Beverley ARLC: Distasteful Christmas Jumper Pub Crawl

December 19, 2010

Beverley ARLC squad celebrated Christmas with a pub crawl around Beverley. To add to the occasion they sported ‘distasteful’ Christmas jumpers, some clearly worse than others. The Ray Speckman Memorial Cup holders visited each of the pubs finishing in the town 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…


Radley Selected for BARLA Great Britain Lions

November 30, 2010

Tom Radley expects his Great Britain team to teach opponents from the “girls’ game” a  proper lesson in rugby. Tom, 26, from Sigston Road, Beverley, has been selected to play for the BARLA Great Britain Lions in the prestigious IRB Dubai 7s rugby union tournament this week. The West Hull second-rower earned a late call-up to the 12-man squad of amateur rugby league players who will take on union teams…


Beverley ARLC End Losing Streak With Fine Win at Fenners

November 22, 2010

The Blue and Golds finally ended the losing streak which has seen them slide down the table, and did so in impressive style. There were a number of star performers. Gavin Proctor marshalled and prompted his troops well from the hooker position while Louis Hubbard claimed a hat trick of tries and demonstrated that he has lost nothing in his spell away in boxing. The half back combination of Steve…


Beverley ARLC Beaten Despite Good Start

November 15, 2010

The Blue & Golds were beaten this weekend at the Beverley Leisure Centre by Reckitts. Beverley started well scoring two early tries, but Reckitts battled hard, coming from behind to clinch victory. 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


Vikings Beat a Disappointing Beverley Side

October 31, 2010

The Blue and Golds were outplayed for the majority of this game at the Beverley Leisure Centre by a more experienced opposition. The visitors from Keyingham swept into a 16-0 lead after only 25 minutes of play. However the introduction of Guy Adams off the bench perked the Blue and Golds up and one powerful surge from him set up the position for Steve Davidson to twist and turn his…


Beverley ARLC Exit Cup at First Hurdle

October 24, 2010

The blue and golds exited the cup this saturday on their travels to Cottingham. The match was a dour stop start affair not helped by the over zealous interpretation of the rules by the match official which resulted in a continuous stream of penalties awarded against both sides. The home side crossed for two early tries to race to a 12-0 lead. Rob Thompson started the fight back for the…


Last Gasp Try Denies Beverley Victory

October 17, 2010

This was a sickening defeat for the blue and golds as they paraded their new strip.The visitors snatched victory with a try in the corner in the final seconds of the game to spoil the party. The hosts twice surrendered a ten point lead, in a game that they appeared to have the measure of their opponents in attack but let themselves down in defence at times. The game started…


Blue & Golds Show Heart in Tough Match at Leeds

October 11, 2010

As the scoreline suggests this game was mission impossible. The blue and golds travelled to Leeds last Saturday against a side which would certainly not be out of place in the Premier Division of the National Conference if they possessed the facilities to be there. They were physically bigger and oused class and ability from one to thirteen boasting a number of ex professionals in their ranks. There was no…


Blue and Golds Face Tough Test in Leeds

October 7, 2010

The blue and golds will embark on their extremely tough tie in the 2nd round of the BARLA Yorkshire Cup this Saturday. They will travel to Leeds to play Queens. Coach Rich Shaw commented ” People are expecting us to suffer a heavy defeat or even concede the tie but we are determined to come away with our pride intact. ” So far this season the Beverley have not exactly…


Blue & Golds Drop Points at Rangers

September 26, 2010

The blue and golds will consider this one a point lost rather than a point gained from this trip to Hull University. They attempted to play adventurously in blustery conditions which resulted in some spectacular tries but at times they made one pass too many when a more direct style of play was required. On a day when many players were having an off day the man of the match…


Beverley Tame the Tigers at the Leisure Centre

September 18, 2010

The blue and golds took the spoils in an encounter which they appeared to possess more big guns than their youthful but enthusiastic opponents but at times made hard work of it. The hosts piled on the pressure early which eventually paid dividends with Gavin Proctor going over from his customary dummy half position in the 10th minute. Shortly after a well worked move amongst the forwards saw popular publican…


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 ARLC Vs Cottingham Tigers

March 21, 2010

The blue and golds finally ended their losing streak and recorded their first victory since December 5th at a rainsoaked Leisure Centre last Saturday. The conditions made the ball like bar of soap and both sides frequently spilled possession.