Beverley and Bishop Burton College will again take part in Yorkshire’s oldest rugby seven-a-side tournament, the 59th John Smiths Pock 7s, at Pocklington RUFC, next Friday (14 April).
The event has been held in Pocklington every Good Friday since 1959, and it has grown from humble beginnings into one of Yorkshire’s biggest sporting and social days out, with the local rugby fraternity plus many ‘ex-pats’ making their way to Percy Road for an annual Easter reunion.
Hundreds of people were at Feathers Field the home of Pocklington RUFC for a fantastic afternoon of sport. On the field, it was Bishop Burton College won the 55th Pock 7s sponsored by John Smith’s on Good Friday
Fast, furious, and wholly enjoyable. In the end Beverley RUFC emerged with their 100 per cent record in tact but boy they had to work hard for it. For half the match they were all over the place, particularly up front where they looked distinctly pedestrian against
Saturday sees Beverley RUFC taking on Malton & Norton in the second Derby match of the season at Beaver Park (Kick-off 3.p.m.) Having narrowly overcome Pocklington last weekend with a patchy performance, the Beavers