FROM THE TOUCHLINE with Dave Campbell A tough start to 2016

8 Jan
2015-09-03 CLUB PIC TWO

DAVE CAMPBELL

Happy New Year, and I hope you’ve all had a terrific festive season. The club has a horrific injury list and the early part of 2016 looks daunting.

Scarborough’s youngest senior players will once more be stepping into the breach for tomorrow’s first game of 2016 at West Park Leeds. Seven teenagers will be in the squad to face Yorkshire One’s bottom club as the club’s injury list rules out seven regular first team players, at least a couple of them until next season.

2015-10-10 TOM HARRISON V OLD BRODS

TOM HARRISON IN ACTION picture by Andy Standing

With James Leach, Paul Taylor, Phil Watson, Tom Harrison, Harry Domett, Alex Renwick and Anthony Coffey all crocked, Jacob Young, Jack Ireland, Ben Martin, Drew Govier, Hayden Ogilvie, Toby Welsby and Jordan Wakeham who are all under nineteen, turn out for the Seasiders.

2015-09-14 ANT COFFEY MOM HEATH

ANT COFFEY HAS BEEN CONSPICUOUS BY HIS ABSENCE SINCE BEING SIDELINED WITH INJURY SINCE THE AUTUMN AND IS SORELY MISSED IN THE SCARBOROUGH LINE-UP

‘Park’ were promoted from Yorkshire Two at the end of last season but have struggled on their return to the Yorkshire top flight. The west Yorkshiremen went into their last game of 2015 without a Yorkshire One win but surprisingly beat fellow strugglers Yarnbury 22-11 away from home to end a run of eleven straight defeats. Former Silver Royd favourite back-row Chris Lee now at West Park played a big part in the game. Christian Dente another former Scarborough player turned out for Park in the game at Silver Royd.

Scarborough won the corresponding fixture 31-23 at Silver Royd back in September thanks to tries from Tom Harrison, Matty Young and Drew Govier. Harrison, who was injured in the penultimate game before Christmas and misses Saturday’s game also added sixteen points with his prolific boot.

With such a long injury list, the gods of the infirm haven’t looked kindly on the Seasiders this campaign; however Coach Lee Douglas’ faith in his young charges bodes well for the second half of the season.

Elsewhere this weekend, Scarborough’s women’s team travel to Ashfield in Nottinghamshire for their game in the 3rd round of the national knock-out cup. At the time of going to press the club’s second string, the Vikings had yet to arrange a game at Silver Royd tomorrow.

2015-11-20 VALKRYIES TEAM ACKLAM

THE VALKRYIES 

 

 

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