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Tributes paid to Harrogate RUFC stalwart ‘Sizzy’ - the ‘best bloke you will ever meet’

Tributes have been paid to much-loved Harrogate RUFC stalwart Graham Siswick following his sudden death, aged 70.

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Harrogate RUFC Ladies captain Josie Riggs, centre, and her team-mates with club chairman Iain Salkeld and their league winners' shield. Picture: Adrian Murray

Harrogate Ladies presented with league winners’ shield

Harrogate RUFC Ladies were presented with their Women’s National Championship North East One winners’ shield on Saturday.

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Leah Birkin in action for Harrogate RUFC Ladies

Harrogate Ladies ace Leah ‘recovering well’ from surgery

One of the stars of Harrogate RUFC Ladies’ 2017/18 promotion-winning side is said to be “recovering well” having sustained a horrific injury playing the game she loves.

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Seru Ravuoco on his way to scoring Knaresborough RUFC's first try during their North Yorkshire Trophy triumph

Knaresborough sink Thirsk to claim historic Trophy victory

Knaresborough RUFC won a cup competition for the first time in their 36-year history on Saturday, beating Thirsk in the final of the North Yorkshire Trophy.

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Knaresborough RUFC to tackle Thirsk in Trophy final clash

Knaresborough RUFC will attempt to make history on Saturday when they tackle Thirsk in the final of the North Yorkshire Trophy.

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Over £2,000 raised for young Leeds rugby player who suffered devastating back injury in a match

Over £2,000 raised for young Leeds rugby player who suffered devastating back injury in a match

A crowdfunding page has been set up to help pay for the treatment of a young Leeds Rhinos rugby star who broke her back on the pitch.

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Danny Matthews goes over for a try during Harrogate RUFC's home success over Pocklington. Picture: Richard Bown

‘Gate round off 2017/18 with home win over Pocklington

Harrogate RUFC wrapped up their 2017/18 National Three North campaign with a comfortable victory over rock-bottom Pocklington.

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Sam Gibbs dives over in the corner to register Harrogate Pythons' third and final try of Saturday's win over Knottingley

Pythons secure league status with victory over Knottingley

Harrogate Pythons’ relegation fears are over after they arrested a poor run of form with a 28-19 victory at home to Knottingley.

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Sam Brady dives over the try-line during Harrogate RUFC's home triumph over Billingham. Picture: Keith Hunt

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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