Spalding RFC

Solid second-half gives smashed Spalding RFC some hope of a brighter future

Southwell RFC 66 Spalding RFC 10 Spirited Spalding RFC suffered another heavy defeat on Saturday – but they did show their mettle in the second half to stop high-flying Southwell running riot. Town, who are already relegated having only won once all season, were beaten 66-10 by their second-placed hosts in Midlands Two East (North). It looked like the Elephants ...

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Another heavy defeat as Spalding RFC’s poor form continues at Southwell

Spalding RFC lost 66-10 at Southwell on Saturday as their wretched run in Midlands Two East (North) continued. Town, who have now lost 18 of their 19 league games, are all but relegated after the defeat. Full report online on Monday. RESULTS Midlands Two East (North): Market Bosworth 25 West Bridgford 24; Matlock 23 Loughborough 24; Melbourne 54 Kesteven 8; ...

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Spalding RFC resigned to relegation despite encouraging Casuals performance

Spalding RFC 17 Nottingham Casuals 34 Spalding RFC’s relegation from Midlands Two East (North) was all but confirmed on Saturday – but they again showed signs of improvement. Town went down 34-17 at the Memorial Field against a Casuals side that are directly above them in the table – meaning they have lost 17 of their 18 games and are ...

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Relegation rivals Casuals all but seal Spalding RFC’s fate with Memorial Field win

Spalding RFC’s relegation from Midlands Two East (North) was all but confirmed on Saturday as they lost to fellow strugglers Nottingham Casuals. Town went down 34-17 at the Memorial Field against a Casuals side that are directly above them in the table – meaning they have lost 17 of their 18 games and are now 26 points from safety with ...

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Spalding RFC’s inevitable relegation edges closer – but they can take positives from latest loss

Newark RFC 31 Spalding RFC 5 A much-improved first-half performance couldn’t stop Spalding RFC suffering another Midlands Two East (North) defeat on Saturday. Newark, the only team Town have beaten in the league this season, avenged that Memorial Field loss with a 31-5 triumph. The loss – a 16th from 17 games – leaves the Elephants 25 points from safety ...

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Spalding RFC 25 points from safety with five games left after Newark defeat

Spalding RFC moved closer to relegation from Midlands Two East (North) on Saturday as they lost 31-5 at Newark. Town’s 16th loss from 17 league games leaves them 25 points from safety with five games remaining. More to follow. RESULTS Midlands Two East (North) Results: Loughborough 28 West Bridgford 20; Market Bosworth 40 Kesteven 34; Matlock 5 Coalville 27; Newark ...

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Matlock mauling leaves Spalding RFC in dire straits at the bottom

Matlock RFC 74 Spalding RFC 0 Struggling Spalding RFC failed to make their game in hand pay on Saturday as the slipped ever-closer to the relegation trapdoor in Midlands Two East (North). For the second successive week Town failed to even register a point against one of the league’s high-fliers, as Matlock moved up to second place with a crushing ...

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Spalding RFC smashed as Matlock hand them heaviest defeat of the season

Spalding RFC suffered a huge 74-0 defeat at Matlock on Saturday as they failed to make their game in hand pay. Rock-bottom Town are now 20 points from safety with six games remaining in Midlands Two East (North) as they face up to the prospect of a second relegation in three seasons. The defeat is Spalding’s heaviest of the season. ...

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Likely champions Melbourne see off battling Spalding RFC with ease

Spalding RFC 0 Melbourne RFC 46 Two sides seemingly going in opposite directions clashed on Saturday as relegation-threatened Spalding RFC were soundly beaten 46-0 by Midlands Two East (North) champions elect Melbourne at the Memorial Field. Despite putting in an admirable battling performance, it’s now 14 losses from 15 league games for Town – who are 20 points from safety ...

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Home humbling for Spalding RFC as league leaders Melbourne ease to victory

Spalding RFC suffered a 46-0 home humbling at the hands of Midlands Two East (North) leaders Melbourne on Saturday. The defeat, Town’s 14th from 15 league games this season, keeps them rock bottom of the table – with relegation now looking a certainty. Next up for The Elephants is a trip to Matlock next Saturday, in what is their game ...

