Spalding RFC

Spalding RFC get back to winning ways with superb showing against Luton

Spalding RFC 36 Luton 21 Spalding RFC produced one of their best performances of the season as they raced to a bonus-point triumph over high-flying Luton in Midlands Three East (South) on Saturday. Resurgent Town ran in six tries as they secured a 36-21 triumph at the Memorial Field for what was their first win since beating relegation rivals Queens ...

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Late flourish fails to prevent Spalding RFC from falling to defeat at Huntingdon

Huntingdon & District 26 Spalding RFC 7 Spalding RFC kicked off their 2022 fixtures in Midlands Three East (South) with a 26-7 defeat at Huntingdon & District on Saturday as their travel troubles continued. The defeat leaves Spalding tenth in the table, level with the two sides below them, and still without an away win in the league this season. ...

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COVID-19 causes Spalding RFC’s final game of 2021 to be postponed

Spalding RFC’s scheduled home game against Daventry in Midlands Three East (South) on Saturday was postponed due to a Covid-19 concern. With the game rearranged for January 22, that means Town’s 2021 fixtures are now over. They end the year in tenth place in the 12-team division, although are level on points with rock-bottom Queens and 11th-placed Northampton Men’s Own. ...

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Derby despair as clinical Bourne see off Spalding RFC in South Lincolnshire derby

Bourne 15 Spalding RFC 0 High-flying Bourne handed Spalding RFC a 15-0 reverse in Saturday’s Midlands Three East (South) derby as clinical finishing proved to be the difference between the South Lincolnshire rivals. With the two sides at opposite ends of the table, youthful Town were always likely to be underdogs on the day – but they’ve been boosted in ...

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Sharman runs in a treble to inspire a derby win for Spalding RFC’s Veteran side

Spalding Vets 44 Lincoln Vets 15 Harry Sharman ran in a hat-trick of tries as Spalding RFC’s vets saw off their counterparts from Lincoln 44-15 on Saturday. Lincoln were hit with unavailability and injury and only travelled to south Lincolnshire with ten players, but Spalding showed great sportsmanship and lent them five players, – including up and coming first team ...

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Depleted Spalding RFC suffer another away defeat as Rushden and Higham

Rushden & Higham 48 Spalding RFC 12 Spalding RFC are still looking for their first away win of the Midlands Three East (South) season after suffering a 48-12 defeat at Rushden and Higham on Saturday. With plenty of first team regulars missing, Town travelled with a squad topped up by several call-ups from the second side – and they were ...

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Spalding RFC conquer Queens in tight basement battle to end losing run

Spalding RFC 17 Queens 10 Spalding RFC picked up their second win of the Midlands Three East (South) season on Saturday – but rock-bottom Queens made them work for their points. Tries from long-serving trio Pete Waudy, Harry Sharman and Mark Haighton got the job done for Town in a game that was played at their New Ground on Drain ...

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Second-half try spree costs Spalding RFC dear in away loss at Northampton

Northampton Men’s Own 40 Spalding RFC 28 It’s now four defeats in five Midlands Three East (South) games for Spalding RFC after a 40-28 defeat at Northampton Men’s Own on Saturday. A three-try burst from the hosts mid-way through the second half set up the victory for the hosts, but Town did at least fight back to secure a losing ...

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Below-par first-half showing costs Spalding RFC dear in Luton loss

Luton 29 Spalding RFC 12 Spalding RFC slipped to a second defeat of the Midlands Three East (South) season as old foes Luton secured a 29-12 success. Having been rivals in Midlands One some 15 years ago, this was the duo’s first meeting since then. Town were pleased to welcome back Jacob Greaves into the front row, while at blindside ...

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Spalding RFC get season up and running with big home victory over Huntingdon

Spalding RFC 22 Huntingdon & District 5 Spalding RFC secured their first win of the Midlands Three East (South) season as they saw off Huntingdon and District 22-5 at the Memorial Field on Saturday. Tries from Will Shields, debutant James Luto and Harry Sharman and Gav Sharman got Town up and running at a very wet Memorial Field, following their ...

