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Match report Tadcaster Albion v Harrogate Town

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In their latest pre-season friendly,Harrogate Town ran out comfortable 3-1 winners over a resolute Tadcaster Albion. In a hard fought, but goalless first half, both sides missed good chances to break the deadlock. For Town,Andy McWilliams skied a Jordan Thewlis cross over the bar,while both Lloyd Kerry and Royal Johnson forced good saves from Gary Stevens in the Albion goal. Albion ...

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Match report Harrogate Railway v Yorkshire Amateur

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Harrogate Railway produced a 5-star performance on Tuesday night as they brushed aside the challenge of Yorkshire Amateur at Station View. Braces from both Roy Fogarty and Ryan Sharrocks, along with a goal from Vincent Dhesi, demonstrated the gulf in class between Railway and their NCEL Division One opponents who left with a late consolation goal to their name. A ...

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Harrogate Rugby Club hosts summer school

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This week more than 50 young rugby players attended the third annual summer skills school at Harrogate Rugby Club. The club has teamed up with ACES (Active Community Education in Sport) to hold two weeks of rugby coaching for experienced players and beginners aged 6-16 years old for the first time at its new Rudding Lane ground. ACES is a ...

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Match report Harrogate Town v York City

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Goals at the beginning and end of the match secured an excellent victory for Harrogate over League Two,York City and left City’s manager, Russ Wilcox,apologising to the visiting supporters. It took only four minutes for Town to take the lead when Dom Knowles picked up a flick on,raced through the pedestrian defence and slotted home past Scott Flinders. Joe Colbeck ...

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Harrogate Town v Gateshead match report

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Harrogate Town twice came from behind to record their first pre season victory, in a pulsating game against Gateshead. Town made a blistering start and it took a last ditch tackle by “Head’s”, Nathan Buddle, to halt a powerful run from returning crowd favourite, Dominic Knowles. Town kept up the pressure and visiting keeper, Sam Russell had to produce a ...

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Railway begin to find form as new season edges nearer

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A goal scored in each half was enough for Harrogate Railway to see off Nostell Miners at Station View on Tuesday night. Having started their pre-season campaign with tough fixtures against Hartlepool and Middlesbrough U-21’s and failing to score in the process, Railway manager Lee Ashforth will have been encouraged to see his team produce a solid performance against Nostell ...

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Fincham-Dukes Wins European Junior Silver

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Harrogate’s Jacob Fincham-Dukes topped off a remarkable season by winning a surprise silver medal in the European Junior (u20) long jump competition held in Eskilstuna in Sweden. Part of the table topping GB team who won 11 gold medals and 6 silver medals, Fincham-Dukes leapt to a new personal best of 7.75m, to confirm his status as UK No 1 ...

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Match report Harrogate Town AFC v Barrow

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In a hard fought match at the CNG Stadium,Harrogate Town went down by a single goal to newly promoted Barrow F C. The match was preceded by an impeccably observed minutes silence in memory of popular former Town secretary and director, Brian Russell. Town almost took an early lead when Joe Colbeck’s twenty yard drive came back off the upright ...

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Harrogate tennis team through to national finals

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The Academy’s girls 18 and under tennis team have won the LTA AEGON National Premier League North and today (18 July 2015) go through to the national finals at Roehamton where the top 4 teams in the country battle out the finals. Their 14 and under team missed getting to the national finals by 1 match The team train at the ...

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Harrogate Railway’s pre-season friendlies

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Harrogate Railway’s preparations for the 2015/16 season were kick-started this week with two pre-season friendlies against high quality opposition at Station View. Tuesday evening saw Lee Ashforth’s men narrowly lose out to a Hartlepool XI that included a number of first team players, while on Thursday night Middlesbrough U21’s ran out 4-0 winners against a resilient Railway. Both encounters provided ...

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