Spalding RFC

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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Depleted Spalding RFC take the plaudits despite big loss at Ashbourne

Ashbourne 78 Spalding RFC 14 Ravaged by injuries, unavailability, late withdrawals and a virus Spalding RFC were always on a hiding to nothing at Ashbourne on Saturday. With just 13 reasonably fit players making the always tough trip to Ashbourne, Town put in a remarkable first-half performance to only trail 25-14 at the interval – before eventually succumbing 78-14. That ...

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Spalding RFC rooted to the bottom at Christmas after Ashbourne beating

It looks like Spalding RFC will need to launch a great escape in 2017 after a heavy 78-14 defeat at Ashbourne on Saturday. That loss leaves Town rooted to the bottom of Midlands Two East (North) at Christmas – and they are some ten points from safety. Having only won once in 11 games, The Elephants will need to hit ...

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Agony for struggling Spalding RFC as West Bridgford edge big basement battle

Spalding RFC 19 West Bridgford 21 An agonising last-gasp penalty miss from James West denied Spalding RFC a much-needed boost in Midlands Two East (North) on Saturday. Town slipped to a 21-19 defeat against fellow strugglers West Bridgford at the Memorial Field and remain bottom of the pile with one victory from ten matches. Fly-half West’s penalty – which would ...

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Clinical Southwell fend off spirited Spalding RFC showing to bag bonus point win

Spalding RFC 7 Southwell 31 Rock-bottom Spalding RFC far from disgraced themselves as they pushed Midlands 2 East (North) high-fliers Southwell all the way on Saturday before succumbing to a 31-7 loss. In a match of high quality and commitment, Town were right in the game until the last ten minutes when a couple of lapses in concentration let the ...

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Heavy home defeat against Southwell keeps Spalding RFC rock bottom of standings

Spalding RFC were handed a 31-7 home reverse by high-flying Southwell on Saturday to stay rooted to the bottom of the Midlands Two East (N) table. Town remain six points adrift at the foot – and have now played a game more than nearest relegation rivals Nottingham Casuals. Full report and match action will online at www.spaldingvoice.co.uk early next week. ...

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Sloppy second-half showing costs Spalding RFC dear in basement battle

Notts Casuals 33 Spalding RFC 12 Spalding RFC returned to the bottom of Midlands Two East (North) on Saturday after losing 33-12 at Nottingham Casuals – the only side who were below them in the standings. A try in each half from Sam Cowell wasn’t enough for Town, who had targeted the game as one in which they could notch ...

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Crushing Casuals defeat leaves Spalding RFC adrift at foot of the table

Spalding RFC are now six points adrift at the bottom of the Midlands Two East (North) table after losing their crunch clash at Nottingham Casuals 33-12. Having upset Newark in their last outing, Town were hoping to make it back-to-back wins and move well away from the bottom by beating their fellow strugglers. But Casuals, bottom at the start of ...

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Spalding RFC starlets book a Twickenham trip after Landrover Cup glory

The talented young guns from Spalding RFC under-12s have booked a dream trip to Twickenham after winning the coveted Aviva Premiership Landrover Cup at Oakham Rugby Club on Sunday. Their prize for winning the tournament is a trip to the home of rugby for the entire under-12 squad – and they will get to play during half time at the ...

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Elusive Spalding RFC success is Taylor-made by Crowson’s second-half treble

Spalding RFC 32 Newark RUFC 29 Returning duo Taylor Crowson and Harry Sharman made key contributions as Spalding RFC launched an amazing second-half comeback to secure their first Midlands Two East (North) victory of the season on Saturday. Basement boys Town were trailing high-flying Newark 22-5 at the break, but Crowson scored a try treble and Sharman kicked a last-gasp ...

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