Spalding RFC

It’s derby dismay as Spalding RFC slump to defeat at rivals Sleaford

Spalding RFC suffered a 38-24 derby defeat at Sleaford in Midlands Three East (North) on Saturday to stay 11th in the table. Town’s eighth loss from 11 games this season leaves them one point above the drop zone, having played a game more than both teams below them. See www.spaldingvoice.co.uk for a full report next week. RESULTS Midlands Three East ...

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Home loss to basement boys Nottingham sucks Spalding RFC in the relegation battle

SPALDING RFC 14 NOTTINGHAM MODERNS 17 Struggling Spalding RFC produced an uninspiring performance on Saturday as they became the first Midlands Three East (North) side to lose to Nottingham Moderns this season. Town, who were playing Midlands One East rugby as recently as 2015, lost 17-14 to the basement boys at the Memorial Field to seemingly suck them into another ...

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Spalding RFC handed home reverse by basement boys Nottingham Moderns

Spalding RFC were unable to make it back-to-back wins in Midlands Three East (North) as rock-bottom Nottingham Moderns defeated them 17-14 at the Memorial Field on Saturday. The loss leaves Town in the bottom three and firmly in the relegation battle. Full report to follow on Monday. RESULTS Midlands Three East (N): Ashby 21 Mansfield 6; Birtsall 42 Kesteven 29; Spalding ...

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Spalding RFC snap their losing streak with bonus-point Sileby Town success

SPALDING RFC 24 SILEBY TOWN 12 Spalding RFC got their Midlands Three East (North) season back on track with a much-needed 24-12 victory over Sileby Town on Saturday. After suffering five defeats on the trot, it was imperative that Town rediscovered their winning touch against the Leicestershire side at the Memorial Field – and they duly delivered. After half an ...

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A Rolls Royce second-half showing hands Spalding RFC their fifth defeat on the bounce

Spalding RFC slipped into the bottom two of Midlands Three East (North) after a hefty 66-19 defeat at Rolls Royce on Saturday. It’s now five defeats on the bounce for Town, who only have Nottingham Moderns beneath them in the table, after they failed to build on an encouraging first half. At half-time there was not a lot to choose ...

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Rampant Rolls Royce showing sends smashed Spalding RFC into the drop zone

Spalding RFC slipped into the bottom two of Midlands Three East (North) after a hefty 66-19 defeat at Rolls Royce on Saturday. It’s now five defeats on the bounce for Town, who only have Nottingham Moderns beneath them in the table. A full report from the game will be online early next week. RESULTS Midlands Three East (North) Ashby 43 ...

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Spalding RFC Vets take centre stage with derby win over Deepings

With Spalding RFC’s top two teams not in action over the weekend all eyes were on the veteran side – and they beat Deepings vets 47-28 at the Memorial Field on Saturday. In a highly entertaining match, Spalding Vets dominated the first half and ran in six unanswered tries to lead their visitors 32-0. Half time substitutions by the Deepings ...

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Lucky Spalding RFC youngsters take in the Welford Road atmosphere

Youngsters from Spalding Rugby Club shared matchday with ten-time English champions Leicester Tigers last weekend and followed in the footsteps of legends on the Welford Road pitch. Tigers secured a bonus-point win against French visitors Castres Olympique in the European Champions Cup as the Lincolnshire group performed Flag Waver duties, parading a giant Tigers flag in the moments building up ...

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Four defeats on the bounce as Mansfield topple Spalding RFC in close clash

MANSFIELD RFC 29 SPALDING RFC 17 Spalding RFC slipped in the bottom four of Midlands Three East (North) after a 29-17 defeat at Mansfield on Saturday.  It’s now four defeats on the bounce for Town – but they were unfortunate not to end that run at Eakring Road. Gav Sharman’s second-half try had put the Elephants two points ahead of ...

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Late agony as Spalding RFC denied victory over table-toppers Long Eaton

SPALDING RFC 23 LONG EATON RFC 29 Ash Ankar saw a last-gasp try ruled out as Spalding RFC were denied a stunning victory over runaway Midlands Three East (North) leaders Long Eaton. Saturday’s match at the Memorial Field had everything, with outstanding tries, competitive tackles and resolute defending – but Town were beaten 29-23. Long Eaton arrived on a crest ...

