Last Saturday our side were engaged in a Yorkshire local derby at Ilkley, a side that had beaten Lymm by 21-3 two weeks previously and were full of confidence to do the same to us. After an arm wrestle of a game played in pouring rain and on a very heavy pitch honours were even… Continue reading Norman Angell’s comprehensive league round-up
Hull make the journey over the pennines to take on one of the leagues new comers this season in Kirby Lonsdale. A patchy season experienced by the home side should not lull Hull into any complecency as Kirby Lonsdale have come within a couple of points of beating both Lymm and Preston away and remain… Continue reading Richard Gore’s match preview
North Division One Hull 25-12 Beverley 16 September 2006 Haworth Park Hull won the first league game between these two clubs for four years by virtue of a strong second-half display after a scrappy first half saw them turn around with a narrow 6-5 lead. Hull coach Terry Garnett was justifiably happy with the result.… Continue reading From the archives: Hull too much for Beavers
A look at the top of the Northern Premier Division shows just how close the battle for second spot is. Preston can win the league if Harrogate slip up at home to lowly Pocklington. Harrogate currently occupy the only play-off place available with 77 points from 21 games. Snapping at their heels, waiting for any… Continue reading Could points difference be a factor?
Hull maintained their unbeaten run in very heavy conditions in this hard fought game that finished 7-7. Both sides gave everything and both had chances to take all the points. Ilkley missed two kickable penalties and Hull spurned two kickable penalties in favour of set pieces as well as failing to score a try after… Continue reading Honours even after Ilkley mudbath