Harrogate recorded their first win of the season after an excitingly close match.
The scores were tied at 10-10 at half time and it was 17-17 after quarter of an hour in the second half.
With 2 games remaining, this comprehensive victory leaves Harrogate in pole position for promotion. However, Chester and Sandal also had big wins and are
Harrogate Rugby team XV had the lion’s share of possession throughout the match and consistently attacked. However, Penrith’s rugged defence held firm for most
This was a bonus point win, there were no serious injuries and no yellow cards were awarded to Harrogate. Despite this, it was a
Harrogate cruised into an early 3-17 lead but Waterloo brought themselves back into the game with a late 1st half try. The conversion made
For the final 10 minutes, Harrogate had 2 players in the sin bin and this enabled Kendal’s Liam Hayton to score a consolation try.
Both teams were committed to attacking rugby and this, combined with excellent refereeing, made for an exciting match which Sandal just about deserved to
A workmanlike Birkenhead pack competed strongly throughout the game and tested the Harrogate defence with driving mauls. However, the home backs were in a
Harrogate Rugby Club 1st XV just about had the edge throughout this exciting encounter and, with ten minutes of normal time remaining, were in a