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Strong start fails to inspire Spalding RFC in heavy opening day defeat at Dunstablians

Dunstablians 38 Spalding RFC 11 Spalding RFC kicked off their new Midlands Three East (South) with a 38-11 defeat at Dunstablians on Saturday. Looking at the score, you’d think that Town had been very well beaten during their opening fixture. However, for the first 20 minutes the Elephants were encamped in the Dustablians half – stifling any possession that the ...

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Spalding RFC begin their defence of Midlands Senior Vase with derby triumph

Spalding RFC 20 Boston 5 After nearly 18 long months, Spalding RFC returned to competitive action on Saturday with a 20-5 Memorial Field win against rivals Boston. Town’s first match of the season saw them successfully begin the defence of the RFU Midlands Senior Vase, which they won back in March 2020 with an excellent performance against Dunstablians. Spalding’s team ...

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Spalding RFC raring to go as they prepare to get Midlands Senior Vase defence started

Spalding RFC’s 2021/22 season kicks off on Saturday with a home RFU Midlands Senior Vase clash against local rivals Boston at the Memorial Field (3pm). Currently, Town are the holders of the Vase – having defeated Dunstablians just before COVID-19 lockdown restrictions commenced back in April 2020. The Elephants were pleased to get some pre-season rugby played in June and ...

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Spalding RFC pleased with turnout for fun day at New Ground

Spalding RFC’s summer fun day on Saturday went down a storm with all who attended. A host of visitors enjoyed the numerous activities on offer at Spalding’s New Ground on Drain Bank, with more events planned for the future. Club chairman John Constable said: “We were pleased with how our first summer sports day went and enjoyed welcoming a lot ...

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Show your support for Spalding RFC at FREE day of fun

Spalding RFC are holding a summer fun day at their new ground on Saturday. Gates open to the public at noon on Saturday (August 21), with activities such as tug of war, welly wanging, giant sack racing, slower bike race, wheelbarrow races, obstacle course races and many more on the agenda. Entry is free to all, with families urged to ...

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Terrific Trophy triumph sees Spalding RFC sign off their short season in style

Dronfield RFC 21 Spalding RFC 27 (agg 33-66) Jubilant Spalding RFC clinched the NLD Summer Trophy after a super 27-21 win at Dronfield on Saturday. Having won the first leg of the final 39-12 the previous week, Town’s stellar showing gave them an aggregate victory of 66-33 and ensured that they ended a pandemic-hit season with a trophy. Spalding were ...

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Spalding RFC all set for two-legged NLD final against Dronfield

Spalding RFC will contest the final of the NLD group three Trophy. Town host Dronfield at their new ground on Saturday (3pm) in the first leg of the final, before making the return trip the following weekend. New Elephants skipper Luke Turner will again lead his side and is hoping for a good crowd. Town lost to Boston but beat ...

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Spalding RFC bounce back in style with stellar Sleaford showing

Spalding RFC bounced back from their derby defeat against Boston by beating Sleaford 36-24 in the NLD Mini Cup on Saturday. This was a must-win game for Town against opponents who had handed them a 30-15 reverse in a friendly fixture a few weeks ago. However, Elephants’ captain Luke Turner was able to field a full squad of 23 players ...

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Losing return for Spalding RFC as rivals Boston edge derby showdown

Boston 30 Spalding RFC 15 Spalding RFC suffered a 30-15 derby defeat at rivals Boston on Saturday in what was their first competitive fixture in 15 months. Playing in a mini competition organised by the NLD, Town fielded a new-look side that featured a number of first-team debutants. Spalding started the better of the two sides in the all-Lincolnshire affair, ...

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NLD derby duel at Boston sees Spalding RFC finally return to competitive action

Spalding RFC’s senior men’s side return to competitive action on Saturday with a derby clash against Boston. Town will be competing in a mini competition organised by the NLD, with Lincolnshire neighbours Boston and Sleaford the opposition. The opening fixture is at Boston on Saturday (3pm) and will be the Elephants’ first competitive fixture since the COVID-19 pandemic halted all ...

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