The Yorkshire Darts League – Harrogate v Knaresborough


The Manhattan Club, Harrogate – Saturday the 20th of June 20215 saw the 3rd and growing in popularity Harrogate V’s Knaresborough Darts league challenge match. Formatted in a very similar style to the Ryder Cup, the teams have to reach 15 points to secure a win, from a number of categorised individual and pairs games throughout the evening. The teams ...

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Harrogate rugby ladies team on look out for new members

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Harrogate Rugby Club (HRUFC) Ladies team is hoping to capitalise on its recent success to attract new members when it hosts a Pitch up and Play event on Sunday 28 June and Sunday 2 August. Pitch up and Play is an initiative launched by the RFU (Rugby Football Union) to encourage greater participation in the women’s game.  The event is ...

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Joe Colbeck joins Harrogate Town AFC


Harrogate Town AFC have announced that they signed former Bradford City and Bradford (Park Avenue) right winger Joe Colbeck. Joe, 28, joined his home club Bradford City in 2002 as a youth player. Two years later he made his debut for the first team against Notts County in the League Cup. Over a five year period he went on to make 116 ...

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Paul Thirlwell Joins Harrogate Town AFC


Harrogate Town AFC has welcomed midfielder Paul Thirlwell to the team. Paul, 36, has recently spent just over 8 seasons at Carlisle United where he made over 220 appearances, scoring 7 goals. Before that he has also played for Sunderland, Swindon Town, Sheffield United and Derby County. He has also had the honour of representing England at u21 level in 2001. ...

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England v New Zealand: blueing up for skin cancer awareness

Harrogate-based, Yorkshire Cancer Research will turn the White Rose Stand blue when England plays New Zealand at the 2nd Investec Test Match at Headingley Cricket Ground this Sunday. Day three of the match has been dedicated ‘Yorkshire Cancer Research Day’ to highlight the partnership between the charity and current County Champions The Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCCC). The community stand at ...

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Ashville to host junior modern biathlon


Harrogate’s Ashville College is host a Junior Modern Biathlon taster event for children across the region in Years 3-6. Being held on Sunday, 7 June 2015, the event comprises of a 60m swim and 800m, and all participants will receive a goody bag and medal. There will also be trophies for the first, second and third boy and girl in ...

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Video: Mr and Miss Harrogate Fitness 2015

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Gambaru Gym in Harrogate hosted the Mr and Miss Harrogate Fitness on Wednesday (20 May 2015) The event saw 10 categories being judged by a team of professional judges in front of a packed audience of supporters. The results Mr Athletic Chins & Dips Stu Bleasdale Tim Smith Mr Athletic Physique Stu Bleasdale Tim Smith Under 18’s Matt Power  Ben ...

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Paul Beesley returns to Harrogate Town AFC

Paul Beesley Harrogate AFC

Harrogate Town has welcomed back a familiar face as their first signing for the 2015-2016. Following a stint at Bradford (Park Avenue) and more recently, Gainsborough Trinity, striker Paul Beesley has returned back to the CNG Stadium. Paul, 31, left to join Bradford (PA) in December 2013 before joining Trinity in June 2014. Whilst at The Northolme he was their leading league ...

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Bronze for Harrogate boys in hockey nationals

Squad picture – Back Row - Matty Bird, Charlie Churchouse, Sam Hutchinson, Fergus Henry, Jan Schrewe, (Front row) Hector Bowerman, Alfie Willis, Alfie Weaver (Captain), Hector Glover (GK) George Turner, Peter Bowerman (Coach/Manager)

Harrogate Hockey Club’s u12 boys came away from the National Finals at Beeston HC, Nottingham with bronze medals. Undeterred by the big names in hockey, the team performed extremely well with an exceptional pulsating match against Gloucester City being the highlight, recovering from an early 3-0 deficit to win 4-3. It was a fantastic squad performance from all the players, ...

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