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.
The tough schedule of matches took its toll on the Blue and Golds as they were beaten 50-0 by West Hull.
A depleted Beverley outfit, backing up from Thursday evening’s outing at Hull Dockers, simply had to do too much defending. A full-strength West Hull outfit took full advantage to hit the half-century mark.
The Blue and Golds will claim something of a moral victory last Saturday in this high-scoring encounter at the Beverley Leisure Centre.
Illnesses and a stag weekend had robbed Tony Spence of a number of his front-line players forcing him to through a few youngsters in at the deep end.
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.
The Blue and Golds blew away a huge amount of dust and cobwebs in this first outing in over a year across in Leeds.
Played behind closed doors under strict Covid protocols, the match was hugely encouraging for the visitors.
Beverley ARLFC got their new season off to a winning start as they beat Woolston Rovers 22-12 at the Beverley Leisure Centre.
A hard-fought and at times feisty encounter Coach Tony Spence was pleased with the result. He was also happy with the effort shown by his side.
Beverley ARLFC were defeated in their final home game of the season as they lost 42-12 to West Bowling.
Beverley went into the match on something of a hiding to nothing. They also were without a number of players that were unavailable for the fixture.
This performance by Beverley will rank as the best and most complete so far this season. A big crowd basked in the sun and the home side handled the big occasion the better of the two sides.
This latest win moves the Blue and Golds up to 5th with the business end of the season approaches. Beverley faces another crucial home fixture against 3rd placed Wigan St Judes next Saturday.
Beverley ARLFC bounced back from last weekend’s defeat at Bradford Dudley Hill to keep their top six play-off hopes very much alive.
Next week’s opponents Hull Dockers also enjoyed a crushing 60-6 win against East Leeds to set up a tasty derby at the Leisure Centre. This game could now prove to be pivotal in either side’s season.
This was a much changed Blue and Golds line-up that travelled to Bradford and there were few complaints from the coaching staff about the efforts.
Tony Spence took control of the side for the match that saw Beverley 33-18 by the West Yorkshire side. Spence said tactical awareness was an issue while he did praise his player’s efforts.
League leaders Ince Rose Bridge strolled into town and demonstrated their title credentials. They combined a physical and aggressive defence with an adventurous attack.
Their efforts proved too much for Beverley who had to work hard to stay in touch at the Beverley Leisure Centre.
A Lewis Poskitt drop-goal in the 80th minute separated the two sides in this tense arm-wrestle.
Even then Beverley had to endure an agonising 6 minutes of stoppage time in which the visitors hit back with a converted try which thankfully was the cue for the full-time whistle to be sounded.
Beverley ARLFC chalked up a second consecutive victory as they beatEast Leeds at the Beverley Leisure Centre.
This was a well-disciplined display on an afternoon of heavy showers and heated tempers as the visitors lost their cool.
Beverley ARLFC sent the league leaders packing in this hard-fought encounter on a showery and chilly afternoon at the Leisure Centre.
Bradford Dudley Hill brought a physical and more experienced side to town. However, Beverley side was undeterred.
National Conference League’s Bradford Dudley Hill will be in town this weekend as they take on Beverley ARLFC.
Scott Taylor and his side will have to be at their very best if they are to avoid defeat to a tip widely tipped to win promotion.
Beverley ARLFC did show glimpses of what they are capable of in this fixture but never managed to build sufficient momentum.
West Bowling crossed for tries at crucial stages of the game when it seemed Beverley were at their most dangerous.
Clock Face Miners earned their first points of the season and they defeated Beverley ARLFC 44-28 in the National Conference League.
Head coach Scott Taylor was disappointed with this latest defeat which sees the blue and golds still without a win on the road.
Beverley ARLC were dumped out of the Challenge Cup as they were well beaten on the road by 42-4 by York Acorn.
For Beverley, this was always going to be a big ask and certainly a major task as their first competitive game of the new season.