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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The Gilbert Online Shop is Now Open

September 20th, 2018 Comments off

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 by e-mail to shop@wharfedalerufc.co.uk.

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

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Minis/Juniors/Colts Fixtures on Sunday

September 19th, 2018 Comments off

The fixtures for Sunday 23 September for the minis, juniors and colts are as follows:-

U7s to U16s – Training.
Colts v West Park Leeds (A).

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Half Price Admission to 1st Team Games

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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