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Spalding RFC’s Nomads beat Biggleswade to notch up another impressive victory

Spalding RFC’s Nomads picked up a highly entertaining 20-15 win over Biggleswade at the Memorial Field on Saturday. On a sticky pitch, the first half was a slow burner with both teams finding the conditions under foot difficult, especially staying on their feet at the breakdown. It was, therefore, no surprise to find both sets of forwards dominating the game. ...

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Struggling Spalding RFC must try and get survival bid under way at Matlock

Spalding RFC’s bid to kick-start a survival mission gets under way at Matlock on Saturday (2.15pm). Town go into the game rock bottom of Midlands Two East (North), having won just one of their 14 games this season. With just eight games left to play, they are a whopping 15 points shy of safety – meaning that staving off the ...

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Dominant Spalding RFC Nomads ease to Nottingham Casuals victory

A strong-looking Spalding RFC Nomads side picked up a fine 22-0 victory over Nottingham Casuals 2nd in the Pennant League on Saturday. With Jason Steels returning as skipper and a pack of forwards full of experience and some young guns in the backs, the game ran to form with Spalding having a dominant scrum. Whenever the ball went out wide ...

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Spalding RFC fail to build on solid start in key Market Bosworth defeat

Spalding RFC 13 Market Bosworth 32 It’s beginning to look like avoiding relegation is mission impossible for Spalding RFC after yet another damaging defeat on Saturday. Town were turned over 32-13 by fellow strugglers Market Bosworth, leaving them 15 points from safety at the bottom of Midlands Two East (North) with eight games left. Before kick at the Memorial Ground, ...

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Relegation rivals Market Bosworth put another nail in Spalding RFC’s coffin

Spalding RFC’s struggles continued on Saturday as they lost 32-13 to relegation rivals Market Bosworth. The Memorial Field loss has made Town’s already tricky task of staving off the drop from Midlands Two East (North) even tougher. Joe Randon, Ollie Green, Ben Thompson and Jack McWhirter scored the tries for Bosworth, with Richard Harries kicking 12 points. More to follow.

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Too easy for Loughborough as rock-bottom Spalding RFC fall 15 points from safety

Loughborough 57 Spalding RFC 6 Time is beginning to run out for Spalding RFC to mount any kind of attempt to avoid relegation from Midlands Two East (North) this season. Town slumped to another heavy defeat on Saturday, going down 57-6 at mid-table Loughborough to make it 12 defeats from 13 games. The Elephants are now staring down the barrel ...

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Struggling Spalding RFC fall further adrift after heavy defeat at Loughborough

Another heavy loss on Saturday has left Spalding RFC 15 points from safety in Midlands Two East (North). Town slumped to a 57-6 defeat at Loughborough and have now been beaten in all but one of their 13 league games this season. They are 11 points adrift at the bottom, too, but do at least host fellow struggles Market Bosworth ...

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Spalding RFC teens blow away the festive cobwebs in derby victory at Stamford

Spalding RFC’s talented under-18 side returned to action after nearly a month off with an impressive 10-0 derby win at fierce rivals Stamford under-18s. Tries in each half from Harry Cole and skipper Adam Castle got the job done for Town, who had expected to struggle on a surface that wasn’t conducive for good running rugby. Still, they travelled with ...

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Basement boys Spalding RFC ‘need a miracle’ after Kesteven loss

Spalding RFC 7 Kesteven 24 It’s now looking like Spalding RFC will need a miracle to avoid relegation from Midlands Two East (North) this season after a humbling 24-7 home loss to Lincolnshire rivals Kesteven on Saturday. The Memorial Field defeat, an 11th from 12 league games so far this season, means Town are now 11 points adrift at the ...

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Spalding RFC starting to look isolated at bottom after suffering Kesteven defeat

Spalding RFC are now 11 points adrift at the bottom of the Midlands Two East (North) table after being handed a 24-7 home reverse by Kesteven on Saturday. The defeat, an 11th from 12 league games so far this season, also means Town are now 15 points from safety with ten games left to play. More to follow. RESULTS Midlands ...

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