Saturday 21 September - 1st XV v Fylde (H) KO 3.00pm -- Foresters v Harrogate (NB NOW H) KO 2.30pm -- Dev XV v Old Rishworthians (A) KO 3.00pm -- Rams v Old Brodleians (H) KO 2.00pm ----

Club News

Despite only returning over the Pennines with a solitary losing bonus point, the Greens can take great heart from a fine all round team performance at Sedgley Park last Saturday. After dominating territory and possession, especially in the first stanza, it was the brilliant defensive capabilities of the Tigers that finally won the day for the home side. Plenty of positives for the coaching staff to work on prior to next weekend when we welcome Fylde to the Avenue.

Previous league meetings between ourselves and the men from the west coast, going back to season 1996/97, show that from the …

Sedgley Park 17-14 Wharfedale – The full report is available under the Fixtures tab near the top of this page. The match photographs are now available under the Photos etc tab – follow the Link to Flickr Album.

Foresters 10-7 Hull Ionians – The match report is available under the Fixtures tab.

West Leeds 19-62 Development XV

Watch the Rugby World Cup LIVE on the big screen in the clubhouse! On Sunday 22nd September.


‎Food will be available from 8:30am.

Total Wipeout from 10am – there will be a vast array of inflatables/bouncy castles on one of the main pitches for all the children to play on (under supervision). These have very kindly been sponsored by Billy Bobs Ice cream Parlour.

All are welcome – come and support England!…

Applications are now open to all Wharfedale RUFC members and patron/season ticket holders to apply for tickets to England’s 6 Nations home matches against Ireland and Wales.

England v Ireland – Sunday 23 February 2020

England v Wales – Saturday 7 March 2020

You can download the form by clicking here. The application forms are also available on the club notice board near the bar.

Please note the Club only receives a limited ticket allocation for each match and demand is expected to be high.

The closing date for applications is 30 September.

On Friday the 20th of September two of the best schoolboy 1st XV’s in the North of England line up against each other at Wharfedale RUFC. Both schools have an impressive pedigree and longstanding traditions of producing outstanding teams and individual players who have gone on to play representative, professional and international rugby at the highest level of the game. The match itself will as always be a brilliant occasion with both sides fielding a huge amount of talent across the park. In last year’s annual fixture Sedbergh edged the victory in a simply brilliant match in front of a …

Members have been asking about new signings over the summer. We have now completed the registration of the following players: –

Matt Beesley – prop returning to Wharfedale after a spell away at Northampton and Ealing.

Jonny Moore – centre ex North Ribblesdale who played his junior rugby at Wharfedale before moving on to North Ribblesdale.

Will Smith – an exciting back row prospect from Wensleydale who was in last year’s England Counties 18 group squad and who made a big impact off the bench against Otley.

Matt Speres – hooker/back row originally from Cape Town, he spent several seasons …