Tickle and Briscoe Star As Hull FC Hammer Salford Reds

July 9, 2011

Hull FC stormed into sixth place in Super League with a crushing 52-16 victory over Salford at the KC Stadium. A vocal home crowd for the club’s Pink Night – the players sported special black and pink kits in aid of The Yorkshire Scan Appeal – enjoyed a sparkling performance as Hull continue to find their best form at the right stage of the season. Danny Tickle helped himself to…


Beverley ARLC Presentation Evening @ Hodgsons Pub

June 27, 2011

Beverley Rugby League Club held their annual presentation dinner last Saturday at the Hodgsons. Around 70 players, girlfriends and family attended the event, where the special guest was  former Hull FC star Tevita Vaikona. Chairman Graham Ostler thanked sponsors Adams Tyres, Acklams Coaches and the Durham Ox for their support, as well as Hodgsons for their hospitality. It proved to be a big evening for full-back Lee Falcus who scooped…


Olympic Legacy Push: Young people Urged To Get Out & Give Sport A Go

June 14, 2011

Over a thousand teenagers and young adults across  the Humber are to benefit from a new sports programme that aims to fulfil the legacy promise made by Seb Coe in Singapore in 2005 to ‘inspire young people to choose sport’. Sportivate will give 14- to 25-year-olds the chance to receive six to eight weeks of coaching in a sport of their choice. Launched by Sport England and The Humber Sports…


Hull Smash Hapless Harlequins

June 12, 2011

Hull FC made light of miserable weather and a greasy ball to achieve their expected victory over Harlequins at the KC Stadium today, running out 38-6 winners. Foul conditions made quality rugby almost impossible but Hull are unlikely to quibble as they got back to winning ways following the disappointing 17-10 derby loss at Hull KR last weekend. For hapless Harlequins it was a seventh straight defeat that sees them…


Mens Health Week: Richard Shaw Urges Men Check Their Balls

June 9, 2011

While holding his balls in the Durham Ox Richard Shaw manager of Beverley ARLC, is hoping to help persuade men in Beverley and the East Riding to find out more about keeping themselves fit and healthy at a quiz and comedy night being hosted in Hull at the Ruscadors Pub. The event is on Thursday June 16th from 7.30pm will be attended by players from both Hull KR and Hull…


Charity Fundraiser In Memory Of Late Matt Graham

May 13, 2011

Family and friends of the late Matt Graham are hosting another charity fundraising event in his memory. Last year, they paid tribute to Matt’s life on what would have been his 18th birthday with a successful event at Beverley Memorial Hall. This year, family and friends are raising money for The Samaritans with a family fun day at Beverley Rugby Club’s Beaver Park ground on Sunday, 29 May from noon….


Currrent Beverley 10K Winner to Run in This Years Race

May 6, 2011

Members of Beverley Athletic Club are making the final preparations for this Sunday’s Hall Construction Beverley 10k which starts next to the Minster in Eastgate at 11.15. Amongst the field of 1200 runners are last year’s winner Darran Bilton, course record holder Andy Lyons and Beverley AC’s top runners James Pearson, Rob Snaith and Matt Chadwick.  Bilton has an excellent record in the race but he has not beaten the…


Beverley 10k 2011 – Information for Spectators

May 5, 2011

The race starts at 11.15 next to the Minster in Eastgate and finishes in Wednesday Market.  The fastest runners will complete the course in about 30 minutes while the slowest are expected to take no longer than 80 minutes. The race route passes along the following roads: •    Wednesday Market •    Lord Roberts Road •    Champney Road •    Lairgate •    North Bar Within •    North Bar Without •    York Road…


Braves Craig Collins:’It Was a Game of 2 Halves’

April 29, 2011

Charlie Barker scored a long range try in each half as Beverley Braves under 8s fought out  a thrilling  draw with Skirlaugh B,each team scoring  7 tries apiece. Top tackler Isaac Merryweather got stuck in in defence, ably assisted by Lewis Bradley & Charlie Gay to repel wave after wave of a strong  Skirlaugh attack. The Nuttall boys Tom and Alex scored a try each in reply for the Braves …


Green Dragon is Starting Point for Rugby Fans Derby Day

April 22, 2011

Local fans of Hull Kingston Rovers and Hull FC were in Beverley early doors as they geared up for this afternoons derby match. Kevin Tattersall, a Rovers fan was in the Green Dragon Beverley this morning at just after 9am where with friends he enjoyed a breakfast and pint before heading off to the match. HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full…


Braves Win on the Big Stage

April 5, 2011

Beverley Braves under 8’s continued their progression on Friday night with an unforgettable win at the KC stadium. Playing at half time during the Hull FC V Castleford Super League game they overcame a gallant West Hull by 2 tries to nil. A tremendous defensive effort from everyone kept the opposition scoreless throughout. Strong running from Isaac Merryweather, William Cohen and the Nuttall twins (Tom and Alex)got Beverley on the…


Braves Acknowledge Achievements as Summer Season Ends

October 29, 2010

With their summer season now over, almost fifty players received trophies and medals at the 2010 Beverley Braves presentations for the Cubs, under eights and under nines at Hodgsons on Sunday 17th October. The ever increasing popularity of the club was emphasised by the number of cubs receiving medals from guest of honour Airlie Bird, the Hull FC mascot. The eleven cubs are all under six and whilst they do…


Beverley Wellbeing Open Evening

October 21, 2010

Beverley Wellbeing is a company owned and run by Duncan O’Connor that delivers Sports Therapy, particularly focusing on sports injuries, personal training, elite level strength and conditioning, and performance nutritional advice. This week Duncan was joined by friends and customers at his new facility on Barston Road, Beverley. Those who attended included Scott Taylor and Scott Wheeldon from Hull Kingston Rovers and England International Kirk Yeman who plays his club…


Racecourse Celebrates Success of New Race Night

June 18, 2010

Beverley Racecourse was awash with padlocks and keys last night, when a themed race night called Lucky in Love took place for the first time and thousands of revellers descended on the venue. The popular racecourse and events centre, based in York Road, Beverley, organised the themed race meeting to attract a new generation of racegoers, who were each issued with either a padlock or a key on arrival –…


Beverley Racecourse New Themed Race Evening

April 3, 2010

Beverley Racecourse unlocks a new approach to racing with the launch of a themed race night in 2010 With horseracing season just around the corner, Beverley Racecourse is taking an innovative approach to attracting racegoers to a new fixture which is being launching for the first time this year. The popular racecourse and events centre, based in York Road, Beverley, has organised a themed race meeting on Thursday, June 17,…