Blue & Golds Head Coach Scott Taylor says he is going to stick with what he believes ahead of his sides opening day fixture in National Conference League this Saturday. Beverley will welcome Barrow Island to the Beverley Leisure Centre this Saturday with Taylor issuing something of a statement of intent with regard to his players. Speaking ahead of the match, Taylor said; “We’ve finally reached the point where even…
Racegoers can expect new themed race meetings, more family-friendly days, new and improved party nights, plus, of course, exhilarating flat racing over one mile and three furlongs on the spectacular Westwood course.
The Beverley Races season gallops out of the stalls with the season opener on April 18 and is quickly into its stride with one of this year’s new highlights – Bygone Beverley – a themed raceday taking us back in time to one of the most defining decades of the 20th century.
This was a tough day at the office for the blue and golds. Due to a number of absences they went into this final pre-season friendly with a depleted line up.
Regular half-back pairing Lewis Straw and Lewis Poskitt were missing as were Jack Howdle, Chris Johnson, Peter Starling, Josh Poskitt, Billy Riby, Steve Connolly and Ben Bardle. Bradley Kirkby had to pull out shortly before kick off as a precautionary measure not wishing to aggravate a pulled hamstring.
Town progressed into the semi final of the East Riding Senior Cup for the first time in their history after a hard fought win against Hessle Rangers at Longcroft.
Town started with a strong wind behind and looked to make the most of this. However they were dealt an early blow when midfielder Ben Thomson injured his ankle and had to be replaced by Kegan Rose after only 10 minutes.
On a day when strong hearts and minds beat stronger bodies Beverley RUFC U13s produced a scintillating performance to come from behind three times and beat a big muscular Rotherham side 35 -25 and reach the final of the Yorkshire Plate.
Beverley have a bad habit of conceding early scores before jolting into action and Sunday was no exception when with three minutes on the clock the visitors ran a penalty move from the halfway line straight through a nonexistent Beverley defence for the first try.
Beverley hosted a resurgent Selby at Beaver Park on a miserable wet and grey day when conditions were bound to be difficult to allow much entertaining rugby and, so it proved.
The match was held as a Memorial game to celebrate the life of Lee Morley, a good friend of the club who, sadly passed away last year. Proceedings from the match and lunch raised over £3000 to be donated to Ward 29 at Castle Hill hospital at the request of Lee’s family in thanks for the care given to Lee during his extended time there.