Saturday 25 June - Natwest RugbyForce Day at the Avenue - more details soon ----

60th Try for the Club

May 2nd, 2016 Comments off

We can confirm that Dan Solomi’s try in the final match of the season against Coventry was his 60th for the club.

Congratulations Dan!

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Help with the Grounds etc Tuesday 3 May

May 2nd, 2016 Comments off

A small group of us are getting together tomorrow (Tuesday) to carry out some minor work on the grounds, so if anyone else is available and can spare a couple of hours or so please come along to the Avenue from 9.00 am onwards. All help will be greatly appreciated.

The weather forecast is good!

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Results 30 April 2016

May 2nd, 2016 Comments off

Wharfedale 28 – 24 Coventry – The full match report and a selection of photographs are available under the Fixtures and Photos tabs respectively.

Clarty chuffed

Our Director of Rugby was pleased with the result!

Harrogate 2nd XV 34 – 48 Wharfedale Foresters – (congratulations to the Foresters who have won the Northern Pilot League and were undefeated in it).

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Yorkshire Squad for the 2016 County Championship (Updated)

April 30th, 2016 Comments off

Congratulations to the following Wharfedale players who have been selected for inclusion in the Yorkshire squad: –

Ali Wade, Joe Altham, Josh Burridge, Cameron Hudson, Hugh Morgan, Jamie Guy, Oli Cicognini and George Hedgley.

And not forgetting Jon Feeley who has been appointed as Yorkshire’s Head Coach.

The matches, which will all kick off at 3.00 pm, are as follows: –

7 May – Yorkshire v Lancashire at Scarborough RUFC, Silver Royd, Scalby, Scarborough YO13 0NL.

14 May – Cheshire v Yorkshire at Sale RUFC, Heywood Rd, Sale M33 3WB.

21 May – Eastern Counties v Yorkshire at Cambridge University RUFC, University Football Ground, Grange Rd, Cambridge CB3 9BN.

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U17s Yorkshire Cup Final – Sunday 8 May

April 27th, 2016 Comments off

Following their success in beating a combined Selby and Harrogate side in the semi-final of the Yorkshire Cup our U17s now meet Old Brodleians in the final which will take place at Harrogate RUFC on Sunday 8 May. Kick off will be at 11.00 a.m.

Please come along to support the team.

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RFU Grand Draw – Winners Announced

April 18th, 2016 Comments off

The list of winners has been published and unfortunately it was not our turn to win any prizes. The top prize went to Kirby Lonsdale RFC.

Thank you all for supporting the club with this draw where we raised £3,400 for our club funds!

Click here to see the lis of winners.

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World Rugby U20 Championship 2016 7-25 June, Manchester

March 10th, 2016 Comments off

The RFU is proud to be hosting the World Rugby U20 Championship in June this year. The tournament is a great showcase for future stars of world rugby and we know that this region will give the twelve competing nations a warm welcome.

The tournament will be played across five match days at two venues: the AJ Bell Stadium and Manchester City’s Academy Stadium, between 7 and 25 June.

With tickets as little as £5 for children and £10 for adults, there is plenty of opportunity for supporters to get behind our talented young rugby players as they look to pick up their third World Rugby U20s title.

Club Ticketing Portal

A bespoke online ticketing portal for Clubs (via Ticketmaster) to enable group bookings and with booking fees absorbed into the overall ticket price. This represents a significant saving to club members of between £1 and £5.40 per ticket. The only additional charge is postage. The dedicated rugby club URL is

The password is WHARFEDALE

Pricing structure

Basic day tickets

Pool Stages £10 for Adults, £5 Juniors
Semi-finals £15 for Adults, £5 Juniors
Finals £25 & £20 for Adults, £5 Juniors

Multiple match package prices:

Pools Pass (Match Days 1-3) £25 Adults, £15 Juniors (either venue)
Finals Pass (Match Days 4&5) £25 Adults, £15 Juniors (either venue)
Pools Venue 1 & Finals Venue 2 £50 Adults, £25 Juniors (Pools AJ Bell / Finals Academy)
Pools Venue 2 & Finals Venue 1 £60 Adults, £25 Juniors (Pools Academy / Finals AJ Bell)
Full Event Pass V1 (Match Days 1-5) £60 Adults, £25 Juniors (AJ Bell Stadium including Final)
Full Event Pass V2 (Match Days 1-5) £50 Adults, £25 Juniors (Man City Academy Stadium)

Notes: Juniors means 15 years and under, postal/delivery charges apply

Match Venues AJ Bell Stadium (Salford City stadium), home of Sale Sharks (12,000 capacity)
Manchester City Academy Stadium (7,000 capacity)
Key Dates Tuesday 7 June Pool Stage 1 Monday 20 June Semi-finals
Saturday 11 June Pool Stage 2

More details are available at

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The Book “RIVERBALL!” – About Our Club

November 8th, 2015 Comments off

Riverball Flier

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Riverball Flier

The book Riverball! by Simon Ravens, which is all about our club, is available for collection from our shop priced at £16.99. To encourage patrons to also buy them as gifts the club is offering two copies for £30. With the second copy you will also receive a complimentary match ticket. All profits from sales in our shop go direct to the club.

Payment methods for the book Riverball for those unable to visit our shop: –

(1) By Cheque: send a cheque for £20 (which includes P&P) made payable to Wharfedale RUFC Merchandise together with your name and address to Club Shop, Wharfedale RUFC, Wharfeside Avenue, Threshfield, Skipton North Yorkshire, BD23 5BS.

(2) By Card or BACS: email us at with your address and a contact telephone number. We will ring you to take your details etc.

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Result 23 April

April 23rd, 2016 Comments off

Fylde 19 – 15 Wharfedale – The full match report and a selection of photographs are available under the Fixtures and Photos tabs respectively.

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