Harrison raring to go ahead of Scarborough RUFC's planned return in March 2021

Scarborough RUFC’s Tom Harrison has agreed that not having rugby has been extremely tough and that he’s missed the social side of the game.

By Charlie Hopper
Tuesday, 22nd December 2020, 10:54 am
Updated Tuesday, 22nd December 2020, 10:58 am
Tom Harrison in action

The potential of a new league after Christmas is something that Harrison is excited for and is hoping to see the social benefits of returning to Silver Royd.

“It’s been really tough not being able to play rugby and have that outlet from everyday life,” he said.

“We’ve had a long period out of the game and I’m really glad that things are starting to happen and it’s looking very positive.

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“Rugby is a really social sport and it’s important to keep the friendships and banter within the squad.”

Harrison is excited at the prospect of returning to competitive action in March and is looking forward to seeing fans return to Silver Royd.

He added:“I can’t wait to play that first competitive game back and I’m sure that everyone at the club will be delighted.

“It’s going to be local derbies and I’m sure that it will bring out a real edge to the game and hopefully we will all enjoy being back.”

Although the RFU has tried their hardest to get rugby back up and running, Harrison thought that some players might not come back and play.

“At first I didn’t think that people would continue playing but as the months have gone on its improved,” he said.

“Numbers have been really positive and it’s great that people are still keen to play and get involved.”