halpin on the run during his side's Yorkshire Three clash with Leeds Medics & Dentists

Pythons lose out to Medics

After a month without a game, Harrogate Pythons returned to action at Leeds Medics & Dentists, eventually losing out in a high-scoring contest.

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‘Gate Ladies wrap up league title with demolition of Doncaster

Harrogate RUFC Ladies wrapped up the Women’s National Challenge North East One title courtesy of an emphatic victory against Doncaster Demons.

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Harrogate RUFC and Ilkley battle it out during Saturday's derby showdown at the Stratstone Stadium. Picture: Richard Bown

We can only worry about out own form says ‘Gate chief as play-off battle hots up

Harrogate RUFC’s director of rugby Dave Doherty said that his side can only concern themselves with their own performances as the battle for National Three North’s solitary play-off spot hots up.

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Harrogate RUFC renew hostilities with derby rivals Ilkley on Saturday. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate set for derby showdown with rivals Ilkley

Harrogate RUFC tackle derby rivals Ilkley at the Stratstone Stadium on Saturday, looking to keep their National Three North promotion hopes alive.

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England 15 Ireland 24: Red Rose wilt again as Ireland claim historic Grand Slam

SUDDENLY, St Patrick has a new rival for claiming March 17 all as his own - while Eddie Jones’ England are in all sorts of trouble.
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Promotion-chasing Harrogate RUFC were beaten on the road at National Three North leaders Preston Grasshoppers. Picture: Richard Bown

Unbeaten run ended as ‘Gate lose out in top-of-the-table clash

Harrogate RUFC’s long unbeaten run came to an end on Saturday when they were beaten 24-17 by National Three North leaders Preston Grasshoppers.

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Keane Naylor scored Harrogate RUFC's first try at Sandal. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate win thriller at Sandal

Harrogate RUFC kept their National Three North promotion bid on track with a thrilling victory over Sandal.

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Action from Harrogate Pythons' home defeat to Otliensians

Pythons tamed by Otliensians

Harrogate Pythons RUFC welcomed Otliensians to a muddy Station View, looking to avenge a heavy away defeat earlier in the season.

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Luke Edwards scored Harrogate RUFC's first try at Rossendale. Picture: Richard Bown

Clinical first half the platform for crucial ‘Gate triumph

Harrogate RUFC scored 21 unanswered first-half points to lay the foundations for a victory at Rossendale that moved them up to second in National Three North.

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Harrogate Pythons beat Stocksbridge at an extremely muddy Station View. Picture: Adrian Murray

Pythons bounce back with home win over struggling Stocksbridge

Harrogate Pythons bounced back from the disappointment of last week’s defeat to relegation-threatened Baildon when they beat Stocksbridge at Station View.

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Luke Edwards dances through midfield during Harrogate RUFC's home win over Morley. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate close in on play-off spot as visiting Morley are dispatched

Harrogate RUFC boosted their hopes of securing a promotion play-off spot when they beat Morley 12-0 at the Stratstone Stadium.

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Action from Harrogate RUFC Ladies' victory at Halifax. Picture: Bev Clough

High-flying Harrogate Ladies strengthen grip on pole position

Harrogate RUFC Ladies opened up a 12-point gap at the top of the Women’s National Challenge North East One table when they cruised to an eighth consecutive victory, at Halifax.

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Baildon RUFC and Harrogate Pythons fight for the ball at a line-out

Pythons edged out by Baildon

Harrogate Pythons suffered an afternoon of frustration as they drew a blank against struggling Baildon at Station View.

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Harrogate RUFC's Keane Naylor outstrips the Kirkby Lonsdale defence. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate extend fine start to year with home success over Kirkby

Harrogate RUFC claimed a bonus-point victory over Kirkby Lonsdale on a mudbath of a pitch at the Stratstone Stadium.

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Evie Jackson on the charge against York R.I. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Mud-soaked ‘Gate Ladies see off York to extend flawless start

Harrogate RUFC Ladies made it seven wins out of seven in Women’s National Challenge North East One when they beat local rivals York Railway Institute 44-5 at a muddy Stratstone Stadium.

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Harrogate Pythons turn the screw at a scrum during Saturday's win over Sheffield Medicals

Pythons leave Medics with a headache after bonus-point victory

Harrogate Pythons climbed away from the Yorkshire Three relegation places courtesy of a comprehensive bonus-point victory over fellow strugglers Sheffield Medicals.

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Aarin Yorke's 75th-minute try earned Harrogate RUFC victory at Kendal. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate recover to snatch crucial late win on the road at Kendal

Aarin Yorke came off the replacements’ bench to grab the late try that took Harrogate RUFC to a crucial victory over Kendal.

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