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In-form leaders Long Eaton outgun Spalding RFC in Memorial Field thriller

Spalding RFC slipped to ninth in the Midlands Three East (North) table after losing 29-23 to leaders Long Eaton at the Memorial Field on Saturday. It’s now three defeats in the spin for Town, who are already 19 points behind the table-toppers – who made it six wins from six. See www.spaldingvoice.co.uk on Monday for a full report. RESULTS Midlands ...

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Spalding RFC fail to find Peak form in big Buxton beating

BUXTON RFC 43 SPALDING RFC 0 Spalding RFC suffered a heavy 43-0 defeat at Buxton on Saturday to stay seventh in Midlands Three East (North) after five games. In what was the first meeting between the two sides in recent memory, Town were always up against it after the lengthy three-hour trip to the Peak District. With a few regular ...

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Worst day of the season so far for Spalding RFC after big Buxton beating

Spalding RFC suffered their worst defeat of the Midlands Three East (North) season on Saturday as they crashed 43-0 at Buxton. The defeat is Town’s second on the spin and sees them stay seventh in the table, with no other games played in the division. See www.spaldingvoice.co.uk on Monday for a full report.

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Derby defeat for Spalding RFC as rivals Kesteven ease to victory

KESTEVEN 24 SPALDING RFC 5 Spalding RFC failed to build on the momentum generated by two Midlands Three East (North) home wins on the spin as Kesteven cruised to a 24-5 derby victory on Saturday. The in-form Gav Sharman did run in another try for Town, but they were comfortably second best at Woodnook. Spalding were outplayed by a team ...

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Hat-trick hero Sharman inspires Spalding RFC triumph over Grimsby

SPALDING RFC 38 GRIMSBY RFC 21 Gav Sharman ran in a hat-trick of tries as Spalding RFC recorded back-to-back wins in Midlands Three East (North) by beating Grimsby 38-21 on Saturday. There was a brace of tries for Willis Ingleby and an interception try by Tom Wilson to round off the rout for Town at the Memorial Field, as they ...

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Back-to-back home wins propel Spalding RFC up to seventh in the table

Spalding RFC made it back-to-back home wins in Midlands Three East (North) after beating Grimsby 38-21 at the Memorial Field on Saturday. Town are up to seventh as a result of their second win from three league games this season – and are just six points off second place with a game in hand. A full report from the game ...

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Plenty of positives for Spalding RFC despite being outgunned by St Ives in RFU Cup

Spalding RFC were knocked out of the RFU Midlands Division Cup on Saturday after a late flurry of points from St Ives at the Memorial Field. Town matched their opponents for an hour of the showdown and were just a point off the pace at one stage, but a spree of injuries allowed the visitors to secure a 45-18 success. ...

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Spalding RFC up and running after beating Birstall for first win of season

SPALDING RFC 27 BIRSTALL RFC 8 Spalding RFC ran in five tries as they clinched their first win of the Midlands Three East (North) season by beating Birstall 27-8 at the Memorial Field on Saturday. A warm welcome was extended to Birstall for their first-ever visit to the ground, with Spalding naming a strong team in the match programme featuring ...

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Belper beating is wake-up call for Spalding RFC in tough season opener

BELPER RUFC 38 SPALDING RFC 18 If Spalding RFC were thinking that life would be easier following their relegation to Midlands Three East (North), they need to quickly think again. Town were battered 38-12 at Belper in their season opener on Saturday, as their fine pre-season form eluded them. Within the first minute Spalding had a scrum on the half ...

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Spalding RFC bidding to bounce back from relegation as new season kicks-off

Spalding RFC get their new Midlands Three (East) season under way with a trip to Belper on Saturday (3pm). Town, who were relegated last season, are playing at their lowest level in recent memory – but will be bidding to bounce back under the stewardship of new skipper Richard Cooke. Ash Piccaver and Jason Steels will both act as his ...

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