The Blue and Golds snatched the spoils with a Sam Coleman try just 15 minutes from the end of this quality pre-season friendly, played at a breakneck pace with both sides making light of the blustery conditions.
In this game with unlimited substitutions, Tony Spence gave workouts to 21 players and will take many positives especially the standard of defending close to the line.
Beverley RUFC has been doing things the tough way this season, having had 4 narrow defeats and regular absenteeism through injury and unavailability, they still found themselves sitting third in the league with a fighting chance of regaining one of the top two spots.
An away trip to Leodiensian RUFC in Leeds, who are the only team to have beaten the previously undefeated top of the table Old Brodleians, was definitely an opportunity to succumb to a fifth defeat, given again there were many absentees from the starting line-up.
The absence of Andy Murray from the Australian Open will once again leave British hopes of winning a tennis tournament in doubt, to say the least.
Kyle Edmund has shown promise in the past in the men’s draw, reaching the semi-finals of the competition in 2018. However, Edmund’s form has declined over the last two years, and it would be a surprise to see him make an appearance in the second week of the competition; with current odds of 150/1 to succeed in the Australian Open.
Four community groups in the East Riding and Hull have benefited from a grant scheme set up by five Yorkshire councils and funded by the construction industry.
Driffield Methodist Church, North Ferriby Primary School, Beverley Town Jaguars Under-16s and Rooted in Hull received a combined total of more than £30,000 in the latest round of awards from the YOR4Good fund.
A game between third and fourth prior to the fixture was always going to be a tight affair and so it proved on a filthy day at Beaver Park.
Selby kicked off towards the clubhouse and straight away Beverley were able to sustain possession through a series of phases and pin back Selby back with some clever kicking by Phil Duboulay. With the lineout and scrum functioning better than in recent weeks the Beavers were able to establish some control.