The blue and golds clinically dispatched of a plucky Park Rangers outfit on a foul afternoon in Hull last Saturday. Coach Guy Adams had to contend with a number of absentees due to work commitments and forced him to re-shuffle his starting lineup.
The blue and golds came away with two very valuable league points at the end of an eventful afternoon. The designated referee failed to turn up at the scheduled kick off time of 2pm.
The blue and golds had to dig deep for this thoroughly deserved win last Saturday at Bilton. The home side enjoyed a lion’s share of possession and territory in the second half forcing Beverley to defend repeat set after set.
The blue and golds saw their first action in a month due to recent postponements in the first round of the Council Cup last Saturday at Lambwath.
Beverley ARLC went into this fixture with a number of absentees due to work commitments. The two Steve Davidsons were missing as were Adam Norton and Mark Nicholson.
These two sides produced an entertaining encounter at the Beverley Leisure Centre last Saturday which but for the final ten minutes looked as if the result could have gone either way. It was probably the blue and gold’s best performance of the season against a side still unbeaten this season.
This was always going to be a tough encounter on the East coast against a side that will contest the Tom Beeutiman Cup Final against Cottingham Tigers next month but the way the blue and golds played in the opening 30 minutes suggested an unlikely victory.
The blue and golds took 2 valuable league points last Saturday at the Leisure Centre in a game which they appeared to dominate from start to finish but astonishingly only won by 10 points.
The blue and golds will be very disappointed to have not taken both points from this encounter at Haworth Park. They led 12-0 after 15 minutes and were 22-14 up with just 15 minutes to go.They clearly have the ability to win games like this but a little bit of tactical naivety at times proved to be their undoing.
The blue and golds got the win last Saturday which will hopefully now kick start their season. The first half was an evenly contested affair with both sides turning around at the interval at 6-6.
This game proved to be a tough ask against a strong Hull Dockers second string. The hosts trailed 20-0 at the break and had to play 50 minutes of the game with only 12 men following the dismissal of full back Steve Connolly.