Skipton fade in second half as Halifax take the honours

Craven Herald: James Ackers scored one of Skipton's tries

4:41pm Monday 13th October 2014

Skipton 20 Halifax 29

Skipton return to winning ways with victory at Ossett

Craven Herald: James Ackers in action

4:21pm Monday 29th September 2014

Ossett 12 Skipton 29

Currie adds flavour to thumping home win

Craven Herald: rugby generic

11:32am Thursday 25th September 2014

Skipton 2nds 53 v Old Crossleyans 2nds 12

Skipton pay the penalty seven times over for indiscipline

Craven Herald: SOMERSET PREMIER LEAGUE: Tor - 26, Chard - 5

10:27am Thursday 25th September 2014

SSE Yorkshire Division Four

Skipton maintain their winning start with victory over Knaresborough at Sandylands

Craven Herald: Luke Stockton finds his run halted by two Leeds Medics & Dentists players

11:09am Thursday 18th September 2014

Skipton 29 Knaresborough 3

Skipton coast to opening day win at Hornsea

Craven Herald: Skipton coach Mark Walton

8:22am Thursday 11th September 2014

Skipton ran in five tries as they gave new coach Mark Walton a winning start in their Yorkshire Four encounter.

Skipton's new-look side shows lots of promise in Yorkshire Silver Trophy win over Stocksbridge

Craven Herald: SOMERSET PREMIER LEAGUE: Tor - 26, Chard - 5

6:30am Thursday 4th September 2014

Skipton 35 Stocksbridge 5

Skiptens proves to be a big hit

Craven Herald: Wharfedale's  Harry Bullough leaves his man for dead to score a try.

9:04am Thursday 14th August 2014

INITIAL anxieties over the weather, with a blustery squall coming in about an hour into the event, proved unfounded and Sandylands basked in a glorious mid-summer afternoon for the "Skiptens", the inaugural "Tens" tournament hosted by Skipton RFC.

Skipton coach Walton to make his mark

Craven Herald: Mark Walton is looking to boost Skipton's fortunes

10:00am Thursday 22nd May 2014

Skipton Rugby Club’s new coach, Mark Walton, is looking forward to tackling the job of reviving their fortunes.

Pythons escape after win at Skipton

9:36am Thursday 17th April 2014

Skipton 5 Harrogate Pythons 32

Skipton forfeit clash with leaders Goole

A chronic shortage of players led to Skipton conceding their Yorkshire Three game at Goole on Saturday. Two weddings led to many regulars being unavailable.

Skipton's hopes blown away in first half

Craven Herald: Skipton's James Ackers reaches out to score a try

Skipton 22 Castleford 36

Delight as Skipton secure rare win

Craven Herald: Luke Stockton finds his run halted by two Leeds Medics & Dentists players

1:04pm Thursday 27th March 2014

Burley 7 Skipton 20

It's heartache again for Skipton

Craven Herald: Two Leeds Medics & Dentists defenders tackle Jonny Gane

Skipton 13 Thornensians 18

Skipton versus Bramley Phoenix - Rugby Union

Craven Herald: Referee Coralie catches the eye as she lays down the law to Skipton and Bramley Phoenix

Skipton 10 Bramley Phoenix 22

Hot Aire blow Skipton away

Aireborough 60 Skipton 3

Skipton blown away after bright start

12:43pm Thursday 13th February 2014

Skipton 0 Northallerton 22

Good turn-out at South Craven School

Craven Herald: South Craven School's Year Seven and Year Eight pupils show off their new rugby kit

1:55pm Thursday 13th February 2014

Young players will be looking their best thanks to a purchase of 20 rugby shirts and shorts.

Struggling Skipton blown away by Phoenix

12:52pm Thursday 30th January 2014

Rotherham Phoenix 43Skipton 0

Skipton’s hopes of ending run of defeats are dashed by visitors Burley

11:02am Thursday 23rd January 2014

Skipton16 Burley 26

Skipton fade after promising start

8:30am Thursday 16th January 2014

Skipton 3 Old Modernians 34

Struggling Skipton draw a blank again

11:42am Thursday 9th January 2014

Old Grovians 35 Skipton 0

Skipton youngsters show promise, despite heavy defeat

Craven Herald: Luke Stockton finds his run halted by two Leeds Medics & Dentists players

1:02pm Thursday 19th December 2013

Skipton 0, Leeds Medics & Dentists 34

Skipton relegation woes grow after defeat by bottom team Hemsworth

Craven Herald: Skipton skipper Darren Howson is tackled

8:55am Thursday 12th December 2013

Hemsworth 15 Skipton 11

Skipton need to show same fight to pull away from relegation zone

11:53am Thursday 5th December 2013

Skipton 3 Goole 53

Earby driver shines in Wales

Craven Herald: Tom Preston and Jamie Forrest

8:51pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

Earby driver Tom Preston and navigator Jamie Forrest guided their Mitsubishi Evo 6 to an impressive third overall and second in their class on the Wales Rally GB.

