Spalding RFC

Solid Sleaford success sees Spalding RFC climb up to fifth spot

Spalding RFC 22 Sleaford RFC 7 Spalding RFC secured a bonus-point victory over new-look rivals Sleaford on Saturday to climb back up to fifth place in Midlands Three East (North). Town were hot favourites for the Memorial Field clash after a walloping NLD Cup win over their Lincolnshire rivals back in October, but Sleaford did do the double over them ...

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Chance of elusive away victory missed as errors cost Spalding RFC dear

Rolls Royce RFC 51 Spalding RFC 29 Spalding RFC hit the self-destruct button on Saturday as they slipped to a 51-29 Midlands Three East (North) defeat at rivals Rolls Royce. Despite scoring five tries and playing some excellent rugby, Town failed to secure their first away win of the season – instead earning a solitary bonus point and dropping down ...

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Spalding RFC edged out by rivals Newark in classic NLD Cup clash

Spalding RFC 31 Newark RFC 33 Spalding RFC narrowly missed out on a place in the semi-finals of the NLD Cup after losing a thrilling clash with old foes Newark 31-33 on Saturday. The lead changed six times between the two rivals at the Memorial Field, with Town boasting a ten-point advantage at half-time. But Newark, who play a level ...

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Five-star Gav inspires Spalding RFC to an impressive comeback victory

Spalding RFC 49 Notts Moderns 19 Rampant Gav Sharman ran in five tries on Saturday as Spalding RFC blitzed Nottingham Moderns 49-19 to go third in the Midlands Three East (North) table. Town maintained their 100 per cent home record at the Memorial Field, making it four wins from as many games as they moved to within three points of ...

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Leaders outgun Spalding RFC as their away struggles continue

Nottingham Casuals 26 Spalding RFC 3 Spalding RFC are still waiting for their first away victory of the season after suffering a 26-3 defeat at Midlands Three East (North) leaders Nottingham Casuals on Saturday. Town, who have been flawless at home, have now lost all three of their fixtures on the road and slip to seventh place as a result. ...

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Spalding RFC’s 100 per cent home record continues as Mansfield are mauled

Spalding RFC’s flawless home form in Midlands Three East (North) continued with a 29-5 victory over old foes Mansfield on Saturday. The bonus-point victory at the Memorial Field was their third from as many home league games this season – and moves them up to fourth in the table. Traditionally, the visitors have always had a good set of forwards ...

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Spalding RFC’s home comforts continue with impressive Mansfield victory

Spalding RFC’s fine home form continued as they defeated old foes Mansfield 29-5 at the Memorial Field on Saturday. The victory, Town’s third from five games in Midlands Three East (North) this season, moves them up to fourth in the table. Report to follow on www.spaldingvoice.co.uk and in Thursday’s paper. RESULTS Midlands Three East (N): Ashfield 26 Kesteven 17; Bakewell Mannerians ...

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Derby delight for Spalding RFC as Sleaford are smashed in NLD Cup

Dominant Spalding RFC ran in nine tries as they thrashed rivals Sleaford 54-0 in the NLD Cup on Saturday. The all-Midlands Three East (North) clash at the Memorial Field was a very one-sided affair, with Town booking a home date with old foes Newark in the next round on November 10. Spalding’s home league performance had seen them demolish both ...

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Spalding RFC blow a big opportunity to break their away duck

Kesteven RFC 17 Spalding RFC 15 Spalding RFC wasted a big chance to register their first win of the Midlands Three East (North) season as hosts Kesteven scored a late try to edge Saturday’s derby 17-15. The scores were level at half time, but a disappointing second half display allowed the home team to steal a victory with a converted ...

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Narrow derby defeat at Kesteven sees Spalding RFC drop to sixth in table

Spalding RFC are still seeking their first away win of the Midlands Three East (North) season after losing 17-15 at Kesteven on Saturday. Town, who have a 100 per cent home record in the league, fall to sixth in the table after the derby defeat. Full report in Thursday’s Spalding Voice. RESULTS Midlands Three East (North): Belper 64 Bakewell Mannerians ...

