Scarborough set to tackle league leaders

Scarborough RUFC news
Scarborough RUFC news

Scarborough RUFC return to action on Saturday with a home game against Bradford & Bingley, 2.15pm start, at Silver Royd.

The Yorkshire One leaders have only lost once all season, 27-23 at Hullensians last November, and they look firm favourites to scoop the title and promotion to North One East this season.

When the sides met last October Scarborough suffered a 39-22 defeat, but the visitors did race into a 19-0 lead on that occasion after only 12 minutes, the pacesetters needing a late surge to secure the win. Scarborough also lost out 22-8 at home to the leaders in the Yorkshire Shield a month later.

Scarborough have been blighted by injuries this campaign, but despite this have still managed to work their way into fifth in the table after only losing one of their last five matches, Lee Douglas’ squad showing the great strength in depth that is now in place at Silver Royd.

Jordan Wakeham, Phil Stewart, Mikey Readman and Ant Coffey are in tomorrow’s home line-up which also includes Richard Scales, who had a great game in the 18-5 win at Old Brods a couple of weeks ago.