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It’s been a long, long time from March to September – March 2020 to September 2021! At last –  a 1st Team league game at the Avenue. We welcome Sedgley Park who travel up the M66 from North Manchester. Another team called Tigers as they are now known because of the striped tiger coloured jerseys. The two sides first met in National 1 back in 2001 and have enjoyed some fierce encounters since. The Green Machine will hopefully replicate their 1st half performance from last week and go on to record a win to get the season under …

The trip down to Dore Moor is never an easy one, this week made more interesting by the fact of the unavailability of a suitable coach, traffic issues in Bradford and Sheffield and roadworks on the M1 but the young Foresters squad traveled down in good spirits following on from the last 15mins of the previous weeks curtailed fixture at the avenue. 

Late arrivals and slightly earlier kickoff time coupled with the constant issue of unavailable front row players added to the pressure but the young squad seemed to rise to the days challenges. 

The Foresters kicked off up the …

Wharfedale opened this encounter against the South Yorkshire side with some outstanding, fluent rugby. The pack was dominant in the scrum and the line-out secure. Good use was made of possession and Dale went in at half time with a fully deserved lead of 12 points.

The only thing that halted Dale’s progress in the opening quarter were a few, rather harsh, not straight decisions at attacking line-outs. This apart, the Greens were producing good entertaining rugby.

An early knock on gave Tigers the put in at a scrum. The Green Machine drove them back and were rewarded with a …

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