Category: Rugby Union

Ionians suffer another defeat

Hull Ionians were once again their own worst enemy as they suffered a 26-36 defeat to Old Albanian.  A workmen like performance, albeit against a disappointing I's side, saw them home, after nervous starts from both teams. Handling errors were aplenty and prevented any free flowing rugby. Ionians did manage to get first blood on ...

Hull leave it late to defeat plucky Harrogate

Hull RUFC maintained their unbeaten run, although in nervous fashion, as they won their third game from four to keep up their almost perfect start to the season with a 27-23 victory at Harrogate. The hosts played their part in another competitive fixture, but ultimately the Hull side were too good at the death, playing a ...

Spirited Ionians suffer another defeat

Hull Ionians suffered another defeat as their winless start to the season continued - but there was some spirit shown by the East Yorkshire men on a tough night in the Midlands. Birmingham Moseley won it 38-24 and scored six tries to three, but the I's pushed them all of the way for the duration ...

Hull RUFC winning start ends

Both Hull RUFC and Preston were 100% from their opening two games going into the third week of the season, so something had to give, and ultimately it did - but not in the way many would have predicted.  With both sides having opportunities to win, a draw was probably a fair result, especially given ...

Back to back defeats for Ionians

Do you like your omens? Well this wasn't a good one as a sheet of miserable looking cloud adorned Brantingham Park before the start of this league fixture against Darlington Mowden Park, and despite the sun breaking through by half time, it only shined for the visitors, who recorded a comfortable 15 – 27 win ...

Two from two for Hull RUFC

Hull RUFC made it two bonus point wins from two after beating Pocklington 30-0 at Percy Road on Saturday afternoon. Three tries in the final eight minutes gave the visitors the maximum points they were looking for after a tough and physical battle against fellow East Yorkshire opposition. Pocklington to their credit made life difficult ...

Painful opening defeat for Ionians

Hull Ionians opened the new rugby union season on the wrong end of a heavy defeat, conceding nine tries and over 60 points to a powerful and proficient Coventry outfit. The home side were able to compete with their visitors for the opening half, Ed Falkingham claiming a fine brace of tries, but after the ...

Two former FC boys score as Hull RUFC get opening day win

There's fewer welcome sights than an opening day win, and Hull RUFC got just that with a 31-13 victory over Rossendale. Coming through home and hosed at their Chanterlands Avenue based venue, the hosts got the job done despite having two players sent to the sin bin. But more importantly this was a sign of ...

Hullensians win final home game of season

Hullensians faced Yorkshire 1 table proper's, Acklam on Saturday in their final home league game of the season, but had to work hard for their 35-25 victory in a match that threatened to go either way. Hullensians took the lead when Chris Smith put Ryan Baron through for a try, converted by Chris Lound. Acklam ...