Spalding RFC

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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Brilliant bonus-point Spalding RFC success as Tupton are hit for a half-century of points

Spalding RFC 51 Tupton RFC 15 Free-scoring Spalding RFC earned another impressive bonus-point victory in Midlands Three East (North)on Saturday as they romped to a 51-15 success over Tupton in a hastily-arranged fixture. Tupton had pulled out of their home fixture with Town at the last minute earlier in the season, meaning that the clash was reversed under league rules ...

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Sub-par Spalding’s late score sinks Sleaford in local derby

The form book goes out the window in local derbies and Spalding had to dig deep late on to deny bottom of the table Sleaford a much needed win. An Ash Akar try two minutes from time secured the win for Spalding, breaking the home side’s hearts in what was a must win game for Sleaford. On an excellent pitch ...

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Derby delight for Spalding RFC as they complete double over Sleaford

Spalding RFC enjoyed a 17-13 derby win at Sleaford in Midlands Three East on Saturday. The win keeps fourth-placed Town hot on the heels of both Ashfield and Belper in second and third places respectively. It also seals a double over Lincolnshire rivals Sleaford. More to follow. RESULTS Midlands Three East (N) Kesteven 38 Tupton 17; Nottingham Casuals 55 Belper ...

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Anker stars in Rolls Royce showing as Spalding RFC race to impressive home victory

Spalding RFC 74 Rolls Royce RFC 14 Resurgent Spalding RFC romped to a massive 74-14 victory over Rolls Royce on Saturday to keep their faint hopes of finishing in the top two of Midlands Three East (North) alive. Ash Anker was the star of the show for Town with four tries at the Memorial Field on a day they had ...

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Free-scoring Spalding RFC put in a Rolls Royce display in huge victory

Spalding RFC racked up a mighty victory over Rolls Royce at the Memorial Field on Saturday to keep their faint hopes of a top two finish alive. Town romped to a huge 74-14 success as their formidable form at home continued, cementing their fourth-placed position in Midlands Three East (N) in the process. More to follow. RESULTS Ashfield 27 Nottingham ...

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Bonus points give Spalding RFC a welcome boost after narrow Moderns defeat

Nottingham Moderns 29 Spalding RFC 26 Four bonus points softened the blow of another away defeat for Spalding RFC in Midlands Three East on Saturday. Town suffered a narrow 29-26 loss at Nottingham Moderns, having had to play 55 minutes with 14 men following a red card to Jordan Templer. However, a spirited comeback from the Elephants saw them score ...

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Defeat for Spalding RFC in close clash against Nottingham Moderns

Spalding RFC’s away struggles continued on Saturday as they were beaten 29-26 in a tight tussle with hosts Nottingham Moderns. The defeat failed to dislodge Town from fourth place in the Midlands Three East (North) table and they are 12 points off second place with five games left to play. More to follow. RESULTS Midlands Three East (North) Buxton 29 ...

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Pride in defeat for Spalding RFC as leaders Casuals end their unbeaten home run

Spalding RFC 10 Notts Casuals 24 Spalding RFC put in a performance to be proud of against runaway Midlands Three East (North) Nottingham Casuals on Saturday. Hosts Town lost their unbeaten home league record at the Memorial Field with a 24-10 reverse, but earned much respect for playing for 55 minutes with a man less after John Barrett’s red card. ...

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Spalding RFC now looking up the table after battling to maiden away victory

Mansfield RFC 10 Spalding RFC 12 Spalding RFC survived two late red cards to beat hosts Mansfield 12-10 on Saturday and record their first away of the Midlands Three East (North) season. Both Jordan Templer and Ash Piccaver were ordered off the field late on, but earlier tries from Will Shields and Harry Cole gave Town an all-too-rare success at ...

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