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Same again please.
Yorkshire Carnegie went down to Jersey for the opening round of the B&I cup and were beaten by a score of 32-3. We may well be disappointed with the score but Jimmy Lowes made some bold decisions last Friday and they appear to have paid off......
Take a break!
Yorkshire Carnegie travels to Jersey on Friday evening for a B&I cup game as we reach the first break in the championship season. This provides an opportunity for us to take stock of the season so far...
Form a Kew for the injury room
It’s well documented that we have a small squad, but if anyone had told me we would play 70 minutes of today’s game with Chris Elder at 9 and Pete Lucock at 10, I would have assumed they were hallucinating……..however that is exactly what happened.
Watching my first home game of the season against Pirates from the hitherto forbidden territory that is the Carnegie Stand gave me an opportunity to observe the many changes taking place at Headers. Most obvious was the absence of the South Stand of course. I noted that there is a major sewer diversion in progress, which is slow work, and that probably explains why the demolition did not proceed quite as quickly as we perhaps expected; after all the steelwork of the old stand looked as though a tap with an excavator bucket would knock it down like a house of cards
Donny, Donny, Donny!
Round 3 of the Championship season is this coming weekend. After last week's derby between Doncaster and Rotherham there is another local derby as the Knights visit the building site to take on Yorkshire Carnegie on Sunday afternoon. With a debut
The second round of the championship season starts at Lady Bay tomorrow evening when Yorkshire Carnegie plays Nottingham. The two clubs enjoyed differing results on the opening weekend when both sides were on the road.
Lack of preseason matches shows
Anyone can read the match report to learn Yorkshire Carnegie’s injury-riddled, small squad lost their season opener against London Scottish under a cloudless sky at Richmond.
Team news for the Exiles match
The first match of the new season kicks off at the Richmond Athletic Ground tomorrow. Our squad has been boosted by the late arrival of a dual registered scrum half from Bath. This meant that J-Lo had a bewildering 32 players to choose from when he picked his matchday 23.
The long hot summer is drawing to a close. September is just a week away. To most people this means the holidays are over and it is back to work/school. However for us egg-chasers it means the new season is nigh.
Guess the attendance competition preview
It seems only yesterday that Prince Harry was handing-over the solid gold cup to Leemingtyke at the 2017 Guess the Attendance Competition awards night in Cannes, but already a new season is here. There have been quite a few changes; no play-offs, viewing from the Carnegie stand only at Headingley and a distinct feeling of money being too tight to mention at the club. Nevertheless the Guess the Attendance Competition continues the same as ever, although I suspect we may be typing lower numbers.