Beverley ARLFC beat Hull Dockers 30 – 12 gaining a well-deserved morale-boosting win for the Blue and Golds who have been doing it tough for several weeks.
With just 100 days to go until the opening match, Rugby League World Cup 2021 organisers have confirmed that the trailblazing event will go ahead as scheduled in October and November.
With 61 matches across three competitions at 21 venues culminating with the men’s and women’s finals at Old Trafford, Manchester on 27 November.
East Yorkshire’s leading rugby union club is stepping up to develop the game across the region with the appointment of a key figure who will combine duties as head coach with a programme designed to help young players at schools and other clubs.
As Head of Rugby at Hull Ionians, Graham Steadman brings rugby league experience which includes more than 200 appearances for Castleford and a rugby union CV which takes in the Ireland and Scotland national sides as well as Newcastle Falcons, Cardiff Blues and London Scottish.
The Blue and Golds will return to action this weekend after a fortnight’s lay-off.
They will travel to Bradford to play Dudley Hill in a cross-division fixture. It will be the longest trip in this Covid-effected regionalised format kicking off at 2.30 PM on Saturday.
This will rank as Beverley’s most disappointing performance of the 4 league fixtures played thus far.
A Heworth outfit hellbent on ambition to be York’s leading amateur rugby league team dominated possession and territory throughout. Beverley struggled to take what few opportunities they did have in attack.
A baroness, a broadcaster and a brace of owners of Super League clubs will share stories of achievement and adversity in a series of interviews which promises to be a highlight of Humber Business Week.
The Blue and Golds backed up from last weekend’s momentous victory to make it 2 from 2 in NCL Group G beating the Myton Warriors 22-10.
Having set the bar very high they were under pressure to maintain it and the warmest day of the year so far saw another large crowd soak up the sun.
West Hull brought a brand of play to the Beverley Leisure Centre that was noticeably quicker and more expansive than the home side had been used to.
The Blue and Golds were outstanding in defence especially close to their own goal line. A number of club officials described the performance as the best they have seen since being involved with the club.
Female-owned tool hire business achieves ambitious goal as the third branch opens in Humber Region.
GoHire is launching a new branch at an iconic former social club on Chamberlain Road in Hull.
The creativity of Hull’s writing community is being celebrated with four new writing commissions for the Humber Mouth literature festival.
And, the new stories and poems written for radio will be broadcast through a special partnership with BBC Radio Humberside.
Beverley Braves Chairman Neil Gay is urging young people to come forward and try out the sport.
With the rugby league world cup due to be held in the UK and also the potential sport could return in spring, he feels now has never been a better time to get into rugby.
The Return to Community Rugby League Action Plan has received sign-off by the Government’s Department for Media and Cultural Affairs. The details of it have been published on the RFL website.
Rugby League World Cup tournament organisers have revealed the much-anticipated fixture schedule.
The competition promises to be the biggest and best World Cup in the history of the sport, as the men’s, women’s and wheelchair teams all compete at the same time in a major sporting first.
Local pubs in Beverley are urging the community to support them. They were dealt a real blow by the government in their latest briefing.
Landlords were left in dismay after the PM Boris Johnson called for the public to avoid Pubs, bars, clubs and restaurants due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The family and friends of a popular Market Weighton man with Motor Neurone Disease have pledged to raise £5,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MDNA).
59-year-old former Royal Mail manager and accomplished musician, Dave Foster was diagnosed with the debilitating disease in July 2019. His family and friends initiated the fundraising drive to raise awareness of the condition that affects up to 5,000 adults in the UK at any one time.
The Blue and Golds will try again to play their postponed BARLA National Cup tie this Saturday.
Weather permitting, they will again travel to Mayport, Cumberland to take on Glasson Rangers. The game is due to kick-off at 2pm.
The draw has been made for the 2020 BARLA National Open Cup with the Blue & Golds securing a bye.
This year the competition has attracted an entry of 25 sides. 18 teams will contest the first round on 18 January with 7 sides receiving a bye to the second round on 15 February.
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.