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Sly delighted as bumper crowd see Elephants batter Buxton on President’s Day

Spalding RFC 58 Buxton RFC 17 Spalding RFC ensured that it was a President’s Weekend to remember at the Memorial Field with a crushing bonus-point victory over Buxton on Saturday. Town bounced back from the disappointment of losing in the RFU Cup the previous weekend to rack up their second maximum haul of the Midlands Three East (North) season – ...

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Big Buxton victory sends Spalding RFC third in the early standings

Spalding RFC moved up to third in the Midlands Three East (North) table with a big 58-17 victory over Buxton on Saturday. The victory keeps Town’s 100 per cent home record in the league intact. More to follow. RESULTS Midlands Three East (N): Ashfield 24 Belper 13; Nottingham Moderns 5 Nottingham Casuals 37; Rolls Royce 14 Mansfield 17; Sleaford 22 ...

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Spalding RFC all set for their President’s Weekend celebrations

This Saturday marks the start of the annual President’s Weekend celebrations at Spalding RFC – and there is plenty going on. Saturday’s events at the Memorial Field (on St Thomas’s Road) are headlined by Town’s Midlands Three East (North) fixture with Buxton (3pm) and the Nomads’ showdown with Oakham 2nd beforehand. But the Elephant Bar – which will be serving ...

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Belper beating brings Spalding RFC back down to earth with a bang

Belper RFC 43 Spalding RFC 5 What a difference a week makes for Spalding RFC. Last Saturday, Town put on a stunning display of rugby to destroy Bakewell on the opening day of the new season. This week, travelling away to Belper with seven changes to the team, the Elephants suffered a disappointing 43-5 defeat with them rarely threatening the ...

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Big Belper beating puts skids on Spalding RFC’s super start

Spalding RFC suffered a hefty 43-5 defeat at Belper in their second game of the Midlands Three East (North) season on Saturday. After thrashing Bakewell in their season opener, Town had hoped to make it back-to-back victories in Derbyshire. But the hosts bagged a bonus-point win to leave the Elephants licking their wounds. A full report will be in Thursday’s ...

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Spalding RFC shine with memorable opening day success over Bakewell

Spalding RFC 69 Bakewell Mannerians 14 Spalding RFC got their new Midlands Three East (North) season off to a stunning start as they destroyed Bakewell Mannerians 69-14 at the Memorial Field on Saturday. In one of the best opening day performances in Town’s recent history, they ran in nine tries to secure a bonus-point success – with Gav Sharman leading ...

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Stellar showing from Spalding RFC as Bakewell are battered in season opener

Spalding RFC made the best possible start to the new Midlands Three East (North) season as they romped to a bonus-point victory over Bakewell Mannerians on Saturday. The Elephants roared to a 69-14 success at the Memorial Field, which puts them top of the embryonic league table. More to follow. RESULTS Midlands Three East (N): Nottingham Casuals 15 Mansfield 7; Nottingham ...

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Skipper feels Spalding RFC can challenge all in their league ahead of season opener

Spalding RFC completed their pre-season schedule with a battling 31-22 victory at West Norfolk on Saturday – and look in good shape for this weekend’s league opener. Having also beaten Wisbech over the summer, Town will be chomping at the bit to see off Bakewell Mannerians in Midlands Three East (North)at the Memorial Field this Saturday (3pm). The Elephants started ...

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Sharman runs in treble as Spalding RFC make winning start to pre-season

Spalding RFC 36 Wisbech 19 Spalding RFC kicked off their pre-season schedule with a fine friendly victory over old foes Wisbech on Saturday. It has been many years since the rivals met each other in a fixture, but Wisbech play in Eastern Counties Division Three – which is the same standard as Town’s Midlands Three East (North) level. That meant ...

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Spalding RFC step up pre-season preparations with friendly date against Wisbech

This Saturday sees Spalding RFC welcome local rivals Wisbech to the Memorial Field for a pre-season clash (3pm). Town’s new skipper Dan Adams is hopeful that both fans and potential new players will turn out and get behind his side as they step-up their preparations for the new Midlands Three East (North) season, which gets underway on September 8. Adams ...

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