Walkington Win Opening Day Derby

September 12, 2010

Beverley Town Beavers started the season with a local derby against newly promoted Barrel Walkington on Longcrofts 3G pitch. With numbers depleted throughout the club the third XI beavers team saw a number of changes from the previous season however they managed to carve out the first clear chance of the game as Anfield found himself through on goal but shot wide of the left post. The rest of the…


Barrel Walkington Vs Hodgsons FC Reserves

September 1, 2010

Hodgsons FC Reserves continued their good run of form beating the Barrel Walkington 2 – 1 at Longcroft School. Two goals from Rob Whiting gave the Tanners second string a victory in match that at times got very physical. Picture: Rob Whiting of Hodgsons FC scorer of two goals HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on…


Walkington CC Vs Middleton CC

August 8, 2010

Walkington CC was beaten by fifty runs as they failed badly with the bat. Fielding first Walkington bowled Middleton out for just 120, though managed to make just 70 runs in reply. Craig Ford said: “We all under performed with the bat, we thought had done enough to win though let ourselves down by not getting the runs we needed.” HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to…


The Velo Club Beverley Summer Road Race 2010

August 2, 2010

Inaugural Velo Club Beverley Summer Road Race won by Stephen Swales Walkington, 1st August 2008 – The first annual road race promoted by local club Velo Club Beverley was won by Stephen Swales, a former local racing star who has returned to racing after a lengthy layoff. In an exciting contest on a circuit running on the roads above Walkington, Swales outsprinted his breakaway companion Stephen Ellis of Rutland CC…


Farewell Drinks @ the Farrow’s

July 26, 2010

Steve and Kay Farrow invited friends and family to their home in Beverley for farewell drinks this weekend. The couple are set to leave the UK to live and work in Mauritius. Kay, the press officer for Beverley Athletic Club, has been a major figure in organising some of the biggest sporting events in this area, such as the Beverley 10k and the Walkington 10k running races.  She has also…


Walkington CC Vs North Dalton CC

July 25, 2010

Walkington CC slumped to a 7 wicket defeat against North Dalton on Saturday in the East Riding Independent Cricket League. Walkington started the match well and looked to be on course to posting a good score but failed to capitalise on their position at 86/1. Top scorer for Walkington was Richard Walton, who got an impressive 58, but the rest of the batters struggled, including a duck for Craig Ford. Brothers…


The Big G – ‘Grimpeurs Des Wolds 2010’

July 18, 2010

With the elite riders resting after the intense racing in Beverley Market Place, amateurs and enthusiasts were able to tackle the ‘Big G’ – Grimpeurs Des Wolds. This is not a race but a personal challenge featuring over 600 riders from across the country. This year’s event saw over 500 people sign up within days of the event being announced. Riders can choose between three different routes which vary in…