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Hire Our Facilities - 1871 Venue

Welcome to 1871 Venue @HRUFC We now boast a brand new purpose built clubhouse, with a well-stocked bar providing hand pulled and cask beers, larger and cider, a wide selection of spirits and a comprehensive selection of wines. Our flexible faciliti

Why Play Rugby at Harrogate?

GREAT TRADITION Harrogate Rugby was formed back in 1871. The first ever match, played against Leeds was on 16th December 1871 on the area currently known as the West Park Stray. Although Harrogate were defeated, they learned the game quickly and rem

Membership (1 page)

Membership 2017 / 2018 – NOW OPEN Membership Forms (Adult and Age Grade) are now available on the website to download. Completed forms should be forwarded to if making payment by BACS or Debit/Credit Card. Card detai

History (3 pages)

The J.W. Ackrill is believed related to the Ackrill family, which founded the Ackrill newspapers and he was also the Honorary Secretary of the rugby club for the 1873-74 season. In the Harrogate Herald Newspaper of Wednesday April 13th 1887 there is a rep

Team Manager's Area (3 pages)

What do you want to see on these pages? Do you have and tips or tools that can help new "Team Managers" in their role. Email your suggestions to me and I will include them here for all to use. Useful Links teamer: sports team management

Camping for the Great Yorkshire Show (1 page)

HARROGATE RUGBY CLUB OFFERS CAMPING, CARAVAN AND MOTORHOME PARKING FACILITIES AT THEIR RUGBY CLUB FOR THE GREAT YORKSHIRE SHOW. HRUFC is not an official caravan park and therefore does not provide the full facilities that you would normally find on a s


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