Skipton fade after bright start

8:49pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

Castleford 59 Skipton 7

Skipton players lose their way

Craven Herald: Jeremy Hargreaves scored a try

11:44am Thursday 14th November 2013

Bramley Phoenix 33 Skipton 17

Skipton's home record is shattered

Craven Herald: Charlie Brown charges at the Rotherham Phoenix defence

6:00am Thursday 7th November 2013

Skipton 13 Aireborough 17

Hebden's Wilkinson smashes record

Craven Herald: Leading ladies: From left, Joanne Nelson, Victoria Wilkinson, Gill Myers

6:40am Thursday 31st October 2013

Hebden’s Victoria Wilkinson smashed the women’s course record in the Great Whernside Fell Race last Saturday.

Depleted Skipton given hard time

7:00am Thursday 31st October 2013

Thornensians 48 Skipton 7

Skipton miss their chances

Craven Herald: Dave Wellock makes a break

10:24am Thursday 24th October 2013

Northallerton 16 Skipton 11

Skipton win in nail-biting finish

Craven Herald: Skipton scrum half Shaun Barraclough scores a try

12:29pm Thursday 17th October 2013

Skipton 18 Rotherham Phoenix 16

Skipton rocked by Old Mods defeat

Craven Herald: Skipton flanker Dave Wellock had a late try disallowed

10:45am Thursday 10th October 2013

Old Modernians 21 Skipton 16

Gritty Skipton take pride in win

Craven Herald: Josh Beck switched from flanker to centre

10:44am Thursday 3rd October 2013

Skipton 17 Old Grovians 12

Skipton appoint development officer

Craven Herald: Ash Greaves has take on new role

10:51am Thursday 3rd October 2013

Skipton RFC have appointed their first Rugby Development Officer.

Basic errors mean Skipton gift wrap victory for Leeds Medics

Craven Herald: Lee Shaw's graft in midfield earned his team the hard yards that led to scrum half Alex Baldwin's try

11:50am Thursday 26th September 2013

Leeds Medics & Dentists 25, Skipton 16

Victory pleases Skipton's coaches

Craven Herald: Skipton's first team squad in their new kit

12:41pm Thursday 19th September 2013

Skipton 20 Hemsworth 10

Skipton get RFU seal of approval

Craven Herald: PROUD MOMENT: Hamish Pratt, rugby development officer for West Yorkshire with Skipton’s  Adrian Beresford, Simon Smith (press officer) and Mel Mason (president)

11:11am Thursday 22nd August 2013

Skipton have been awarded the prestigious RFU Club Accreditation status, an accolade which is shared by all the volunteers at Sandylands who have been responsible for the club achieving the demanding quality benchmarks put in place by the sport’s governing body.

Settle's Leeming takes handicap title

Craven Herald: Settle’s David Leeming, right, with the Whitakers Chocolates League Handicap Trophy. He is pictured with the runner-up David Jacques Keighley B, left, and Skipton League president Warren Burnett centre

11:26am Thursday 20th June 2013

Settle bowler David Leeming continued his fine form by winning the Whitakers Chocolates Skipton League Handicap competition.

Skipton's £50,000 grant for drainage

11:23am Thursday 20th June 2013

Skipton Rugby Club will install a new drainage system at Sandylands after benefitting from the latest round of playing fields funding.

Pride in defeat for Leeds Carnegie

Craven Herald: Jacob Rowan is one of two Leeds Carnegie players in the RFU Championship squad to face the Maori All Blacks

5:50pm Sunday 12th May 2013

Newcastle Falcons 15, Leeds Carnegie 6

Friendly is pointer for Skipton's future

Craven Herald: Jamie Carroll dives over for a fine try

12:26pm Thursday 9th May 2013

Skipton 17 Yarnbury 32

Skipton give it a real go even though they cannot win

Craven Herald: Jonathan Richards attacks the line

12:12pm Thursday 2nd May 2013

West Park Leeds 38 Skipton 20

Skipton power to rare victory

Craven Herald: Skipton's Jonny Moor forces his way to the line

1:14pm Thursday 25th April 2013

Skipton 41 Castleford 18

Bramley Phoenix meet Ilkley in semi-final

Craven Herald: Dean McNicholl, right, scored one of Bradford Salem's tries in their Aire-Wharfe Plate defeat

8:10pm Friday 19th April 2013

Bramley Phoenix, who needed extra-time to triumph 18-15 at Yarnbury Seconds, will host Ilkley Seconds in a semi-final of the Spray Plant UK (Ltd) Aire-Wharfe Cup next Thursday (6.30).

Depleted Reds put up a fight

11:15am Thursday 18th April 2013

Doncaster Phoenix 61 Skipton 5

Skipton facing fixture dilemma

Craven Herald: Referee Mike Dickinson tells the captains that the game has been abandoned

10:15am Thursday 11th April 2013

Skipton 0 Yarnbury 14 (abandoned after 32 minutes) by Warren Burnett Skipton are facing a fixture dilemma after Saturday’s match was abandoned when the referee was injured.

Wily Fox pounces as North Ribb win

Craven Herald: David Fox scored one of North Ribblesdale's tries

10:18am Thursday 11th April 2013

Heath 6 North Ribblesdale 14

Howard locks down second row spot

Craven Herald: Adam Howard continues at lock

11:14am Thursday 14th March 2013

Wharfedale delivered the much-needed victory last Saturday, and a convincing one it was, but as results elsewhere showed, the job of survival in the division has only just begun.






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