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 Blue and Golds came up short in this rain-sodden encounter in Wigan against one of the fancied sides for promotion.
Beverley will perhaps take heart from the fact they were not at their best but were only defeated by 4 points in a game which both sides posted 3 tries apiece.
The Blue and Golds snatched the spoils with a Sam Coleman try just 15 minutes from the end of this quality pre-season friendly, played at a breakneck pace with both sides making light of the blustery conditions.
In this game with unlimited substitutions, Tony Spence gave workouts to 21 players and will take many positives especially the standard of defending close to the line.
Beverley Academy can take heart from a spirited performance against a very strong Skirlaugh second string at the Beverley Leisure Centre on Saturday.
Some heavy overnight rain had put the fixture in doubt, but a 12noon pitch inspection declared the playing surface fit.
The blue and golds will look to get back to winning ways this Saturday. Mirfield Stags are the visitors to the Beverley Leisure Centre.
What a match. This was thrilling stuff from start to finish with the result not settled until the very last action of the game.
Having recovered from their mauling at the hands of Doncaster Phoenix two weeks ago, Beverley RUFC bounced back in some style last weekend.
Forget the score. Forget that it was another heavy loss. This was a wholehearted Beverley performance and in the end the margin of defeat was rough justice for a fine effort
Beverley RUFC return to action at Beaver Park against Alnwick after a better showing against Morley. Although going down 57 points to 14,
Given Beverley RUFC dismal record on past visits to Scatcherd Lane and with two heavy defeats behind them Beverley would have feared the worst here.
Beverley RUFC make the short trip to West Yorkshire where they take on potential league winners Morley.
Beverley RUFC were beaten for the second time in a row as they lost sixty two points to three at Beaver Park as they came unstuck at home to Guisborough
This was a pleasing afternoons work for the blue and golds. They completely dominated the second half to rattle up a half-century of points against a side that was third in the table prior to kick off.
Beverley Town Cricket Club replaced York II at the foot of the table as they got the worst of a draw at Easingwold.
Prior to this hastily re-arranged fixture, both sides, spectators and officials observed a minute’s applause for secretary Keith Deyes who passed away last Monday at the age of 76.
Beverley ARLC received a double boost ahead of this game at the Beverley Leisure Centre last Saturday. Ben Calvert decided to remain with the club and opt out of a proposed move to Skirlaugh