Spalding RFC

Sensational showing sees Spalding RFC storm into RFU Vase semi-finals

Manor Park RFC 16Spalding RFC 26 In-form Spalding RFC marched into the semi-finals of the Midlands Section of the National RFU Vase Cup with a 26-16 win at Manor Park on Saturday. Town, who are hitting top form after a tricky start, took the lead on six minutes and never looked back against their Nuneaton hosts. Electing to play with ...

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Party in the Park as sensational Spalding RFC show stuns leaders Stockwood

Stockwood Park 20Spalding RFC 24 Ash Anker scored a dramatic last-gasp try as Spalding RFC defeated previously unbeaten Midlands Three East (South) leaders Stockwood Park in a stunning show on Saturday. Town, who hadn’t won away in the league all season, stormed to a 24-20 triumph in Luton to move into sixth place in the standings. This was a deserved ...

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In-form Spalding RFC claim their first away win with solid St Neots showing

St Neots 7Spalding RFC 39 Spalding RFC picked up their first away win of the Midlands Three East (North) season on Saturday as they eased past rock-bottom St Neots 39-7. Despite falling behind early on, Town followed on from last weekend’s dominant win over Rushden and Higham by bagging a bonus-point triumph that moves them up to seventh in the ...

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Resurgent Spalding RFC hammer Rushden and Higham in superb show

Spalding RFC 45Rushden & Higham 0 Spalding RFC produced their best performance of the Midlands Three East (South) season so far as they crushed high-flying Rushden and Higham 45-0 on Saturday. The visitors arrived for the clash at a surprisingly good Memorial Field surface in fourth position, but Town proved too strong and romped to only their second victory of ...

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Spalding RFC defeat old foes Kesteven to reach NLD Shield semi finals

Kesteven 22Spalding RFC 25 Spalding RFC’s fine form in cup competition continued on Thursday night as they won 25-22 at rivals Kesteven to reach the NLD Shield semi-finals. In a match played under the lights on Halloween, Town led 15-12 at the break and refused to cave under pressure in the second period at a venue they’ve not had much ...

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Bedford Queens beating sends Spalding RFC into the bottom three

Bedford Queens RFC 24Spalding RFC 5 Spalding RFC slipped into the bottom three of Midlands Three East (South) after going down 24-5 at Bedford Queens on Saturday. Once again depleted by injuries, Town had a few chances to open up a lead in the first half but were soundly beaten by the rejuvenated hosts in the end. Despite the atrocious ...

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Injuries cost Spalding RFC dear in surprise home defeat against rivals Oakham

Spalding RFC 24Oakham RFC 34 Depleted Spalding RFC were handed their first home defeat of the Midlands Three East (South) season as ever-improving Oakham won 34-24 at the Memorial Field on Saturday. Town did manage to secure a losing bonus point having scored four tries, but a home loss leaves them needing elusive away victories to get their season back ...

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Saturday rugby: Spalding RFC handed suprise home defeat by Oakham

Spalding RFC slipped to a rare home defeat on Saturday as Oakham stormed to a 34-24 win at the Memorial Field. The loss leaves Town down in ninth place in Midlands Three East (South) after four games, whole Oakham go third. More to follow. RESULTS Midlands Three East (South): Bourne 15 Huntingdon & District 15; Daventry 17 Dunstablians 29; Spalding ...

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Spalding RFC hold off Mellish comeback to advance in RFU Senior Vase

Spalding RFC 27Mellish 24 Spalding RFC moved into the fourth round of the RFU Senior Vase with a thrilling 27-24 victory over Mellish on Saturday. Town were ten points up at half-time at the Memorial Field, but had to survive a second-half comeback to secure their passage by the narrowest of margins. Mellish, who the Elephants had not played for ...

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Yellow cards prove costly for Spalding RFC in surprise Northampton BBOB defeat

Northampton BBOB 19Spalding RFC 15 Spalding RFC were left extremely disappointed after slipping to a 19-15 defeat at Northampton BBOB in a game they dominated for long periods on Saturday. Town had led by ten points at half time as they aimed to secure an all too elusive away victory in Midlands Three East (South), but a late converted try ...

