Braves Show Character In Bulls Defeat

September 14, 2010

The Beverley Braves started the Hull and District Youth Rugby League season against old rivals Skirlaugh Bulls and straight from the off there was some excellent crunching tackles from both sides. Despite being strengthened this season with some skilled new players it was Skirlaugh who broke free in the first few minutes from their big no. 20 who was also their play maker last season. Skirlaugh piled the pressure on;…


Blue and Golds Bounce Back With Victory Over Bilton

September 14, 2010

In a massive improvement on the previous weeks disjointed effort the blue and golds took home both points on their travels to Bilton on Saturday. In an entertaining game which saw the lead change hands several times, the stand out performers were Steve Johnson who was invlved in 5 out of 6 of Beverley’s tries and Ian Lane who scored one try and assisted in two others and was a…


Beverley ARLC Vs Hull Isberg

September 5, 2010

Beverley ARLC opened their league campaign with a home defeat. The Blue and Golds were beaten at the Beverley Leisure Centre by the visitors, Hull Isberg, 28 to 16. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size


Clash of the Codes Raises Over £600

August 31, 2010

Rugby Union and Rugby League sides from around the area came together at Beaver Park to take part in a  ‘Clash of the Codes’ event this weekend. It was organised to support Craig Hancock who played for Beverley ARLC in the Ray Speckman Cup Final in May, where he suffered a badly broken leg and has been unable to play or work since. In all, the event raised over £600…


Hull KR Donate Prize to ‘Clash of the Codes’

August 16, 2010

Hull Kingston Rovers presented Beverley ARLC Manager Richard Shaw with an autographed rugby ball signed by all the players, donated as a prize for the ‘Clash of the Codes’ rugby day. Richard Shaw said: “Hull KR have given us a top prize.  It is made all that much better as the prize comes from a fellow rugby club.” The event has been organised for Craig Hancock, who suffered a broken…


Beverley ARLC Vs Chequerfield Rangers ARLC

August 7, 2010

Beverley ARLC got their pre-season under way on Saturday. The Blue and Golds lost the friendly held at the Beverley Leisure Centre against Chequerfield.  Despite taking an early lead, they were unable to capitalise on it and lost the match 16 – 40. Coach Richard Shaw  focussed on the positives however. He told “This was their first warm up match and I’m confident they will be ready for the…


Beverley Braves Vs Holderness Vikings

June 29, 2010

The blistering heat did not stop the Beverley Braves commanding field possession right from the first whistle.  The ball was passed well and an early try followed to raise the confidence straight away.  The lads (and lass) played with guts today and controlled the game all the way through with only a short lapse in concentration to allow Holderness Vikings to score a couple of tries. The sun drained the…


Beverley Braves Vs West Hull U12

June 21, 2010

The Beverley Braves were forced to move to Longcroft School to play their fixture this week. The local rugby league club who normally play at the Beverley Leisure Centre switched venues due to the Beverley Folk Festival. The match ended Beverley Braves 6 – West Hull 38. Good turn out by each and every Braves player to what was a hard fought game – Beverley made West Hull work hard…


Clash of the Codes

June 15, 2010

Beverley’s rugby union and league players are uniting to raise funds for injured centre Craig ‘Chev Walker’ Hancock. Hancock suffered an horrific broken leg in the dying minutes of Beverley ALFC superb Ray Speckman Cup victory against Cottingham Tigers last month. Now players from the Blue and Golds and Beverley RUFC – for whom Hancock also plays – will take part in a unique ‘hybrid’ seven-a-side touch tournament to help…


Hancock Out of Hospital in Time for Presentations

June 12, 2010

Beverley ARLC held their end of year presentations at Hodgsons Pub in Beverley. The Blue & Golds who won the Ray Speckman Cup were joined by Craig Hancock who suffered a career threatening injury in the game. Craig has undergone 5 operations though was released from hospital in time to join team mates and friends at the dinner. Craig Hancock finally gets his hands on the Ray Speckman Cup after…


Beverley Braves Vs Hull Isberg U12

May 31, 2010

The Beverley Braves came close to picking up a much needed home win though narrowly lost out to Hull Iseberg who won 20 – 16 at the Beverley Leisure Centre. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size


Harrison Proud of Braves Selected for Hull Service Area Trials

May 27, 2010

Beverley Braves under-12s coach Chris Harrison  believes the selection of eight of his side’s players for trials to join the Hull Service Area squad is “a great reflection” on the club. Callum Officer, James McCae, Dylan Clifford, Zac Mayo, Owen Harrison, Kurt Pelham, Joe Wardil and Harvey Lazenby will find out early next month if they have made their way into their age-group team to represent East Yorkshire’s rugby league…


Cottingham Tigers Vs Beverley ARLC

May 24, 2010

Beverley ARLFC’s powerhouse pack laid the foundations for  their superb come-from-behind 28-18 Ray Speckman Cup final victory over rivals Cottingham Tigers at Haworth Park on Saturday. In the build-up to the game,  blue and golds’ coach Rich Shaw and captain Steve Davidson had talked about the need to muscle up in defence against a pacy Tigers’ side, certain that if they could contain their opponents’ powerful centres their big, bruising…


Beverley ARLC Lift Ray Speckman Cup

May 23, 2010

Beverley ARLFC produced a thrilling second-half fightback to win the Ray Speckman Memorial Cup at Haworth Park on Saturday. Trailing 18-6 at the break in energy-sapping heat, Beverley’s powerful pack gradually ground down Cottingham Tigers’ defence to earn a thoroughly-deserved  28-18 victory in front of a vocal travelling crowd. Second-half tries from Craig Hamlet, Matt Bielby and a superb brace from hooker Gavin Proctor, added to Liam Lane’s first-half try,…


Shaw: ‘Winning this Will be Massive for the Town’

May 18, 2010

Beverley ARLFC captain Steve Davidson believes his team’s ‘in-your-face’ defence can bring his side cup glory on Saturday. Stand-off Davidson, 26, leads his team into their biggest match of the season when they take on Cottingham Tigers in the final of the Ray Speckman Cup at Haworth Park (ko 1.30pm). In a season of ups and downs, victory over their biggest rivals will provide a massive filip for the club…


Beverley Braves Vs Skirlaugh

April 21, 2010

The Beverley Braves showed great character and determination at the Beverley Leisure Centre as they faced a formidable Skirlaugh team. The Braves managed to get into scoring range though turnovers at key moments proved costly. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size


Beverley Braves Vs Cottingham Tigers U11’s

April 5, 2010

The Beverley Braves got their season underway at the Beverley Leisure Centre. The Junior Rugby League side were missing a number of players and despite their best efforts Beverley were unable to keep Cottingham Tigers at bay. The Tigers won the match  48 – 4, scorer for the Beverley Braves was Ethan Cambridge who scored the home sides only try. Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to…