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Ponte recruited a prop from West Leeds who lives within two miles of the ground. Apart from that, same as.

I'll stick you at 10 when I'm out of the wind

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I'm in your neck of the woods today flaggy. Whe. I get off whernside hoping to head to wharedale v Rotherham

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Regional One (North East) / Re: Round 5
« on: Today at 07:20:39 AM »
York v Drif will be a cracker....


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Regional Two (North & North East) / Leagues big recruiters
« on: Today at 07:19:31 AM »
So which clubs have been recruiting the most to bolster their teams?. (Nothing wrong with that btw, just interested)

As everyone knows it’s not Scarborough. One player with links to another North Yorkshire club thought he was throwing muck at us by saying we were picking previous 2nd team players. (Actually in many cases previous 3rd team players). However we see that as a huge strength and are proud of ever player who pulls on a Scarborough shirt.

However other clubs have been recruiting heavily. It’s well documented that Pock are pulling players in from all over.....but which other clubs have made many new signings? Someone said Old Brods were hitting the signing form hard. Moortown keep attracting young players to the MBH, clearly the extra poppadoms they get with their balti is the big draw. Mind you which young player wouldn’t feel at home when the lights get turned down, the music gets turned up and the disco ball starts spinning on the MBH famous weekly 70s night.

Brid have reintroduced classes for the local players and all their imports. The locals are doing brilliantly, rumours are that one of the forwards can now speak 4 languages....that still leaves three players he can’t communicate with.  ;D ;D (Said in jest before there are any sulks)

Will B&B suddenly “find” some players. It seems like the natural physics that should have occurred last season will now come to pass a year later.

Not sure about many other teams so you’ll all will have to help out. I’ve started the recruitment league table below.

1. B&b
2. Pock
3. Brid
4. Old Brods
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12. Scarborough

**Updated following post.

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Other Senior Rugby / Wharfedale pull plug on 3rds
« on: Today at 06:49:30 AM »
“After several weeks behind the scenes discussions, it has been agreed that The Development side, or The Thirds, will come out of their merit league for the rest of the season. Be assured that this decision hasn’t been taken lightly and re-entry into the merit table will be reviewed at the end of this season. Dwindling player numbers and availabilities has led us to this point.

So, moving forward, we are looking at playing friendly fixtures and also looking toward some Friday night fixtures. Ideally we would be looking to field aside twice a month.

If you feel you can …”

Lower team struggling across the game.

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Regional Two (North & North East) / Re: Week 5
« on: Yesterday at 07:26:07 PM »
Although it's early days and a lot will happen yet over the coming months.


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Regional Two (North & North East) / Re: Week 5
« on: Yesterday at 04:05:19 PM »
Moortown by a mile
Fancy Brid here but only if have some fight in them.
Draw at Brods
Close game at Ponte...should be pock, just.
Close home win for scabs.
Morley by a point.

Moortown won't struggle in the wet, they just won't be as effective and will lose several over winter. But so will everyone else in this league. No runaways.

Credit to driffield in league above. Doing really well and still putting out 4 teams.

Scarborough 2nds and 3rds play there this weekend.
Driff 2nd team would compete in this division. That's the only benchmark for successful promotion, a 2nd team nearly as good as your 1sts.







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Regional Two (North & North East) / Re: Scarborough Podcast
« on: September 29, 2022, 06:07:53 PM »
Episode 3 of the Scarborough Podcast.

Round up of all the club rugby activities and then an interview with a lifecoach about mental health issues amongst other things.
All very interesting and grown up. (suggest Moortown members Google Peppa pig instead 🐷 🤣)

https://open.spotify.com/show/6l9K0u0rbZXkhBz34UDMAj

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Regional Two (North & North East) / Re: Week 4 results and reaction
« on: September 27, 2022, 03:09:13 PM »
Last Saturday 16 out of 18 for Scarborough

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Regional Two (North & North East) / Re: Week 4 results and reaction
« on: September 25, 2022, 11:25:05 AM »
They all play for moortown 2nds now 😁

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Regional Two (North & North East) / Re: Week 4 results and reaction
« on: September 24, 2022, 08:49:30 PM »
Ring ring ring.

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Regional Two (North & North East) / Week 4 results and reaction
« on: September 24, 2022, 04:40:21 PM »
Morley 19 - 22 Scarborough.

A great fightback from 19-3 down at halftime.


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Regional Two (North & North East) / Scarborough Podcast
« on: September 22, 2022, 08:16:51 PM »
Some of you may like to listen to Scarborough RUFCs podcast.. If you do, then enjoy....

https://www.facebook.com/100063511843646/posts/pfbid02SzZ9TwcxjMsdq3BLEx6rqg8vdpFVCb2pNdtAJaBR99pQxMAFy4cpx8aygsM7g3qJl/

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Regional Two (North & North East) / Re: Week 3
« on: September 18, 2022, 09:14:37 AM »
No complaints from me. Other than the scoreline (from our perspective) it's was a good day for rugby. Busy lunch, large crowd, good atmosphere and some entertaining stuff on show.

The young Moortown team completely deserved their victory and they had a quite an array of talent on show.

Regulars to Silver Royd will have noted it was a particularly challenging week for selection but good a fight was put up by the team on the day.

I think Moortown may fade a little in the heavier grounds but they will certainly be top four at the end of season and have every chance of going up.

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