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Saturday rugby: More away misery for Spalding RFC after tight Northampton defeat

Spalding RFC suffered their second defeat of the Midlands Three East (South) season on Saturday as hosts Northampton BBOB handed them a 19-15 reverse. With just three rounds of fixtures played, Town have lost both of their away games and sit in the bottom half of the table. More to follow. RESULTS Mildands Three East (South): Daventry 10 Stockwood Park ...

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Spalding RFC’s triumph over Huntingdon caps a great President’s Weekend event

Spalding RFC 29Huntingdon & District 12 Spalding RFC ensured that it was a President’s Weekend to remember as they roared to their first win of the Midlands Three East (South) season on Saturday. Following the opening away league defeat at Dunstablians, the visit of Huntingdon was an opportunity for Town to lay down a marker that the Memorial Ground would ...

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Spalding RFC are given a bye in RFU Vase after no-show from hosts Notts Moderns

Spalding RFC have received a bye into the third round of the RFU Senior Vase after their opponents failed to show up on Saturday. Town arrived at Notts Moderns for their clash, but found no opposition there – making it something of a wasted trip for them. However, the RFU have confirmed that the Elephants will automatically advance to the ...

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Depleted Spalding RFC defeated on opening day despite making super start

Dunstablians RUFC 29Spalding RFC 5 Spalding RFC were unable to build on a strong start as they were handed a 29-5 defeat at Dunstablians in their opening game of the Midlands Three East (South) season on Saturday. Despite enjoying a strong pre-season and being full of optimism for the season, Town made the trip to Bedfordshire with a severely depleted ...

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Losing start to Midlands Three East (South) season for Spalding RFC at Dunstablians

Spalding RFC suffered a 29-5 defeat at Dunstablians on the opening day of the Midlands Three East (South) season on Saturday. More to follow. RESULTS Midlands Three East (South): Bourne 26 Stockwood Park 31; Daventry 9 Stamford 34; Dunstablians 29 Spalding 5; Huntingdon & District 42 St Neots 7; 24 Oakham 31; 40 Queens 14.

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Derby delight as Spalding RFC start their season with a Stamford success

Spalding RFC 17 Stamford 10 Spalding RFC kicked off their new season with an impressive 17-10 derby victory over Stamford in the NLD Cup on Saturday. Connall Mason (2) and Gav Sharman ran in the tries as Town came from behind to win a cracking contest between two sides that are expected to have strong seasons this time around. Stamford ...

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Spalding RFC impress with strong friendly shows after summer of hard work

Spalding RFC have stepped up their preparations for the new season with two strong friendly showings over the past week. Town took a squad of 34 players to Deepings RFC for their opening fixture last Thursday in a match that was split into four quarters. They ran in six tries to Deepings’ one, with Connall Mason, Ash Piccaver, Will Shields, ...

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Spalding RFC clinch third on final day of season to round off impressive season

Bakewell Mannerians 34 Spalding RFC 48 Spalding RFC rounded off a successful season in Midlands Three East (North)by clinching third place with an exciting 48-34 victory at Bakewell Mannerians on Saturday. In the last minute of the season, Gav Sharman squeezed over in the corner for his 25th try of the campaign – and, with rivals Belper surprisingly beaten by ...

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Thrilling finish sees Spalding RFC roar back to secure draw with Ashfield

Spalding RFC 31 Ashfield RFC 31 A remarkable haul of 17 points in the final eight minutes earned Spalding RFC a thrilling 31-31 draw with Ashfield on Saturday. The rare draw, in what was Town’s final home game of the Midlands Three East (North) season at the Memorial Field, keeps them in contention for a top three finish. Second-placed Ashfield ...

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Huge take up for girls rugby sessions as Spalding RFC look into setting up a new team

Spalding RFC are looking at the potential of setting up their first ladies’ section after seeing first hand the enthusiasm for rugby in local school. The club’s head coach George Reid has for the last six months been working with pupils from Spalding Academy and Thomas Cowley providing lunchtime and after-school rugby clubs. The impressive uptake from the girls led ...

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