Monday, November 7, 2016

Haringey’s three-match winning run was ended by Herts/Middlesex Division Two newcomers Cuffley on Saturday, with the Rhinos giving their hosts too much of a head start before launching their second-half comeback.

Jared Robinson scored Haringey’s seventh and final try in his last game for the club as the Rhinos halted West London’s winning start to the season and jumped into second place in the Herts/Middlesex Division Two table.

There aren’t too many boys who grow up in north London and go to university in rugby union’s heartland – and then become rugby league internationals.

Belsize Park overcame the worst conditions they had experienced for some time to secure their 11th successive victory and move 17 points clear of their nearest pursuers in the promotion fight.

Andreas Sotiri scored a try on his debut for Haringey Rhinos’ Under-14s as a side featuring a number of young players put in an encouraging performance, despite their defeat to Chingford.

Haringey Rhinos made a winning start to life under new head coach Sinan Rabee, with Jack Parker captaining the team for the first time and scoring three tries in a 22-10 win away against Harlequin Amateurs in Herts/Middlesex Division Two.

Louis Nzegbulam scored four second-half tries as Haringey Rhinos’ Under-16s came from behind to earn their first win of the season against Hackney Bulls.

Haringey Rhinos vice-president Paul Murphy will be keeping a keen eye on the referees and taking special interest in any contentious decisions during the Rugby World Cup.

Haringey Rhinos’ ladies welcomed Rugby World Cup winners Kat Merchant and Rocky Clark to their home at New River on Sunday.

Haringey Rhinos Ladies are hosting a ‘turn up and play’ session for prospective new members this weekend at New River Sports Stadium.

London Skolars suffered a 42-6 home defeat against Barrow in Kingstone Press League One on Sunday, leaving them with five losses from their opening six games and winless at home so far this term.

Skolars crashed to a 36-10 home defeat against the University of Gloucestershire All-Golds in Kingstone Press League One on Sunday, conceding seven tries in a scappy encounter at New River Stadium.

James Anthony scored two tries as Skolars marked their first visit to South Wales Scorpions’ Mountain Ash with their opening victory of the campaign, triumphing 30-12 in Kingstone Press League One.

New head coach Jermaine Coleman suffered a home defeat in his first game in charge of London Skolars – against the team he has just left.

London Skolars have appointed their former player Jermaine Coleman as their new head coach after parting company with Joe Mbu earlier this month.

Haringey Rhinos nearly caused the upset of the season in Herts/Middlesex Division One as the basement boys led against league leaders Kilburn Cosmos for most of the game – only to lose out in the last 10 minutes.

Haringey Rhinos suffered their third successive defeat and remain stuck on the bottom of the table after a 39-10 defeat against fourth-placed London Welsh Amateurs in Herts/Middlesex Division One.

London Skolars kicked off their 2015 season with the annual Capital Challenge match, Wigan Warriors again providing the opposition at the Honourable Artillery Company ground in the heart of the City of London.

Haringey Rhinos returned to action with a 36-7 defeat at Barnet Elizabethans, leaving them rooted to the bottom of the table in Herts/Middlesex Division One.

Inclusive rugby sessions for young people aged 14 to 25 are now up and running in Haringey.

Haringey Rhinos hosted a triple-header for the first time in their history on Saturday, with the men’s first and second teams and the ladies side all in action.

Haringey Rhinos made amends for last week’s defeat against Feltham by winning 41-24 away against Old Millhillians in Herts/Middlesex Division One.

Haringey Rhinos suffered an opening-day 45-21 defeat at Feltham in Herts/Middlesex Division One on Saturday – although the final scoreline flattered the hosts.

Haringey Rhinos were given a reprieve from a second successive relegation at the end of last season – and new club captain Tom Burrows is keen to stay clear of the drop zone this time.

Haringey Rhinos’ director of rugby Tim Hutchins is determined to hit his 11-hour Ironman target next year after falling just short in his recent attempt in Austria.

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