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Derby dates announced for Union sides

NEXT season’s rugby union fixture list has never been as eagerly anticipated in Calderdale with the area’s top four clubs all in the same division for the first time.

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Yorkshire Shield final'Rishworthians v Scarborough'Sam Bake scores

Rishworthians beaten in final

It was a step too far for Old Rishworthians, who lost 41-27 to Scarborough in yesterday’s Yorkshire Shield final at Hull Ionians.

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Brods beaten at Beverley

Brods beaten at Beverley

Old Brodleians finally made it to Beverley on Saturday following two postponements and the resulting last game of the season in Yorkshire One was a typically low key affair won by the hosts 38-18.

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Old Rishworthians vs Middlesborough - Yorkshire Shield semi-final'Luke Flanagan

Kelly kicks Rishies to final

Old Rishworthians are through to their first Yorkshire Shield final after a 21-14 win over Middlesbrough at Copley yesterday.

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Heath v York'Jason merrie

Heath finish with win over champs

Heath completed their best Yorkshire One season yet with a 28-19 home win over champions York yesterday.

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Old Brodleians v Old Rishworthians April 21, 2018''Harvey Keighley-Payne''Danny Vento (right)

Rishies win double-stakes game

Old Rishworthians produced an excellent second half performance to beat Hullensians 31-21 last night and finish sixth in Yorkshire One while earning a Yorkshire Shield semi-final at home to Middlesbrough on Saturday.

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Roundhegians v Crocs'A few photos from the game at Roundhegians.''46   Gareth Sweeney

Points eventually flow for Crocs

Old Crossleyans completed their promotion-winning Yorkshire Two season with a 52-24 win at Roundhegians on Saturday.

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Heath beaten in crunch game

Heath beaten in crunch game

Heath’s promotion hopes were dashed by a 35-15 home defeat at the hands of Middlesbrough yesterday in their penultimate Yorkshire One match of the season.

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Shoesmith try settles derby

ARCH POACHER Anthony Shoesmith snatched a 16-13 victory for Old Rishworthians with a late, late try at Old Brodleians yesterday.

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Derby foes clash at Woodhead

Derby foes clash at Woodhead

This season’s final battle for local bragging rights in Yorkshire One takes place at Woodhead on Saturday when Old Brodleians host Old Rishworthians (3.0).

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Brods led handy lead slip

Brods led handy lead slip

An early onslaught, which yielded 19 unanswered points, wasn’t enough to set up Old Brodleians for an unexpected victory at Middlesbrough on Saturday.

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Old Crossleyans v Barnsley''72   Mark Boothroyd

Promotion for transformed Crocs

Old Crossleyans’ transformation from ugly ducklings to swans was completed yesterday when they clinched promotion to Yorkshire One with a game to spare.

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York v Heath'Jack Crabtree

Heath draw thriller away to champs

A late penalty from York forced a 25-25 draw and made them Yorkshire One champions, while denying visitors Heath a vital victory in their quest for second spot.

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Old Rishworthians vs Bradford Salem'Jack Andrews scores

Feast of points at Copley

Yesterday’s 55-38 win for Old Rishworthians against Bradford Salem had it all - exciting fast paced rugby, 14 tries and a bonus point for the visitors to ensure they stay in Yorkshire One .

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Wath v Old Crossleyans''r'929   Joe Stott

Another 50-point haul for Crocs

Old Crossleyans maintained their Yorkshire Two promotion drive with a 57-21 win away to Wath Upon Dearne yesterday.

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Selby v Old Rishworthians'Ben Sutcliffe

Home-grown side battle in vain

Old Rishworthians’ depleted pack struggled to cope with Selby’s much heavier, more experienced forwards in a 22-18 away defeat yesterday.

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Heath relief at late try

Heath relief at late try

In Yorkshire One’s game of promotion monopoly, Heath used their “Get out of Jail” card to secure five points from a 26-19 home win over Wheatley Hills yesterday.

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Bradford and Bingley v Brods 'Michael Briggs

Battling Brods gain small reward

Old Brodleians were unable to throw a spanner into York’s title works at Woodhead yesterday, losing 38-22 to opponents who can clinch the Yorkshire One silverware at home to Heath next Saturday.

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Brods halt slide in cold and wet

Brods halt slide in cold and wet

Old Brodleians steadied the ship after five successive Yorkshire One defeats with an 18-10 home win over relegation-threatened North Ribblesdale on Saturday.

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Crucial win for Heath in promotion bid

Crucial win for Heath in promotion bid

Heath kept their Yorkshire One promotion hopes alive with a 20-17 home win over Scarborough yesterday in a fixture billed in some quarters as the most important in the division so far this season.

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