Saturday 22 September -- 1st v Otley (H) KO 3.00pm -- Foresters v West Leeds (H) KO 3.00pm -- Dev XV v Otley (A) KO 2.30pm (Note revised time) -- Rams v Cleckheaton (A) KO 3.00pm ----

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September 18th, 2018 Comments off

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Match Preview – Wharfedale v Otley

September 18th, 2018 Comments off

The impressive winning start to the season came to an abrupt halt last weekend at the every impressive Hinckley. However many positives could be taken from the game against the Hornets and Wharfedale could be considered very unlucky not to pick up, at the very least, a losing bonus point.

This weekend we see this seasons first instalment of the Battle of the Wharfe Valley when we have our good friends, and close rivals, Otley as visitors to the Avenue.

The men from Cross Green were proactive during the summer months and have made some notable signings. Their current league position of 12th in National 2 North with just 4 points is probably more down to the team gelling together at this early stage and they should start to climb the table soon. Hopefully not too soon from a Wharfedale perspective !!

Previous meetings between the two sides show that the Greens have won 9, lost 8 and drawn 1 of the 18 games. At the Avenue it’s played 9 with 6 wins to Wharfedale, 2 to Otley and a draw. Throw in 2 Pilkington Cup ties and 4 Yorkshire Cup meetings and you could say that both sides are familiar with each other. Having said that Otley did the double over Wharfedale last season so current form must go with the visitors from down the Wharfe.

As ever a big crowd is expected for this local derby, 3 o’clock kick off, so an early arrival at the ground is highly recommended. A great chance to meet up with old comrades and friends, which may be forgotten for the duration of the game, but will be renewed in the bar come the final whistle.

The team selection will follow.

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Youth Players Membership/Registration 2018/19

September 18th, 2018 Comments off

The youth players membership application form for 2018/19 is available here.

Photographs are required for all new players (head and shoulders only) and those who will be in the U10s, U13s and U16s in the new season. The photographs in jpg format should, if possible, be e-mailed to gms@wharfedalerufc.co.uk as soon as possible or submitted with the application form at the time of registration. Please ensure that the player’s name is clearly shown.

For those players who have not as yet registered for this season would you please hand you registration forms along with the appropriate subscription and, where applicable, photograph to your coach a.s.a.p.

Under RFU regulations, no player is permitted to take part in a match unless he/she has been registered with the club involved.

Adrian Parry
Youth Registrar

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Results Saturday 15 September (Updated)

September 15th, 2018 Comments off

Hinckley 33-24 Wharfedale The full report is now available under the Fixtures tab near the top of this page. The match photographs are available under the Photos tab – follow the Link to Flickr Album.

Foresters 59-24 Yarnbury 2nd XV The match report is now available under the Fixtures tab.

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Financial AGM – Thursday 11 October

September 11th, 2018 Comments off

All members are invited to attend the Financial AGM which will be held in the clubhouse at 7.00pm on Thursday 11 October 2018.

More details are available by clicking here.

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Club Shop – Helpers Wanted

September 4th, 2018 Comments off

We are looking for volunteers who would be willing to serve in the club shop before and after home games on Saturdays.

We are hoping to have a few volunteers so we can run a rota and in return we will give free entry to the matches you work at.

If you would like to help please email Claire at Claire.gains@live.co.uk with your contact details and available dates.

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Help Needed with the Grounds

September 4th, 2018 Comments off

Now that the new season is underway it is clear that we need more assistance with grasscutting, strimming and white lining etc on and around the various pitches.

Most of the work is carried out on Friday mornings usually from 9.00 in readiness for the various matches at the weekends. However, some work on Saturdays may well be necessary if a Friday proves, for example, to be very wet.

If you are free and willing to help out with this essential work, please send an e-mail to gms@wharfedalerufc.co.uk. All help will be greatly appreciated.

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Mini and Junior Rugby at Wharfedale RUFC

September 3rd, 2018 Comments off

Wharfedale RUFC has a flourishing mini and junior section currently consisting of over 200 boys and girls ranging in age from 6 to 16. Training and matches normally take place on Sunday mornings between September and April.

If your son/daughter is interested in joining in please just turn up on a Sunday by 10.30am or contact one of the coaches for the particular age group as shown here.

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The Gilbert Online Shop is Now Open

September 2nd, 2018 Comments off

Under the terms of our kit contract with Gilberts, we have now launched an online shop for the purchase of all Gilbert-branded playing/training kit for mini, junior and adults, including a range of Gilbert branded bodywarmers and outerwear. This is now available online 24/7 with quick delivery times so you can shop from the comfort of your home. All purchases will generate commission for the club. Please visit www.Gilbertrugbyshop.co.uk/WharfedaleRUFC for more details.

As this is a new venture, we are keen to get feedback on service levels, delivery times and the range of stock on offer. Please let us know what you think.

The shop in the clubhouse will continue to sell jackets, ties, hats and other accessories at weekends.

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Senior Players Membership 2018/19

July 8th, 2018 Comments off

The membership application forms for the up-coming season are now ready for completion by all senior players and are available by clicking here

For those players who wish to pay by direct debit, the direct debit mandate is available by clicking here.

Would you please pass the completed form(s) to either your team coach or Adrian Parry as soon as possible.

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Membership 2018/19

June 30th, 2018 Comments off

The membership details, brochure and application forms for the various categories of membership including the senior players for the new season are available under the Admission/Membership tab located near the top of this page.

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200 Club Winners – May to September 2018

September 5th, 2018 Comments off

The latest winners of the 200 Club are as follows: –

MonthPrizeNumberWinner
May 2018£40102Lee Black
£2015Phil Blackburn
£1051Adrian Parry
June 2018£4096Chris Winpenny
£2023Liz Mason
£10174Mick Greenwood
July 2018£10074Heather Keighley
£4097Kathryn Phillips
£2056Stuart Webster
£10129John Eteson
August 2018£4048Peter Hanson
£2023Liz Mason
£1097Kathryn Phillips
September 2018£4050Tom Jaunzems
£2098Michael Banks
£10110Michael Buswell

The 200 club ‘year’ runs from October to September so now is a very good time to join.

Please just get in touch with me, using the details below, and I will tell you exactly how to join. The annual subscription is just £18 which is a real bargain for 12 draws!

My contact details: –
Christine Harrison
Address: Old Hall Stable, Threshfield, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 5PL.
Telephone: 01756 752777 E-mail: chrisharri@msn.com

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