Blue & Golds Will Start New Season At Home Against Rovers

Blue & Golds Will Start new Season At Home Against Rovers
December 25, 2019

The Blue and Golds will open up their 2020 NCL Division 2 campaign on March 7th with a home fixture against newly-promoted Woolston Rovers at the Leisure Centre.

The match is one of 3 home fixtures in March combined with a tough away trip to Wigan St Judes who only narrowly missed promotion to Division 1 last season.

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East Yorkshire Community Groups Receive Grants From YOR4Good Fund

East Yorkshire Community Groups Receive Grants From YOR4Good Fund
December 17, 2019

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.

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Beavers Conclude 2019 With Gutsy Home Win Over Selby

Beavers Conclude 2019 With Gutsy Home Win Over Selby
December 15, 2019

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.

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Local Judo Players Wrap Up 2019 At Final Major Event

Local Judo Players Wrap Up 2019 At Final Major Event
December 11, 2019

The weekend saw the final major competition on the judo calendar for 2019, the British Championships for -21’s and for seniors.

Representing East Yorkshire Judo Academy was Sean Tooby, Holly Bentham and Tommy Jackson. For Sean and Holly, Saturday wasn’t to be their day with both players fighting well but not able to progress past the first round of 3 fights.

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Disappointing Performance From Beavers Sees Them Beaten By Goole

Disappointing Performance From Beavers Sees Them Beaten By Goole
December 8, 2019

A dry day with high cloud and a gentle breeze and a pitch in very good condition given the recent wet weather, bode well for the game between these old rivals, who last competed in a league fixture in 2005.

There is no commentary around the first 5 minutes of the game as the referee blew his whistle for the game to start “a few minutes” early. Unfortunately, the news did not filter to the spectators in the bar.

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East Yorkshire Judo Academy Well Represented At Festive Comp

East Yorkshire Judo Academy Well Represented At Festive Comp
November 28, 2019

East Yorkshire Judo Academy was out in force at the Goole Christmas Championships with many of their very young players competing.

For a number of players, it was their first competition. The club was very well represented by children as young as 6 years old all the way through to senior black belts.

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Beverley RUFC Hang On To Secure Impressive Away Win

Beverley RUFC Hang On To Secure Impressive Away Win
November 18, 2019

Somewhat miraculously, Old Crossleyans were able to host this fixture despite the torrents of rain that have beset our county over the previous week.

Beverley kicked off the first half playing from right to left and slightly uphill on a pitch in remarkably good condition.

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Beavers Youngsters Show Great Heart At Ionians

Beavers Youngsters Show Great Heart At Ionians
November 15, 2019

After a week of torrential rain, Hull Ionians were able to put on their festival albeit having to use all the space they had to ensure that matches could take place, closing off the lowest-lying pitches at the far end of the ground due to standing water.

Beverley U11’s turned up with a full-strength squad of 11 for the 9-a-side matches. After the changes to the layout due to the waterlogging, pitches were made smaller and teams played 7-a-side matches which impacted on the way the games played out. 

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Beaver Are Worthy Winners Beating Dinnington At Beaver Park

Beaver Are Worthy Winners Beating Dinnington At Beaver Park
November 11, 2019

Beverley knew the visit of Dinnington RUFC to Beaver Park was going to be a tough one after last season’s encounter when they stifled the Beverley game plan so effectively it was reminiscent of what South Africa did to England last weekend. 

This occasion had a much better outcome for the Beavers, playing at home in the cold sunshine on a squelchy pitch, an entertaining 9 try game saw Beverley finish worthy winners 36-22.

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