Saturday 27 April - Wharfedale v Lymm (H) KO 3.00pm ----   Wednesday 24 April - Wharfedale 3rd XV v Ilkley 2nd XV (A) KO 6.30pm -------

North Ribblesdale 2nd XV 26-29 Wharfedale 3rd XV

Finally, after many phone calls and much cajoling ,Wharfedale Third team returned to action

Our friends from over the hill provided worthy opposition.

The kick off was proceeded by moments for reflection of Clarty.

Under the  watchful eye of the management team of JD, Twitter’s, Cabbage and Jim Mason The Thirds soon opened their account with our 10, Rhodes kicking a penalty.

Winger Eastell took the honours for our try with Rhodes converting. 

Smith crossed the line again Rhodes taking the extras.

Ribb were awarded a penalty try making it 7 – 17 at the break.

Wholesale changes were made at the start of the second half ensuring all the Dalesman got game time.

Wharfedale were soon firing again and Smith crossed for his second try of the day. Rhodes taking the extras 

A second penalty try for Ribb to the game to 14 -21 Clayton-Stead  scored out wide without conversion 

Ribb continued to pressure Wharfedale and were rewarded with a try.

Taking the final score to 26 -29.

As ever a keenly contested encounter with the hosts never taking a backward step .

Captain Dan Benson led manfully from the front earning him Man of the Match from the Opposition.

Squad: – Dan Benson(C), Seb Eastell. T, Jamie Wake, Duncan Clayton Stead T, Andy Rhodes. P CCC, Ben Rymer, Tom Rymer, Adam Birkby, Luke Craven, Fred Hewitson, Tom Fitzell, David Torres, John Stephenson, Mike Oversby, Tom Carlisle, Sam Bradley, Nathan Bland, Adam Stockton, Adam Stockdale, Dylan Hanson, Sid Holden, Sam Smith TT, Andy Charlton, Orson Hall, Mark Tywang, Frank Carr, Sam Smith (carrot).

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